The Getty

Development Coordinator

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2018 11:15 AM)
Requisition Number
Position Status
Regular Full-Time
Administrative and Support Staff
Getty Location
Getty Center
Trust - 0121-Development

Job Summary

The Development Coordinator and Patron Concierge will be responsible for working with the Getty’s Development Department, providing administrative and program support for the newly launched Patron Program. He/she will report to the Associate Director for Strategic Engagement.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Respond to requests and inquiries from donors and donor prospects, either directly or by routing to the appropriate point of contact
  • Primary contact for all Patron parking and reservation requests
  • Support Patron Events and other events with pre-event logistics including invitations, invitation lists, recording RSVPs, corresponding with guests, Raiser’s Edge RSVP and guest entry, etc., and night-of-tasks including logistical support and leading registration and check-in
  • Assist with the creation, communication, and dissemination of solicitation, stewardship, and other communication pieces for Patrons and other donors, including mailings, solicitations, catalogues, holiday cards, and more
  • Maintain data and statistics about the Patron Program
  • Provide support for annual solicitations and renewals
  • Create and pull lists, queries, and reports as needed from Raiser’s Edge
  • and other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-4 years similar or related work experience
  • Willingness to work at events as needed on evenings and weekends
  • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge a plus, and Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word required
  • Knowledge of designing and design software a plus [Adobe, Powerpoint, Etc]
  • Ability to lift, stand for long periods, and travel locally as needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills and a high attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on all tasks as assigned, as well as to work well within a small team
  • Ability to work courteously and effectively with donors, museum staff, and many diverse individuals, including on the phone and by email
  • Ability to handle sensitive materials with discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent judgement