Vice President of Development
About ArtsFund: For nearly 50 years ArtsFund has raised funds to strengthen the community by supporting the arts through leadership, advocacy and grant making. We do this work because the arts are key to building healthy, vibrant communities. ArtsFund is the only nonprofit in the region that raises funds to support the Puget Sound arts sector on a holistic level. We serve 120+ cultural partners, large and small, established and emerging, in performing, visual, literary, and multidisciplinary arts. Last year these groups produced over 10,000 exhibits/performances, provided 1.7 million free or discounted tickets and enabled 833,000 students to access arts programming. The following values and guiding principles are the foundation for our work and define how we advance our mission and serve as a bridge between the philanthropic, corporate and public sectors. At ArtsFund we:
Ignite Passion for the Arts: We believe arts and culture inspire, empower, and transform individuals and communities.
Promote Equitable and Inclusive Communities: We believe the arts should be accessible to all and reflect, represent, and engage the entire community.
Innovate through Collaboration and Leadership: We believe our impact and relevance, and that of the arts sector, are deepened though continuous learning, creative leadership, and strategic partnerships.
Position Summary: The Vice President of Development (VPD) serves as a key member of ArtsFund’s Leadership Team, providing thoughtful strategic and operational leadership. The VPD will join an incoming CEO and an existing leadership team in strategic planning and help inform new strategies for ArtsFund. The VPD is responsible for designing, implementing and overseeing all fundraising campaigns, programs and events. Must have demonstrated experience cultivating and soliciting high‐net worth individuals; securing new corporate partnerships; and creatively expanding sources of support.
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