29 Apr 2021

Full-Time Development Associate

FirstWorks  Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Job Description

FirstWorks is a Providence, Rhode Island-based non-profit arts organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community by engaging audiences with world-class performing arts and education programs.

FirstWorks is seeking a Development Associate to support all functions of the Development department and the organizations’ overall communications needs. Qualified candidates will be skilled communicators, excellent writers, able to manage concurrent projects, prioritize multiple deadlines, work autonomously and as part of a team.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

Support execution of monthly development priorities, as designated by Development Manager
Under supervision of Development Manager, draft and submit institutional grants, individual and corporate proposals, and reports
Assist with preparation for stakeholder meetings
Execute Direct mail campaigns
Perform donor/foundation prospect research and analysis
Collaborate as needed with team to develop donor and partner communications
Assist with all development and institutional advancement content creation
Assist with development related Board meeting preparations
Support donor/sponsor fulfillment and recognition
Staff performance/event duty as assigned
Assist with all facets planning and execution of cultivation events, including managing volunteers
Maintain the accuracy and integrity of databases by ensuring that all information is kept current
Analyze and enter data; generate reports on donor giving
Support database-accounting reconciliations
Perform other basic administrative duties

Desired skills/experience:

Relevant experience in arts administration, cultural non-profit organizations preferred
Previous development, fundraising, or institutional advancement experience strongly preferred
Excellent written and verbal communications skills
Superior organizational ability and attention to detail
Ability to troubleshoot and proactively remedy database issues
Experience with graphic design, Adobe suite, or similar preferred
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Facile knowledge/user of software applications (i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, email, search engines, databases), familiarity with SalesForce/Patron Manager, Asana, Microsoft 365 preferred

This is a full-time position. Anticipated Salary:  $35,000

Anticipated hire date: May 15, 2021 or sooner

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to admin@first-works.org

Benefits include health and dental insurance, vacation; and the ability to have an impact on creating access and engagement with the arts and bettering the lives of children in Providence and across Rhode Island.

FirstWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Women, gender-nonconforming, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Development Associate
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Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. States: Rhode Island.
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