The Development and Marketing Coordinator works closely with the Museum’s Executive Director, the Board of Directors and members of the Resource Development Committee to plan and execute a comprehensive Resource Development Plan to secure funds that sustain and build the programs and operations of the Waterworks.
The individual functions as a knowledgeable and highly accountable museum professional and as an energetic self-starter whom balances multiple projects simultaneously in a high pressure, demanding environment.
The individual also works collaboratively with other Museum staff to achieve development, marketing and public relations goals.
This position reports to the Executive Director. This is a permanent part-time, hourly based position that requires some evening and weekend, and travel responsibilities.
Major Responsibilities include:
Actively build donor constituency
Maintain donor database (Giftworks)
Create reports, including Donor, Special Event, Classes among others
Oversee membership renewals
Oversee New Member solicitation
Oversee sponsor solicitation for special events, exhibitions, education, and outreach
Assist in the management of the fundraising program
Assist with development and creation of marketing materials and museum collateral
Assist in the updating of website
Develop and maintain Social Networking communication
Oversee the development and distribution of Press Releases
Maintain Marketing Manual, including distribution lists, research PSA/paid advertising costs
Requirements: Minimum B.A. / B.S. degree. Three to five years of fundraising and development experience in a business, education or cultural institution setting and/or 3-5 years of experience in commission-based sales.
Prefer basic bookkeeping abilities to develop and monitor budgets. Must be highly organized with the ability to work strategically and systematically to engage a broad-based team. Demonstrates business thinking and applies financial concepts and models to establish and meet goals. Must be results-oriented based and have a strong internal drive to take initiative and achieve targeted goals. Excellent interpersonal skills that build lasting bonds and leadership that builds passion and commitment. Demonstrates knowledge of good customer service principles. Excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills. Uses technology to support self and others and demonstrates skills using Microsoft Office; GiftWorks fundraising input/reporting skills preferred. Produces plans and reports using numeric measures and charts/graphs. Demonstrates the ability to work effectively with community and Board volunteers and with contracted service, part-time and full-time personnel. Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.
To Apply: Send letter of application and resume, including three professional letters of reference to: DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING DIRECTOR SEARCH, Administrative Director, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, 123 East Liberty Street, Salisbury, North Carolina, 28144. This position will be posted as “open” until the position is filled. Email or hand-delivered submissions will not be accepted.