Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh’s Development Office seeks a full-time Director, Corporate Relations with responsibility for raising funds from corporations and corporate foundations. This position requires a driven self-starter who is motivated to increase contributed funds from corporations, enthusiastic about representing four distinct museum entities as well as the annual fund, effectively communicates impact-driven messaging about museum programs and exhibitions, and also possesses strategic thinking capabilities in regard to developing long-term corporate relationships. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required. Three to five years of relevant fundraising experience required. Familiarity with Raiser's Edge and the Pittsburgh funding community a plus.
PRIMARY FUNCTION Develop and implement, in coordination with Advancement & Community Engagement department and museum leadership staff, fundraising strategies and tactics to generate restricted and unrestricted funds from philanthropic sources as assigned. Within a portfolio system, enhance existing relationships with donors, and develop new relationships between potential donors and volunteers and key museum leadership staff. Effectively position Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh for contributed support that will support CMP annual and/or strategic priorities. Supports overall department goals of being donor-centered, cooperative and transparent.
QUALIFICATIONS KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Demonstrated success in securing grants & contributed support.
• Exceptional project management skills.
• Ability to collaborate effectively with staff and volunteers, and develop relationships with donors and prospects
• Excellent communication skills; diplomacy and persuasive abilities in dealing with donors and colleagues alike.
• Excellent writing skills, budget forecasting, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines.
• Results-oriented team player with optimistic attitude who takes initiative as an independent worker.
• Ability to develop and edit proposals, reports, correspondence, and/or solicitations, and develop and deliver presentations.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and work accurately under deadlines and the pressure of a fast-paced work environment, handle multiple assignments at once, while paying strict attention to detail.
• Exceptional organization abilities
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office required; experience with Raiser’s Edge software a plus
• Flexible schedule – early morning, late evening, and weekend hours on occasion.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
• Five years development experience that demonstrates increasing responsibility, supervisory experience as well as demonstrated success in securing funding
• Masters degree desirable
• Museum background desirable
• Familiarity with the local, regional and national funding community a plus
• No special requirements
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is interested in candidates who, through their experience and collaborations, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the Carnegie Museums community.
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About Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History
From rock groups to Campbell’s soup, from T. rex to submarine decks—the four Carnegie Museums are home to hundreds of thousands of objects, including some of the world’s great art and the remains of the Earth’s largest prehistoric creatures. They’re home, too, to thousands of exhibition spaces that make us wonder—about our world, the Universe, the past, and the future. Most importantly, they’re the participants and the hosts of daily exploration—onsite, out in the community, and around the world. They are Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum.