Staff Job Openings
Community Music Center staff share the belief that the joys of making music belong to everyone. Many of us are musicians, but not all!
Interim Development Coordinator October 10, 2017 – February 15, 2018
Overview of the Position
Candidate will be a service- and detail-oriented person with a passion for community arts education who will work with the Development Director to coordinate, manage and grow all aspects of CMC’s annual campaigns and initiatives, manage special events and ensure the effective use of CMC’s donor database.
Reporting to the Development Director, this position requires a detailed and results-oriented individual with strong communication skills; Salesforce database expertise; the ability to effectively manage multiple projects and timelines and a proven track record of non-profit fundraising.
- Work with the Development Director to help develop the strategy and program(s) for Individual Giving; Corporate partnerships; friend raising and fund raising events and support, when required, grant-writing and research. Implement the strategy.
- Manage CMC’s donor database on the Salesforce CRM platform, including entering all donations and new donor information, and generating acknowledgments in a timely fashion. Maintain and create new database reports for donor listings, campaign results, solicitor updates and next step strategies.
- Manage and implement donor communications, both direct mail and online, particularly in the timely execution of gift acknowledgment, as well as preparation of invitations, fundraising letters, mailing lists, and templates
- Play a major role in the coordination of special events that include the Annual Gala, Performathon, and donor cultivation events. Responsible for project management, budgeting, monitoring progress towards goals, contracts and invoicing. Utilize current applications, such as SmartSheet and Google Docs, Rallybound, Network for Good and others to calendar and monitor events and projects.
- Assist in planning and implementation of cultivation and donor appreciation events at CMC and other locations around San Francisco. Attend and represent CMC staff, as requested by Development Director at designated programs and concerts taking place at CMC.
- Support the CMC Development Committee at monthly meetings and follow through with support to help build donor pipeline; create cultivation and stewardship strategies for individual donors and corporate decision makers.
- Act as liaison with Development Committee Chair and Development Director in all aspects of meeting administration for the both the Development Committee and the CMC Board of Directors. Prepare and post to CMC Board resource website all materials for bi-monthly board meetings. Prepare monthly giving reports, committee agenda and handouts, and take and distribute meeting minutes.
- Collaborate on a regular basis with Development team members, as well as Program and Marketing staff, as designated by the Development Director, to integrate and leverage strategies to achieve CMC’s goals.
- Oversee regular reconciliation with Finance department to reconcile individual donations in a timely manner so that entries are accurate and accounting deadlines are met.
- Fulfill any special projects as needed and assigned by the Development Director
- Adhere to the principals of the Donor Bill of Rights* and subscribe to a culture of philanthropy in all dealings with CMC stakeholders
- A minimum three years nonprofit development in individual giving, particularly managing fundraising campaigns, require
- A minimum two years experience managing special events
- Expertise in Salesforce database required, particularly in building reports and customizing applications used by organization
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Ability to communicate clearly and interact effectively with volunteers, CMC staff and faculty and students and the public
- Proficiency using MS Word, Excel and Google applications Ability to take on other project management applications, such as SmartSheet and Rallybound
- A Bachelor’s degree is required
- This is a contract position lasting 4.1 months starting from October 10, 2017 and ending February 15, 2017. Work for 18 hours per week. Weekly schedule to be determined with some evening and weekend hours as needed. One day paid training with CMC’s current Development Coordinator and Development Director will be set in first week in October 2017. Will work primarily on site at the Mission District Branch, 544 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA.
- Set hourly compensation rate commensurate with experience. (Non-exempt)
About Community Music Center
Community Music Center was founded in 1921, with the mission of making music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial status. During the 2016- 2017 school year, CMC served over 2,600 students of all ages and levels and financial backgrounds and offered nearly $2M in tuition assistance. CMC launched a capital campaign in 2013, to expand and re-imagine its Mission District campus by incorporating a newly acquired Victorian building next door to its existing building and concert hall. CMC has received a number of regional and national foundation awards and grants, including the Google Impact Challenge Award; the Bloomberg Philanthropies Capacity Building Grant and an Aroha Philanthropies leadership grant for the Capital Campaign, as well as grants to CMC programs supporting Creative Aging.
Qualified and interested candidates for this position should email a resume and thoughtful cover letter to:
firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, August 4, 2017.
Faculty Job Openings
The faculty of Community Music Center share the belief that the joy and satisfaction of learning to make music should be available to everyone, regardless of age, talent or means. Community Music Center seeks instructors with experience teaching a variety of styles, including western classical, jazz, rock, blues, Latin, flamenco, middle eastern and Chinese music.
There are no openings at this time.
CMC is happy to keep resumes on file for future piano faculty job openings. Please send resumes to CMCfacultyopenings@sfcmc.org.