Please read below for employment and internship opportunities or visit our Volunteer page to get involved with our events.

EMPLOYMENT

Development Manager

Full-time; salaried plus benefits; starts immediately

In collaboration with the Executive Director and the Artistic Director, this position is responsible for developing and implementing strategic fundraising initiatives, creation and implementation of individual and corporate giving campaigns, and the soliciting of requests. The position provides leadership to, and is an integral part of, the Development team; works to provide support to the Executive and Artistic Directors and Board of Trustees to coordinate fundraising activities; and actively participates in requesting support for PICA’s programs and operations.

Essential  Functions

Reasonable Accommodations Statement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty SATISFACTORILY.

  • Create and manage timeline, strategies, and requests from individuals and businesses, develop major giving initiatives and membership activities including annual appeals, year-end solicitation, program incentives and membership events.
  • Cultivate, solicit and acknowledge individual donors and corporate donors providing historical perspective, case statement and financial specifics as needed
  • Develop strategies and benefit packages for institutional memberships, make requests and maintain relationships.
  • Oversee all solicitations and written proposals to individuals and corporations to meet the annual fundraising goal.
  • Train and accompany staff, trustees and committee volunteers in strategy and solicitation of gifts
  • Work with the board on individual campaign progress and board – driven initiatives to increase giving
  • Establish PICA Planned Giving Program
  • Staff and manage Board Development Committee – committee consists of Board members and PICA Staff
  • Work with Development staff and Communications Manager to  compose membership correspondence, including cultivation event invitations, membership letters, email newsletters, business membership proposals, acknowledgement letters
  • Maintain information on donors, prospects, and volunteers in PICA database; track renewals in database and make requests for continued support.
  • Budget, project, schedule and reconcile all development funds.
  • Work with Development team on all development campaigns and initiatives.
  • Maintain up-to-date working knowledge of tax regulations and vehicles as applies to charitable giving
  • Report to Executive, Development and Finance Committees of Board of Trustees as requested
  • Attend exhibition openings, performances, and special events

Required Skills: At least two years fundraising and development experience in the non-profit sector. Must have Bachelors Degree or higher. Interest in contemporary art and prior experience in the field is helpful. Should be proficient in Mac applications and Microsoft Office including Excel. Knowledge of donor database systems input and management. Familiarity with the state of philanthropic community. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Ability to work well with boards, staff and volunteers.

Submit cover letter and resume to Victoria Frey, Executive Director, at [email protected].

Open until filled

Membership and Special Event Coordinator 

Full-time; salaried plus benefits; starts immediately

The Membership and Special Event Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and implementation of membership and individual giving campaigns and for the organization of daily fundraising activities and special events, fundraisers, and receptions. The position provides integral support to the Development Manager and Executive Director, acts a primary administrative contact for the Board of Directors and actively participates in requesting support for PICA’s programs and operations.

Required Skills: Should be proficient in Mac applications and Microsoft Office including Excel, have knowledge of donor database systems input and management, and familiarity with the state of philanthropic community. Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to work well with boards, staff and volunteers required. Interest in contemporary art and prior experience in the field is helpful. This is a unique opportunity for the right individual to develop professionally within a creative environment at the forefront of the contemporary art field.

Submit cover letter and resume to Victoria Frey, Executive Director, at [email protected].

INTERNSHIPS

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Are you a current student seeking professional experience with a nonprofit arts organization? Starting a new career in arts management and administration? Our interns work closely with PICA staff on all aspects of programming and operations, contributing to our small team while gaining an insider’s perspective on everything from marketing to development to curation.

We expect each intern to identify and carry out independent projects in addition to assisting staff with general duties. All interns are expected to demonstrate an appreciation for and understanding of contemporary art.

Interns receive a PICA membership and free admission to programs and special events. While PICA cannot provide housing, travel, or monetary compensation for interns, we are happy to work with your educational institution to arrange for course credit.

PICA’s internship program runs seasonally. See below for current openings, position descriptions, application requirements, and deadlines. For general questions, please email Roya Amirsoleymani, Community Engagement Manager, at [email protected].

THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO INTERNSHIP POSTINGS

We are happy to arrange for academic credit as well as benefits associated with all ticketed programs and the next TBA Festival (September 2014).