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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

 
 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Director of Development is responsible for leading all development, fundraising and donor relationship efforts on behalf of the organization

SCOPE & Responsibilities

Reporting to and in partnership with Executive Producer (EP), the Director of Development (DD) will spearhead development efforts as Newport Festivals Foundation , Inc. (NFF) continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the DD will have the opportunity to architect the development function.

  • Develop and execute NFF annual fundraising plan
  •  Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Manage and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Cultivate and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors
  • Create and execute strategy for large sustained donor base.
  • Oversee organization of special events 
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Work with Creative Director on online donation platforms, email blasts, direct mailings, invitations for special events, donation acknowledgements
  • Manage Board of Directors festival ticket requests
  • Represent Newport Festivals Foundation at various Newport community events when needed

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