Associate Director for Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations
Museum of Science
February 8, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Associate Director, Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations is responsible for securing $1M - $5M per year to support a wide array of Museum of Science initiatives and programs. This position will build a corporate and foundation pipeline, creating a sustainable revenue stream for the Museum. The Associate Director will work with an array of stakeholders from across the Museum to create compelling proposals for a wide-array of programmatic, education and capital funding needs and to creatively match funding opportunities with both new and existing corporate and foundation funders.
Raise between $1M - $5M annually
Dedicate 70% of job to donor cultivation, engagement and solicitation
Design and execute fundraising strategies for 120 corporate and foundation donors annually, resulting in 30 a minimum of solicitations per year
Complete 15/20 significant donor interactions per month
This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.
Sr. Director, Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations
Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.
Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
7 or more years of Corporate and Foundation fundraising, specifically for a science, health or educational nonprofit experience.
Proven track record of soliciting and securing 6 and 7 figure gifts.
Demonstrated understanding of best practices in corporate and foundation giving.
Demonstrated experience with new prospect engagement and pipeline development.
Demonstrated communication skills – both written and verbal.
Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with both external donors and internal colleagues.
Existing network of corporate and foundation funders, both local, regional and national.
Additional Salary Information: Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.
About Museum of Science
Overlooking the Charles River, the Museum of Science presents over 600 interactive exhibits that let you explore the world around you. Our mission is to stimulate interest in and further understanding of science and technology and their importance for individuals and for society. We invite you to join our staff in promoting lifelong learning and discovery, and in creating an environment strongly committed to diversity.Talk about a job with benefits! As a Museum employee, you get to work in an ever-changing and exciting environment where you'll always find something new. You'll also enjoy a compensation package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance plus disability income protection. Add 15-23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5 sick days, a retirement and savings plan, health care and dependent care pre-tax spending accounts, free parking, AND a Museum family membership, and you have the best job in the universe.