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Development Manager

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New England Center for Arts & Technology, Inc.

Less than $60k

Boston, MA

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The Development Manager will work closely with NECAT’s Director of Development and Executive Director to grow philanthropic giving. More specifically, this position will primarily be responsible for developing new partnerships with corporations (through event and program sponsorships) and growing individual giving. The person in this role will also help with with fundraising events, grant writing and reporting, and other development efforts as needed. This is a new position for NECAT and the person in this role will have to be a self-starter and able to build funding relationships from the ground up.

Responsibilities include:

Corporate Sponsorships

Research and identify prospective corporate partners and develop strategies to grow corporate giving

Establish relationships with new and existing corporate partners through networking and cold outreach – assume overall relationship management for all corporate partners

Develop collateral for pitching corporate sponsorships and execute the solicitation

Cultivate corporate partners and deliver the recognition and benefits activities associated with each gift, including events and media exposure

Help promote the use of NECAT’s catering and event rental services to corporate partners

Identify and attend networking events

Individual Donors

Help steward new and existing individual donors

Create donor appreciation activities to engage individual donors throughout the year

Manage the annual campaign

Network and make presentations to groups with individual giving potential

Send thank you letters and maintain regular communication with donors

Other Development Duties

Assist with the planning and execution of fundraising events, including but not limited to:

Arrange equipment rentals

Complete seating charts and other logistics

Put together auction or raffle packages

Draft communication to event attendees

Send thank you letters

Support grant writing efforts by compiling outcomes reports, writing sections of grants, proof reading written material and assembling necessary supporting documentation

Assist with communications activities including social media posts, newsletters, website, press releases, etc.

Track all gifts in NECAT’s Salesforce database

Measure and document results on a regular basis

Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of the organization


At least 3-5 years of managing philanthropic and/or corporate relationships with a demonstrated track record of achieving revenue goals (please state total funds raised in previous positions on your resume)

Knowledge of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the area of corporate sponsorship fundraising

Marketing and/or non-profit experience preferred

Excellent communication, interpersonal, writing, and organizational skills including the ability to make presentations to large and small groups

Metrics-driven, goal oriented approach to the work

Ability to work some nights, early mornings and weekends as required

Willingness to travel locally to donor or networking meetings

Competent in MS Office and CRM databases

Minimum of BA/BS degree


Not Specified


Less than $60k

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New England Center for Arts & Technology, Inc.

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