Rhythms and Melodies of Brazil w/ Claudia Villela

 

Jazz Appreciation
Rhythms & Melodies of Brazil
w/ Claudia Villela

Wednesday, August 5, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Claudia Villela

Big Band Jazz in the Modern Era w/ Gordon Goodwin

 

Jazz Appreciation
Big Band Jazz in the Modern Era
w/ Gordon Goodwin

Wednesday, July 29, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Gordon Goodwin

The Music of Paco De Lucia w/ Caminos Flamencos

 

Jazz Appreciation
The Music of Paco De Lucia
w/ Caminos Flamencos

Wednesday, July 15, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Paco De Lucia

The Music of Paco De Lucia w/ Caminos Flamencos

 

Jazz Appreciation
The Music of Paco De Lucia
w/ Caminos Flamencos

Wednesday, July 15, 7:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Joe Henderson Lab

Jason McGuire

Major Gifts & Research Coordinator

Job Description

The Major Gifts & Research Coordinator reports to the Individual Giving Director and plays a critical role in increasing individual donor support. He/she is responsible for a wide variety of prospect donor research and major gift activities that increases the major gift pipeline. Key areas of emphasis include identifying, profiling, and qualifying prospects, estimating financial capacity and organizational affinity, pinpointing institutional linkages and funding interests. Additional responsibilities include supporting the Major Gifts Team (Director of Development, Individual Giving Director, Major Gifts Officer, CEO, and Executive Artistic Director) in activities such as gift processing, report generation, donor relations, event production, and general administrative duties.

Reports to: Individual Giving Director
Department: Development

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 33-year-old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. The budget for the 2014/2015 Season is more than $12 million with about half coming from ticket revenues.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and provide general administrative support for senior fundraising staff including: individual and institutional prospect research, list management, Tessitura database work, mailings, donor benefits/recognition fulfillment, and other functions as needed to support major and planned gifts fundraising.
  • Assist and support Board of Trustees and other volunteer leadership in fundraising activities as directed by senior staff.
  • Conduct, analyze, report, and present varying levels of research to support individual and institutional prospect identification, rating, and qualification for the annual fund, education programs, endowment, and planned giving.
  • Assist in the creation, tracking, and reporting of detailed major gift cultivation and solicitation moves management strategies, and corresponding plans.
  • Write confidential individual and institutional prospect profiles and briefings to prepare senior fundraisers for visits, events, and solicitations.
  • Maintain effective individual and institutional prospect research, management, and reporting systems that manage prospect tracking on and offline.
  • Review on and offline media for new donor/funder prospects as well as information pertinent to current individual and institutional prospects, donors/funders, giving trends, and individual, foundation, and corporate philanthropy.
  • Coordinate and manage individual and institutional prospect research requests and implement/maintain procedures for review.
  • Serve as Development team specialist in all prospect research needs including, but not limited to recording research in donor database, hard files, and the share drive, SFJAZZ’s prospect management system, Target Analytics and ResearchPoint, training, guidelines, and policies.
  • Conduct, report, and present research on SFJAZZ rental clients.
  • Provide customer service for Major and Planned Giving donors as needed.

Other Responsibilities:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Qualifications Sought:

Bachelors Degree with two to three years of direct experience within a nonprofit development department OR five years of progressive job related experience.

Status & Scope:

  • Persistent, resourceful, and motivated self-starter looking for a career in non-profit performing arts fundraising.
  • Highly organized, independent worker, with the ability to work under pressure to coordinate and prioritize multiple requests and meet competing deadlines.
  • Superior writing, editing, proofreading, and verbal and nonverbal communication skills as well as strong relationship-building and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated success in using a donor database; Tessitura experience a plus.
  • Collaborative work style and history of working effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Commitment to and ability to articulate SFJAZZ’s mission.

Working Conditions:The work schedule varies from customary office hours to some evenings and weekends, with peak periods of long hours during critical periods such as key fundraising months, VIP presentations, and special events.

Salary: The salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfjazz.org. All applications must be accompanied by a proper cover letter to be considered. Resumes will be accepted until position filled. Please no phone calls or faxes.

SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to create a diverse and harmonious workplace.

Sherlock Jr & One Week: Films + Performance by Club Foot Orchestra

 

Film + Music
Sherlock Jr. & One Week
Films + Performance

by Club Foot Orchestra

Sunday, August 23, 3:00pm · 5:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Club Foot Orchestra

The Maltese Falcon: Film + Performance by Lisa Mezzacappa’s avantNOIR

 

Film + Music
The Maltese Falcon
Film + Performance
by Lisa Mezzacappa’s avantNOIR

Sunday, August 23, 9:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

The Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon: Film + Performance by Lisa Mezzacappa’s avantNOIR

 

Film + Music
The Maltese Falcon
Film + Performance
by Lisa Mezzacappa’s avantNOIR

Sunday, August 23, 9:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Lisa Mezzacappa's avantNOIR

Birdman: Film + Live Drum Score Performance by Antonio Sánchez

 

Film + Music
Birdman
Film + Live Drum Score
Performance by Antonio Sánchez

Saturday, August 22, 7:00pm · 9:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Birdman

Birdman: Film + Live Drum Score Performance by Antonio Sánchez

 

Film + Music
Birdman
Film + Live Drum Score
Performance by Antonio Sánchez

Saturday, August 22, 7:00pm · 9:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Live Drum Score by Antonio Sanchez

'Round Midnight: Film + Panel Discussion

 

Film + Music
'Round Midnight
Pre-Film Panel Discussion
w/ Maxine Gordon, Bobby Hutcherson
& Ed Reed

Friday, August 21, 7:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Round Midnight

'Round Midnight: Film + Panel Discussion

 

Film + Music
'Round Midnight
Pre-Film Panel Discussion
w/ Maxine Gordon, Bobby Hutcherson
& Ed Reed

Friday, August 21, 7:30pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Bobby Hutcherson
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