Donations Manager, Freedom Tower and Museum of Art and Design

  • 03 Oct 2019 7:57 AM
    Message # 7915923
    John Witek (Administrator)

    Salary    $63,546 - $79,433

    Department       Museum of Art and Design

    Reports To          Executive Director Galleries System

    Closing Date       Open Until Filled

    FLSA Status         Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

    First Review Date             October 3, 2019               

                    The Donations Manager is responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation and closing of grants and corporate sponsorships, both in cash and in-kind contributions, for the Freedom Tower, MOAD MDC and the special collection galleries, the Cuban Legacy Gallery and the Kislak Center. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College’s District Board of Trustees.

                    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Secures funds needed for the operation and implementation of museum & galleries programs from foundations, corporate sponsors, and individuals
    • Secures in-kind goods and services needed for the operation and implementation of museum, galleries and public programs, including but not limited to: food and beverage, hospitality, advertising, media placement, equipment, venues, printing, artist travel, and transportation of artworks
    • Coordinates and follows-up with all the proposals as well as all on-line applications for funding submitted to corporate sponsors, corporate giving programs, private foundations, and media partners
    • Develops, implements, and tracks specific efforts to identify, solicit, and steward new donors and sponsors as well as retaining established supporters
    • Seeks and cultivates relationship and attends community events to promote programs, including museum membership programs, and identify sponsorships opportunities
    • Works under the guidance of the Executive Director of Cultural Affairs and the Director of Development to meet Cultural Affairs’ advancement goals, providing development status reports when requested
    • Utilizes research, analysis, trends, technology, communication resources, personal contacts, volunteers, and staff to create lasting relationships with individual donors and sponsors
    • Creates, secures and fosters cash corporate sponsorship to meet annual revenue goals set at the beginning of each fiscal season, including the negotiation, drafting and execution of proposals and contracts within legal and business standards set forth by the College
    • Recruits and oversees a team of consultants, individual vendors, interns and volunteers involved in event and sponsor fulfillment to ensure key deliverables are conducted on schedule and with high degree of quality
    • Fulfills all benefits of grants and corporate sponsorship agreements to include ticketing, advertising, branding, signage, accessibility, booth space/logistical needs, and valuation reports
    • Prepares and provides relevant documents to potential and confirmed sponsors, such as, letters of agreement, invoices, proposals, benefit summaries or benefit comparisons
    • Creates and maintains sponsor files for each program and each sponsor, including all master databases
    • Creates and executes “thank you” wrap packages and detailed reports including data, photographs as well as material samples, at the conclusion of each contractual relationship, incorporating a renewal request strategy.
    • Develops fundraising campaigns and measurement tools and strategies
    • Performs other duties as assigned

                    Minimum Requirements

    •Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and three (3) years of related experience; or Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in a related field and seven (7) years of related experience.

    • Formal training in sponsorship and grant writing techniques.
    • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
    • Knowledge and understanding of Miami Dade College organization, goals and objectives and policies and procedures
    • Strong knowledge of contemporary art, visual arts, museums and historical venues, and industry philanthropic practices
    • Knowledge of best practices in corporate, foundation and governmental gift solicitation practices
    • Possess strong knowledge of the business and philanthropic communities (local and national)
    • Knowledge of obtaining sponsorship and skill in grant writing
    • Possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
    • Detailed knowledge of Foundation process and procedures, including rules and regulations
    • Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
    • A strong and already established network in South Florida/familiarity with the South Florida funding community and/or the arts and culture funding communities
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments
    • Ability to work as part of a team and detail-oriented
    • Ability to work in high-pressure event atmosphere
    • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff                    

    Employer : Miami Dade College


    Last modified: 03 Oct 2019 10:31 AM | John Witek (Administrator)