Job Description

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking an energetic and experienced Grants Manager to join its Development department and implement the Museum’s corporate, foundation, and government grants strategy for annual operations, restricted programs, strategic initiatives, and capital projects.  Major responsibilities include managing and stewarding a portfolio of foundation, corporate, and government grants/donors, in addition to identifying and securing new institutional funding streams for Museum projects.  Duties include preparing letters of inquiry, grant applications, grant reports, grant attachments, corporate partnership proposals and presentations, stewardship reports, and other related grant correspondence.  This position works closely with senior leadership, curators, program and facilities staff, and volunteers to advance the Museum’s fundraising priorities.  This is a unique opportunity for a development professional to increase the Museum’s financial support from institutional funding sources as the Museum prepares for its upcoming campaign.

Job Requirements

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree with arts or English major; a Master’s degree preferred.  At least 4 years successful fundraising experience in an arts or education setting with grant writing and organizational giving experience strongly preferred.  Candidate must demonstrate exceptional writing ability and excellent communication and organizational skills. Experience working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and demonstrated flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities is a must.  Knowledge of the corporate, foundation and government philanthropy landscape is an advantage.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is required; familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop is an advantage.