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Foundation and Corporate Giving Officer

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National Building Museum
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Washington, DC
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Publicado hace 22 días

Organization Summary


The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build.


We are a private, nonprofit institution, created by Congress in 1980 to commemorate American achievements in architecture, design, and engineering and to encourage excellence in the building arts. Today, the National Building Museum transforms understanding of the history and impact of architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and design. Through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events, we welcome all ages to experience stories about the built world and its power to shape our lives, communities, and futures.


Our Commitment


At the Museum, we pursue diversity and endeavor to create an inclusive and accessible environment for our staff, visitors, stakeholders, and Board members. We value diverse perspectives and believe the power of diversity enriches us all. Creating an inclusive environment is critical to every individual’s work. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Position Description


The Foundation & Corporate Giving Officer joins the Museum at an exciting time as it reopens from a 16-month closure, under new leadership and with new opportunities to increase giving around the diversity and reach of highly impactful programs and exhibitions both online and onsite.


The successful candidate will manage the identification, research, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, reporting, and documentation of foundation, government agency, corporate foundation donors, and prospects. The Officer will cultivate and solicit funding to secure unrestricted and restricted gifts for general operating support, exhibitions, education, Honor Award, and other initiatives. They will work across the Museum to craft successful proposals and compelling narrative reports to engage existing donors and cultivate new funders, including prospect identification, written solicitations, cultivation, and stewardship—ensuring that relationships are nurtured and maintained for the benefit of the Museum.


This position reports to the Vice President for External Affairs and Development (VP EA & D) and works collaboratively with other members of the EA & D team.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Donor Cultivation and Solicitation

  • Manage a portfolio of foundation, corporate foundation, and government donors, building relationships to maximize potential giving year-round.
  • Work closely with the Senior Corporate and Strategic Partnerships Officer to develop language, proposals, and reports to support all institutional giving.
  • Carefully manage deadlines for grants, submitting all required materials in a timely fashion for grant applications and reports. Request information and materials from team members and other Museum staff within the appropriate timeframe.
  • Solicit grants to meet individual and team fundraising goals, produce letters of inquiry, write grant proposals, build budgets, and conduct meetings with prospective and existing donors while seeking fresh and creative ways of telling the Museum’s stories.
  • Conduct prospect research and qualify prospective foundation and corporate donors from a variety of sources. Seek new sources of foundation, government, and corporate funding at a regular and sustained pace throughout the year.
  • Work closely, build relationships, and demonstrate leadership with all Museum departments, including education, exhibitions, and finance, to facilitate the grant writing process.


Donor Relations and Stewardship

  • Write acknowledgment letters, interim and final narrative and financial reports, and other relevant correspondence with support from the institutional giving coordinator.
  • Develop and manage stewardship plans for foundation, government, and corporate donors and prospects, using Museum events and communications to maintain meaningful contact with supporters.
  • Attend relevant meetings/conferences for major government and foundation entities, to receive updates on procedures.


Grants Administration

  • Document donor/prospect contacts in electronic files and in the database pursuant to department procedures.
  • Support the integrity of the donor database through accurate and timely input and becoming a proficient user.
  • Utilize the donor database to produce campaign and prospect tracking reports to measure progress on fundraising goals and cultivation strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with grant requirements, working closely with the department operations team and the finance department.
  • Maintain and uphold internal general operating procedures that govern the foundation and government grants function.
  • Follow all institutional finance and personnel procedures and support the annual audit.


General

  • Serve as a member of the EA & D team, participating in department meetings, the planning and activities of the department, and assisting with other department priorities.
  • Support the overall objectives of the National Building Museum and act as an ambassador for the institution, especially to the foundation's community.
  • Other duties as assigned, including representing the department at Museum events such as the Honor Award, Scully Prize, exhibition opening receptions, etc.

Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least three years of fundraising experience and an established track record writing proposals and managing grants, or applicable experience.
  • Demonstrated success in identifying, cultivating, and soliciting foundation, government, and corporate foundation donors.
  • A gifted communicator and collaborator, able to bring out the best in colleagues and infuse energy into creative initiatives.
  • Goal-oriented and committed to meeting deadlines and income targets.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail with an ability to meet deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with fundraising and/or CRM database, Donor Perfect preferred.
  • Passion for architecture, urban planning, and other fields related to the building arts is preferred.
  • Some evening and weekend hours.
  • A love for learning and a sense of humor.


To Apply

Please visit our website at www.nbm.org to view all of our current job openings and apply. A resume and cover letter are required for consideration.

Organization Summary


The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build.


We are a private, nonprofit institution, created by Congress in 1980 to commemorate American achievements in architecture, design…

Detalles a Simple Vista

  • Flexibilidad
    A Tiempo Completo
  • Fecha de inicio
    1 de diciembre de 2021
  • Nivel Profesional
    Profesional
Salario
Por encima de USD $75.000
/ año

Compensación

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and, Vision coverage 
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • 11 paid company holidays
  • Museum discounts 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Flexible work scheduling 
  • Mission-driven impact!


What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and, Vision coverage 
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • 11 paid company holidays
  • Museum discounts 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Flexible work scheduling 
  • Mission-driven…

Ubicación

Presencial
401 F St NW, Washington, DC 20001, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please visit our website at www.nbm.org to view all of our current job openings and apply. A resume and cover letter are required for consideration.

Please visit our website at www.nbm.org to view all of our current job openings and apply. A resume and cover letter are required for consideration.

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