Senior Development Director

Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh

Date: 08/19/2019

Location: Pittsburgh

The Senior Development Director is responsible for the overall coordination, development and operation of the Children’s Museum’s fundraising efforts to achieve the Museum’s mission. Leading a high powered team, the Senior Director will play a critical role as the museum maps its future as a creative learning institution. This position requires a demonstratedability to lead people and get results through others.

Position Qualifications

- Embraces the mission of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
- Have fundraising knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques.
- Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers
- Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.
- Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
- Be organized and exhibit “follow-through” on tasks and goals.
- Position requires leadership skills exemplified by initiative and good communication skills, oral and written, within the museum, with Board members, and in the community
- Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.
- Graduate degree or equivalent in a related field preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years supervisory/management experience required.
- 5 years’ experience in professional fundraising including knowledge of Annual Giving, Capital Campaign, Foundation/ Corporate solicitations, Individual Giving, including Deferred Giving and Special Events
- Experience in not-for-profit arts organization preferred. 
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- FBI fingerprint, PA Child Abuse (Act 33) and PA Criminal (Act 34) Clearances are required

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