Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Part-Time Development Director - Oliver Wolcott Library

Part-Time Development Director - Oliver Wolcott Library in Litchfield (CT). Join our innovative, dynamic team! The Oliver Wolcott Library seeks a part-time Development Director to lead, execute and support all aspects of development at the Oliver Wolcott Library.
     The Oliver Wolcott Library is an innovative, dynamic library. Each year, we raise more than 50% of our annual operating budget. The Development Director will help to ensure that we have the funding needed to serve our community with excellence. The Development Director reports to the Library Director but also works closely with a number of volunteers and the Board of Trustees.
     The Library currently has two primary fundraising efforts: the annual fund drive and our annual Festival of Trees Gala held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. The Development Director will lead, plan and execute all aspects of Festival event planning. The Development Director will lead, plan and execute all publicity and marketing for Festival, Annual Fund Drive and any other fundraising efforts. The Development Director will lead, plan and coordinate all aspects of the Annual Fund Drive. The Development Director will enter, maintain, and manage all the data entry for and into our fundraising databases.
     Qualifications include: Demonstrated and proven development and event planning experience. Strong leadership skills including ability to gracefully work with varied personalities and constituencies to accomplish goals. Excellent Writing and communication skills. Excellent networking skills. Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision. Ability to work with frequent interruptions, work well under deadlines, and be detail oriented. Ability to work with a flexible schedule and to effectively manage time to ensure all goals and deadlines are consistently met. Ability to learn and communicate the library's vision and the need for library services.
     For a full job description including full detail of qualifications, ask at the front desk or email awhite@owlibrary.org.
     Part-time position of about 20 to 22 hours a week for most of the year, with an additional 35 to 40 hours a week from October until the end of December during the most intense fundraising period. Evenings and weekends may be required. Note: This position requires working the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and the Friday through Tuesday following Thanksgiving in order to support the Festival of Trees annual fundraising event. $25 to $35 an hour, depending on experience. No benefits.
     Instructions for Applying: By January 15, 2018: Email a letter of interest and resume to awhite@owlibrary.org or mail to Oliver Wolcott Library, Attn: Ann Marie White, PO Box 187, Litchfield, CT 06759.