Membership and Annual Giving Coordinator

Posted on 04/28/2021

Membership and Annual Giving Coordinator
Gilcrease Museum – Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Membership & Annual Giving Coordinator is responsible for generating approximately $450,000 in annual revenue for Gilcrease Museum and reports directly to the Senior Director of Development. The position serves as the primary point of contact for all membership inquiries, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a strategy to increase the number of museum members, migrating members to increased levels of support and developing innovative strategies to generate increased annual gifts to meet the needs of the changing museum.

Development & Membership

  • Manages needs of approximately 3,000 museum members, including monthly membership renewal program, member upgrade efforts and manages membership benefits and fulfillment
  • Identifies, recruits, solicits and stewards individual donors/gifts up to $5,000; increases membership revenue by 10% annually
  • Develops strategies and coordinates appeals to acquire new members, including tactics for migrating members to higher levels and identifying donor interest areas
  • Develops and coordinates an integrated annual giving strategy via direct mail and electronic vehicles
  • Serves as clearinghouse for all member/donor/constituent inquiries, providing high-level customer service to individual, corporate and foundation donors at all levels
  • Develops and coordinates targeted events as they relate to annual donors, working in conjunction with staff in the design and delivery of related materials and execution of event details
  • Generates and formats fundraising reports, performs data queries to generate lists for donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship purposes
  • Works with volunteers in support of Gilcrease Museum Development efforts
  • Provides superior service to internal and external constituents
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business or a related field; minimum 2 years of fundraising experience in a membership-based operation; superior marketing knowledge; excellent written and oral communication skills; demonstrable creativity and analytical thinking skills, track record of successful work with individual donors, professional and courteous representation of Gilcrease Museum and managing partner, The University of Tulsa. Proficient in PC/Mac software application, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Three to five years of fundraising experience for a museum, other membership-based organization or higher education is preferred. Knowledge of data base management/administration and familiarity with the Tessitura platform, Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM system is beneficial.

Physical dexterity sufficient to use a keyboard and telephone; carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 50 pounds; may be subject to extended periods of walking, standing, sitting, reaching, balancing, bending, kneeling, handling, climbing, and twisting; must have visual acuity, speech and hearing sufficient to perform responsibilities.

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Occasionally, working some evenings or weekends may be required.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to: The University of Tulsa, Office of Human Resources, 800 S. Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104 or email to [email protected]. The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Veteran.