Institutional Giving Associate

Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA

OSV is seeking a fulltime Institutional Giving Associate to be responsible primarily for institutional giving with additional efforts associated with individual and corporate giving programs. The ideal candidate is an exceptionally strong writer with previous grant writing experience who can work independently. This position is full time with evenings and weekends as required. Essential functions include, but are not limited to: Responsible for a portfolio of foundation supporters including writing and submitting proposals, acknowledgements, and follow-up reports; maintaining contact information and funding criteria; and tracking proposals, deadlines, funding criteria, actions, and reporting requirements; Responsible for the Corporate Business Partners program including renewal, acquisition, prospecting, and cultivation of corporate supporters; Research and cultivate potential new corporate, individual, and foundation funders; Assist with appeals and other donor communications such as the donor newsletter, member enews, and acknowledgements; Assist with the planning and execution of donor events, site visits, trips, and tours; Work with other departments to develop and facilitate member programs including the annual Friends’ Day to promote and increase membership; and Assist the Director of Development in cultivating and managing key relationships with high level members/donors and perform other development tasks/assignments as needed. Qualifications: 1 to 2 years of grant writing and/or development experience at a cultural or arts organization required; Exceptionally strong writing skills required; Bachelor’s degree required in or affinity for history, material culture, English, art history, or related. Please see website for full job description at If interested, please submit cover letter and resume to Posted on: 03/04/2016