Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville-Director of Development

Posted Apr 16, 2024 Jacksonville, Florida


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Expires Jun 28, 2024


Step into a transformative role as the Director of Development at the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville. Partnering with the Executive Director, you will spearhead our fundraising initiatives to fuel diverse cultural programs and public art projects. This role offers you the chance to steer a comprehensive development program, cultivating flexible support for our ever-evolving needs and leaving a lasting mark on Jacksonville’s cultural scene. Join us in shaping a future where our community’s arts and culture flourish.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities • Develop and execute an annual fundraising plan aligned with strategic goals and vision. • Build a flexible unrestricted fund to meet the evolving needs of our programs. • Cultivate strong relationships with donors, foundations, and corporations, enhancing community engagement and support. • Serve as a strategic partner to the Executive Director, aligning fundraising efforts with organizational objectives. • Grow a sustained base of individual donors through strategic initiatives. • Manage and optimize our fundraising database for effective donor management and engagement. • Lead our major gifts and annual fund campaigns with innovation and insight. • Coordinate events and campaigns that resonate with our mission and community values. • Manage the grant process from identification to compliance. Other Support: • Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion and uphold legal compliance. • Provide versatile support across the Council, showing readiness to assist where needed. • Ensure compliance with Florida’s Sunshine Law, upholding the Council's commitment to transparency and public accountability.


Qualifications • Passion for our mission and a collaborative, strategic leadership style. • Proven fundraising ability and success in donor relations. • Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently. • Problem-solving mindset, positive attitude, and community focused. • Proficiency in technology and software relevant to the role. • Experience with government processes and the arts/culture sector beneficial. Compensation The hybrid position offers a competitive salary range of $75,000 to $95,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Additional benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 18 days paid time off, 403b retirement plan, company paid group life insurance and short- & long-term disability, and a parking stipend, creating a comprehensive compensation package. Physical Demands The role is primarily office-based, requiring prolonged computer use and regular communication. It involves occasional physical activities, occasional lifting up to 20 pounds, and public speaking. Diversity and Inclusion Statement The Cultural Council is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity and inclusion. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's preferred or equivalent experience. 5+ years of fundraising experience; familiarity with Donor Perfect or similar software a plus.

Salary/Salary Range

$75,000 - $95,000

How to Apply

To Apply, please send resume, cover letter and references to


Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville


Janette Allen | Email