The Assistant, NSO Circles, will work with the Assistant Manager of NSO National Trustees & Circles and the Manager of NSO Individual Giving in the management and long-term development of the NSO Circles Campaign (donors $1,800—$14,999), including research, cultivation, acquisition, stewardship, and ongoing maintenance for both restricted and unrestricted contributions. The incumbent facilitates all aspects of the renewal cycle, including solicitations, gift entry, and acknowledgments, while also striving to build the Circles campaign through targeted and systematized prospecting.
The Assistant must be able to exercise discretion in order to prioritize assignments and work under significant pressure, as many projects are time sensitive, involving concurrent deadlines and donor interaction. Demonstrates ability to plan, organize, and manage time and projects for maximum productivity. An eagerness to communicate and problem solve with a positive attitude is essential.
Duties and Responsibilities:
100% Fundraising for NSO Circles Campaign
Assist in the management of the NSO Circles Campaign ($650,000 goal), including:
N/A Other duties as assigned.
N/A Respond to the needs and requests of Kennedy Center management and staff in a professional and expedient manner.
N/A Adhere to all employer policies and procedures.
Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate in person and on the telephone. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in order to operate computer keyboard, office equipment, and other essential tasks. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop, crouch, and reach with hands and arms. This position infrequently lifts, carries, or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is minimal, however attendance at major fundraising events and performances is required. In those conditions, the noise level is very loud.
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.