• In collaboration with the Vice President, Development, create and implement a growth-oriented Annual Fund strategic plan incorporating the strongest possible renewal plan, acquisition for new donors, direct mail, telemarketing, e-solicitations, online giving, social media and the use of other new technologies. • Manage a portfolio of 50-75 annual giving donors (up to $5,000) and prospects with a focus on acquiring new individual donors. • Manage a donor group of Canadian Friends through active stewardship, cultivation and solicitation. • Achieve personal target of $100,000 in annual giving initially, with appropriate increases determined by the Vice President, Development in following years. • Establish performance objectives/measures, goals, work plans and weekly managerial reports for the Annual Fund program, revising the strategic plan as necessary. • Prepare annual budget for program. Submit on a timely basis to Vice President, Development, for inclusion in overall Development budget. Review expenditures in this area. • Provide mailing lists from database for mailing of newsletters, concert programs, annual report, direct mail appeals, event invitations, solicitations and more as needed. • Support accurate donor information acquisition and retention in accordance with regulations, obligations and Artis—Naples policies and procedures. • Work with the Patron Services team to coordinate appropriate acknowledgement processes to ensure Annual Fund donors are thanked in a timely manner and letters are updated on a regular schedule. • Create and secure approvals for stewardship activities of benefit to donors. Attend events as needed, especially during peak season. Evening and weekend work should be expected. • Provide support to management, Patron Services, Finance and Volunteers through Tessitura expertise. • Join with others to work on special projects and efforts that contribute to the organization’s goals. • Maintain shared drive files and folders. • Observe safety requirements. Report safety issues and items requiring work orders to Supervisor or Security. • Work effectively with all Artis—Naples team members.
Education/Experience • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, non-profit or arts management required. • Four+ years of progressively responsible experience in Annual Fund and/or membership fundraising, or as an integrated marketing professional with revenue generation responsibilities. • Demonstrated ability to conceive and implement strategies that resulted in sustained long-term growth in annual support. • Progressive growth and consistent achievement of goals. • High energy, sense of humor and grace under pressure. • Knowledge of and/or interest in music and both the visual and performing arts preferred.
Home of The Baker Museum and the Naples Philharmonic, Artis—Naples is unique among cultural institutions nationwide, equally dedicated to both the performing and visual arts featuring artists of global distinction.
KIMBERLY K. QUERREY and LOUIS A. SIMPSON CULTURAL CAMPUS
Led by CEO and President Kathleen van Bergen and Sharon and Timothy Ubben Music Director Andrey Boreyko, we offer audiences more than 800 paid and free events annually within a variety of venues and settings situated throughout the 8.5-acre Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus. Artis—Naples welcomes more than 300,000 visitors each year for a broad array of artistic and educational opportunities perfect for audiences of all backgrounds and interests. The Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus is home to five buildings, including two performance halls (Frances Pew Hayes Hall and Myra J. Daniels Pavilion), The Baker Museum, the Toni Stabile Education Building and the Kohan Administration Building.
In the 2014-15 season, Andrey Boreyko assumed the title of Music Director and serves in this capacity for Artis—Naples. Boreyko is internationally recognized as on...e of the most exciting and dynamic conductors working today. This appointment, extended into 2020, marks his first American post.
The Wall Street Journal says van Bergen and Boreyko have ushered in “an impressive new phase” for classical music in Southwest Florida.
THE NAPLES PHILHARMONIC
The Naples Philharmonic has long been recognized as one of the cornerstones of Southwest Florida’s arts community. As the resident orchestra of Artis—Naples, the Naples Philharmonic performs more than 140 orchestral and chamber music concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts annually between September and June in the 1,477-seat Hayes Hall, the 283-seat Daniels Pavilion and around the Southwest Florida region.
In 2009, Jack Everly was named Principal Pops Conductor and continues today in that role bringing pops performances that celebrate music in its many forms. In 2017, Romanian conductor Radu Paponiu was named Assistant Conductor of the Naples Philharmonic and director of the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra.
THE BAKER MUSEUM
The Baker Museum is one of the foremost fine arts museums in Southwest Florida. The museum hosts several traveling exhibitions annually to complement installations of works from its permanent collections. Comprising more than 4,000 objects, the Museum’s broad holdings of 20th and 21st century art reflect the generosity and commitment of area collectors. Of particular strength are the Museum’s collections of American and Mexican modern art.
With more than 15 years of collecting and exhibiting, the Museum is dedicated to stewardship and scholarship from both its growing permanent collections and outside sources. At the same time, The Baker Museum seeks out the best traveling exhibitions from the leading arts institutions in the world—including recently the Smithsonian Institutions, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—to enrich the Southwest Florida community.
EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY
In addition to creating and presenting visual and performing arts, Artis—Naples provides robust education and community activities for students of all ages. More than 45,000 students from Collier County Public Schools interact with Artis—Naples education programming each year both on its cultural campus and in classrooms.
The Lifelong Learning program provides engaging lectures and study opportunities for adults seeking to engage more deeply with the arts.
The Friends of Artis—Naples, with more than 2000 members, offers activities, travel experiences and events geared toward creating a deeper relationship between patrons and the arts.
In 2017, Artis—Naples acquired the Naples International Film Festival, expanding its film offerings and providing a platform for the festival’s continued excellence and growth.