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Development Director (FT) will oversee comprehensive campaign fundraising efforts including annual fund, events, and the final 6-months of the capital campaign public phase.
DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR (FT)
Applications due by August 1, 2019
The Center for Craft (previously known as The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design), a national 501c3 nonprofit arts organization located in downtown Asheville, NC, is currently seeking a Development Director. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will oversee comprehensive campaign fundraising efforts including annual fund, events, and the final 6-months of the capital campaign public phase.
This position is full-time and exempt with occasional evenings/weekends. The position will supervise contractual support and/or interns. Starting salary is $58,000 with full benefits to include Medical/Dental, Life Insurance, LTD and STD, and 401K as well as 5 weeks paid leave and recognized federal holidays.
The successful candidate will have development experience and be eager to grow the development activities of both the board of directors and staff. They will be versatile, creative, and entrepreneurial, equally comfortable as an event organizer, front-line fundraiser, database administrator, proposal writer, and volunteer manager. Special consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience closing gifts of five-figures or more.
Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years fundraising experience with demonstrated ability to close gifts.
1) Event Management
2) Annual Fund and Campaign Programming
3) Prospect Research and Writing
4) Volunteer Manager and Team Player
The Center for Craft is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. The Center encourages applications from traditionally under-represented minority populations. Submitting an application does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment.
Email the completed employment application, resumé, cover letter, 3 professional references, and relevant fundraising writing samples to Stephanie Moore at email@example.com by August 1, 2019, 11:59 pm. No phone calls please.
Offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a background check.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR CRAFT
Founded in 1996, the Center for Craft (formerly The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design) is the leading organization in the United States identifying and convening craft makers, curators, and researchers, and matching them with resources, tools, and networks to advance their careers. Over the years, the Center has become a vital community resource, serving thousands of visitors annually. As a national 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the field of craft, the Center administers more than $300,000 in grants to those working in the craft field. Follow the Center at centerforcraft.org, and on Facebook and Instagram.
The Center for Craft is expanding, adding an additional 7,000 ft² of program space within our historic 1912 building in downtown Asheville! During this time our building will be closed — reopening Fall 2019. Our Grants and Fellowships programs will continue to operate on a normal schedule.Close X