Membership and Annual Giving Manager

By: Vero Beach Museum of Art

Job Summary:

With a current membership base of 4,000 households, membership revenue accounts for more than 30% of the Museum’s operating budget. The Membership and Annual Giving Manager’s primary responsibility is coordination and management of all levels of Museum membership and annual giving programs, including budgeting, acquisition, renewals, benefits administration, and stewardship. The Manager develops and implements cultivation and solicitation strategies for lapsed and dropped members; identifies new constituent groups and develops and implements a cultivation and solicitation plan for each. The Manager coordinates, monitors and implements annual giving programs, including the year-end appeal, annual fund appeal and donor wall solicitation. The Manager is a key member of the development team and works closely with the Director of Development on donor strategies, research and qualification of major gift prospects, developing and maintaining ongoing relationships with Museum prospects and donors. The Manager also works closely with the Museum’s Donor Advancement Committee and plays an important role in the implementation of committee projects and initiatives.

 

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of five (5) years of experience managing Annual Giving and/or membership campaigns, and donor relations; knowledge of best practices in fundraising; excellent computer skills including Blackbaud products; knowledge of professional office procedures and operation of office equipment; excellent communication and organizational skills; close attention to detail; ability to work with others in a fast paced environment.

 

How to Apply:

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Bonnie Wetherell, bwetherell@vbmuseum.org. No phone calls, please.