Director of Development

Location
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530
Employment Type
Full-Time
Minimum Education
None
Minimum Experience
3 Years
Job Category

Come Play with Us! Acclaimed Children's Museum seeks partners in play.

We are a not-for-profit learning laboratory that inspires children and adults through interdisciplinary, hands-on, fun experiences, located in Garden City, New York.

Job Description

The Museum is entering an exciting phase of its growth, with a planned capital campaign and expansion. LICM is currently searching for a Director of Development to be part of a senior, visionary team.

This position is responsible for planning, directing and overall execution of all Museum fundraising efforts with the goal of maintaining and building financial resources and sustainability. These fundraising efforts include: donor cultivation and stewardship; developing a fundraising plan, while looking forward to a capital campaign; planning, orchestrating and supporting the LICM Board and President/Executive Director in their fundraising activities; and supervision of department staff who assist in carrying out LICM fundraising activities. Annual fundraising activities include individual, corporate and foundation giving, an annual gala (Cupcakes & Cocktails), fundraising appeals and grant writing and reporting.

The ideal candidate is an energetic, innovative, passionate visionary, who inspires and leads by example; is self-motivated, organized and works independently, while also being a team player. Qualifications include several years of fundraising experience in increasingly more senior positions; a demonstrated ability to successfully solicit individual and corporate donors; a track record of meeting fundraising goals; knowledge and experience working with and raising funds from foundations; experience securing major gifts and knowledge of fundraising software. Experience with planned giving, endowment fundraising and capital campaigns is ideal.

Compensation based on experience, please include requirements in cover letter.

Long Island Children's Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Please send your resume and cover letter indicating the position of interest using the Apply Online link above or to:

Long Island Children's Museum
ATTN: Human Resources Department
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

FAX: (516) 302-8188

No phone calls, please.