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Development Director

Company: NM Museum of Natural History Foundation
Date Posted: February 22, 2017

Specific duties include:

Encourage board and community input while developing and implementing a comprehensive fund raising plan.

Handle all fundraising programs including, but not limited to; annual fund drives, capital/endowment campaigns, memorial/honorary giving programs, planning giving programs, grants, marketing campaigns and special events when appropriate.

Handle the maintenance of detailed, accurate donor and prospect records for financial reporting and solicitor report purposes. Understand donor data base system, Raiser's Edge. 

Together with the President, Board Members and appropriate staff, directly participate in prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation process.  Provide the information necessary to set fund raising goals.

Together with the President and/or department heads, research and prepare grant applications.

Other duties, as necessary to increase awareness of Museum programs and increase contributed income.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent professional experience required.  Advanced degree and five or more years of successful fundraising experience preferred.  Exceptional language skills, both oral and written.  The ability to handle multiple high priority activities simultaneously.  A high degree of interpersonal competency; the ability to work well with diverse group of volunteers, staff, consultants, and board members.  Computer literate and able to produce simple, yet attractive word processed materials when needed.  Knowledlge of dedicated fundraising software databases,Raiser's Edge experience preferred.

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