Assistant Director of Development
Swope Art Museum
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT POSITION DESCRIPTION
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for developing,
implementing and managing all aspects of the following fundraising programs: major donor
annual giving groups (including Directors Circle, Sheldon's Legacy, and the Annual Fund),
events, and corporate giving.
The Assistant Director of Development collaborates closely with the Executive Director to
support the capital campaign and annual fundraising goals, develop fundraising strategies and
implement programmatic tactics that result in increased revenue.
Develops, implements and manages all aspects of the museum’s annual fundraising programs
Membership development and expansion
Works to support the capital campaign and the capital campaign committee
Facilitates in monitoring and organizing the capital campaign
Solicits major gifts for projects and annual support; oversees implementation of donor
recognition efforts for both campaign and annual support
Edits donor letters, proposals, and acknowledgements
Works closely with the Executive Director to set development-related goals
Attends events, and meetings related to the museum’s fundraising efforts.
Works with volunteers on fundraising events including Downtown Challenge, Mardi Gras and
Marilyn Pendergast Spring Dinner
Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration, Marketing, Philanthropy, Business Management, or
Three to 5 years of demonstrated, successful fundraising experience
Experience with capital and endowment campaigns as well as strategic planning
Familiar with technology platforms such as Raiser’s Edge and Bloomerang, Excel and
Microsoft Office Suite
SALARY RANGE: $45,000-$55,000
Send an email with resume and cover letter to Fred Nation, Executive Director, at
email@example.com and include “Assistant Development Director” in the subject line.