This position will provide leadership, planning, organization, and implementation of a comprehensive organizational fundraising program in collaboration with professionals working in organizational leadership, communications, events, and fiscal management. In addition to NCECA’s existing staff and volunteer board members, they will work closely with members who are ceramic artists, collectors, and donors.
The ideal candidate will have the professional skills, administrative strengths, and personal qualities to thrive in a creative environment. They must have experience researching and writing for grant opportunities, as well as managing campaigns that draw in a wide range of donor capacities. Detailed knowledge of gift planning vehicles, experience in identifying, cultivating, and securing near-term and deferred gifts, and demonstrated success in closing major gifts are highly desirable.
A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of development experience are required, preferably in the arts and nonprofit fields. They should also be familiar with CRM nonprofit software, donor databases, and other fundraising technology to use in their daily job duties.