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.

    •    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.

    •    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

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
Salary: Competitive