Leadership Giving Manager

Job title: Leadership Giving Manager
Organization: Cincinnati Museum Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description

Cincinnati Museum Center is a one-of-a-kind, multi-museum complex housed in Union Terminal, a historic Art Deco train station and National Historic Landmark. Museum Center’s major offerings at Union Terminal include the Cincinnati History Museum, the Cincinnati History Library and Archives, the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History & Science and the Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater. Museum Center is the largest cultural institution in the city of Cincinnati, with more than 1.4 million visitors per year. Our permanent and temporary exhibits are supported and complemented by a state-of-the-art collections and research facility, the Geier Collections & Research Center, educational programs, professional development programs for teachers, day and overnight camps, public lectures and programs, tours of historic sites and community-wide cultural events. Museum Center’s collection encompasses more than 1.8 million artifacts, art works and archives and is incorporated into our exhibition, research and education programs.

Reports to:  Director of Individual and Corporate Giving

Department:  Philanthropy

FLSA Status:  FT/Exempt

The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the American with Disabilities Act.

Position Overview:
The Leadership Giving Manager is responsible for identifying, cultivating and stewarding gifts of $1,000 to $15,000 from individuals and corporations for the Cincinnati Museum Center, utilizing all appropriate donor giving tools.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop and maintain a portfolio of individual and corporate prospects with the capacity of giving $1,000-$15,000 for Cincinnati Museum Center
  • Utilize moves-management techniques to move current and future donors through the engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship cycle
  • Actively solicit for gifts $1,000 and above; include internal partners, volunteers, and leadership where appropriate; position leadership and/or volunteers for greatest possible outcomes
  • Collaborate on the creation of appropriate collateral, proposals and stewardship reports

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of two years of experience in fundraising, with emphasis on individual giving
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, soliciting and stewarding gifts at $1k+

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively and think creatively to problem-solve
  • Proven effective written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to conceive, develop, and write compelling proposals that result in action
  • Must be team-oriented, self-directed, and able to effectively manage priorities and projects
  • Possess a high level of motivation and integrity
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other prospect management tool preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite

To apply online go to:  https://goo.gl/rG1u3P

We are an equal opportunity employer