As a member of the Development/Communications team, the Coordinator of Community Campaign and Employee Engagement seeks ways to deepen and expand involvement and support among the region’s businesses. Central to this position is helping to maintain and grow a solid base of employee donors. Primary opportunities for achieving growth targets in this position come from increasing steady campaigns, leveraging signature events like CincySings and ArtsWave Days, improving donor acquisition and retention through collaborations with arts organizations and promotion of donor benefits, and from deploying strategic growth plans in established and target companies.
Reports to: VP, Community Campaign
Essential Functions & Responsibilities
Support the development team by assisting with administrative work as needed – planning and executing meetings, printing of letters and pledge cards, strategic follow up on accounts.
With the development team build and maintain year-round relationships with key contacts at assigned business accounts, with increasing responsibility for shepherding $350,000 - $500,000 annually.
Assist with the development of customized business plans that successfully increase dollars raised and participation from assigned corporate partners each year, leveraging all tools and resources to plan and execute multiple events according to individual corporate needs for employee engagement, retention, and philanthropic/community objectives.
Motivate, engage, and support volunteers at all levels so that their experience working with ArtsWave is the best out of all possible volunteer experiences in this community and so that they can reasonably deliver on ArtsWave expectations.
Help drive, manage and optimize ArtsWave Pass, CincySings, Cincinnati Reds partnership and other promotional and signature events to raise revenue and awareness, in close collaboration with other team members and volunteers.
Track and report progress to goals using database and shared document templates. Help maintain accuracy and usefulness of the database by consistently documenting key touchpoints with donors and accurately entering and tracking prospects.
Participate in cabinet meetings and volunteer training sessions as assigned.
Serve as staff lead for ArtsWave Bulk sales.
Customer Service back-up for ArtsWave Pass
Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events.
Demonstrated ability to both listen and interact persuasively and personably with employees at all levels of organizations.
Attention to detail.
Ability to set goals and develop strategies for achieving them.
Ability to recognize opportunity and make connections.
Intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, and problem-solving capabilities.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize against stated objectives, and work independently.
Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, across departments, and with other organizations and entities.
Track record of sound judgment and decision-making.
Openness to new ideas, coaching and continual process improvement.
Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave.
Two or more years of experience in administration, sales or other relevant experience.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, nonprofit administration or equivalent is preferred.
Outstanding verbal, written, traditional and social media communication and public relations skills; public speaking ability is a plus.
Professional demeanor, appearance and manner.
Excellent computer skills, especially all MS Office programs including PowerPoint; experience with donor or customer relationship management databases.
With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts — music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals, and more — create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.