Development Manager

Charlottesville, VA, USA

Job Type


About the Role

Core Responsibilities

Create and provide timely reports and donor data to support fundraising efforts
Research donor prospects (individual, foundation, corporate) and create donor profiles
Schedule and prepare Executive Director, Director of Programs, and/or Board Members for Prospect Meetings
Manage direct mail projects
Work with Executive Director on acknowledgment process, creating maximum donor stewardship and efficiencies where appropriate
Assist Director of Programs and Events Planner with the management of development/ marketing/ engagement events (manage attendance, work with vendors, etc.)
Serve as a resource for donors and volunteers, providing timely information, etc. as needed
Serve as a passionate ambassador for the Ix Art Park and its mission
Other duties as required to meet the needs of the organization

Foundation & Mission Strategy

With the leadership team, position Foundation for continued growth and relevance, informing strategies for grants, major partners, artists, and organization cultivation.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not require supervisory responsibility.


  • Minimum of one year of nonprofit fundraising and/or marketing experience

  • Excellent writing and interpersonal skills

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Must use tact and courtesy in dealing with staff, clients, volunteers, and guests

  • Must possess a spirit of cooperation and enthusiasm

  • Must attend all mandatory meetings and specified training sessions

  • Must maintain confidentiality

  • Comfortable communicating with a wide variety of stakeholders: board members, donors, non-profit organizations, vendors, clients, volunteers, etc.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and within a small team setting

  • Ability to attend some events/meetings on evenings and/or weekends


The Ix Art Park Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization located in Charlottesville, Virginia. Ix Art Park seeks to empower its community through curating welcoming spaces that allow everyone in the community a safe space to exist creatively. The Foundation manages a 24-hour free mural and sculpture art park, Virginia’s first permanent immersive art experience, as well as several community-driven series like its Saturday Farmers Market. The Foundation believes that everyone is an artist and every artist deserves space to exercise their creativity.