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Director of Development

Chapman Cultural Center is a mission-driven organization dedicated to supporting arts and cultural activities for all Spartanburg County residents. As a people-first organization, we prioritize staff wellbeing, work/life balance, and inclusivity. Driven, motivated, and passionate, staff works collaboratively across departments and within the community to further our mission of promoting a full creative life for all. We encourage applicants interested in amplifying our creative community and supporting arts and culture to apply.

The Director of Development is responsible for the management and execution of all fundraising
activities of Chapman Cultural Center (CCC) including oversight of major gift, corporate sponsorship, and annual giving programs, including the Annual Fund Campaign and its components: corporate, foundation and individual giving. Excellent communication, marketing and writing skills required.
The Director of Development will supervise Development staff of two dedicated fundraising
The Director of Development works closely with the President in creating and implementing an
annual fundraising and stewardship plan with goals, objectives, and strategies for identifying,
cultivating, and soliciting individual, corporate and foundation gifts. Also, work with Marketing
Director to create and refine an annual integrated communications and marketing plan to convey our mission, value, and relevance that inspires increased and new giving.

Pay: $74,000 - $77,000 36 hrs. per week- Some Hybrid Scheduling Available-FT Exempt Position

Immediate Supervisor: President/CEO

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Resumes will be accepted on a rolling basis with review and interviews beginning October 2, 2023.

Description of Work / Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate, foundation and individual donors in the Upstate region looking for revenue growth and increased donor investment.
  • Oversee the design and execution of all Annual Fund campaign collateral including brochure, online giving campaigns, and direct mail solicitations, etc.
  • Execute corporate and foundation grant applications and reports and ongoing relationships;
  • Identify and solicit sponsorships of CCC events. Oversee sponsorship benefits to ensure that marketing and client needs are met.
  • Work with the President/CEO and Trustees to create and implement strategic plans to meet the annual and long-range revenue goals of the organization.

External Relationships/Events

  • Encourage a fundraising culture by fostering the active involvement and participation of the Board of Directors, including leading Development Committee of the Board of Trustees to successfully oversee annual campaign and stewardship activities.
  • Execute annual donor stewardship events, including managing all aspects of Leadership Giving and Major Gifts through the Peggy Gignilliat Society (donors at $1,250 and above).
  • Attend community cultural, civic and professional events and represent CCC at festivals and community meetings.

Development Management & Administration

  • Supervise all development staff.
  • Prepare and administer yearly annual giving plan and expense budget.
  • Manage donor recognition and stewardship program to retain donors and encourage increased engagement in the arts.
  • Utilize Blackbaud Razors Edge software and Donor Search to support strategic donor cultivation and solicitation; and to prepare campaign management reports, campaign forecasting, prospect tracking, etc.
  • Insure accurate and timely gift record-keeping, management of database, and all records, files, gift processing, pledge reminders and donor acknowledgements.


  • A minimum of five years’ experience in results-oriented fundraising position with experience in annual fund and major gifts
  • A strong record of campaign leadership through development, implementation and management of annual campaigns. Expert capability to organize and implement strategies toward attainment of target goals and stretch goals.
  • Proven ability to manage staff to achieve goals and encourage teamwork.
  • Proven ability to multitask and successful event planning skills.
  • Expertise in writing donor solicitations, and acknowledgements. Proven ability to write winning grants and manage grant fulfillment
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Blackbaud Raisers’ Edge or other CRM systems.
  • Must be able to work independently, and handle confidential information and navigate sensitive situations


Marketing Coordinator    

Chapman Cultural Center is seeking a creative and innovative individual to aid in the creation and promotion of external marketing and internal communications content for the organization. The Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for creating engaging imagery and content as well as creating new ways to increase awareness of Chapman Cultural Center and its affiliated channels.

The Marketing Coordinator will have the opportunity to collaborate as a member of the CCC Marketing team and work closely with other departments to share the stories and impact of CCC. The Marketing Coordinator will also assist with the support of interdepartmental communications needs including, graphic design, website content creation, and management.

Pay: $17-$19hr/ 30 hrs. per week PT

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Application materials will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Description of Work / Primary Job Factors

  • Create original graphic design elements for print and digital publications. 
  • Provide additional marketing and communications support to the CCC team as assigned. 
  • Social Media content creation and monitoring.
  • Develop content on a weekly and monthly basis. 
  • Contribute to the creation of communications and outreach tools such as monthly newsletters and email campaigns.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Ability to work well with people of all ages and technical skill levels 
  • Ability to work independently and within a team efficiently. 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML; experience in WordPress and other website CMS a plus. 
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign) Microsoft Office Suite, and Canva.
  • Basic knowledge of videography and photography principles.


  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a Graphic Design, Marketing, or Multimedia capacity.
  • Professional demeanor and interpersonal skills. 
  • Highly organized, detailed, and skilled in time management.


Campus Security Attendant

The Campus Security Attendant is responsible for maintaining the safety of the Chapman Cultural Center campus and our patrons. Duties include patrolling the premises, monitoring surveillance equipment, controlling access to the building, and responding to emergencies. In addition, as the security attendant, you will be tasked with handling customer service duties, such as assisting visitors and providing information to visitors both in person and over the phone. Potential candidates should have excellent observation skills, the ability to interact with a variety of individuals and strong communication skills. This position requires candidates to be physically able as it may involve standing for long periods of time and patrolling the campus regularly.

To apply, please send a résumé to Director of Facility Operations, Tarah Dawkins, at

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