Website United Arts of Central Florida
The Director of Development is an entrepreneurial leader willing to pursue new
and innovative strategies to ensure United Arts’ mission and vision are realized.
They will partner with the President & CEO on all strategies related to
fundraising. By strengthening United Arts’ own internal capacities for fundraising
beyond the Collaborative Campaign, United Arts holds the potential to also build
the fundraising capacities of its regional constituent organizations.
The successful candidate for this position will be able to authentically form deep
relationships with individual donors as well as steward strategic alliances and
engage publicly with a diverse array of stakeholders and perspectives. They will
have a proven track record of identifying, cultivating, and closing major gifts, by
communicating a clearly articulated case for support. The Director of
Development should have the ability to think analytically and creatively, using
strategic knowledge of best practices and significant trends in philanthropy to
adapt fundraising strategies as needed. They will exercise independent judgment
and discretion. They will be passionate about representing the organization and
its mission internally and externally.
The search for the Director of Development is being conducted on behalf of
United Arts of Central Florida by Tom O'Connor Consulting Group, a New York-
based executive search and consulting firm specializing in the arts and culture
industries. The search is being led by Brenna Thomas, in consultation with
TOCG VP of Organizational Planning Dr. Edie Demas.
To apply, visit the online application and submit your materials. Your cover letter
should include relevant experience, including any direct experience you've had
with similar roles and institutions. No phone calls, please.
The priority application deadline for this search is October 9, 2023.
Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration. While we will
still accept and consider applications after this date, we encourage you to apply
as early as possible for the best chance at being considered for the position.
Please note that meeting the priority deadline does not guarantee an interview.
To apply for this job please visit www.tomocgroup.com.