Arts & Science Council

The Vice President of Philanthropy (VPP) is a key member of the Arts & Science Council’s (ASC) Leadership Team, overseeing the planning and execution of all contributed revenue activities and resources. Specifically, the VPP has responsibility for overseeing all volunteer, sales and promotional activities needed to successfully reach annual individual, corporate, foundation, and workplace giving goals. This position serves as major gift officer for the organization and lead planned giving, endowment, and various donor engagement strategies that fuel the contributed revenue growth of ASC.

In partnership with the President and Board leadership, this position will play a vital role in developing and launching innovative new donor engagement strategies that will increase ASC’s contributed revenue in support of its mission. Works closely with VP’s of Public Relations & Marketing, Community & Artist Support, and Public Art.

Externally, the VPP will be a relationship-builder who maintains a high professional profile and can cultivate resources that enhance ASC’s role in the community. As a result of this community interaction, donor understanding of ASC’s mission and vision should be clear and defined.

Internally, the VPP will lead the Philanthropy Team and coordinate resources in a year-round donor engagement strategy to address the growth and sustainability for ASC and its work for the cultural community. The VPP is responsible for increasing staff skill and effectiveness within the Philanthropy Team and should employ innovative staffing strategies that leverage budget dollars and promote retention. The VPP will ensure that the Philanthropy Team is aware and supportive of all other programmatic areas.

The VPP leads the strategic implementation of recommendations made by the Cultural Vision Plan as they relate specifically to ASC’s Philanthropy program. The VPP must have the capacity to guide and lead the program in the context of best business practices, current philanthropic trends and ASC’s commitment to cultural equity.
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