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Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager

Company: Mesa Arts Center
Date Posted: February 8, 2018

Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager
Mesa Arts Center

Job Description:  This position is listed on the City of Mesa’s job site as Management Assistant I.

Mesa Arts Center of the City of Mesa Department of Arts and Culture seeks a Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager for its Development office.

The primary role of this position is securing funding from corporations and foundations to support programming and operations, including grants research, identification, solicitation, cultivation and compliance, and building and sustaining corporate and foundation relationships.

This position is responsible for advancing strategies to generate significant contributions from corporate and foundation communities through managing a portfolio of new and existing prospects. This role will report to the Development Director and work closely with the Membership Coordinator, Budget Office, Marketing Department, Program Managers and Executive Director.

Mesa Arts Center seeks a motivated, energetic and capable development specialist with a passion for the arts, to write and manage grants and lead programs to cultivate corporate giving (philanthropic and sponsorships) and foundation support.

Duties: Key duties include research, analysis, grant writing, grant reporting, structuring and packaging sponsorship opportunities and acting as a primary steward of relationships with corporate and foundation representatives. Position requires ability to work independently, target and develop strategic contacts, participate in planning and tracking evaluation, and ensure deadlines are met.

The position requires a combination of progressively responsible experience in fundraising or related work for 3+ years and a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in non-profit or arts administration, communications, business, public administration or a related field.

Experience in grant writing, grant research, corporate giving and administrative problem solving is highly desirable, along with experience working in an arts organization, and especially a multidisciplinary arts organization.

How to apply: To apply, use the link below that will take you to the City of Mesa’s job website. Scroll down, read the information and click the I Agree button. Search for the title Management Assistant I then click on the title. The City’s job description will appear and you will see an APPLY button in a green box in the upper right-hand corner of the job description. Click on that and begin the application process.

Please attach a cover letter and resume to a completed online job application. This position will be posted from February 9 through February 22, 2018.

Salary range is:  $49,099.80 - $72,862.40.