Development Manager

JOB TITLE:        Development Manager

REPORTS TO:    President/CEO

JOB SUMMARY:  This middle management position is responsible for grants research/writing; special event fundraising; planned giving and major donor research and cultivation. Some data entry, to include maintenance of donor files, is required.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    •    Research, develop and write grant proposals;
    •    Working with museum trustees, staff and community leaders to develop and implement museum’s special-event fundraising programs;
    •    Engage in the ongoing development and implementation of museum’s planned-giving program;
    •    Work closely with the President/CEO on major gifts research, cultivation and stewardship;
    •    Record contributions in the museum’s donor data base;
    •    Prepare reports for Director of Finance and CEO;
    •    Develop and manage Development Department’s annual operating budget; and
    •    Perform all other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
    •    B.A. in non-profit management, museum studies, public history, history or related subject;
    •    Minimum of two years in development work with a museum or cultural organization;
    •    Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    •    Experience with fundraising software and Microsoft Office Suite;
    •    Able to excel in the workplace with minimal supervision.

STATUS:    Full-time, with benefits

SALARY:    Competitive

Position is available immediately and is an excellent opportunity for an individual desiring to advance his/her career in development.

CLOSING DATE:    November 22, 2019

Please send resume, cover letter and list of references to Pam Vining, Director of Finance and Human Resources, at pvining@mightyeighth.org

No telephone calls, please.

Apply for this position using the contact information below.

Position Type: Full Time
Company: National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Address: P.O. Box 1992, Savannah, GA, 31402
Web: http://www.mightyeighth.org
Email: pvining@mightyeighth.org
Salary: Competitive