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Landmark on Main Street (LOMS) is a not-for-profit community center in a 100+ year old building that houses the beautiful 425-seat Jeanne Rimsky Theater and Doctors’ Gymnasium.
The Director of Development reports to Landmark on Main Street’s Executive Director and is responsible for creating and implementing a plan to increase individual and corporate support for the organization. Major responsibilities include programs and events to retain and advance current sponsors/donor base, acquire new major donors & program sponsors, and create marketing & communications materials.
· Lead a team including the Executive Director and Board Development Committee to create and implement annual and long-range development plans.
· Identify and cultivate relationships with private and corporate foundations, significant individual donors, and relevant government contracting agencies. Conduct individual, corporation and foundation prospecting.
· Maintain stewardship of existing donor base. Plan and implement cultivation & appreciation events for donors and fundraising milestones. Design and implement structured donation acknowledgement.
· Design and coordinate innovative individual and corporate giving campaigns, including Partnership in the Performing Arts and sponsorships, utilizing personal solicitations, direct mail, special events, planned giving and other strategies.
· Direct Gala planning & execution
· Write and coordinate Annual Appeal mailings.
· Participate in capital campaign planning & execution.
Work with Executive Director on design, production and distribution of all development communication materials, including brochures, letters, inserts and invitations.
· Create and manage website content for development activities.
Assure that sponsorships are accurately reflected in all communications.
· Prepare and deliver monthly development reports for the Board of Directors.
Create and monitor development calendar and budget.
Identify, train and manage Board and volunteers to assist in development activities as needed.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree and at least three to five years’ results-oriented experience in fundraising with increasing responsibilities, including special events, planned giving and the “Ask.”
Familiarity with funding for the arts. Familiarity with regional underwriting and philanthropy opportunities & competition and the creativity to make Landmark a leader. Grounded in the Port Washington community a plus.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills. Ability to present oneself in a convincing and professional manner and to inspire and generate enthusiasm for and financial support of the goals and mission of Landmark. Ability to understand donors’ interests and concerns, and to use new media and targeted language to address them in the most effective manner.
Excellent organizational skills. Highly self-motivated and able to work independently with limited administrative support. Ability to prioritize multiple projects and work within time parameter. Comfortable with Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Constant Contact and social media platforms. Ability to work shows on evenings and weekends. Compensation $60-80K.
Resumes and cover letters (with salary requirements) to:
Eileen Kelsh-Ambach, Manager, Human Resources
Landmark on Main Street
232 Main Street, Suite 1
Port Washington, NY 11050
Landmark on Main Street, Inc
- Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main Street, Suite 1
- Port Washington, New York 11050
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