The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art seeks a proactive self-starter with fundraising, direct appeal, gift solicitation, exhibition campaign development, and deep networking experience to assume the position of Manager of Individual Giving. UMOCA is seeking an individual who will, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Manager of Grants, build a roadmap for growth by creating and executing a comprehensive fundraising program; developing giving strategies and plans; and drawing on the organization’s portfolio of donors, supporters, and prospects. The ideal candidate will be able to work with the Executive Director to operationalize multi-faceted plans and drive outcomes, is committed to consistently learning and growing, and is big-picture oriented while also being obsessive about the details. A proven track record of successfully building relationships with high-net-worth individuals and soliciting major gifts is essential.
This position plays a vital role in growing philanthropic revenue for our organization and is an ideal fit for an entrepreneurial, innovative, and mission-driven individual who is personable and highly accountable. This position works closely and collaboratively with the Executive Director and Manager of Grants to create strategies, campaigns, and communications. The successful candidate must have a positive outlook with a team-player mentality. If UMOCA’s mission and commitment to contemporary art speaks to you, if you’ve previously designed and led creative fundraising initiatives, and if you’ve demonstrated an ability to effectively steward your current donor base while simultaneously attracting new, first-time philanthropic investors, you’re encouraged to apply.
Confidential inquiries, applications, and recommendations are welcome. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com, and include “Manager of Individual Giving,” in the subject line of your email. All inquiries or referrals will be held in strict confidence. Closing Date: Open until filled. Applications received by December 1st will received advance consideration.