Development Coordinator

deadline: Monday, June 26, 2017

Abington Art Center
Development Coordinator

Position Description

Abington Art Center is seeking a Development Coordinator. Working under the direction of the Executive/Artistic Director and an experienced fundraiser serving on the Board, the Development Coordinator will develop and expand all fundraising activities which provide critical financial support for the Art Center, including annual fund, individual giving, grant submission and reporting, membership and sponsorship. This is a 20 hour/week position. Telephone Interviews begin the week of June 26. Finalists will be asked to come for in-person interviews.

About the Organization

Since its founding in 1939, Abington Art Center has been a leading cultural institution in upper Montgomery County. Under the new leadership of Hana Iverson, the Art Center is poised to become a regional and national leader as a cultural, collaborative laboratory. The Center continues to offer three indoor galleries, year-round educational programming for ages eight through eighty, summer concerts, and a 27-acre Sculpture Park that will provide the canvas for exploring and combining art, ecology and technology. The inauguration of a new Innovation Center that accommodates a new Makerspace and Fiber Studio, has been made possible by a partnership with Penn State University’s Abington campus. The refurbished and modernized facilities increase the opportunity for a wide range of new programming that includes workshops, Maker-Faires, institutional collaborations, and a residency program for artists.

Qualifications

This is an exciting opportunity for those interested in arts administration and running a nonprofit organization. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in Arts Management or related cultural field, excellent communication and writing skills, superb organizational ability, outgoing personality, be proactive and have a keen interest in learning along with a strong commitment to the arts. This position will require the ability to work evenings and weekends as required. Some travel will be involved. Previous fundraising experience and experience in the nonprofit sector is a plus. Abington Art Center is an equal opportunities employer.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and two professional references to Hana Iverson, Executive/Artistic Director, Abington Art Center, 515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046 or email jobs2@abingtonartcenter.org. Review of applicants will begin the week of June 26 and continue until position is filled.

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