The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis presents, supports, and celebrates the art of our time. It is the premier museum in St. Louis dedicated to contemporary art. Focused on a dynamic array of changing exhibitions, CAM provides a thought-provoking program that reflects and contributes to the global cultural landscape. Through the diverse perspectives offered in its exhibitions, public programs, and educational initiatives, CAM actively engages a range of audiences to challenge their perceptions. It is a site for discovery, a gathering place in which to experience and enjoy contemporary visual culture.

Membership and Annual Giving Manager

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) seeks a detail-oriented, organized, and highly motivated Membership and Annual Giving Manager. This is a critical position within the Museum’s four-person Development Department. This position is responsible for managing the membership and annual giving program, including membership and fundraising events and activities. In addition, the role will be responsible for the management of a donor portfolio and serve as the staff liaison for the Junior Board. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Membership and Annual Giving Manager works closely with the Museum’s staff, audiences, and other departments.

Responsibilities

Membership and Member Events

Responsible for the development and implementation of CAM’s membership program, including:

/ Identification, cultivation, and solicitation of new and renewed members.

/ Provide training and oversight for Visitor Engagement Associates’ membership sales.

/ Generate and manage new member engagement opportunities that build strong donor relationships.

/ Creation of membership-related collateral in print and online.

/ Maintain data collection for benchmarking and tracking membership and annual fund renewal rates.

/ Develop and implement a stewardship program.

/ Responsible for planning and executing membership-related events, including; Exhibition Patron and Member Previews, Cocktail with the Curators, Feast your Eyes, and In the Studio.

/ In collaboration with the Director of Development, responsible for the planning, management, solicitation, and execution of major fundraising events, including the Annual Gala, trivia night, and art auctions.

Identification, cultivation, and solicitation of new and renewed members

/ Responsible for the Contemporary Circle prospect pipeline portfolio, including prospect research and cultivation strategies.

/ Implement Moves Management reporting and tracking.

/ Collaborate with Executive Director and Director of Development to integrate annual giving and major gift solicitation strategies.

/ Assist in the identification and solicitation of the Visionary Society.

/ Serve as staff liaison to CAM’s Junior Board (of up to 30 members) and Young Friends, including event planning, relationship development, and professional engagement.

Annual Fund

/ Responsible for the creation and implementation of annual fund campaigns using print, electronic, and other fundraising media.

/ Collaborate with PR/Marketing colleagues on communications collateral, including promotions, brochures, and newsletters.

Qualifications

/ Minimum of four years of relevant experience in an annual fund or membership program.

/ Ability to work independently and effectively; self-directed; responsible and accountable for decisions.

/ Demonstrated organizational planning, problem-solving, financial, and analytical skills.

/ Drive and ambition to pursue excellence while maintaining composure under pressure.

/ Competent with technology, including Google Suite, cloud storage, donor databases (Patron Manager or Salesforce a plus), Microsoft Office, and Adobe Acrobat.

/ Ability to travel throughout the area and work evenings and weekends.

/ Strong emotional intelligence and interpersonal communication skills. This includes the ability to connect with people from diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds.

/ Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.

/ Deep curiosity about contemporary art and culture, passion for CAM’s mission and programs and a desire to connect with the St. Louis arts and culture community.

Compensation

This is a full-time position. Compensation, including benefits, is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $62,000–$70,000.

Application Instructions

Please click “Apply Here” to be forwarded to the application portal. In order to apply, you must create a free account for Submittable. You will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume.

Applications will be acknowledged.

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is committed to embracing diversity, practicing equity, and ensuring accessibility and inclusion. We will continually strive to achieve a welcoming environment in all our spaces, where staff, artists, board, and community feel reflected and valued for their unique perspectives and backgrounds. DEAI values will guide and impact all the decisions the museum makes, both internal and external, so that we are choosing a path toward ongoing transformation.

CAM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, family responsibilities, national origin, or veteran status.

About the Contemporary Art Museum St.Louis

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis creates meaningful engagement with the most relevant and innovative art being made today. Founded by civic and cultural leaders in 1980, the Museum transformed from a small gallery into an internationally recognized arts institution, now permanently housed in a flexible, open, and inviting building designed by renowned American architect Brad Cloepfil. CAM’s distinct architecture reflects the organization’s values and supports a dynamic range of exhibitions, public programs, educational initiatives, and community collaborations. The only museum in the region solely dedicated to contemporary art, CAM is one of the preeminent non-collecting institutions of its kind in the United States. We are a site for discovery, a welcoming space, free and open to all. For more information, visit camstl.org.

CAM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, family responsibilities, national origin, or veteran status. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (CAM) seeks a detail-oriented, organized, and thoughtful Development Coordinator. This is an important position within the Museum’s Development Depart- ment, which is responsible for a $3 million annual operating budget and growing endowment. This position provides administrative duties for the Museum’s donor database and day-to-day customer service and communication with members and museum visitors. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Coordinator works in close collaboration with other members of the Development team and other Museum departments.

Responsabilities:

Administrative and Data Management

/ Responsible for accurate and timely data entry including:

/ Gift processing and pledge entry.

/ Contribution reporting.

/ Donation and financial reconciliation.

/ Adds and maintains constituent records and department contact lists.

/ Reporting and mailing list production.

/ Acknowledgment of gifts and guides each letter through processing, approval, mailing, and filing.

/ Provides administrative support for membership renewals, annual fund campaigns, and donor communications.

/ Manages general day-to-day member communication across platforms and directs specific inquiries to correct department.

/ Maintains Department Calendar and Project Management tracking.

Event Coordination

/ Assists in planning, attendee communications, and logistical support of membership related events, including:

/ Exhibition Patron and Member Previews, Cocktail with the Curators, In the Studio, and more.

/ Assist with planning, management, and execution of major fundraising events, including the Annual Gala, trivia night, art auctions, cultivation events, among others.

Qualifications:

/ Some fundraising experience with demonstrated skills in effective interpersonal communications.

/ Commitment to continuing professional education.

/ Ability to problem-solve and work independently.

/ Knowledge of donor database (CRM) software; Salesforce experience strongly preferred

/ Excellent customer service skills.

/ Ability to establish effective relationships with volunteers, staff, visitors, members, and prospects.

/ Strong attention to detail.

/ Positive attitude and work well collaboratively.

/ Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding donor records and information.

/ Available to travel throughout the area and work some evenings and weekends.

/ 3 years of work experience in a comparable customer service environment is necessary, non-profit experience is a plus.

Compensation:

This is a full-time position. Compensation, including benefits, is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $42,000-$46,000.

Application instructions:

Please click “Apply Here” to be forwarded to the application portal. In order to apply, you must create a free account for Submittable. You will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume. Applications will be acknowledged.

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion:

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is committed to embracing diversity, practicing equity, and ensuring accessibility and inclusion. We will continually strive to achieve a welcoming environment in all our spaces, where staff, artists, board, and community feel reflected and valued for their unique perspectives and backgrounds. DEAI values will guide and impact all the decisions the museum makes, both internal and external, so that we are choosing a path toward ongoing transformation.

CAM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, family responsibilities, national origin, or veteran status.

About CAM:

Founded by civic and cultural leaders in 1980, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis transformed from a small gallery into an internationally-recognized arts institution, now permanently housed in a 27,000-squarefoot building designed by renowned American architect Brad Cloepfil. Flexible, open, and inviting, the building reflects the organization’s values, and supports a dynamic range of exhibitions, public programs, and educational activities. CAM is the only museum in the St. Louis region solely dedicated to contemporary art and one of the preeminent non-collecting institutions of its kind in the United States. We are a site for discovery, a welcoming space, free and open to all.

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis seeks a polished and well-organized Assistant to the Director.

This position also serves as liaison to the Board of Directors and oversees office administrative functions, including all IT and communications systems. The ideal candidate has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will demonstrate a high level of poise and discretion.

Responsibilities

Executive Assistant

/ Organize priorities and handle inquiries for the Executive Director

/ Facilitate Executive Director’s correspondence, including phone, email, and mail

/ Arrange travel for Executive Director and visiting guests

/ Support the office of the Executive Director with other duties as assigned

Board of Directors Liaison

/ Schedule Board and committee meetings

/ Attend all Board meetings (6x year) and record meeting minutes

/ Communicate with Board members and CAM staff on Board-related matters

/ Develop, maintain, and distribute minutes, agendas, reports, and commitment forms

/ Exercise a high level of discretion regarding Board-related topics

/ Meeting preparation, set up and breakdown, including seating, tech, and refreshments

Office Manager

/ Demonstrate excellent customer service while interacting with museum guests and visitors

/ Plan all-staff events, such as weekly staff meetings and annual retreats, and record meeting minutes

/ Assist Deputy Director with on-boarding new staff members

/ Troubleshoot issues and coordinate with IT (computer, telephone, printer, copier, etc.) service providers

/ Manage Google Workspace, including permissions, groups, and users

/ Maintain administrative offices, including supply inventory

/ Maintain overall cleanliness of offices and common spaces, including kitchen and conference room

/ Organize and maintain museum archive

Intern Coordinator

/ Aid in the organization of CAM's intern program, consisting of special fellows and university-compensated interns

/ Promote seasonal internship opportunities at CAM (fall, spring, and summer)

/ Review intern applications and coordinate with museum departments to conduct interviews as necessary

/ Set up all intern workstations and equipment

/ Create professional development programming, including networking, resume and cover letter writing, and museum career pathways

Qualifications

/ Bachelor’s degree; equivalent experience will be considered as commensurate with a degree

/ Experience in museum, nonprofit, or arts management preferred

/ Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills

/ Demonstrates good judgment and high level of discretion when necessary

/ Demonstrated commitment to values of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion

/ High level of attention to detail

/ Upbeat attitude; enthusiastic problem-solver

/ Ability to prioritize and multi-task under pressure

/ Proficiency with technology, including Google Workspace, Google Drive cloud storage, donor database, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, on both PC and Mac operating systems

/ Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

/ On occasion, ability to work evenings and weekends for CAM programs

/ Staff or volunteer management experience preferred

Diversity, Equity, Access, and Inclusion

The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is committed to embracing diversity, practicing equity, and ensuring accessibility and inclusion. We will continually strive to achieve a welcoming environment in all our spaces, where staff, artists, board, and community feel reflected and valued for their unique perspectives and backgrounds. DEAI values will guide and impact all the decisions the museum makes, both internal and external, so that we are choosing a path toward ongoing transformation.

We embolden ourselves to carry out these values by:

· acknowledging our place in and actively working against our national problem of systemic racism and white supremacy;

· ensuring that underrepresented voices are included and heard;

· seeking out and building partnerships that represent our DEAI values;

· continuing to be a free gathering space and an open forum for ideas.

We enthusiastically take on the work of change. To remain true to these core values, we will hold ourselves accountable through a perpetual process of reflection and responsive action.

Compensation

This is a full-time position. Compensation, including benefits, is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The salary range for this position is $52,000–60,000.

Application Instructions

Please click “Apply Here” to be forwarded to the application portal. In order to apply, you must create a free account for Submittable. You will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume. Applications will be acknowledged.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority consideration will be given to those received by July 1, 2022.

About the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis creates meaningful engagement with the most relevant and innovative art being made today. Founded by civic and cultural leaders in 1980, the Museum transformed from a small gallery into an internationally recognized arts institution, now permanently housed in a flexible, open, and inviting building designed by renowned American architect Brad Cloepfil. CAM’s distinct architecture reflects the organization’s values and supports a dynamic range of exhibitions, public programs, educational initiatives, and community collaborations. The only museum in the region solely dedicated to contemporary art, CAM is one of the preeminent non-collecting institutions of its kind in the United States. We are a site for discovery, a welcoming space, free and open to all. For more information, visit camstl.org.

CAM is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, family responsibilities, national origin, or veteran status. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture.

We recognize that it is highly unlikely that an applicant meets 100% of the qualifications for a given role.  If most of this job description describes you, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis