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Development Associate

Company: Asian Art
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Located in the heart of San Francisco, the Asian Art Museum is home to one of the world's finest collections of Asian art, boasting more than 18,000 inspiring artworks ranging from ancient jades and ceramics to contemporary video installations. Dynamic special exhibitions, cultural celebrations, and public programs for all ages provide rich art experiences that unlock the past and spark questions about the future. -Currently, we are seeking a Development Associate -to join our team. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organization that values creativity, teamwork, collaboration, and inclusion and where you will be surrounded by a diverse, talented, and enthusiastic group of colleagues. Under the supervision of the -Director of Individual and Legacy Giving or designee, the Development Associate -provides support to the Individual Giving Team and serves as the concierge for various donor circles. This position regularly engages with staff, vendors, visitors, volunteers, members, and colleagues in a personable and respectful manner. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -

  • Assists in supporting strategies for retaining and upgrading current donors through a well-defined moves management process, outreach and communication, and engagement. -
  • Supports the Jade Circle, Nexus, and Nova programs and assists the team to achieve fundraising goals. -
  • Provides administrative support for the Individual Giving team. -
  • Conducts donor prospect research and prepares briefings for frontline fundraisers and museum leadership. -
  • Assists with donor outreach activities including solicitation efforts, stewardship activities, personal phone calls, data entry, filing, inventory management, and information tracking. -
  • Coordinates logistics, prepares materials, and takes meeting minutes. -
  • Maintains the Individual Giving team communications and events calendars. -
  • Administers donor benefits and ensures, updates, and maintains accuracy of various rosters and reports. -
  • Acts as the point of communication for donor groups, volunteers, stakeholders, etc.
  • Initiates and circulates mailing lists, documents, etc. for team review. -
  • Collaborates with team members to assist in the planning and implementation of events and provides onsite event staff support.
  • Establishes and nurtures strong working relationships with museum staff, colleagues from other institutions, consultants, and vendors. -
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS -
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and two (2) years of experience in fundraising, marketing, communications, or similar field, including experience working directly with Boards and volunteers. A combination of education and experience will be considered. -
    • Demonstrated ability to organize workload, maintain several projects of equal priority at once, and sustain productivity and accuracy under pressure. -
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Mail Merge, Excel, PowerPoint, donor database management - preferably Raiser's Edge, and MailChimp.
    • Strong administrative and interpersonal skills; strong attention to detail; planning, organizational skills; strong follow-through. -
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills. -
    • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals. -
    • Ability to analyze situations, clarify priorities, problem-solve, recommend, and implement appropriate solutions. -
    • Ability to always display good judgment and exercise tact and diplomacy and to demonstrate exceptional flexibility with a strong customer-service focus. -
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and members of the public. -
    • Availability to work evenings and weekends as needed for events or deadlines. -WORKING CONDITIONS -Standard museum and office environment. -
      • Computer and phone use. -Please note, all museum team members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (to be fully vaccinated, 14 days must have passed since the final dose of a two-shot vaccine, or a single dose of a one-shot vaccine was received) and provide proof, absent qualifying exemptions in accordance with applicable laws. Individuals receiving a conditional offer of employment from the museum will be provided a copy of the vaccination policy. For questions regarding this requirement, please email: humanresourcesdepartment@asianart.orgPlease note this position is represented by SEIU 1021 and new hires start at step 1 of the wage range: $25.9064/hr.Application ProcedurePlease note that internal candidates will be considered during the 1st 7 days since the initial posting date.

Keywords: Asian Art, San Francisco , Development Associate, Other , San Francisco, California

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