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  Major Gifts Sponsorship Manager (20-30 hours per week) Job viewed 523 times.
  Job Description

Montalvo Arts Center is an oasis of culture and nature whose mission is to create and present arts of all types, nurture artists, and use our historic Villa, buildings, and grounds in innovative ways that engage people in the creative process.

Montalvo is seeking an experienced Major Gifts Sponsorship Manager who will be responsible for securing financial support for our special events, most notably our blockbuster art installation—Bruce Munro Chronicles of Narnia at Montalvo.

The Major Gifts Sponsorship Manager will be a passionate individual with a rich development background, who has progressive and successful experience in South Bay Area/Silicon Valley fundraising. The ideal candidate cares deeply about Montalvo’s mission, has a passion for the arts, and has experience working in nonprofit arts organization(s).

Duties include responsibility of event sponsorships and sales, event participant cultivation and growth, management of existing corporate relationships and development of new sources of corporate revenue. The Major Gifts Sponsorship Manager will also assist with other fundraising initiatives as an active member of our five-person development team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identification and development of opportunities to connect companies with the organization through existing events
  • Responsibility for creating and assisting with sponsorship proposals
  • Cultivation and management of event participants, companies and sponsors
  • Management of revenue streams and achieving event revenue goals
  • Responsibility for generating new business, and working towards annual goals
  • Conducting weekly sponsorship visits, including both solicitation and cultivation meetings with corporate prospects and stewardship visits with current corporate partners
  • Presentations to sponsors, general public, and volunteers
  • Management and implementation of other initiatives and activities as assigned

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Five plus years of successful work experience in corporate sponsorship and management, and/or non-profit fundraising roles.
  • A proven track record in soliciting and closing sponsorship sales in the $10,000-$250,000 range.
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, self-starter, capable of taking direction but working independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Ability to successfully exercise discretion and independent judgement to reach your goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with non-profit organizations and fundraising principles and practices
  • Experience with donor database software (Raisers Edge preferred)
  • A bachelor’s degree



  Job Location City Saratoga
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Zip 95071
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Fundraising and Development
  Prefered Experience 5 year(s)
  Job Type Contract
  Language 1 English ( Speak Read Write )  
  Job Posting Date Aug. 11, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Montalvo Arts Center
  Organizational Focus
  Contact Person Sarah Weiske
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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