Darke County Historical Society (Garst Museum) seeks a Development Director.
Role: Provide leadership and management of fundraising efforts to support the strategic direction of the Darke County Historical Society (Garst Museum).
Understand and communicate the mission of the Darke County Historical Society (Garst Museum) in a compelling message to effectively engage potential donors.
Collaborate with museum director, staff, and board of trustees to create a development plan that includes short-term, annual and long-term strategies and implementation.
Collaborate with museum departments that support development, including membership, special events, interns, administration, trustees, and volunteers.
Manage direct mail marketing, fundraising publications, individual annual giving, major gift development, planned giving, corporate giving and sponsorships, foundation and government grants; capital campaigns.
Cultivate relationships with past, current and prospective donors through personal visits, articulate correspondence, timely gift acknowledgement; strategic administration and recognition of gifts.
Model and develop the capacity of staff and board members to participate in development by communicating need and giving opportunities.
Maintain and enhance fundraising systems, reporting, accountability, and evaluation of the development process.
Oversee preparation of proposals, grant applications, and reports. Position reports to the Board of Directors.
Education: Bachelor’s in marketing or communication (preferred)
Experience: Fundraising, public relations, sales/marketing (preferred)
Skills: Strong interpersonal and written communication skills; self-driven; team-oriented; reliable follow-through; attention to detail; analytical and problem-solving; flexible.
Salary range: $20,000 - $40,000
Job Classification: Part-time, some weekends required
To apply: Please direct all replies (including a copy of resume) to:
Development Director. Deadline to apply is July 9, 2020. For more information, visit www.garstmuseum.org.
P.O. Box 436
Greenville, OH 45331
Posted: June 17, 2020
Deadline: July 9, 2020