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Shakespeare on the Sound - DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE - GRANT WRITER - SHOW PROGRAM ADS (Part-time) Shakespeare on the Sound, Norwalk, CT seeks a part-time Development Associate (20-25 hour/week) to drive fundraising initiatives for the organization in collaboration with the company's Executive Director and Board of Directors.
This is to include the execution of strategies for cultivating and soliciting donations from all giving sectors, and for strategies for recognition and stewardship of existing donor base; Manage the direct mail campaigns. Must be a self-starter, organized, creative, collaborative, enthusiastic and a flexible team player with excellent written and oral communication skills. Responsible for preparation of grant and foundation research, proposals and reports; working closely with the organization's fundraising events including the Annual Gala.
Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in related field. 3-5 years experience in non-profit fund-raising. A level of comfort in cultivating donors and directly soliciting major gifts.Strong understanding of fund-raising software (Donorperfect) including databases, segmentation, tracking, donor research, and wealth screening, in addition to Word and Excel. Some additional hours necessary during several times of the year for production duties and special events. Email cover letter, resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE