The Institutional Giving Manager works to identify and generate funding from existing and new corporate and foundation funders, as well as government grants. Core to this position is the effective written presentation of the Crocker Art Museum’s mission, programmatic priorities, and initiatives through the development, execution, and follow-up of solicitations and proposals.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
Create and implement integrated fundraising strategies to secure gifts from corporations and foundations, including creative ways to introduce current funders to new programs.
Conduct research on foundations and other potential funders to increase the base of support.
Draft solicitation letters, concept papers, proposals, presentations, and reports, and engage in ongoing corporate and foundation outreach activities.
Oversee and implement stewardship strategies for corporate and foundation funders, including sponsorship fulfillment.
Manage the grants calendar and schedule
Grant writing and administration: interface with education, curatorial, marketing, finance, and other Crocker departments ensuring all deadlines are met efficiently and effectively.
Provide analysis and reports to track progress toward fundraising goals and prepare corresponding reports
Coordinate with communications staff on related activities, including but not limited to: annual report, ArtLetter member magazine, online corporate and foundation activities and other outreach materials.
Other duties as assigned.
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
BA/BS or equivalent.
Three years’ experience in the nonprofit sector soliciting funds from corporate sponsors and foundation grant funders.
Proven success in reaching fundraising goals through securing corporate and foundation support
Excellent verbal and written skills.
Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
Detail oriented, accountable, and responsive to both external stakeholders and internal teams.
Excellent personal computer/database skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, and Raiser’s Edge).
Efficient and effective organizational skills.
Thrive in a fast-paced environment while able to juggle priorities and meet deadlines.
Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment across multiple programs and departments.
Sensitivity and reliability with confidential information.
To apply, please visit http://www.crockerart.org/employment
About Crocker Art Museum
The Crocker Art Museum features the world’s foremost display of California art and is renowned for its holdings of European master drawings and international ceramics. The Crocker serves as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art and offers a diverse spectrum of exhibitions, events, and programs to augment its collections, including films, concerts, studio classes, lectures, children’s activities, and more. The Museum has also dedicated the historic building’s entire first floor as an education center, which includes four classrooms, space for student and community exhibitions, the Gerald Hansen Library, and Tot Land. It is the only museum in the Sacramento region accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), a recognition given to fewer than 1,100 of the nation's 33,000 museums. AAM accreditation certifies that a museum operates according to standards set forth by the museum profession, manages its collections responsibly, and provides quality service to the public.