Job

Director of Institutional Advancement

American Federation of Arts

305 East 47th Street 10th Floor
NY 10017

Deadline

Oct 01, 2021

Posted

Sep 10, 2021

Position Summary:
The Director of Institutional Advancement is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all of AFA’s fundraising including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The DOD works closely with the Director & CEO and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising initiatives.

General Duties and Responsibilities:
• Create and implement annual fundraising strategy
• Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors
• Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate, foundation and individual donors
• Oversee and assist with grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
• Research and identify new prospects for the board
• Develop and grow individual donor base; manage individual membership program
• Direct the annual fund campaign including mailings, online solicitations and annual fundraising drives
• Oversee and assist with prospect research
• Participate in Board Development Committee meetings
• Oversee fundraising and tracking systems
• Oversee the department and supervise staff

Requirements

Qualifications:
• Minimum 5 years of professional fundraising and development experience, preferably at an art museum or related institution
• Demonstrated accomplishment in major gifts, corporate and foundation support
• Excellent communication skills
• Supervisory, organizational and planning skills essential
• Ability to take initiative and be creative in developing new sources of support

Supervises: 5-person Development team
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Contact

Type

Job

Sector

Fine Arts

Experience Level

Executive/Director

More Information

hr@amfedarts.org

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