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Cultural Membership Specialist

City of Parker Colorado

  • CATEGORY Membership
  • LOCATION Parker , CO
  • DATE AUGUST 11, 2017
  • JOB TYPE Full Time
  • COMPENSATION $48,000
  • POSITION LEVEL Mid (2-5 yrs exp)
This full-time position is responsible for developing and implementing plans that initiate, grow, and maintain long-term membership relationships that lead to the fulfillment of the Cultural Department's annual fundraising goals. Working with the Development Manager, this position is expected to increase the current portfolio of Family Circle and Business Memberships by creating a long-term growth strategy and by administering all aspects of the membership program including maintaining the membership database, creating direct mail and electronic membership campaigns, coordinating membership events, evaluating and analyzing data, and preparing reports for dissemination. A successful candidate will be passionate about Parker Arts and telling its story, and will be intuitive, a strong problem solver, detail-oriented, technologically savvy, emotionally intelligent, hardworking, and a good listener. Work schedule will vary and requires occasional evening and weekend hours.

A High School Degree and a minimum of two years of experience in non-profit annual membership programs, individual giving programs or a closely related area is required. Additional sales experience is a plus. Bachelor degree or college courses in non-profit management, performing arts, communications or related area is preferred. Minimum of one year experience with a donor database is preferred. Knowledge of, experience in, and/or strong interest in arts and culture is preferred.

  • Ability to foster relationships with members and donors.
  • Excellent oral, writing and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel, and Power Point is required. A qualified candidate is expected to have knowledge of mail merge, basic spreadsheet formulas, and charts and graphs creation.
  • Strong customer service skills and willingness to help.
  • Knowledgeable or intuitive as it relates to social media, website and other forms of digital media and technology.
  • Ability to manage and maintain databases.
  • Ability to assist in planning, implementing and setting up events.
  • Ability to create and maintain budgets.
  • Ability to work both independently and with others.
  • Must be highly motivated, organized and able to manage several high-priority projects simultaneously as well as adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Must have current Colorado Driver's License or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • The ability to successfully complete a background check including but not limited to criminal history search and motor vehicle record (MVR) check is required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as workload demands and as assigned.

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