Title VP of Advancement
Organization Casa Mañana
Closing Date
Location Fort Worth TX

OBJECTIVE: Design and implement comprehensive institutional advancement programs to significantly increase patron involvement and fundraising outcomes.
HOURS: Full time Exempt
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00 pm
Evening and Weekend hours based on theatre schedule and after-hours donor events

• Oversee a development team that covers Casa Mañana’s annual fund, corporate and foundation relationships, major gifts and planning, capital campaigns, stewardship and data management
• Participate in strategic discussions with the executive producer and the leadership team regarding the financial growth of Casa Mañana
• Maintain close, working relationships with the Board of Directors and key donors and prospects
• Create and execute fundraising campaigns that advance the mission, vision, and short and long-term goals of Casa Mañana, including plans and budgets for the annual fund, gala, and capital funds
• Maintain a dynamic portfolio of high-net worth individuals and secure major, capital, and planned gifts
• Hire, train and develop a team that regularly meets or exceeds accountable, goal-oriented outcomes
• Maintain cooperative, working relationships with other departments including marketing, box office and production, whose cooperation is essential to effective stewardship and fundraising
• In tandem with marketing, devise effective internal and external methods of messaging and communication from the development department
• Serve as an exemplary advocate in the community with local leaders, business and corporate partnerships, building relationships between them and Casa Mañana
• Perform other responsibilities and duties as assigned

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience

SKILLS: Must have strong work ethic, personal integrity, emotional intelligence, a sense of humor and the ability to work with a diverse group of individuals; strong leadership, communication, strategic and planning skills; understanding of ticketing systems; proficient in all Microsoft Office applications; the ability to see the big picture and how all departments fit in the puzzle; finds energy in the hustle and bustle of a performing arts organization

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 10 years’ experience in a senior level advancement position in the performing arts with proven track record of fundraising success and financial growth in an organization. Must present a history of building advancement programs with documented success of numerous major gifts.
Please send cover letter and resume to employment@casamanana.org

Casa Mañana is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse arts community in Fort Worth. We welcome applicants of all abilities, ethnicities, gender identities and ages to apply for positions. Casa Mañana is an equal opportunity employer.

Website https://www.casamanana.org