Director of Institutional Advancement

Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with other members of the senior staff, the Director for Institutional Advancement oversees the HMSC membership program and annual appeal, and executes the vision of the HMSC Executive Director by planning, coordinating, supervising and contributing to fund-raising activities that enhance the mission of the HMSC, and encouraging individual, community, and corporate support in order to ensure the ongoing success of the HMSC. Provides broad-based private support for the HMSC through the management of comprehensive programs and by developing relationships with individuals, corporations and foundations. Responsible for the thoughtful presentation of a donor-centered stewardship program for donors to the HMSC. Works in close partnership and collaboration with FAS Development and University Development Office to build strong, coordinated, and supportive relationships with the HMSC community of donors. Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree with minimum 7 years experience in fundraising. Experience in donor prospecting and use of fundraising software. Experience building individual cultivation and/or a membership program. Additional Qualifications Experience fundraising in a university or cultural institution. Creative, strategic thinker with outstanding communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to collaborate with colleagues and engage and motivate members and donors. Experience in events management. Highly organized; able to analyze, prioritize, and juggle multiple responsibilities to maximize results. Familiarity with Harvard and the University’s fundraising database and systems strongly preferred. Interest in museums and/or content related to an HMSC museum, a plus. Ability to work some evenings and weekends required. Apply Here: Posted on: 04/20/2016