Join a dynamic fundraising team at the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). The Museum seeks a creative and energetic individual, who is a persuasive writer with a demonstrated record of success with foundation and corporate proposals. Duties include proposal writing, identifying new grant and sponsorship opportunities, managing stewardship of institutional donors, and preparing other donor communications.
SAAM is home to one of the largest and most inclusive collections of American art in the world. Its artworks reveal America’s rich artistic and cultural history from the colonial period to today and its branch museum, the Renwick Gallery, features the best craft objects and decorative arts from the 19th century to the present. In 2010, the Museum attracted over 1.2 million visitors and ranks as the 6th most visited art Museum in America.
The ability to meet frequent deadlines and work collaboratively is essential to success. Arts and humanities knowledge and experience at a major cultural organization desired. Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits. The Smithsonian offers an excellent package of benefits.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 9, 2012. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your e-mail.
To learn more about the museum, please visit www.americanart.si.edu. To read the full text of this announcement, please visit http://www.si.edu/giving/giv_employment_opportunities.html.