Development Manager, Arts Non-Profit
- Art Omi
- New York, United States
- $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
- Closing date
- Feb 27, 2023
- Position Type
- Fundraising, Annual Fund, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Membership, Prospect Research, Other Fundraising, Special Events, Programs, Community Outreach, Program Administration and Management, Administrative, Arts Administration, Sales and Marketing
- Arts, Community Development
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Art Omi is seeking a Development Manager to assist in the development and growth of the organization. This is an exciting opportunity for someone interested in being involved in all development aspects of an arts non-profit, and having the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the arts. The Development Manager will work closely with the Director of Development (DoD) in the design and implementation of all fundraising strategies to help meet Art Omi’s annual fundraising goals, including any capital campaigns. Art Omi has two Co-Executive Directors, and the Development Manager will also liaise closely with the Executive Director in charge of Institutional Advancement to assist in furthering the mission and goals of the organization.
Art Omi is committed to maintaining an equitable, healthy work environment and upholds a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical ability or disability. People from historically marginalized communities are encouraged to apply.
About Art Omi
Situated on 120 acres in the Hudson Valley, Art Omi presents the works of contemporary artists and architects, and offers a range of large-scale works in nature, plus a 1,500 square foot gallery. The Sculpture & Architecture Park currently offers more than 60 works by artists and architects on view. Additionally, Art Omi has five distinct residency programs (Art Omi: Architecture, Art Omi: Artists; Art Omi: Dance; Art Omi: Music; and Art Omi: Writers), and a thriving education program, serving people of all ages with contemporary art and ideas in a stimulating and dynamic community.
Major Areas of Responsibility
The position oversees Art Omi’s membership program and is responsible for managing and coordinating all membership events. The Development Manager also plays a large role in all aspects of Art Omi’s fundraising events, including visioning, planning and coordinating, assisting in securing event sponsorships and donations, and managing the event on the night.
The Development Manager will be responsible for grant management, including research, submitting proposals, maintaining calendars, accurate tracking, and compiling of reports. The successful candidate will also work closely with donors and supporters of the arts, assist in organizing campaigns and appeals and in securing sponsors and community partners.
Other general tasks include maintaining the organization’s database, tracking all income, maintaining government compliance, liaising with donors, visitors, and the artists we serve, and assisting the Development Director and Co-Executive Directors in many aspects of the organization.
A successful candidate will have:
A minimum of 3 years of full-time
non-profit development experience, preferably in an arts
Proven track record of success in
institutional and individual giving; development and implementation
of online, in person and in print direct marketing and individual
engagement a plus
Strong analytical skills in tracking
and evaluating outreach outcomes
Strong writing and interpersonal
Professional, friendly demeanor and
interest in building interpersonal relationships with staff,
artists, donors, and prospects
Experience in engaging with donors
and prospective donors
Donor database knowledge and
experience (Neon CRM, Arts People, iWave)
Ability to remain flexible and
focused in a demanding work environment and to prioritize deadlines
and assignments effectively
Candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to Art Omi’s mission, to working to advance its position within the field and an ability to advocate effectively for the organization and its goals in professional and social settings. We encourage you to apply even if you believe you don't meet all of the criteria.
What follows is a general description of expectations for the work environment. We are open to making modifications to support people of all abilities whenever feasible.
This position is 40 hours per week, with an opportunity to conduct some work remotely. Work takes place primarily indoors, encompassing typical professional office operations and equipment, with the exception of events, some of which take place outdoors in Art Omi’s Sculpture & Architecture Park. The candidate must be able to work some weekends and evenings onsite spring through fall to manage and participate in fundraising activities and events. The Benenson Center is an ADA accessible building.
Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements
Art Omi is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our staff and the community at large. Therefore, we require all employees to provide proof of full vaccination for the prevention of COVID-19 at the time of hiring. Full vaccination is defined as:
Pfizer-BioNTech - a 2-shot vaccination series PLUS
a booster 180 days (6 months) after completing the primary
vaccination series; or
Johnson/Janssen - a J & J/Janssen vaccination PLUS a
Moderna or Pfizer booster 60 days (2 months) after completing the
Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered and decided on a case-by-case basis according to New York State and Federal Law. For information on finding a COVID-19 vaccine near you, please visit vaccines . gov.
Equal Opportunity Art Omi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. In addition to federal law requirements, Art Omi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. To Apply
Digital applications only,
Submit cover letter and resume
to: employment @ artomi . org
Applications are due Wednesday,
February 22, 2023, and will be reviewed on a rolling
40 hours per week including some
weekends, evenings, and key events. Some remote work is
Salary range: $40,000 - $45,000
per year, dependent on experience
Benefits include partial health
insurance premium reimbursement, paid vacation, and sick
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