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

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.

JOB DUTIES:
• 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.

REQUIREMENTS:
• 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