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Individual Giving & Philanthropy Manager
Freight & Salvage

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Individual Giving & Philanthropy Manager

Freight & Salvage

Job Summary

Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 1 day ago
Job Role
Marketing Manager
Employer's Industry
Arts & Entertainment, Nonprofit
Job Schedule
Evenings, Weekdays

Job Description

  Position Overview The Individual Giving & Philanthropy Manager guides solicitation strategies for gifts from individual donors – engaging with these donors through receptions, special events, and personalized communications. The ideal candidate will bring creativity and enthusiasm for helping the Freight & Salvage build and sustain relationships with donors and audience members. Candidates must be ready to contribute to a multi-cultural work environment that values equity and inclusion.   

Membership/Donor Program: · Develop and oversee strategies for engaging individual donors including direct mail, email, and on-site cultivation. · Generate database (Tessitura) reports and regular analysis of donor engagement.  · Use the database to manage an ongoing renewal cycle for current donors.  · Create special campaigns to engage donors throughout the year. · Manage donor pages on the website, produce/update membership brochure. · Assist with twice-annual direct-mail solicitation (design, production, list research, and strategy) · Attend one to two concerts each week to meet and greet donors and potential donors in the lobby of our venue. · Support board members as volunteer fundraisers and engage with the fundraising committee of the board.   

Events Management: · Coordinate regular events aimed at cultivating relationships with current donors, as well as engaging new donors. · Work closely with the Director of Development to produce the annual fundraising gala concert.   

General: · Participate in the creation of annual development goals and strategies. · Oversee production of annual donor wall. · Work with marketing team to develop posters and other promotional messages in support of development efforts. · Work with volunteers and house management team to maintain a presence in the lobby at concerts. · Support the Freight & Salvage commitment to equity and inclusion in all aspects of work.   

QUALIFICATIONS · Excellent people skills and customer-service orientation. · Excellent, engaging, writing skills, including the ability to write for various audiences. · Understanding of donor database software and/or CRM software. Willingness to learn new software, generate custom reports, and mine data from a variety of sources. · Demonstrated record of raising funds to support a non-profit.  · At least 3 years’ relevant work experience with non-profit organizations. · Familiarity with Tessitura database software a plus. · Ability to work collaboratively and independently. · Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously, adjusting workload to meet changing circumstances.   

ABOUT THE FREIGHT & SALVAGE The Freight & Salvage is a nonprofit music venue and education center dedicated to promoting the understanding and appreciation of traditional music - music that is rooted in and expressive of the great variety of regional, ethnic, and social cultures of peoples throughout the world. Founded in 1968, the Freight & Salvage is the longest running roots and traditional music venue West of the Mississippi. We present over 340 concerts and hundreds of classes each year.   Our Vision recognizes that music flows from a rich diversity of traditions and communities. The music we invite and produce in our venue speaks of love and inspiration, it challenges conventions, it is rooted in social justice, and it unites musicians, audiences, and students in the joy of sound and story. Our Values focus on: Traditional Music as an expression of human creativity across cultures and throughout time; Equity and Respect as fundamental human rights; The Connections between People that are strengthened by a shared love of music; Learning that inspires renewal and transformation; and Social Responsibility and Engagement that enrich our communities.

 Learn more at thefreight.org    

Business Overview

Our Story

Founded in 1968, the Freight & Salvage is the longest running roots and traditional music venue West of the Mississippi. We present over 340 concerts and hundreds of classes each year. Our Vision recognizes that music flows from a rich diversity of traditions and communities. The music we invite and produce in our venue speaks of love and inspiration, it challenges conventions, it is rooted in social justice, and it unites musicians, audiences, and students in the joy of sound and story. Our Values focus on: Traditional Music as an expression of human creativity across cultures and throughout time; Equity and Respect as fundamental human rights; The Connections between People that are strengthened by a shared love of music; Learning that inspires renewal and transformation; and Social Responsibility and Engagement that enrich our communities. 

Why Work With Us?

The Freight & Salvage is a nonprofit music venue and education center dedicated to promoting understanding traditional music - music that is rooted in and expressive of the great variety of regional, ethnic, and social cultures from around the world.

Team Size

11-50 team members

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Commuter Benefits
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Paid Time Off
Workplace
Collaborative
Community Oriented
Fun
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