MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Works with front-line fundraisers (staff, faculty, and volunteers) and the Advancement Services staff to develop and implements policies and procedures for prospect assignment, management, and tracking, and to facilitate the process as it evolves through the college's comprehensive campaign. Monitors and directs fundraisers' progress in prospect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Provides analysis and interpretation of prospect and donor information and facilitates communication regarding prospects. Coordinates top prospect solicitation and strategy sessions. Advises the individual giving fundraising team with creating and prioritizing next steps toward achieving major giving fundraising goals. Assigns prospects to portfolios and makes updates as needed. Prepares and distributes prospect management reports. Develops necessary analytical reports that provide accurate projections of gifts in the pipeline and demographic. Refines the prospect moves management design and concepts to adequately support the management and tracking of prospects, proposals, and donors. Provides insight and expertise about prospect tracking, prospect management, strategy development, and other relevant subjects through conducting of meetings &/or presentations. Develops college-wide relationships that foster an understanding of applications for prospect management. Cultivates personal knowledge of CCA fundraising priorities and programs. Writes profiles, event bios, and research memos as necessary, following establish formatting. Creates well-written and easy to follow formatted and ad hoc reporting on prospects and portfolios as necessary. Completes other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS required and a minimum of three years of experience conducting prospect research and coordinating moves management. Experience in higher education and/or a non-profit arts organization preferred. Knowledge of Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement's (APRA) ethics guidelines and professional standards, as well as the Council for Advancement and Support of Education's (CASE) values and principles of practice. Experience working in and extracting data from a relational database, Raiser's Edge preferred. Strong report writing skills with minimal external proofreading necessary. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to meet deadlines and to work collaboratively with colleagues. Experience and comfort working with volunteers, board members, and organizational leadership. Preference given to candidates with an understanding of APRA's Advanced Skill Sets, specifically in research management and relationship management. Ability to handle sensitive material and confidential information with professionalism and discretion. Requires flexibility and transportation to attending meetings on both campuses, (Oakland and San Francisco).
Location San Francisco
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Application Deadline For staff positions, screening begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
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We believe that a culturally diverse campus is integral to academic excellence, and our student, faculty, staff, and trustee bodies should reflect the diverse world in which we live, with attention to race, ethnicity, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, and ability.
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Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with 21 undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, curatorial practice, design, design strategy, film, fine arts, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a d...ynamic and interdisciplinary environment. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.