Woodruff Arts Center
Corporate Philanthropy Manager (Regular/Full-time)


Department:                                  Development/Corporate Philanthropy  

Reports To:                                    Director of Corporate Philanthropy

FLSA:                                                Exempt

Employment Status:                  Regular/full-time

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Director of Corporate Philanthropy, the Corporate Philanthropy Manager is accountable for the growth of contributed revenue from corporate donors and the Employees for the Arts Campaign.

 

Work Schedule:

·         Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:30pm

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

·         Responsible for meeting a budgeted revenue goal for the annual Corporate Campaign.

·         Manage and solicit donations from an assigned portfolio of corporate donors and prospects.

·         Work with volunteers to complete successful corporate solicitations.

·         Work in tandem with the Manager of Workplace Giving (Employees for the Arts) to implement EFA program and solicit employee gifts.

·         Steward EFA donors by communicating and facilitating their donor benefits.

·         Work with IT to ensure EFA site and donor benefit activation work properly.

·         Provide positive, supportive communication to donors, volunteers, patrons and Board members.

·         May act as a liaison to a Corporate Campaign committee.

·         Contribute to special corporate philanthropy projects as needed.

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and Experience:

·         Bachelor's degree preferred.

·         Minimum of 5 years of development or applicable experience; experience in corporate philanthropy a plus.

·         Demonstrated track record of achieving increased revenue goals.

·         Donor database or similar experience required; experience with Tessitura preferred.

·         Proficient with MS Word, Windows, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

 

Skills and Abilities:

·         Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work effectively in a fast paced work environment.

·         Ability to connect with corporate donors, particularly at the C-suite level.

·         Ability to solicit donations.

·         Proven success in presenting compelling cases resulting in increased revenue.

·         Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively with donors and build relationships.

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills to include exceptional writing and editing.

·         Ability to communicate with all departments, working collaboratively as needed with a variety of people, creating and maintaining an innovative and cooperative staff work environment.

·         Detail oriented with strong organizational and planning skills.

 

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

·         Some standing, walking, bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and light lifting (at least 10 pounds) is needed.

·         The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



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