- Problem-solving, research, and analytical skills.
- High attention to detail.
- Proven event management expertise with the ability to take an event from conception through completion. Project management skills are a plus.
- Solid relationship-building skills and ability to interface with external constituents.
- Proficiency in Google Cloud Services, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, CRM Database such as Altru and Raiser’s Edge
- Excellent social skills required.
- Ability to work independently while being an integral member of a high-functioning team.
- Experience working in or overseeing membership and annual giving programs.
- Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising; ability to participate in all aspects of the gift cycle, including identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
- Frontline experience in individual gift fundraising and in cultivating and soliciting prospects capable of gifts up to $10,000.
- General knowledge and interest in contemporary art..
- Minimum of three years of fundraising and event experience, preferably in a non-profit arts organization.
- Bachelor’s degree in Art, Art History, Communications, English, Fundraising, or a related field required.
- Weekend and evening work required.
Salary Range: $62,500 to $66,500 annually
This position is covered by MOCA/AFSCME Collective Bargaining Unit Agreement: No
While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent must be able to do the following: sit for extended periods; bend and reach for filing and other job-related functions; climb up and down stairs; bend, stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull, push, and lift; reach both above and below shoulder height. Specific visual abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to visually inspect work. Manual dexterity to operate computer and other office equipment required. Heavy usage of computers and phones required.
The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made.
The Museum of Contemporary Art is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the Museum of Contemporary Art’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.
Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role. Therefore, if much of this job description describes you, then you are highly encouraged to apply for this role.