Development Officer: Philadelphia Museum of Art

Posted August 9th, 2016 at 11:52 am.

The Museum is seeking a Development Officer to serve as an integral part of its Major Gifts and Individual Giving divisions. Working closely with the Deputy Director of Development and the Director of Prospect Research and Management, this position will meet with prospects to qualify and refer them to the appropriate division of Development. This position will serve as an ambassador for the Museum and will articulate fundraising priorities across all areas of the Museum and discuss the comprehensive Campaign currently underway with prospects. The Development Officer will maintain a small portfolio of ongoing prospect relationships and will use Raiser’s Edge to report activity daily. This position may also be responsible for other tasks and duties as assigned.

A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years’ experience in Development or a related field is required.  The ability to travel locally, and provide own transportation, and to work both independently and collaboratively with other staff across the Development office is essential. The ideal candidate will have excellent listening, interviewing, presentation, oral and written communication skills. The ability to quickly and effectively develop relationships is critical.  Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite is required.  A successful candidate will have experience in producing, analyzing and interpreting research data to drive actionable outreach strategies. Use of Raiser’s Edge or similar databases is essential.  Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality of information is also required. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic Development office during a transformational expansion project designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry. This role is expected to continue through the life of the project (June 2020).

To Apply

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Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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