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fullTime
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Renaud Proch

Institutional Giving Coordinator

Independent Curators International (ICI) supports the work of curators to help create stronger art communities through experimentation, collaboration, and international engagement. Curators are arts community leaders and organizers who champion artistic practice; build essential infrastructures and institutions; and generate public engagement with art. Our collaborative programs connect curators across generations, and across social, political and cultural borders. They form an international framework for sharing knowledge and resources — promoting cultural exchange, access to art, and public awareness for the curator’s role. ICI is located in New York, with an office in Chicago.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Working closely with the Executive & Artistic Director, the Institutional Giving Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the implementation of ICI’s annual Institutional Giving strategy to help advance ICI’s mission and make possible ICI’s programs in support of curators in New York, across the U.S., and around the world, including research, cultivation, application, stewardship and reporting on foundations and government grants.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Assist the Executive & Artistic Director in establishing an annual Institutional Giving strategy to meet fundraising targets.
  • Maintain Foundation & Government grants calendar and project management software, and track fundraising progress.
  • Update ICI’s internal quarterly Institutional Giving report.
  • Maintain current and accurate fundraising records and accounts with foundations and government agencies.
  • Maintain a current and accurate database of information about foundations and government agencies actively funding ICI.
  • Conduct research into new and potential funders, identified by the Executive & Artistic Director.
  • Draft all grant LOI’s, applications and grant reports, and ensure timely delivery.
  • Working with the Executive & Artistic Director, coordinate the cultivation and stewardship of key foundations and government agencies personnel, draft and track all correspondence, and acknowledgements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2 years experience with grant writing preferred.
  • Outstanding writing skills, interpersonal, and communication skills. Meticulous attention to detail and process, proven ability to prioritize and work effectively under deadlines.
  • Ability to craft proposals and reports that are clear, compelling, and persuasive.
  • Interest in contemporary art, curating, non-profit management.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; preferably in Art History, Museum Studies, or Studio Art; experience in museum, non-profit art space, or gallery work experience preferred.
  • Background or interest in foundation and government affairs preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Programs, Google Apps.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Starting salary is $46,000 - $50,000 based on experience. This is a non-exempt position and employee benefits include health insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, paid holiday and sick time.

HOURS:
Full time, office hours are Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm (CT). Applicant should be based in Chicago (or New York) by start date and open to working a hybrid in-office and remote schedule.

APPLICATION:
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume by August 19 to info@curatorsintl.org with “INSTITUTIONAL GIVING
COORDINATOR” in the subject line.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago or New York