Date Posted: February 15, 2011
Organization: Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
Job Title: Annual Campaign and Events Manager
Job Type: Full Time
The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts is one of the
region’s fastest growing, privately funded non-profit arts organizations. The Wilson Center
presents some of the most dynamic performing and visual arts offerings in all of Southeastern
Wisconsin. In addition, there is a growing foundation of arts education programming and
community partnerships. It is currently among the top 10 largest-budget arts organizations in the
metro-Milwaukee region with an annual operating budget in excess of $2 million.
We are seeking a self-motivated professional who will drive the Center’s annual campaign
fundraising efforts as well as coordinate the Center’s fundraising events, in conjunction with our
volunteer committee leaders. Working in coordination with the Executive Director, Corporate
and Foundation Gifts Manager, Education Director, and volunteer development committee
members lead the identification, cultivation and solicitation of gifts from individuals. More than
$500,000 of contributed revenue is funded through these sources on an annual basis, including
revenue associated with fundraising events.
The position reports to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position and works in
coordination with the various volunteer committees (development, BackStage Membership,
Experience in non-profit development, or commensurate experience in a for-profit environment,
especially account management and/or business development. Demonstrated strength in event
management to achieve fundraising goals, as well as successful annual campaign fundraising
experience. Basic database management skills and general aptitude with software programs;
superior written and verbal communication skills are necessary. Candidates will need to be a
self-starter and work effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders, especially volunteers.
Salary commensurate with experience; standard benefits available.
How to Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to Jonathan Winkle, Executive Director at jwinkle@wilson-
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
19805 West Capitol Drive
Brookfield, WI 53045
Name: Jonathan Winkle
Phone: (262) 781-9470