Manager of Sponsorships: National Liberty Museum

Posted January 11th, 2018 at 12:52 pm.

Position description: We are looking for an energetic, self-motivated go-getter with a successful track record in non-profit fundraising or relevant for-profit sales to take our sponsorship programs to the next level. This is a true hunter position in Philadelphia’s fast paced and competitive non-profit environment.  Salary + bonus for revenue goals met and exceeded.

Key Success Factors:

  • Passionate about the NLM’s mission! Able to effectively communicate your enthusiasm to potential sponsors, grow relationships and build trust
  • Solution selling mentality, providing solutions that serve our sponsors’ charitable and marketing goals
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Strong work ethic. Ability to develop a plan and execute on a daily basis to grow pipeline of sponsors
  • Ability to manage time and hold yourself accountable for production and results
  • Provide regular reports that accurately reflect pipeline, caseload activity and personal performance
  • Local knowledge of the Philadelphia philanthropic and business community. Is out and about in the community and has developed an extensive network.
  • Must be available during non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends.

Key Sponsorship Opportunities:

  1. Glass Auction Gala on October 6, 2018: Now in its 19th year, this highly regarded gala has enormous potential to become a million dollar event. You will be responsible for the fundraising cycle including timeline for long-lead ($25,000+) sponsorship cultivation.
  2. Year End Appeal: You will be responsible for the fundraising cycle for the NLM’s annual fund holiday appeal at year end.
  3. Additional sponsorship opportunities: Create & execute sponsorship campaigns for other NLM programs and events throughout the year.

Compensation and Benefits:

The National Liberty Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse workforce. The NLM provides an excellent compensation package; salary commensurate with experience, with bonus structure for exceeding revenue benchmarks. The benefits package includes medical, optional dental, life & long-term and short-term disability insurance, a voluntary 401(k) program with employer match, paid time off, an employee assistance plan & cafeteria/travel assistance plan.


To Apply: We are now interviewing and will continue to do so until we find the ideal go-getter. Interested applicants are asked to please forward your 1) resume, and 2) cover letter to We regret we may not be able to respond to all applications. No phone calls, please.

Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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