Manages a large and complex set of fundraising campaigns designed to support the Kennedy Center’s artistic and education programming through the solicitation and stewardship of foundation, government, and corporate grants and sponsorships. Supervises a team of five development professionals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
45% Manage the solicitation of foundation, government, and corporate funding for designated support of select artistic and educational initiatives.
40% Manage fulfillment and reporting requirements for donors: Coordinate with special events, appropriate Kennedy Center staff and donor staff in the planning and execution of events that involve donors/sponsors including press conferences, receptions, fundraisers or cultivation events; write materials as necessary to meet requirements for property and donor; supervise the preparation of interim and final written and financial reports.
15% Act as a primary liaison to the programming and education staff to solicit information about program/project/festival plans as they are developed.
Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is a world premier performing arts organization and our nation’s cultural center. Diversity is a critical component of our mission, vision, and values. Our staff exhibits a wide variety of perspectives and experiences which enable us to foster and strengthen an environment of diversity and inclusion. We offer a comprehensive range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, and a 403(b) retirement plan.