Director of Development – Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA

Salary: $110,000 to $140,000 Position summary: 

Reporting to the Director/CEO, the Director of Development (DoD) will be primarily responsible for the Museum’s annual fundraising, membership, and stewardship programs, including the final elements of the Museum’s successful $55-million capital campaign. The DoD will be a highly skilled and effective manager and fundraiser who has a proven track-record of securing major gifts. The DoD will carry a portfolio of major donors and prospects along with the responsibility for growing and managing relationships with the community. Responsible for achieving approximately $2.5 million in contributed revenue annually, as well as increasing contributed revenue over the next five years based on the Museum’s financial needs, the DoD will lead a four-member team including: Grants and Special Projects Manager, Major Gift Officer, Annual Fund and Membership Manager, and Development Assistant. The DoD will have a history of improving systems and processes to deepen engagement with members and donors and inspire greater levels of commitment to the Museum. The DoD will also embrace contemporary fundraising strategies to cultivate a more diverse and younger community, envisioning ways to move transactional supporters into long-term growth relationships with the Museum. 

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