The Portland Classical Chinese Garden

Between NW 2nd and 3rd and NW Everett and Flanders in Old Town/Chinatown, Portland Oregon, USA

Open Position: Membership & Donor Director

Job Title: Membership & Donor Director
Purpose of Position: To manage Garden membership, ensuring the continued support of existing members and to promote/acquire new members. To interface with present Garden donors, resulting in their continued financial support and to secure new donor dollars.
Scope of Position: Contributes to the financial viability of the Garden organization. Affords individuals an opportunity to contribute to one of Portland’s most beautiful, cultural attractions.
Additional Responsibilities: Coordinate member events. Create member and donor communication tools.
Garden Team Expectancy: Assist with general fundraising and other Garden special events.
Hours: Regular office hours, with lunches, evenings and weekends as the program warrants.
Compensation: Dependant on experience and financial results generated at previous position(s).

Essential Functions:

60% Membership Activities
- Develop a plan to maintain and extend membership
- Design and execute membership activities and events
- Cultivate & upgrade memberships
- Maintain Membership database
- Process renewal notifications & membership cards
- Address membership issues & respond to membership questions
- Create and produce membership communication pieces

40% Donor Activities
- Develop a plan to maintain and extend donor giving
- Meet and correspond with present Garden donors
- Meet and correspond with potential donors
- Secure donations
- Process donations into Sage donor databases, produce thank you letters and pledge reminders
- Assist with event coordination for cultivation events

Work Experience Essential for Consideration:
- Three years of membership/donor management
- Proven efficiency in accurate data entry and data base management
- Proven ability to communicate effectively and sophisticatedly in all media
- Previous experience in inspiring giving and “closing the deal”
- Successful experience in working & communicating in a team environment

Skills Essential for Consideration:
- Confident, enthusiastic and gracious in personality
- Ability to perform multiple tasks & meet deadliines
- Ability to perform tasks accurately with attention to detail
- Talent for organizational planning
- Ability to think analytically and critically
- Available to flex time to meet weekend & evening demands
- Strong written communication skills
- Impeccable Customer Service skills, with discretion to handling of confidential information
- Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook & Sage Donor System)
- Demonstrated competency in mail merge, printing and formatting, using multiple applications
- Ability to lift 25 lbs

To Apply:
Mail letter of interest, resume & three professional references to:

Membership & Donor Director Position
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
PO Box 3706
Portland, OR 97208

Please, no phone calls, email or office visits

Position closes Thursday, July 12, 2022