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.
RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
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.
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
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.
HOURS AND COMPENSATION
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.