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Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

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Development Manager RPAA seeks a Development Manager to support the implementation of the annual fundraising plan for the organization. Main duties include overseeing the Annual Fund process; researching, writing, and tracking grants; and managing gift recording and acknowledgement. The Development Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and Assistant Director of Development on strategies that contribute to both the short-term and long-term contributed revenue goals of the organization. Job Responsibilities (includes, but not limited to): Annual Fund • Oversee the Annual Fund program, including all aspects of donor mailings—appeal letters, season benefits, event invitations, and other special appeals as needed. • Ensure that messaging is appropriate, persuasive, and tailored to different audiences. • Assist in managing special recognition opportunities for annual donors with the intent to retain or upgrade donors. Grants • Research foundations and corporations to identify new sources of funding. • Write grant proposals in accordance with funder guidelines. • Monitor current grants to ensure that anticipated outcomes are achieved. • Maintain grants records, timelines and reporting requirements. • Provide timely reports and evaluations to funders in accordance with grant agreements. Database Management • Record all gifts and pledges in the donor database and ensure that the donor database information is current and accurate. • Acknowledge all donations and follow-up on pledges in a timely manner. • Ensure that the database supports high-quality relationships with donors. • Create strategies to optimize staff use of the database and develop new ways for the database to enhance knowledge sharing among staff. • Note: this person will oversee a database conversion to a new system and will have input into the selection of that system. Other • Support the Assistant Director of Development with special events to ensure that all event logistics are well-coordinated and implemented. • Post fundraising and event information to website and social media accounts as needed. • Provide monthly reports to the ED and the board that measure progress towards achieving the overall fundraising plan. • Work with the Director of Finance and Administration to reconcile development and financial records on a monthly basis. • Perform administrative duties as needed including meeting scheduling, filing, copying, sorting, mailing, etc. Administrative & Office Support, Fund Development Oct 25, 2019