Senior Development Officer at New Village Arts

Senior Development Officer at New Village Arts

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POSITION: Senior Development Officer
COMPENSATION: $40,000/yr
REPORTS TO: Managing Director
START DATE: Position open until filled
FLSA STATUS: Part-time/Hourly Wage

New Village Arts is currently seeking a Senior Development Officer to manage donor relations program and coordinate fundraising initiatives. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing our non-profit’s fundraising campaigns, communicating with current and prospective donors, and, in collaboration with the Executive Artistic Director and Managing Director, building a strong development system for our organization. This position will be instrumental in developing and executing a significant comprehensive campaign to solidify New Village Arts’ future home in Carlsbad. This position involves managing individual and corporate gifts as well as planned and annual giving campaigns. If you have a strong background in non-profit fundraising and development and a passion for the arts, we encourage you to apply.

• Develop and oversee annual fundraising program
• Identify prospective individual and corporate donors and develop strategies to cultivate those relationships
• Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors
• Research donor relation programs at local, state and federal art institutions
• Ensure timely and accurate report deliveries to funders
• Collaborate with staff on the management and planning of fundraising events and donor receptions
• Develop print fundraising collateral in collaboration with our marketing department
• Represent the organization in the community in various capacities
• Support and collaborate with the Managing Director and Executive Artistic Director

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Communications or related field preferred
• 5+ years’ fundraising experience
• Expert knowledge in principles, practices, and procedures of charitable giving
• Foundation relationship and grant writing experience
• Familiarity with Development software and moves management
• Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills

Please submit the following materials in PDF electronic form to Managing Director Alex Goodman ( with “Development Officer” in the subject line:
• Cover letter
• Resume
• Three (3) development writing samples
• Three (3) professional references, who will not be contacted without the approval of the

All inquiries and materials will be confidential. Applications will be acknowledged. Please email only, do not mail hard copies. EOE.