Deputy Director, Philanthropy and External Relations – The Newark Museum of Art, NJ

Salary Range: $195,000 to $225,000

Position Summary:  The Deputy Director, Philanthropy and External Relations (DDPER) will lead overall contributed and earned income strategies for NMOA 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 Director and CEO as a member of the senior leadership team, the DDPER will be deeply involved in the engagement, identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major and transformational donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations including sponsorship and gala activities. The DDPER will conceptualize and implement a plan to grow NMOA’s revenue while leading and motivating a diverse team of professionals to devise successful capital, annual fundraising, marketing, communications, and visitor engagement programs. A highly skilled and effective manager and fundraiser who has a proven track-record securing six to eight-figure gifts, this individual will be responsible for growing and managing a top-tier fundraising and external relations operations and building relationships with the community. The candidate will be responsible for leading initiatives to secure funding for capital and annual campaigns, including earned revenue, while managing the activities of Membership, Special Events, Visitor Experience, and Marketing and Communications teams. This position will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to support NMOA’s annual budget. For the full position announcement, please visit

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