Title Development Officer – Individual Giving
Organization Alley Theatre
Closing Date
Location Houston, TX

The Development Officer position will be responsible for managing a portfolio of 130 indvidual donors and prospects with the capacity to give up to $10,000. This position will play a vital role in identifying current donors and prospects who have the ability to becoming major donors at $5,000 and above. This position will be part of the Individual Giving team and will work closely with the Director of Individual Giving, Gift Officers, and the Research Analyst.

• Responsible for securing a minimum of $600,000 annually through donor solicitations.
• Responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of portfolio of 120 individual and corporate donors and prospects with the capacity to give up to $10,000 annually.
• Develop, execute, and evaluate strategies aimed at increasing donors and subscribers to the Centerstage Level.
• Work with Director of Individual Giving and Research Analyst to identify new prospects who can become major donors of $10,000 or more.
• Work evening and weekend patron events with the intent to build relationships with Alley Theatre donors. Events include Greenroom duty, CenterStage dinners, patron events, and working rehearsals.
• Be an active participant in a team-based fundraising department and provide additional assistance to other development staff members when possible.
• Meet stated financial goals.

In addition to the duties listed above, the Alley Theatre expects the following of each employee: adheres to theatre’s policies and procedures; works in a safe manner; performs duties as workload necessitates; maintains a positive and respectful attitude; communicates regularly with supervisor about department issues; demonstrates efficient time management and prioritizes workload; demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality; meets department productivity standards; participates in Alley Theatre events as needed or required; and completes other duties as assigned.

• Minimum of three years of experience in fundraising within the non-profit sector including direct solicitation experience, as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies.
• Excellent communication skills with demonstrable ability to prepare and present both formal written and oral presentations.
• Requires strong collaboration skills in order to work effectively across the organization and function consistently as a highly valued and high performing team player within the Development department and the organization.
• A demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Broad knowledge of individual giving fundraising principles (i.e. identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship).
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills.
• High attention to detail and accuracy
• Flexibility to work patron and special events that occur on the evenings and weekends
• Bachelor’s Degree required.

Job posting: https://www.alleytheatre.org/about-us/opportunities/employment

Website https://www.alleytheatre.org