*Overview:* This key member of our small staff will be responsible for
securing increased and sustainable resources to further ART 180′s mission of
giving young people a chance to express themselves through art, and to share
their stories with others. The position leads the organization’s efforts to
raise funds, generate in-kind contributions, and expand awareness in the
community. Working with the executive director, the board of trustees, and
the development committee, the development manager is responsible for
planning, executing, strengthening and evaluating all fundraising strategies
to enable the organization to reach its annual and long-range development
*Qualifications:* The successful candidate is a high-energy, results-driven
professional ready to put their 3+ years of development experience to work
in a creative, mission-driven nonprofit. The candidate will demonstrate
vision, as well as exceptional organization skills and superlative
interpersonal/communication skills to share the story of ART 180 with donors
and prospects. S/he must thrive in a nontraditional environment as part of a
small staff with limited administrative support and minimal supervision.
Creative writing, spreadsheet and number-crunching experience needed.
Design, website, and social media skills helpful—all of which are integral
to the performance of the job.
· Confidence meeting with business leaders and speaking before groups
· Flexible schedule and availability
· Independent worker
· 3+ years of nonprofit development work, and experience:
-writing winning grants
-coordinating special events
-juggling multiple priorities
Please refer to the Connect Richmond website for a complete list of
*Compensation:* Competitive annual salary. Paid health insurance. Paid
holidays, vacation and sick leave. Fun work environment and friendly staff.
*To apply:* Send a resume and cover letter via email to email@example.com.
Deadline March 18, 2011, 5pm. No phone calls, pretty please.