The Institutional Giving Manager is a full-time position charged with building upon and managing Town Hall’s Institutional Giving program, which supports a $2.2M annual operating budget and a $27M capital campaign. Currently, institutional funding provides approximately 40% (about $550,000) of Town Hall’s annual contributed income. This position reports directly to the Development Director. The Development Department also includes a Capital Campaign Director, Individual Giving Manager, Membership Manager and Special Events Coordinator. In addition, close collaboration with the Executive Director, Program Director, and General Manager will be critical for success.
• Write and prepare proposals to support annual and capital fundraising initiatives.
• Manage contracts and reporting requirements.
• Build and maintain relationships with institutional funders.
• Work collaboratively with Town Hall staff to prepare annual budgets and reports.
• Work with staff to identify projects and programs in need of support, and to develop the case for support.
• Manage a calendar/tracking system to ensure that all deadlines are anticipated and met.
• Research, identify and qualify potential new funders.
• Partner with the Individual Giving Manager to develop and implement a corporate giving/membership strategy.
• Manage and secure corporate sponsorships for Town Hall events.
• Other writing projects and research as assigned.
• BA/BS degree required; emphasis on writing, such as liberal arts, public relations, journalism, or related field.
• Minimum of three years’ experience in proposal writing.
• Proficient in prospect research.
• Experience with corporate sponsorship programs a plus.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Proven organizational and planning skills; ability to manage deadlines.
• Accuracy and attention to detail.
• Knowledge of Seattle-area arts and civic community desirable.
• Experience with Salesforce a plus.
• Experience working with budgets, preparing financial spreadsheets, and tracking expenditures.
• Ability to adapt successfully to multiple tasks that occur in a rapidly changing environment.
• Highly energetic, enthusiastic, and self-motivated; ability to work as an individual or as part of a team working in a small, fast-paced shop.
• $24.04/hr-$28.85/hr, annualized to $50,000-$60,000/year
• Position is full-time non-exempt (40 hours/week); ability to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.
• Benefits package includes fully-paid medical & dental insurance, fully subsidized bus pass, and matched 403(b) plan. Generous vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
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Resumes will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled.
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About Town Hall Seattle
Founded in 1998 and now serving more than 110,000 attendees through more than 400 events annually, Town Hall fosters community and creativity through arts, education, humanities and civic programs. In addition to annual operations, Town Hall is nearing the end of an exciting campaign to fund the refurbishment of our 100-year-old building. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced grant writer with knowledge of the arts and both local and national institutional funders.
Reflecting the creativity and concerns of our region, Town Hall’s program aspires to host the broadest possible range of voices and interests. Diversity within the organization’s staff advances our mission and work. Consequently, Town Hall supports the goals of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action as essential to its institutional values, and to a democratic and pluralistic society.