Position Summary: The Director of External Affairs in responsible for the fundraising, marketing and communications for the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center. The Director of External Affairs will also be the lead staff support for the capital campaign steering committee. Responsibilities include identification, assessment, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a portfolio of major gift prospects in support of the organization’s mission and goals.
Requirements: *Bachelor’s Degree *Excellent communication and interpersonal skills *Ability to understand the needs and interests of major donors *Ability to develop relationships between major donors and LVPAC *Proven success in providing strategic direction and daily management of fundraising and marketing activities *Demonstrated integrity to gain the trust and confidence of board members, campaign leadership *Seven years of successful experience in development *Three years of successful experience in major giving and/or capital campaign fundraising *Three years of successful experience in marketing, communications and public relations *Knowledge of Tessitura, Razors Edge, or other constituent management software essential
To apply: Submit resume, three work-related references, salary history and brief cover letter describing interest, qualifications and experience to: Director of External Affairs Search Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center 2400 First StreetLivermore, CA 94550 or [email protected]