Development Manager, Major Gifts
The California Film Institute (CFI) is looking for someone to support the Development Department’s fundraising efforts and donor fulfillment in the lead up to and through the annual Mill Valley Film Festival, and end-of-year campaign.
The California Film Institute (CFI) is looking for someone to support the Development Department’s fundraising efforts and donor fulfillment in the lead up to and through the annual Mill Valley Film Festival, and end-of-year campaign. While this is a contract position from July through December, CFI anticipates conducting a search for the permanent position this fall and candidates are welcome to be considered for both opportunities.
Working under the Director of Development and alongside the Membership Department, the Development Manager will support all aspects of fundraising and fulfillment for Major Donors from $2.5k to $100k+. They will ensure all donations are accurately processed in all databases and systems, and acknowledged accordingly across print and online platforms. They will coordinate direct appeal stewardship programs in print, email and online. In the lead up to the Mill Valley Film Festival, the Manager will collaborate with other departments to coordinate the fulfillment of festival benefits, such as ticket reservations, reserved seating, early entry and special events, and provide consistent high-quality customer service throughout.
Candidates should have excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency. They should be experienced working in databases and financial systems. They should have strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent customer service skills, as well as a commitment to inclusivity and the representation of diverse team members and audiences in CFI festivals and programs.
This position is available for remote work, but candidates should be aware that in-office and on-site theater work (San Rafael, CA) will increase in the lead up to and during the Mill Valley Film Festival in October.