Staff Opportunities

McKoy Dance Project is seeks to hire a part time Development Assistant. MDP prioritizes highlighting and innovating around the diverse stories of Black and queer persons. The role of Development Assistant will support and collaborate with MDP’s Artistic Director and administrative staff to ensure financial security and advancement of the organization. Interested applicants should be excellent writers, highly motivated, organized, and passionate about the arts. 

Responsibilities:

1) Prospect Donor and Funder Research

2) Fundraising Campaign Management and Implementation

3) Grant Writing with Artistic Director

4) Corporate Sponsor Research and Relationship Building

4) Gift Appeals and Acknowledgements and other related duties

Qualifications/Skills: 

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma and/or its equivalent, plus some relevant work experience required, or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential prospect information discreetly. 

Preferred Qualifications: College degree strongly preferred. Strong interest in fund-raising and some fund-raising experience preferred.

Proficiency in, Microsoft Word/Excel required, Google Suites, and basic CRM knowledge.