Director of Advancement - National Children's Museum

Director of Advancement

National Children's Museum

We seek a dynamic, externally facing leader with strength in growing philanthropic support ideally in a cultural institution, with science museum experience preferable. A deep commitment to the Museum mission, demonstrable knowledge and interest in the education and development of young people is essential.   The qualified candidate will have previous experience creating and executing multi-year strategies to increase private support.  Comprehensive experience completing capital campaigns, a successful track record securing seven figure gifts, as well as knowledge of and experience with planned giving strategies is a plus.

The selected candidate will serve both as the lead on cultivation and solicitation as well as a willing and able support to the President + CEO in her fundraising efforts. They must be an independent, strategic thinker, who is highly organized, personable, comfortable with public speaking, and will possess excellent written communication skills.  The person we seek will be an inclusive, empowering, joyful leader.  While prior management experience is a plus, a passion for cultivating a team and providing inspirational leadership is required.  A minimum of 10 years of fundraising experience, preferably in the Washington, DC region is sought. Bachelors degree required, Masters degree or Certified Fund Raising Executive certification is preferred.

Salary Range: $125,000 - $150,000

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