Current Employment Opportunities

Annual Giving Coordinator

Department: Institutional Advancement
Reports To: Director-Institutional Advancement
Position:  Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible
Effective:  April 12, 2021

Position Summary: The Annual Giving Coordinator supports the Annual Fund/Friends of Arrowmont annual giving campaign and major fundraising initiatives. The Coordinator has responsibility for growing and ensuring the viability of the database, management of event logistics, maintenance of contributed income financial records, mailings, gift acknowledgement, and donor recognition. The annual fund coordinator works closely with the director-institutional advancement in all areas of fundraising to ensure that fundraising goals are achieved.

Responsibilities

Annual Appeals

  • Manage logistics of at least two annual appeals per year
  • Working with director of institutional advancement, create effective gift acknowledgement and recognition systems
  • Provide regular reports about annual fund progress
  • Track appeal response rates

Database

  • Work collaboratively across departments to ensure that database records are accurate
  • Reconcile monthly reports, develop custom reports, and respond to requests for information
  • Grow prospect base
  • Reconcile financial reports with Business Office records monthly
  • Manages invoicing, pledge reminders and receipts

Donor Development and Acknowledgement

  • Track donor performance and cultivation from initial identification through ask and life of donor
  • Ensure timely and accurate gift acknowledgement
  • Conduct semi-annual Thank-a-Thon
  • Work with IA Director to create monthly giving program

Events

Member of planning team for major events including Starry Night, Meet the Artists, Souper Bowl, Friends of Arrowmont, and Staff/Volunteer Holiday Party

  • Responsible for event logistics including invoicing, tracking sponsorships and ticket sales, mailings, art auction, and reporting
  • Assist with development of donor and volunteer stewardship events

Annual Report

  • Work with Marketing and Communications Manager to develop, produce, and disseminate the annual report

Other Duties

Supports Director of Institutional Advancement as requested. Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Preferred Requirements and Attributes

  • Knowledge of donor management software
  • Strong writing and communications skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Personable with the ability to relate to wide range of people at all levels
  • Team player with “can do” attitude
  • Positive and eager to learn
  • Reliable
  • Committed to mission of Arrowmont and arts education

Education and Experience:

B.A. in management, nonprofit management, business or related discipline
Two years’ experience preferably in nonprofit or arts organization

Salary:  $38,000 per year with excellent benefits

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Statement: Arrowmont is committed to creating an anti-racist, diverse and inclusive workforce and work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Arrowmont strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws. Arrowmont is committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

To Apply:  Email a letter detailing how your skills and abilities meet the requirements of the position, resume and four professional references to tbilbrey@arrowmont.org. No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.


Kitchen Manager

Department: Facilities Operations
Reports To: Director of Operations
Position:  Full-time, exempt, benefits eligible
Effective:  March 29, 2021

Position Summary:  The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Arrowmont’s food service program to provide cost-effective, nutritious, well-received meals within budget guidelines. The Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of procedures and standards in food service. The position assists in the development of the food service and manages the kitchen and dining hall inventory of equipment and supplies. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the creation of regular meal and special event menus, for the preparation of evening meals, and for training and overseeing staff and work-study students in the food service area. The position reports to the Director of Operations and manages a staff of one full-time professional, and a varying number of part-time support personnel including work-study students. The position is full-time, year-round, benefits eligible, and non-exempt.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Director of Operations to develop annual and long-term budgets for food service. Identifies equipment and supplies needed and researches suppliers for most effective function and cost.
  • Oversees inventories and orders supplies and equipment for food service as needed in accordance with budgeted guidelines.
  • Develops menus to provide nutritious, cost-effective, well-received meals for regular programs and special events. Emphasizes quality, presentation, variety and balance within budgeted guidelines.
  • Orders and receives food service supplies from providers. Schedules deliveries to minimize waste and disruption of operations, and maximize cost savings.
  • Oversees day-to-day kitchen operations. Orients and trains all kitchen staff and work-study students. Evaluates effectiveness of operations and response from students and instructors.
  • Prepares evening meals.
  • Manages operations to achieve all local, state and federal sanitary requirements for food service and housekeeping.
  • Participates in food service and housekeeping operations as needed to meet timelines and achieve goals, especially during off-season major housekeeping efforts.
  • Assumes other responsibilities as may be appropriate for the position.

Requirements and Attributes

  • Commitment to the mission of Arrowmont and arts education for all
  • Personable with the ability to relate to a wide range of people at all levels
  • Excellent social skills
  • Experience in food service supervision or in institutional management involving planning and preparation of food in large quantity.
  • Effective problem-solving skills

Education and Experience:  High School Diploma and/or bachelor’s degree in dietary food services or nutrition background in related field.

Salary:  $45,000 annually plus benefits.

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Statement:  Arrowmont is committed to creating an anti-racist,  diverse and inclusive workforce and work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Arrowmont strongly encourages people of color, women, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, and veterans to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws. Arrowmont is committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status

To Apply:  E-mail a letter detailing how your skills and interests meet the requirements of the position, resume, and four professional references to tbilbrey@arrowmont.org. No phone calls please. Position is open until filled.


For information on teaching workshops, please contact Nick DeFord, Program Director or submit a proposal. Arrowmont is an equal opportunity employer.

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