Art & History Museums – Maitland

Job Description


Director of Development

Full Time, Exempt


Purpose: The Director of Development is responsible for working with the CEO and Board of Directors to develop a diverse and sustainable portfolio of contributed income. The Director of Development reports to the CEO.  This position is an important part of the senior staff team and will be integral to the mission, growth, and financial strength of the Art & History Museums – Maitland.


Duties and Responsibilities:


Fund Development:

  • Develops sustainable funding with existing and new donors through individual and corporate giving, planned giving, and grants in partnership with the CEO and Board of Directors
  • Oversees gift processing
  • Manages grant administration


  • Expand and retain member base through innovative strategies


  • Plan and implement fundraising and donor events


In addition to the above listed duties, the Director of Development will:

  • Attend programs and special events as required
  • Develop and manage budgets for the Development Department
  • Other duties as assigned







  • Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to lead departmental strategic thinking as well as have a keen attention to detail
  • Ability to work with the public in a professional manner and develop relationships with volunteers, members, and donors
  • Highly-organized self-starter who can coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Team player with a strong work ethic who can develop a positive and highly productive work environment while maintaining flexibility
  • Desire to promote the A&H’s mission
  • Maintains confidentiality as required
  • CRM and/or donor database software experience preferred



  • Minimum of three years professional fundraising experience, preferably with a cultural organization
  • Grant writing experience required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Event planning experience required



  • Four year degree in business, art, history, museum studies, or a related field required.
  • CFRE preferred



Job Information
  • Maitland, Florida, 32751, United States
  • 28676048
  • May 23, 2016
  • Director of Development
  • Art & History Museums – Maitland
  • Directors/Administrators
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite