Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Major Gifts
4 Year Degree
The NCMA seeks a qualified candidate to fill the role of Senior Development Officer. The successful candidate will be an energetic, self-motivated, experienced professional with a proven track record in fundraising, specifically in planned and major gifts. The position will report directly to the Director of Development and work closely with other members of the Membership and Development staff to successfully reach fundraising goals.
Successful fundraising is critical to the Museum’s long term sustainability and program growth. The Senior Development Officer will join other members of the Membership and Development staff in maximizing revenues with a focus on major gift support, planned giving and mid-to-upper level members. The ideal candidate must have a demonstrated track record of success in major gift fundraising and experience in working closely with philanthropic level prospects and donors. The candidate must also have knowledge of fundraising systems, demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills, and be adept at crafting proposals, donor correspondence and other kinds of materials.
Management of all aspects of the Museum’s major gifts program including planned giving
Evaluate existing major gifts giving within the Museum including processes for cultivation and stewardship as well as increasing major gifts
Evaluate existing planned giving program and identify ways to increase donors through more solicitation and formalized recognition program
Provide leadership in creating, planning and implementing projects and programs that produce major gift support for the Museum, in general, as well as in special initiatives.
Work closely with the Senior Membership Officer to identify new major gift and planned giving prospects from the existing membership base
Collaborate regularly with other Museum professionals in order to create unique engagement strategies for top existing and potential major gift donors
Provide strategic support for other fundraising colleagues and Museum volunteers
Manage a portfolio of approximately 75 major gift prospects and donors
Coordinate major gift fundraising activities
Collaborate with the marketing and communications department on the content, design and publication of all necessary collateral materials
Manage prospect management including tracking and analysis
The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) is an art museum in Raleigh, North Carolina which opened in 1956 as the first major museum collection in the country to be formed by State legislation and funding.Since the initial 1947 appropriation that established its collection, the Museum has continued to be a model of enlightened public policy with free admission to the permanent collection. Today, it ...encompasses a collection that spans more than 5,000 years of artistic work from antiquity to the present, an amphitheater for outdoor performances, and a variety of celebrated exhibitions and public programs. The North Carolina Museum of Art serves the people of North Carolina and all visitors as a premier destination for compelling encounters with art.