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Director of Development

Company: Young At Art Museum
Date Posted: July 27, 2017



Provide leadership at all levels to staff, volunteers and interns combined with hands-on management of the Development Department.  The Director of Development will be expected to build his or her team to accomplish the annual fundraising goals. 


Successfully, manage and direct the Museum’s annual fundraising efforts, meeting the Museum’s budgetary goals from the various constituent pools.  Provide guidance and direction to staff and volunteers to assist in the daily activities of these efforts.

Oversee all fundraising activities including proposal writing, prospect identification, database management/wealth screening, cultivation efforts, solicitations, gift acknowledgement and donor/sponsor recognition. 

Work in concert with the Executive Director/CEO and Board members in increasing the Museum’s profile in the community including attending key events, meetings, and networking socials. 

Provide professional direction and support to Board of Directors’ Development Committee and related Task Forces and Committees.  Actively participate in Board retreats, orientations, cultivation tours, solicitations, and related activities. 


Position Qualifications: 


Proven leadership in major gifts fundraising, including the management of staff and volunteers


Tangible experience in building the donor base with various constituent groups


Excellent communication skills including the ability to engage the interest of prospective major donors and initiating follow-up strategies

Knowledge of South Florida funders, donors, and media representatives is a plus

Bachelor degree required.

CFRE or equivalent certification/experience preferred 

A minimum of seven (7) years of proven fundraising experience as well as management of professional staff is required. 



How To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter by email only to Subject line: Director of Development. No phone calls please