The Association for Public Art (aPA), the nation’s first private, non-profit public art organization, is looking for an experienced fundraising professional to manage and strengthen our comprehensive development and membership program. The aPA’s innovative award-winning programs carry out our mission to commission and acquire, preserve and protect, and interpret and promote public art in Philadelphia.
We’re seeking a highly motivated individual to represent aPA with enthusiasm and confidence. An integral part of aPA’s team, the Development Manager will report to the Executive Director & Chief Curator and work closely with aPA staff, managing all development and membership activities. They will also carry out prospect research; write proposals and reports; solicit individual, corporate, foundation, and government support; manage membership and annual giving; track and acknowledge grants and gifts; and foster donor communications. They will have superior writing skills, a record of successful fundraising, budget and reporting familiarity, and be articulate, persuasive, and organized.
Knowledge of visual art and public art advantageous. Mac expertise required. This is a full-time position with salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, excellent health insurance and other employee benefits. Please send cover letter, resume, three references, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line: Development Manager. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.