Institutional Giving Coordinator Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Pkwy
Brooklyn, New York 11238




Dec 21, 2020

The Brooklyn Museum seeks an Institutional Giving Coordinator to join our fast-paced Institutional Giving team. This position offers an outstanding opportunity for a development professional looking to grow their skills and expertise, particularly around grant writing and management, stewardship processes, and research.

* Conduct research and prepare briefing materials
* Manage data, including building and maintaining prospect and research queries and reports in Raiser’s Edge
* Monitor news, philanthropic publications, and alerts to identify new prospects
* Conduct prospect research and moves management
* Maintain records in our database to ensure constituent integrity
* Draft and execute donor acknowledgment letters
* Contribute to the development, refinement, writing, copyediting, and submission of collateral materials, including proposals and reports to the Museum’s foundation and government supporters
* Coordinate gift processing and acknowledgment
* Maintain digital and hard-copy donor files
* Advise on best practices for information storage, retrieval, and reporting
* Participate in planning long- and short-term development strategies to meet department fundraising goals
* Other duties as assigned

* Bachelor’s degree
* Solid prospect research experience in a nonprofit organization, or highly relevant online research skills in another capacity
* Strong technology skills, including familiarity with Adobe, InDesign, and Photoshop
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an open and team-oriented communication style
* Aptitude for maintaining and creating systems, strong analytical ability, facility with numbers, and attention to detail
* Additional qualifications:
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office, fundraising databases, and prospect research tools, and familiarity with Google tools (docs, sheets, slides)
* Background in writing and research

Start date: Immediately
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Institutional Giving
Position type: Full-time
Union status: Non-union
FLSA status: Non-exempt
Schedule: 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
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The Brooklyn Museum, housed in a 560,000-square-foot, Beaux-Arts building, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the country. Its world-renowned permanent collections range from ancient Egyptian masterpieces to contemporary art, and represent a wide range of cultures. Only a 30-minute subway ride from midtown Manhattan, with its own newly renovated subway station, the Museum is part of a complex of nineteenth-century parks and gardens that also includes Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the Prospect Park Zoo.

We invite you to take the next step in your career with us at the Brooklyn Museum. With an extensive and comprehensive permanent collection that includes ancient Egyptian masterpieces, African art, European painting, decorative arts, period rooms, and contemporary art, you will have the chance to work in one of New York City’s oldest and most diverse cultural institutions. Located in the heart of one of the most creative and exciting urban centers in the world - Brooklyn - you will have the chance to collaborate and work side-by-side with artists and the staff of the Brooklyn Museum.