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Development Associate for Individual Giving | Penland School of Crafts (Bakersville, NC)

The Development Associate for Individual Giving facilitates efforts to initiate and grow relationships with individual donors of all levels. This includes building relationships with current donors and securing their renewed support, as well as identifying and soliciting prospects for annual and major gift support. This position manages all aspects of the annual fund appeal strategy and support Penland’s scholarship efforts. For a more detailed job description, please visit http://penland.org/about/jobs-internships/.

Penland School of Crafts believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to fulfilling its mission. We want to inspire and nurture the human spirit, and we value the perspectives and contributions of all people. We want the Penland experience to include varied ideas, world views, and personal characteristics. Penland is committed to being a community that welcomes and respects everyone regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, race, religion, philosophical or political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, geographic origin, and socioeconomic status. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination.

The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by April 30, 2018. Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position and contact information for at least 3 references to Sally Loftis HR Manager, Penland School of Crafts, PO Box 37, Penland, NC 28765 or hrmanager@penland.org.

Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 16 teaching studios and a total of 58 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 65. Penland operates with a $16 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $6 million.