Assistant Director of Philanthropy and Marketing
Gifted Music School is a highly respected pre-collegiate classical music school. Our mission is to nurture engaged, successful citizens by providing world-class music education to children of all backgrounds. We strive to set the national standard in our field.
We are looking for a detail-oriented, personable, trustworthy individual with interest in growing with our organization. There is strong potential for upward advancement for the right person. Our organization is young but experiencing high demand; we are especially interested in a candidate who is looking to maintain a position of responsibility as we expand our services. The successful candidate will be highly ethical and discrete with the sensitive financial information he/she will be working with.
The successful candidate will have a strong interest in a long-term career in Development/Fundraising. Experience (a minimum of 2 years) fundraising in a non-profit organization is required.
We hold one major gala, one major fundraising dinner, and multiple smaller-level fundraising events per year, most of which center around a concert of some kind.
Public Relations and Design
Fundraising Portfolio Management
Strong interpersonal (relationship-building) skills
Strong writing skills (especially grant writing)
Strong phone / in-person verbal skills
Strong organizational skills
Canva - experience or ability to learn quickly
Adobe Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) - experience good, but not required
Google Drive / Docs / Sheets
Donor Management System - we use Network for Good (experience good but familiarity with any CRM is sufficient).
General computer literacy and ability to adapt to new systems
Good math / statistics skills (for assisting in calculating retention / attrition rates, setting fundraising goals based on past data etc.)
Four-year degree or more - strongly preferred. Degrees in business management, arts administration, non-profit management, communications, or statistics are highly desirable.
Music training (in any discipline) - preferred but not required.
CRFE certification or work towards it - desirable but not required.
Knowledge of and commitment to CRFE’s Donor Bill of Rights, Best Practices in Ethical Fundraising, and Accountability Standards - required. (see http://www.cfre.org/resources/ethics-and-accountability/)
Gifted Music School has a close-knit team of administrators. We are looking for the right personality that will fit into our culture of hard work and big vision as well as someone with the skills listed above. If you are an excellence-driven, arts-passionate person looking for a long-term place at an organization with a big vision and a big heart, you might be the right fit. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. We look forward to meeting you!
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time