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Assistant Director of Philanthropy - High Desert Museum

10 Nov 2023 12:38 AM | Oregon Museums Association (Administrator)

Title: Assistant Director of Philanthropy
Division: Development
Classification:  Salaried, regular full-time exempt
Direct Support: Director of Philanthropy
Supervises:  Events Coordinator
Salary Range:  $75,000 – $85,000 depending on experience

About this job and what you’ll do

The Assistant Director of Philanthropy supports a holistic and strategic approach to fundraising. They are a leader in the Museum’s Development program and responsible for developing and maintaining active and productive relationships with donors, sponsors, and members. By working closely with the Executive Director and Director of Philanthropy they will be part of the team that will be involved with all aspects of fundraising.

In addition to our health and welfare benefits, the museum also provides full-time employees with 10.5 paid holidays, plus three personal days per calendar year (this will be prorated based on hire date). You will also accrue two weeks of paid vacation per year for the first year of employment.

About who you are

You are passionate about raising funds for a good cause. You have 5+ years of fundraising experience that includes leading and executing successful fundraising events. You enjoy building strong relationships with funding partners and ensuring thorough and positive communication and follow-up with our partners. You have excellent attention to detail and the ability to build systems and processes that help to organize and focus fundraising activities.

Want to learn more?

For a detailed job description listing the essential functions of this position and the education, experience, and skills requirements, click here.

Importantly, we recognize and honor that the qualifications required to excel in this position can come from a range of both professional and lived experiences. In the job description we describe what we believe to be important qualifications for a candidate to have while remaining open to the diversity of experiences that can lead to these skill sets. Position descriptions are often presented in a way that leaves qualified candidates feeling unwelcome, intimidated, uncomfortable and/or unqualified to apply. Recognizing that, we strongly encourage anyone who feels passionate about this work and believes they have what it takes to thrive in this role to apply.

Want to apply?

Please email PDFs of your resume & cover letter to:

The Museum provides an equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/transgender status, age, disability, veteran or marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8604, Portland, OR 97207
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