Title Development Manager
Organization FotoFest
Closing Date
Location Houston, TX

The Development Manager is a full-time, exempt member of the FotoFest senior staff and, with the leadership and guidance of the Executive Director, the FotoFest Fundraising Committee, and Fundraising Committee Chair, the successful candidate will administer the coordination and implementation of FotoFest’s grants and contributed income programs to advance the organization’s mission, strategic goals and objectives by maximizing potential and increasing the base of support for FotoFest’s programs and activities.

• B.A. degree in appropriate field (business, nonprofit administration, or public administration, etc.)
• Three to five years of professional fundraising experience with a record of increasing responsibility and measurable accomplishments, preferably with an arts-related institution
• Advanced research, analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills, with the ability to present information in a variety of formats
• Demonstrated ability to plan, prioritize and problem solve creatively and effectively
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work well with colleagues, other employees, donors, and prospects
• Ability to perform well under pressure and work with tight deadlines
• Familiarity and experience with current computer software and technology, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and fundraising software(s)
• Strong sense of fundraising ethics and respect for confidentiality of donor information
• Ability to work on multiple projects collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-based environment
• Ability to keep track of the big picture while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and exercise professional judgment
• Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job
• Familiarity with Houston, photography, and contemporary art collectors and donors will be considered a plus

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF or Word to info@fotofest.org. No phone calls please. Applicants whose candidacy is being considered will be contacted. Review of applications will begin on January 28, 2019.

Website http://home.fotofest.org/about/employment.aspx