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Artspace Projects Inc.

Advancement Associate

Location: Minnesota - Twin Cities
City: Minneapolis, MN
Type: Full Time
Category: Development and fundraising
Benefits: Yes
Salary: DOQ / Benefits: Medical and dental care, 403(b) Savings Plan, Health Savings Account, personal accrual of travel miles, hotel points and other travel benefits, generous PTO.
Deadline: March 31, 2017

Job description

Artspace is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Advancement team in our Minneapolis office. The Advancement Associate – a new position – will coordinate activity in support of the Advancement Department, including help developing and implementing strategies to build and support a broader base of Foundation, Corporate, and individual donor support. The Advancement Department is comprised of three Vice Presidents of Advancement and the Annual Fund Director. The position will start in June 2017 and report to the Annual Fund Director.


Coordinate, and frequently implement, the activities – grants, sponsorships, direct mail and individual requests, etc. – that generate Annual Fund support

Execution of donor stewardship mailings; including working closely with designers and the mail house to coordinate delivery of print pieces

Conduct prospect research on individuals, foundations and corporations

Conduct ongoing stewardship of individual, foundation and corporate funders

Support in the planning and execution of donor events

Maintain donor/grant database and files

Work on special project assignments for the Advancement Department

Qualifications or requirements

Driven to exceed goals and welcoming of opportunity and new responsibilities

Strong written and verbal communications

Detail-oriented and adept at CRM databases

Effective project/event management skills

Sophistication with prospect research

3 – 5 years experience in a Development Department

Direct mail campaign management a plus

Online fundraising experience a plus

Support of volunteer fundraisers a plus

Grant writing experience a plus

How to apply

Artspace provides equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or status with regard to public assistance, disability, sex or age.

Please send cover letter, resume and three references by March 31, 2017 to Kate Tucker at [email protected] RE: Advancement Associate Position