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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Director of Development

  3/3/2020   Museum of Photographic Arts
 Job Description        

Primary Responsibilities include: Identify, cultivate, and solicit established and prospective gift donors. Work with staff in providing strategic direction and oversight for all membership and patron programs. Collaborate with exhibition and marketing staff to develop campaigns and increase members and donors. Enhance MOPA’s planned giving program. See for full job description.



The ideal candidate will possess 7+ years of progressively responsible fundraising experience; Ability to set strategic direction consistent with the organizations’ strategic plan; design and implement operational plans; Demonstrated creativity in developing fundraising programs that engage various donor bases; Solid experience and proven results in identifying, cultivating, and expanding high-level donors; Strong general knowledge of all development activities in arts and culture;


 Additional Information        

The Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA) is seeking an energetic, attentive Director of Development responsible for the strategic leadership, supervision, and execution of all MOPA fundraising activities including: individual, corporate, foundation and government giving; endowment planning; and fundraising events. The incumbent must thoroughly understand and be able to articulate MOPA’s mission, history, key stakeholders, and programs AND its unique vision and culture in the rapidly changing museum industry. This position reports to the Executive Director/Chief Curator, and works closely with Board development committees. They will manage the stewardship of current leadership donors and develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donors’ interests, passions and values. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a knowledge of art and have familiarity with fundraising institutional level.AA/EOE Send resume, cover letter, & 3 references to No phone calls


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