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Institutional Giving Officer [Plimoth Plantation]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on August 21, 1974 in job announcements |

Apply by September 30, 2014.

 

The Institutional Giving Officer has direct responsibility for managing and coordinating all aspects of Plimoth Plantation’s programs for generating significant funds from foundation, corporate and government sources. S/he is charged with managing a high volume of grant proposals and reports, demonstrating initiative at all stages of the funding cycle, from research and identification, to cultivation, to solicitation, to stewardship, in order to secure both unrestricted and programmatic support.

 

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Institutional Giving Officer works closely with the members of the executive and program staff of the Museum to develop proposal content and stay abreast of anticipated fundable projects. Alongside the Director of Development, S/he also works with Board members to foster their participation in the development process.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required; at least five years of professional development experience in a non-profit setting, including significant responsibility for institutional revenue generation; Outstanding writing and communication skills; extensive experience with grant-writing; Attention to detail, ability to perform research and create synergies between Museum projects and potential funders; Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced office in order to handle a high volume of work;  Interest, knowledge and/or experience in a museum or cultural organization preferred; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred, with strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel;

How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to: shaverstock@plimoth.org

Apply by:
September 30, 2014

About this Organization:
One of America’s foremost living history museums and an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, Plimoth Plantation hosts more than 350,000 visitors from around the world each year. Plimoth offers powerful personal encounters with history built on thorough research about the Indigenous People of southeastern Massachusetts and the Colonial English community in the 1600s. In addition to its most famous exhibits, historically accurate recreations of a 1627 English Village, the Mayflower II, and a Wampanoag Homesite, the museum offers an array of year-round educational programs.

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