Chief Advancement Officer
Sundance Film FestivalRemote, US
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The Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) is charged with leading the development and execution of Sundance's strategy to cultivate donor sources that finance the sustainability and growth of the Institute. This includes building and raising the endowment and raising capital campaign funds to support our Innovation Initiative and our continuing commitment to our DEI efforts throughout the Institute.
Working closely under the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) the Chief Advancement Officer will develop a new donor pipeline nationwide, as well as developing deeper ties to the donor community in our home state of Utah. The CAO will lead the Advancement Department, ensuring cross-collaboration and support for fundraising work while serving the team as a resource, mentor, and strategic advisor to ensure annual revenue goals are met. This full-time position is based out of one of our offices (Los Angeles, Park City, or New York) in order to work onsite in a hybrid capacity. Extended hours, including evenings and weekends as well as travel to other Institute offices, events, festivals, and labs will be required at key points throughout the year.
Top priorities include but are not limited to…
• Working as a part of the Institute Leadership team to create and drive a strategic advancement program increasing financial support for current operations, special programs, and a robust, sustainable future.
• Serving as a strategic partner to the CEO, collaborating to meet Institute goals.
• Fostering an Institute-wide understanding of the strategic advancement program and a culture of philanthropy; inspiring team members at all levels to advocate for the Institute's mission.
• Leading the organizational fundraising strategy to support an exciting vision for the future, including programmatic, endowment, operational, and capital priorities.
• Overseeing a multi-year fundraising strategy by identifying and expanding prospects in collaboration with Leadership, outside consultants, and the Board.
• Expanding a portfolio of prospective donors including Institutions and major gifts.
• Working closely with the Leadership team, implementing the capital campaign strategy, managing all stages of the campaign through to completion.
• Providing insightful knowledge of best practices in all areas of fundraising and guiding strategy.
• Developing, monitoring, and communicating metrics and milestones associated with contributed revenue and performing metrics reviews and analysis of performance against objectives.
• Leading, training, and inspiring, a team of advancement professionals, including Senior Leaders in Institutional Giving, Individual Giving, and Development Operations to ensure their goals align with strategy and financial goals.
• Overseeing outside consultants to ensure they are meeting contractual agreements.
• Serving as an advocate for the Advancement team, ensuring that they have access to the resources and professional development required to reach and exceed their goals.
• Fostering collaboration and communication within the department and across the Institute.
• Working collaboratively with department leadership to develop and monitor the budget.
• Working with the CEO, Chair of the Board of Trustees and the Development Committee of the Board to grow the culture of philanthropy, further engage Board members in fundraising, and identify additional major donors.
• Working with the Chief Executive Officer and Board Governance Committee to create and steward a pipeline of Board prospects.
You have the following direct or transferable skill sets:
• Legal authorization to work in the United States.
• 10 years experience with demonstrated experience building and leading advancement programs that successfully generate increased financial support, including capital campaigns, for nonprofit arts, cultural, or educational organizations.
• Ability to fundraise and solicit gifts at a leadership level.
• Understanding of, and experience with the philanthropic communities in Los Angeles, Utah, or New York.
• Record of driving innovation, change, and growth.
• Significant experience with board engagement, cultivation, and development.
• Strong leadership skills, including success developing, managing, and supporting a large team.
• Deep knowledge of advancement best practices in all areas of fundraising.
• Demonstrated ability to strategize, set, and meet goals.
• The ability to use digital and social media technology in service of advancement.
• Genuine passion for and excitement about Sundance Institute's nonprofit mission, and a culture defined by collaboration, curiosity, and creativity.
• Commitment to collaborative, team-driven, and transparent work.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills-ability to express a vision that promotes the Institute's diverse efforts and is clear and inspiring to all stakeholders.
• An engaging, open, and accessible management style dedicated to teamwork and transparency.
• Advanced degree in business, a related field or equivalent experience preferred.
You will be successful in this role if you…
• Engage with all programs and departments in furtherance of our OneSundance philosophy.
• Ability to manage vast fundraising scope and serve as an advisor to CEO on donor relations and outstanding advancement strategies that support CEO's vision for Sundance programs and initiatives.
• Develop and grow a strong team.
In addition to an annual salary of $200,000.00 to $250,000.00*, this position is eligible for our comprehensive benefits package, highlights include:
• Health, vision, and dental insurance
• 25 paid Institute holidays plus vacation time
• Paid sick, family, and medical leave
• Employee Wellness initiatives
• 401(k) with automatic 3% employer contribution after one year of employment
• Sundance Film Festival passes and benefits (varies each year)
*Final rate of pay is determined based on the applicant's geographic location, relevant experience and skills, and internal equity among similar positions within our organization.