Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT

The Director of Annual Fund will be a member of the senior fundraising team in a high-energy, high achieving Advancement Department, responsible for the overall direction of a comprehensive Annual Fund program at Mystic Seaport. The successful candidate will develop, oversee and execute a plan to ensure year over year incremental growth and long term success of the Museum’s Annual Fund. Central to the Museum’s strategic plan, an amplified annual giving program will be required to address the institution’s on-going operational needs and to ensure the long term sustainability of the institution. The Director of Annual Fund will be responsible for the strategies and tactics to further enhance a robust program. In the key public-facing role representing the Annual Fund, the successful candidate will engage directly with a high volume of prospects and donors in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, interacting individually and in group settings with current, recently lapsed and prospective donors. The Director will manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospects within the fundraising cycle for the America and the Sea Society, achieve an agreed upon annual personal performance goal to include 75-100 face- to-face prospect visits, and supervise the Annual Fund Manager to ensure work flow is effective and efficient and that the manager’s efforts broaden and deepen gifts below $1,000. Please visit for the full description. To Apply: Please submit an application ( ), resume, and cover letter to human.resources@mysticseaport.orgOR to Mystic Seaport PO Box 6000 Mystic, CT 06355 Attn: Human Resources.Posted on: 05/13/2016