Associate Director of Individual Giving & Major Gifts
Spoleto Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina seeks an experienced fundraiser to oversee the Festival’s growing individual giving and major gifts programs, which constitute over $2 million of its annual contributed support. Reporting directly to the Chief Advancement Officer, the Associate Director is responsible for all aspects of individual giving, including Board annual support, planned giving, restricted support, and oversight and management of the individual giving programs: Spoleto Society (gifts of $2,500+), Festival Circle (gifts of $250 to $2,499), Spoleto SCENE (donors ages 21-35) and Bridge (donors ages 36-50). This position manages the Individual Giving and Stewardship Manager, Donor Services Manager, and works closely with the Board of Directors, General Director, and the entire Development/Advancement team.
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of progressive fundraising experience, with demonstrated and successful front-line fundraising, particularly with a focus on individual giving and major gifts. 1-2 years of supervisory experience is desired, in addition to exemplary organizational skills and a strong passion for Spoleto Festival USA’s mission and programming.
Spoleto Festival USA seeks a committed Individual Giving Assistant to become a key part of our team in a dynamic, full-time, year-round capacity. This integral role supports the Individual Giving team in various areas including Board contributions, major gifts, Festival Circle, Spoleto Society, designated support, and planned giving. The Assistant will report to the Associate Director of Individual Giving & Major Gifts while also aiding the entire Individual Giving team and the Chief Advancement Officer, ensuring outstanding donor care and the accurate processing and acknowledgment of donations.
Spoleto Festival USA is on the lookout for a dedicated Special Events Assistant to join our team on a full-time, year-round basis. The core of this role is to elevate our fundraising efforts by actively assisting in donor events throughout the year, with a particular emphasis during our vibrant 17-day festival in Charleston, SC. Working closely and reporting directly to our Special Events Manager, the Special Events Assistant will be responsible for engaging in meticulous pre-event planning, offering exemplary on-site event support, and ensuring seamless post-event follow-ups. This position will significantly contribute to the following special events orchestrated by the Development Department and play a pivotal role in donor parties, especially during the Festival’s duration.
Box Office Ticket Agents act as friendly faces and voices engaging with the public via phone and email to ensure smooth ticket sales and provide exceptional customer service, all while contributing to the day-to-day operations of the box office. These part-time, seasonal positions offer flexible hours, including evenings and weekends at various festival venues during our 17-day event, with the potential to provide supervision to other seasonal staff. Multiple positions available.
Venue Stewards at 14G and Festival Hall are vital members of our team, responsible for managing onsite events, providing exceptional service to clients and vendors, and ensuring that our facilities are clean, safe, and ready to host a variety of events. These positions play a crucial role in maintaining the overall success in our goal to become a favorite for all clients, guests, industry professionals, partners, and our community. We’re looking for individuals who can ensure the seamless execution of events, prioritize client and guest satisfaction, and maintain top-notch facilities. At Spoleto, nothing is ever “usual” so not only do you have to be willing to roll up your sleeves and get things done, but you have to be willing to have fun doing it.