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Development Manager Center for Furniture Craftsmanship

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The Center for Furni­ture Crafts­man­ship in Rock­port, Maine seeks to hire a Devel­op­ment Manager. This is a bene­fits-eligi­ble posi­tion report­ing directly to the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor and expected to work 32 hours per week.
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The Center for Furni­ture Crafts­man­ship (CFC) is a nonprofit, inter­na­tional school dedi­cated to provid­ing the best possi­ble educa­tion in wood crafts­man­ship and design through programs that serve profes­sional-track and amateur wood­work­ers at all skill levels. CFC seeks to hire a Devel­op­ment Manager. This is a bene­fits-eligi­ble posi­tion report­ing directly to the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor and expected to work 32 hours per week. The Devel­op­ment Manager will manage the school’s fundrais­ing efforts and donor relations. 

Specific respon­si­bil­i­ties include, but are not limited to:

• Work with the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor in devel­op­ing an annual fundraising plan

• Plan and imple­ment the annual appeal

• Research, write, and report on grants for both program-related and capital projects

• Oversee dona­tion process­ing and manage the donor database

• Iden­tify and imple­ment new devel­op­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties that fit the culture of the CFC

• Assist the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor in manag­ing rela­tion­ships with CFC’s major contrib­u­tors, donors, and volunteers

o Ensure acknowl­edge­ment of their support and contri­bu­tions to CFC

o Sched­ule and assist the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor and board members with donor calls, visits, and mailings

• Assist with meet­ings of the Board’s Development Committee

• Track and report data and infor­ma­tion to the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, the Devel­op­ment Commit­tee, and other depart­ments as needed

• Assist with plan­ning and execu­tion of events includ­ing occa­sional work outside regular business hours

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions

3+ years hands-on expe­ri­ence in fundrais­ing manage­ment, includ­ing annual giving, donor rela­tions, major gift solic­i­ta­tions, and event planning

• Excel­lent writing and verbal communication skills

• Proven ability to manage concurrent projects

• Compe­tence with word process­ing, data­bases, and spreadsheets

• Ener­getic, flex­i­ble, collab­o­ra­tive, and proactive

• Expe­ri­ence assist­ing an orga­ni­za­tion research and change their donor manage­ment soft­ware is a plus!

Compen­sa­tion & Benefits

32 hours per week, $45,000 – 50,000 per year commen­su­rate with expe­ri­ence. Bene­fits include medical insur­ance, paid time off, paid holi­days, free classes, and flex­i­ble sched­ul­ing. This posi­tion is intended to work on-site, but a pref­er­ence for remote work will be considered.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Exec­u­tive Direc­tor, Matt Hoggle, at matt.​hoggle@​woodschool.​org. Appli­ca­tions will be accepted until the posi­tion is filled.

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