Annual Fund Coordinator

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The Walker Art Center is seeking a fastidious and personable Annual Fund Coordinator.   This individual will work closely with our talented Annual Fund team, providing vital assistance to achieve fundraising goals for the institution. 


  • Process all Annual Fund and Avant Garden individual gifts, ensuring that contributions are deposited, acknowledged, fulfilled, and reconciled
  • Provide a consistent, supportive point of contact for internal staff, donors and trustees 
  • Manage family foundation grants and annual fund appeal including drafting copy, managing timelines and reporting
  • Support the planning and implementation of donor activities and events, such a luncheons, receptions, dinners and the annual benefit 

The successful candidate has an incredible eye for detail and brings an exceptional customer service approach. They will have experience with direct mail appeals, fundraising events, a donor CRM database, and an understanding of the fundraising cycle. Exceptional abilities in writing, speaking, and building relationships are critical for success in this position.


  • Minimum of three years of individual gifts fundraising experience, including events, preferably in a museum or non-profit setting or equivalent combination of education, training or experience
  • Demonstrated interest in the arts 
  • Excellent customer service demeanor with high attention to detail 
  • Effective communication (both written and oral), problem-solving, and organization/time-management skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, data entry, and numbers required. Working knowledge of Tessitura and Word Fly preferred. 


  • Salary up to mid-$40k (dependent on qualifications); overtime eligible 
  • Excellent benefits package, museum discounts, Walker membership, and the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals as well as support some remarkable artists and programming
  • Full-time, 35 hours per week; some evenings and weekends as required

The Walker is committed to being an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the communities and audiences we serve. We are dedicated to fair and inclusive employment practices for all individuals.  

Location: Full-time in Minneapolis, MN
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