Home         Register       Sign In


 
Company Info

Aspen Leadership Group

United States

Phone:
Web Site: aspenleadershipgroup.com

Company Profile


LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER (Non-Profit job, San Francisco, CA)


col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2805

Location:

San Francisco, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Higher
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

2351

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.01.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Development / Fundraising: Major Gifts, Planned Giving

Job Description:

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with California College of the Arts in the search for a Leadership Giving Officer. The Leadership Giving Officer will work as a key fundraiser on the major gifts team to expand leadership giving through individual donor contributions to annual fund programs and capital campaigns. This position works independently as well as in partnership with Advancement staff and a variety of CCA community members to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors to the college. Primary goals are to drive expanded giving to help launch a major capital campaign while ensuring that annual fund giving is sustained. Established in 1907, CCA is home to an energetic and productive community of artists, architects, designers, writers, curators, and scholars. The college offers 28 programs in four disciplines: fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. CCA enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduate and 450 graduate degree-seeking students, employs more than 500 faculty and 250 staff, and boasts more than 18,000 alumni. California College of the Arts is recognized as an elite institution within the arts world. This year, U.S. News & World Report named CCA’s graduate programs in its top 15 rankings for Fine Arts, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting/Drawing, Photography, and Sculpture. CCA is known for its broad interdisciplinary programs in art, design, architecture, and writing. CCA confers a variety of degrees including a bachelor of architecture, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, master of architecture, master of business administration in design strategy, master of arts, and master of fine arts degrees. Since its founding, CCA has been a premier choice for young people who believe that creative work can positively and powerfully affect our world, that the Arts and Humanities teach us how to describe experience, how to evaluate it, and how to imagine its liberating transformation. CCA students, faculty, and alumni understand the role of artists, designers, architects, and writers in solving social, cultural, environmental, and economic issues. CCA is also home to two notable organizations: the Center for Art and Public Life (CAPL) and the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. Through partnerships with Bay Area community organizations, CAPL works with CCA students to help provide solutions and focus on important issues in community development, service learning in arts education, new models of practice in community-based arts, and cultural diversity and youth development through the arts. The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a forum for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary art and curatorial practice. It offers a robust membership program, cutting-edge exhibitions, a residency program, lectures, symposia, and publications, and provides an active site for contemporary culture in the Bay Area.  

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS The Leadership Giving Officer will report to the Associate Vice President of Advancement.

PRINCIPAL OPPORTUNITIES Building on a century of excellence in art and design education, this is the moment for California College of the Arts to elevate its distinctive, learn-through-making model by unifying its campuses in the San Francisco/Mission Bay area. We will inspire future creative leaders and re-imagine higher education on a campus like no other—one where every work space, public space, and landscape is built with advanced measures of sustainability and serves as a living, learning laboratory for experimentation and risk-taking. Partnering with architecture firm, Studio Gang, CCA's new campus and educational programs will be at the heart of an ambitious comprehensive campaign. At CCA, the opportunities for philanthropy are immense.. An innovative and bold candidate will help curate vital fundraising streams for new programs and initiatives at CCA, working alongside leadership volunteers and academic heads who are eager to partner with Advancement to achieve their goals. As the excitement builds within the Bay Area art and design community around CCA's ambitious plans, the Leadership Giving Officer will be instrumental in engaging new donors and prospects with the college, developing lasting connections.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Leadership Giving Officer will
• manage a portfolio of 150 friend, parent, and alumni donors and prospects with the capacity of giving $25,000 to $1,000,000 and above using successful identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship methods to meet and exceed fundraising goals;
• under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Advancement, develop and implement effective and creative strategies, fundraising campaigns, planned giving opportunities, and other initiatives to increase the number of major gifts;
• participate in all aspects of the moves management cycle including initiating contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors; developing appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with leadership volunteers; moving potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; making solicitations when appropriate; maintaining stewardship contacts with donors; adhering to the highest ethical standards; demonstrating empathetic disposition, and perseverance; reflecting optimistic and positive attitude; and conveying sensitivity to needs of the donors;
• communicate persuasively and effectively in person and in writing about CCA’s plans and programs to engage prospects from a variety of backgrounds;
• facilitate meaningful interaction with major gift prospects by the President, Vice President for College Advancement, senior administrators, faculty, and board members;
• participate in regular meetings with college leadership to plan, implement, and evaluate objectives and strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects;
• provide regularly updated contact reports and prospect movements in the Advancement office’s fundraising software program;
• participate in regular prospect management meetings;
• actively solicit planned gifts as part of overall solicitation strategy; 3
• engage in donor stewardship and cultivation of CCA’s planned giving group, the Legacy Society;
• help develop and expand CCA’s international giving program, including engagement strategies targeting parents and alumni prospects particularly in Asia, Mexico, and Latin America; and
• help plan and execute major gift donor and prospect-focused events.

Job Requirements:

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES The ideal candidate for the position of Leadership Giving Officer will have
• ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals from varying backgrounds;
• demonstrated interest in building positive and authentic relationships;
• experience researching, cultivating, and stewarding individual donors;
• ability to adhere to the highest ethical standards, reflect an optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors;
• ability to be adaptable and flexible in a rapidly evolving environment;
• expertise in fundraising and donor relations strategies and best practices in major gifts;
• strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and superb presentation skills;
• prior experience working in higher education and/or arts organizations (preferred); and
• proficiency with donor databases, specifically Raiser’s Edge software. A Bachelor of Arts or related degree is required for this position as is at least 5 years of major gift fundraising experience with a demonstrated track record of closing gifts of $25,000 and above. A Master’s degree is preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS California College of the Arts offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.

 DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. 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. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

LOCATION This position is based in San Francisco, California at the crossroads of the city’s innovation corridor, the new DoReMi arts district, and Mission Bay, less than a mile from UCSF Medical Center.

APPLICATION PROCESS All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Before submitting your materials, please read them over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. To nominate a candidate, contact Anne Johnson: [email protected]

JOB LINK: https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/rS05cUf1RpWSSpxWPfrl?policy=eyJleHBpcnkiOjMxNTM2MDAwMDAwfQ==&signature=541dd4d1e28e7ba96cb7d0b4d3174001d7f46363dcbcc9668235143fcfa65498


Company Info


Aspen Leadership Group
United States
Phone:
Web Site: aspenleadershipgroup.com

LEADERSHIP GIVING OFFICER (Non-Profit job, San Francisco, CA)

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

2805

Location:

San Francisco, CA, United States 

Non-Profit Cause:

Education Higher
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

2351

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

07.01.2017
col-wide   

Job Function & Level:

TITLE (JOB LEVEL): Officer
Development / Fundraising: Major Gifts, Planned Giving

Job Description:

The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with California College of the Arts in the search for a Leadership Giving Officer. The Leadership Giving Officer will work as a key fundraiser on the major gifts team to expand leadership giving through individual donor contributions to annual fund programs and capital campaigns. This position works independently as well as in partnership with Advancement staff and a variety of CCA community members to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors to the college. Primary goals are to drive expanded giving to help launch a major capital campaign while ensuring that annual fund giving is sustained. Established in 1907, CCA is home to an energetic and productive community of artists, architects, designers, writers, curators, and scholars. The college offers 28 programs in four disciplines: fine arts, architecture, design, and writing. CCA enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduate and 450 graduate degree-seeking students, employs more than 500 faculty and 250 staff, and boasts more than 18,000 alumni. California College of the Arts is recognized as an elite institution within the arts world. This year, U.S. News & World Report named CCA’s graduate programs in its top 15 rankings for Fine Arts, Ceramics, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Painting/Drawing, Photography, and Sculpture. CCA is known for its broad interdisciplinary programs in art, design, architecture, and writing. CCA confers a variety of degrees including a bachelor of architecture, bachelor of arts, bachelor of fine arts, master of architecture, master of business administration in design strategy, master of arts, and master of fine arts degrees. Since its founding, CCA has been a premier choice for young people who believe that creative work can positively and powerfully affect our world, that the Arts and Humanities teach us how to describe experience, how to evaluate it, and how to imagine its liberating transformation. CCA students, faculty, and alumni understand the role of artists, designers, architects, and writers in solving social, cultural, environmental, and economic issues. CCA is also home to two notable organizations: the Center for Art and Public Life (CAPL) and the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. Through partnerships with Bay Area community organizations, CAPL works with CCA students to help provide solutions and focus on important issues in community development, service learning in arts education, new models of practice in community-based arts, and cultural diversity and youth development through the arts. The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts is a forum for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary art and curatorial practice. It offers a robust membership program, cutting-edge exhibitions, a residency program, lectures, symposia, and publications, and provides an active site for contemporary culture in the Bay Area.  

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS The Leadership Giving Officer will report to the Associate Vice President of Advancement.

PRINCIPAL OPPORTUNITIES Building on a century of excellence in art and design education, this is the moment for California College of the Arts to elevate its distinctive, learn-through-making model by unifying its campuses in the San Francisco/Mission Bay area. We will inspire future creative leaders and re-imagine higher education on a campus like no other—one where every work space, public space, and landscape is built with advanced measures of sustainability and serves as a living, learning laboratory for experimentation and risk-taking. Partnering with architecture firm, Studio Gang, CCA's new campus and educational programs will be at the heart of an ambitious comprehensive campaign. At CCA, the opportunities for philanthropy are immense.. An innovative and bold candidate will help curate vital fundraising streams for new programs and initiatives at CCA, working alongside leadership volunteers and academic heads who are eager to partner with Advancement to achieve their goals. As the excitement builds within the Bay Area art and design community around CCA's ambitious plans, the Leadership Giving Officer will be instrumental in engaging new donors and prospects with the college, developing lasting connections.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES The Leadership Giving Officer will
• manage a portfolio of 150 friend, parent, and alumni donors and prospects with the capacity of giving $25,000 to $1,000,000 and above using successful identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship methods to meet and exceed fundraising goals;
• under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Advancement, develop and implement effective and creative strategies, fundraising campaigns, planned giving opportunities, and other initiatives to increase the number of major gifts;
• participate in all aspects of the moves management cycle including initiating contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors; developing appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including working with leadership volunteers; moving potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; making solicitations when appropriate; maintaining stewardship contacts with donors; adhering to the highest ethical standards; demonstrating empathetic disposition, and perseverance; reflecting optimistic and positive attitude; and conveying sensitivity to needs of the donors;
• communicate persuasively and effectively in person and in writing about CCA’s plans and programs to engage prospects from a variety of backgrounds;
• facilitate meaningful interaction with major gift prospects by the President, Vice President for College Advancement, senior administrators, faculty, and board members;
• participate in regular meetings with college leadership to plan, implement, and evaluate objectives and strategies for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gift prospects;
• provide regularly updated contact reports and prospect movements in the Advancement office’s fundraising software program;
• participate in regular prospect management meetings;
• actively solicit planned gifts as part of overall solicitation strategy; 3
• engage in donor stewardship and cultivation of CCA’s planned giving group, the Legacy Society;
• help develop and expand CCA’s international giving program, including engagement strategies targeting parents and alumni prospects particularly in Asia, Mexico, and Latin America; and
• help plan and execute major gift donor and prospect-focused events.

Job Requirements:

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS AND QUALITIES The ideal candidate for the position of Leadership Giving Officer will have
• ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals from varying backgrounds;
• demonstrated interest in building positive and authentic relationships;
• experience researching, cultivating, and stewarding individual donors;
• ability to adhere to the highest ethical standards, reflect an optimistic and positive attitude, and convey sensitivity to needs of the donors;
• ability to be adaptable and flexible in a rapidly evolving environment;
• expertise in fundraising and donor relations strategies and best practices in major gifts;
• strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills and superb presentation skills;
• prior experience working in higher education and/or arts organizations (preferred); and
• proficiency with donor databases, specifically Raiser’s Edge software. A Bachelor of Arts or related degree is required for this position as is at least 5 years of major gift fundraising experience with a demonstrated track record of closing gifts of $25,000 and above. A Master’s degree is preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS California College of the Arts offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.

 DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION As an educational and cultural institution, California College of the Arts has a responsibility to provide access and opportunities for all people, with special attention to supporting groups historically underrepresented in higher education. 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. California College of the Arts is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals who will contribute to its diversity.

LOCATION This position is based in San Francisco, California at the crossroads of the city’s innovation corridor, the new DoReMi arts district, and Mission Bay, less than a mile from UCSF Medical Center.

APPLICATION PROCESS All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Before submitting your materials, please read them over for accuracy. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the successful candidate has been selected. To nominate a candidate, contact Anne Johnson: [email protected]

JOB LINK: https://www.filepicker.io/api/file/rS05cUf1RpWSSpxWPfrl?policy=eyJleHBpcnkiOjMxNTM2MDAwMDAwfQ==&signature=541dd4d1e28e7ba96cb7d0b4d3174001d7f46363dcbcc9668235143fcfa65498