The Associate Director, Individual Giving reports to the Director, Annual Campaign and is responsible for soliciting donations from individuals between $1 and $24,999. The Associate Director, Individual Giving works collaboratively with members of the development, marketing, finance, and information technology departments to effectively communicate, build loyalty, and engagement among donors. The Associate Director supports the Joffrey’s Annual Campaign, including direct appeals, fundraising and cultivation events, and other stewardship, and works closely with related volunteer groups.
Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to manage with the solicitations of donors between $1 and $24,999, serve as the primary staff liaison to the Joffrey Auxiliary Board working closely with these groups of volunteer leaders to assist them in supporting the Joffrey by cultivating and soliciting new prospects, manage approval process of annual gift solicitations of donors up to $24,999, identify and research new prospective Joffrey Circle donors and work closely with the Events Manager, Artistic and Marketing departments, and development colleagues to support four annual Joffrey Circle Salons, and other donor stewardship events as assigned.
Undergraduate degree or higher, with preference in Business, Marketing, Communications, or Nonprofit management. 2-3 years of development experience necessary, with a proven track record of accomplishment and success in development and fundraising in a major arts or related organization. The ideal candidate will have exceptional ability to speak persuasively with donors and prospective donors about the needs and goals of The Joffrey. This individual will be a self-starter with the ability to make decisions in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, have the ability to take an active role in solicitations, and confidently lead, inspire and organize Board and volunteer leadership. Excellent strategic, technical, and organizational skills required. Knowledge of development information software a plus. Excellent computer skills required. Must be professional, detail-oriented and have excellent communication skills. A strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity is required.
Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5pm, additional hours as required including regular attendance at evening and weekend performances and events.
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