Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising
Manager for External Engagement
The Manager for External Engagement will work with the Board of Directors and the Director of Exhibitions to design and implement AWP’s development strategy, focusing on individual donor engagement and foundation support. This highly creative, collaborative, and organized mid-career individual will lead and/or support AWP’s fundraising efforts, including 1) strategy development; 2) prospect research, cultivation, and solicitation; 3) stewardship and ongoing engagement of existing funders; 4) grants management and reporting; and 5) related administrative and budget tasks as directed by the Board. This role will work closely with the Director of Exhibitions to leverage AWP programming in Chicago and around the world to engage current supporters and attract new donors. The Manager for External Engagement will also be responsible for all facets of the Next Steps Campaign 2020, a fundraising initiative designed to increase AWP’s network of supporters and raise the funds necessary to grow the reach and capacity of AWP in 2020.