Position Overview In partnership with the CEO and Board, the Development Manager will plan, lead, organize, and execute strategies to raise funds from a variety of sources. This position will create a compelling case for support and use it to raise funds and build awareness and visibility of the organization across the YAV service area. This position has the primary responsibility for identifying, writing and reporting grants, creating and tracking individual, foundation and corporate donor appeals, overseeing donor related marketing and communications and special events. This position reports to the CEO.
Plan, develop, and implement outreach strategies to promote YAV’s mission, programs, and services (i.e. grant writing, reporting, management, and funder stewardship).
Develop and execute a fundraising plan including annual giving, donor development, and other fundraising events.
Serve as staff liaison for YAV’s Fundraising and Development Committee and Special Events sub-committee.
Research and identify possible funding resources and assist CEO to secure such funding.
How to Apply
Please send an email with attached resume and three professional references to ceo[at]yav.org. Resume reviews will begin immediately.
Bachelor’s degree in business, arts administration or another related field of study
Prior nonprofit experience
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experienced with social media platforms for businesses like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.
Experience with Donor Perfect, or donor management software
Well-developed research and networking skills
Additional Salary Information: Salary with paid time off, health insurance, life insurance, and opportunity to contribute to a 403(b)-retirement plan
About Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia
Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia is the leading provider of high-quality arts-in-education programming in Virginia YAV offers an array of arts performances and workshops grounded in Virginia’s core curriculum, residencies for children of all ages, and professional development for teachers in arts-integration techniques that improve students’ literacy skills, motivation to read, and ability to learn.