Assistant Museum Director, Development and External Relations, Saint Louis Art Museum, MO

Salary range: $220,000 to $250,000 Position Summary: 

The Assistant Museum Director, Development and External Relations (AMDDER) will lead overall contributed and earned income strategies for SLAM that maximize philanthropic and earned revenues, leverage institutional marketing and communication opportunities, and ensure a welcoming and engaging visitor experience. Reporting to and partnering with the Museum Director as a member of the Senior Leadership team, the AMDDER will be deeply engaged in the solicitation of major and transformational donations including sponsorship, event activities, and art acquisitions. The AMDDER will also conceptualize and implement a plan to grow SLAM’s revenue and build productive relationships with the community and civic partners. They will lead and motivate a diverse team of professionals to devise successful capital, endowment, annual fundraising, planned giving, marketing, communications, and visitor experience programs. 

A highly skilled and effective fundraiser, this individual will be responsible for growing and managing a top-tier fundraising and external relations operation and building relationships with the community, including government officials. The candidate will lead a team of 25, initiatives to secure funding for capital and annual campaigns, marketing, communications, and visitor experience and serve as a visible and engaging leader within the community. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support the museum’s annual budget and contribute to SLAM’s overall strategic planning process. 
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