Job Title: Development Operations Manager
Reports to: Director of Marketing
FLSA Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt (20 hours per week)
Supervises: Grant Writer
About this Position
The Development Operations Manager position reports to the Director of Marketing. As a member of the Development department, his/her job focus is on a range of activities aimed to assist in donor and sponsor stewardship, corporate funding, and government grants applications. Under the direction of the Executive Director and Director of Marketing, the Development Operations Manager works fulfills the following responsibilities:
Development and Fundraising
• Guide and implement the organization’s long-term development plan.
• Engage and manage targeted donors throughout the donor cycle (research, cultivate, ask, steward), fostering ongoing connections and partnerships.
• Ensure donor and sponsor stewardship including correspondence, tracking, and delivering appropriate benefits, thank you letters, and recognitions.
• Research and develop funding proposals for charitable foundations, corporate charitable funds, government grants, service clubs and other similar funds.
• Create and manage the fundraising database, ensuring the timely distribution thank you letters.
• Oversee the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts such as bequest expectancies and endowment gifts.
• Develop, implement, manage, and evaluate all activities related to individual giving including research, identification of potential donors.
• Coordinate the development and maintenance of sponsorships and relationships with businesses
• Assist in coordinating donor and fundraising events, including management and acquisition of auction items
• Coordinate annual fund direct mail campaigns
• Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization.
• Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
• Track and follow on grant application processes.
• Maintain accurate grant application data in grants database system.
• Maintain accurate sponsor and donor database using current donor management system.
• Coordinate staff trainings on donor database usage.
• Generate reports as requested for donor analysis, mailings and events
• Updating website and social media posts for development purposes
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
• Bachelor’s degree
• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment,
• Possess self-motivation and keen attention to detail.
• Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to handle direction and requests from multiple staff members.
• Ability to handle rush periods and work well under pressure.
• Experienced in donor management software and/or CRMs
• Possess a positive attitude.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License.
• Ability to work legally in the United States.
• 3 to 5 years of experience in a fundraising position
• Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word, including competency with mail merge programs.
• Strong database and analytic list building skills (knowledge of Theatre Manager or a box office/fundraising database is an additional asset).
• Experience working in the arts.
• Experience with the successful creation of printed and on-line communications materials.
Salary range (based on .50 FTE) is $25,000.00 to $30,000.00 per annum, negotiable commensurate with experience. This position could be considered to expand to .75 or full-time.
This position requires sitting at a desk or workstation, walking, standing, climbing stairs, hearing, speaking, being able to lift up to 40 lb. and able to drive to locations pertaining to organizational operations. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. This is a part-time position with work responsibilities on weekends and/or evenings to be determined with the supervisor.
Mainly Mozart is strongly committed to the principles of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion.
Mainly Mozart is largely an accessible facility and further accommodations would be made for persons with physical disabilities.
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.
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About Mainly Mozart
About Mainly Mozart:
For thirty years, Mainly Mozart has been a mission-driven organization with one guiding inspiration: Mozart. His music, his mastery, and all that he embodied as a multi-faceted man inspires our mission and vision—and is what sets us apart. Mozart personifies much more than classical music. He exemplifies prodigy, composer, genius, innovator, collaborator—and Mainly Mozart is driven to express these qualities in everything we produce.
The mission of Mainly Mozart is to enrich the lives of today’s and tomorrow’s passionate music lovers by connecting them to the genius and innovation of Mozart and the Masters, to world-class musicians and music-making, and to each other.
Mainly Mozart Festival: 2019: The Mainly Mozart Festival is the core of the organization, which draws international attention to San Diego through its concerts at the Balboa Theatre by the world-class Festival Orchestra, chamber music, Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra (MMYO) performances, and community outreach efforts. The festival typically begins in the last week of May through the last weekend of June.
Spotlight Chamber Music: In addition to the annual festival, Mainly Mozart produces and offers the “Spotlight Chamber Music” series, which showcases artists in 3 different communities throughout San Diego County (Carlsbad, La Jolla, and Rancho Santa Fe), and takes place from January – May each season.
Mozart & The Mind: For Mainly Mozart, “Mozart” is the expression of multiple intelligences, the boundless Genius manifesting in various forms throughout the continuum of human ability. This year, Mainly Mozart launches “Mozart And The Mind”, an 8-day mini-festival that celebrates the importance of discovering the “Mozart” in every Mind. We open with “Finding Mozart: Neurodiversity Leading The Way”, a series of inspiring presentations by internationally acclaimed Neurodiverse speakers and advocates, breathtaking performances by Neurodiverse artists, and thought-provoking discussions with Neurodiverse individuals, innovative scientists, educators, authors, and advocates. Partners of this festival include the Autism Society of San Diego, TERI, Inc., the Music Therapy Center of California and Art of Autism, among many others.
Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra: The Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra (MMYO) serves 200 youth ages 3-23 of all skill levels, with six ensembles and four instructors. The MMYO reflects Mainly Mozart’s commitment to the genius in us all, with programs dedicated to children with learning differences including Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities.
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