Assistant Director, Corporate Relations

  • Job posted by American Museum Of Natural History

Job Type

Part Time




New York
New York
United States


American Museum Of Natural History

Assistant Director, Corporate Relations

The American Museum of Natural History is seeking an Assistant Director of Corporate Relations who will play a key role in growing the institution's programmatic and operating support through corporate partnerships. Corporate Relations is a key area of Institutional Advancement. The Assistant Director of Corporate Relations will be responsible for fundraising from a portfolio of corporate donors and prospects typically giving five- and six-figure gifts. The position will be focused on expanding the Museum's strong, existing donor relationships through proposal and report writing, high-touch moves management and executing high-level stewardship deliverables. The Assistant Director will report to the Director of Corporate Relations.

Responsibilites include:

Cultivate, steward, and solicit a portfolio of donors to create long-term, multi-tiered, mission-focused partnerships with the Museum, including both philanthropy-focused gifts, and marketing partnerships.

Conceptualize and implement strategies to engage new prospects, including identifying and researching prospects.

Produce high-quality writing for proposals, research and stewardship reports and correspondence.

Collaborate with colleagues to develop and articulate programs and funding needs, including: fellow Institutional Advancement staff, scientists, educators, and exhibition specialists and members of senior staff.

Support the process of developing financial projections for corporate giving, and work to achieve and exceed financial goals.

Manage systems for data tracking, solicitation, and stewardship.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree.

Minimum two years of experience working with corporate donors for a full gift cycle: from prospect identification, developing appropriate funding packages, successfully securing funding, to managing stewardship deliverables.

Ability to produce high-quality writing is essential.

Experience working in a large and complex organization, especially in arts and cultural institutions, is a plus.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative and flexible approach.

The ability to adapt quickly to, plan for, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced setting.

Strong initiative with great attention to detail and objectives-focused.

Experience with Raisers Edge, Tessitura or other CRM applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Non-profit experience is a plus, but candidates in the corporate sector will also be considered

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

<i>The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law. </i>

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Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree