Associate Director for Advancement (Santa Barbara, CA)

Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

123 E Canon Perdido St. near Santa Barbara St.

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compensation: $79,000-$87,000
employment type: full-time
job title: Associate Director for Advancement
Reports to:
Executive Director

Director of Membership and Rentals, Marketing Coordinator

Regular, full time, exempt

Scope of Position:
The Associate Director of Advancement will manage SBTHP’s fund development, facility rental, and membership programs with support from the Executive Director and Board Development Committee. In addition, the Associate Director for Advancement will manage the organization’s public relations and marketing efforts, including the Presidio Neighborhood marketing project.

Duties & Responsibilities

Fundraising >

• Identify, cultivate and solicit donations and sponsorships in partnership with the Executive Director and Development Committee.

• Plan and implement fundraising events, including Casa Cantina, Golf Tournament and POP!, and other revenue generating events, along with donor cultivation and thank-you events in conjunction with the Development and/or ad hoc Events committees.

• Manage and develop SBTHP’s major gifts and planned giving programs in partnership with the Executive Director and Development Committee.

• Work with the Executive Director to create appeals, including the annual and mid-year appeals.

• Oversee the membership program, including recruitment and retention of members, and development of membership recruitment materials, benefits, incentives and campaigns. Ensure recruitment effort at SBTHP programs and events.

• Support the board, staff and other volunteers in their fundraising objectives via training and by providing support materials and reports as required.

Administration >

• Prepare and manage the Development Department budget and related annual fundraising plan.

• Serve as staff liaison for the Development Committee and Events Committees as required to support the Committee’s fundraising activities.

• Maintain current and accurate filing system and database of foundation and donor communication, gifts, fundraising, contact lists for members, donors and prospective donors. Provide reports and status updates prospects and cultivation efforts as needed.

• Assist with grants administration as requested, specifically implementation of acknowledgement requirements from foundations.

Public Relations >

• Serve as primary organizational contact for the press. Answer and delegate inquiries as needed.

• Oversee the writing, design and production of publicity materials such as press releases, eNews, blog posts, flyers, postcard mailings and other promotional materials.

• Supervise the maintenance and updates to websites for SBTHP and the Presidio Neighborhood.

• Manage SBTHP’s social media presence, including Facebook, Instagram and WordPress.

Management >

• Manage and supervise Director of Membership and Facility Rentals and Marketing Coordinator. Ensure that rental processes and procedures are providing effective income for the organization.

• Manage and supervise interns and other support staff that may be hired to assist with tasks in this job description and oversee hiring and performance evaluation for these positions.

SBTHP is a diverse organization with a small staff and many activities. All staff members, including the Associate Director for Advancement, must be versatile and cooperative in carrying out a variety of responsibilities and duties, as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications & Requirements

Education >
• A bachelor’s degree is required, MA in Nonprofit Administration or equivalent preferred.

Required Experience/Attributes >
• Three to five years professional experience in the fundraising field, and proven track record of success
• Fundraising database experience
• Facility with Microsoft Suite
• Some graphic design experience (InDesign, and Photoshop)
• Experience in staff supervision and volunteer management
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Self-starter, with initiative and ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to work effectively with volunteers
• Creativity and originality in developing new strategies for annual giving and public relations
• Project management and budgetary planning skills
• Must be available to work occasional nights, weekends
• Skill and affinity for public speaking

Usual schedule:
40 hours per week, general office hours Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 5:00 PM with flexibility for weekends and evenings as needed to accommodate SBTHP events and programs.

$79,000-$87,000 based on experience. Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision insurance (employee premium paid by employer); paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays; 401k plan.

Application Process:
A complete application form, cover letter and resume are required. The cover letter should include a statement about how your experience will support implementation of SBTHP’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Policy, and also support the organization’s mission and values. Please send application package to Anne Petersen.
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