The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. CAAM's program areas include producing the largest Asian American film festival in the country, distributing Asian American titles to educational institutions, funding documentaries, producing original works, and increasing diversity of programs on public television. Visit our website for more information: http://www.caamedia.org.
Visit https://caamedia.org/about-caam/job-opportunities for more information on this position.
The Director of Development is responsible for fundraising and strategic communications for CAAM. Our diverse constituency includes individuals, governmental agencies, private foundations, corporate sponsors, small businesses, and other supporters. This management position leads the organization's development efforts and manages a staff of two.
The ideal candidate is an experienced fundraising professional who has a passion for Asian American media, is highly motivated and resourceful, and brings a sense of creativity and adaptability. The position requires strong management, oral and written communications skills, as well as a breadth of knowledge and experience in the range of development work.
Salary commensurate with experience. The position is full-time, exempt, salaried, and includes excellent benefits.
Responsibilities and Duties include but are limited to:
Lead the creation and implementation of fundraising plan with the Executive Director, development and administrative staff, and Board Development Committee
Management and oversight of major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, corporate support, special events and capital campaigns
Management and oversight of grant seeking and grant writing efforts
Support Executive Director in securing financial resources necessary for the organization
Identify and steward relationships with foundations, corporations, and individuals
Manage and track relationships with all donors and prospects
Develop organization-wide communications protocols, processes, messages, and materials
Oversee creation of marketing materials and coordinate external messages to funders, community partners, corporate sponsors, individual donors, and the general public
Hire, train, and supervise development staff
Provide support to the Board to fulfill its development goals
Helps manage annual Board retreat and quarterly Board meetings
Act as host of CAAM fundraising and special events
Attend and research local and national events to cultivate relationships with stakeholders and community partners as directed by Executive Director
Qualifications and Skills
At least five years of experience in development for non-profits
Demonstrated success in fundraising, with the ability to think strategically while executing tactically within resource constraints.
Ability to cultivate meaningful relationships with a broad range of funders and supporters
Excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize and work with multiple deadlines
Strong managerial skills, particularly in supervision and building effective teams
Capacity to take initiative, build consensus and to work effectively cross-departmentally
Working knowledge of communications and marketing strategies
Understanding of Asian American communities and media arts field a plus
Health, dental and vision and life insurance benefits provided. Optional participation in company 401k, FSA and commuter benefits
Job Type: Full-time, exempt
It is the policy of CAAM to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Send resume and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Development Director” in the subject line. No phone calls. Check CAAMedia.org for additional information.