Community Relations & Fundraising Lead
The Community Relations & Fundraising Lead will research, initiate, develop and facilitate collaborative partnerships with individual contributors, foundations, philanthropic entities and other relationships that engage support for, as well as increase engagement in Northwest Folklife’s Programs and Events. Additionally, this role would develop and implement onsite fundraising strategies for our year-round events, including the Annual Northwest Folklife Festival, various programs under the Our Big Neighborhood initiative, and relating to our yearly Cultural Focus. Building relationships and community investment should promote the mission of NWFL and cultivate investments centered on equity, community engagement, and artistic excellence.
Northwest Folklife is seeking a Development Intern interested in gaining valuable hands-on experience in all aspects of development in a dynamic Seattle-based arts organization. The intern will report to the Development Coordinator and Community Relations and Fundraising Lead. This internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about fundraising, donor information maintenance and reporting, donor communications, campaign planning and management, and event production.