Development Associate

Pasadena Playhouse

Pasadena, CA


● Database Management and Gift Processing (30%)
○ Manages Tessitura donor database. This includes accurately processing on a daily basis all pledges, gifts and payments; training other staff; troubleshooting; researching; pulling, building and refining all lists.
○ Proactively ensures the integrity of the database via data cleanup and refinement of best practices.
○ Coordinates with Finance to ensure monthly and year-end revenue reconciliation and compiles timely revenue data for reporting.

● Communications (25%)
○ Leads on all correspondence with donors, including gift acknowledgement, direct mail campaigns and emails, invitations, etc.
○ Builds strategic calendar of fundraising campaigns via direct mail and email.
○ Produces and tracks acknowledgement letters, invoices, renewals and other correspondence.
○ Prepares benefit fulfillment as well as donor lists for the website, donor rolls, etc.
○ Acts as department liaison to Marketing department.

● Events Support (25%)
○ Staffs and coordinates staffing of the member lounge before evening and weekend performances.
○ Assists in the planning and execution of special events.

● Fundraising (20%)
○ Manages wealth screening software to screen current donors/members and prospect for new names.
○ Potentially manages a portfolio of donors and will engage in all cycles of the donor cycle: cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.
○ Supports department operations such as scheduling, collaborating on special projects, and performing other duties as assigned.

Send resume and cover letter to [email protected] by 2/18/22.

Compensation is $53,000 (Non-Exempt). Benefits package includes medical, dental, life insurance coverage, PTO and a 403(b) plan.

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