Reporting to the President & CEO, the Senior Director of Philanthropy will play a pivotal role in enhancing Arts Umbrella’s ability to positively impact the communities it serves by increasing the funds raised on an annual basis. The Senior Director of Philanthropy will build on past success, and will challenge and inspire the organization to meet its even higher aspirations.
As a member of the Senior Administrative Team, the Senior Director is responsible for providing overall leadership to a team of 10 development and events staff, with the possibility of including the marketing team as the position evolves.
The Senior Director will create and oversee the strategic approach to increasing the funds raised for Arts Umbrella by enhancing existing relationships, building new ones, and creating an atmosphere that is open to opportunities.
About Arts Umbrella
With a mission of “inspiring kids for life through the arts,” Arts Umbrella is a not-for-profit arts education center for children and youth ages 2 to 19. Arts Umbrella fosters the creativity of young people by providing innovative and quality visual and performing arts programs that inspire intellect, spirit, and passion. Delivering both tuition-based and free outreach programs, Arts Umbrella touches the lives of 16,000 children a year. Programs range from general to pre-professional courses in theatre, dance, painting, sculpture, architecture, film, photography, media arts, and more.
Why Arts Umbrella
For 35 years, Arts Umbrella has been offering a lively, positive, and supportive work environment and an opportunity to make a difference. We are passionate about the arts and believe that through education we can positively impact our community and our world. Arts Umbrella is an organization with a heart, where self-expression and creativity are valued and nurtured.
- Supports the President & CEO, colleagues, and the Board of Directors in providing information, counsel, and support in order to effectively fulfill fundraising responsibilities.
- Within the context of Arts Umbrella’s Strategic Plan, leads strategic planning efforts for development and establishes a long-term development plan with key objectives and tactics that must be undertaken to realize that plan. These are represented in annual operating plans that include a comprehensive & integrative range of fundraising and donor stewardship activities.
- Oversees all special events activities and ensures that Arts Umbrella develops and enhances the profile and support for the organization amongst all its public including parents, alumni, the corporate community, volunteers and staff.
- Works with the Revenue Development Committee of the Board in support of its meetings and activities to create and implement an integrated fund development program, which increases revenues to support the strategic direction of the organization.
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Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted.