Donor Services Manager, Modern Art Council and Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art

Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Donor Services, the Donor Services Manager, MAC and SECA oversees the planning and execution of the annual program of activities and events for the Modern Art Council (MAC) and the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA),The Donor Services Manager, MAC and SECA.

Art Opportunity previously on at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) in California, United States.
From Friday 25 October 2013 to Saturday 30 November 2013

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Oversees both groups activity, manages staff and volunteers, administers the budgets, coordinates program activity, and ensures income goals are met. The Manager supports excellent relations between the Museum and the volunteer members of MAC and SECA.


Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Donor Services and in consultation with the volunteer leaders, sets and meets MAC and SECA income goals. Works closely with MAC and SECA members in achieving any individual, event and financial goals.

In collaboration with MAC and SECA leadership and in accordance with Museum standards and objectives, strategizes, conceives, plans, and implements programming, fundraising events and projects, both reoccurring events and one-time events.

Supervise the SECA Coordinator, who provides administrative support to the SECA committee. Attend board meetings, provide guidance and training, and oversee calendars and budgeting processes.

Acts as principal contact between MAC members and SFMOMA. Serve as secondary contact for SECA members and SFMOMA.

Successfully negotiates both the needs of MAC, SECA and the Museum. Maintains excellent relations with both MAC and SECA members, Museum trustees, the corporate community, donors and the public

Prepares, monitors, and analyzes the SECA and MAC budget.
Administers MAC and SECA financial information.

Secures and processes dues, receipts and payments for MAC. Prepares financial reports for each event and yearly financial summaries. Works with the Finance Office in maintaining accurate yearly reports on all income and expense.

Works with SECA Coordinator to manage the member solicitation and renewal process. Oversees the development of financial reports.

Works with SECA Coordinator to manage the in-kind solicitation process. Solicits in-kind donations for MAC events and works in collaboration with MAC and Development in obtaining underwriting through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of potential sponsors. Works with MAC executive committee and SFMOMA Development staff to identify and secure new fundraising event opportunities.

Supervises and directs vendors and consultants and coordinates all volunteers relating to an event. Negotiates vendor contracts. Works closely with Development on acknowledging donations and providing donor benefits.

Trains, supervises, and directs MAC and SECA volunteers and staff members. Works with the President of each group in the selection of Chairs for events and committees and in the preparation of guidelines and job descriptions.

Directs and operates the activities of the MAC and SECA office, including membership services and retention, meetings, event calendar, and file management. Establishes and maintains office policies and procedures.

With the Museum’s marketing and communications department, assists in the coordination of public relations and marketing information for MAC and SECA; provides information for press and museum publications and serves as liaison with the press as needed.


Education and Training: Baccalaureate degree, Art History or Arts Administration preferred.

Work Experience: Minimum of three (3) years experience in development, special events, travel, or a related field, and two (2) years working in the arts or for a non-profit. Demonstrated experience in working successfully within volunteer committee structure.

Skills and Abilities: Proven diplomacy and ability to deal effectively with volunteers, collectors, patrons and trustees. Proactive thinking and work style. Maintain confidentiality of donor and prospect information. Strong managerial and organizational skills. Produce accurate, highly detailed work, including budgeting and annual income projections. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.


Physical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Special Environmental Factors: Close office setting. Willingness to work flexible hours. Some evenings and weekend hours required.

POSITION TITLE: Donor Services Manager, MAC and SECA

DEPARTMENT: Development, Donor Services

SUPERVISOR: Associate Director of Donor Services