The fundamental reason this classification exists is to perform professional grant writing, donor solicitation, and fundraising work for the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. The essential functions are: manages the location, development, and administration of a variety of grant programs; manages the donor relations program, develops and coordinates fund raising programs and major events; supervises the Development Assistant; and performs departmental administrative duties. The Museum Development Officer must exert initiative and independent judgment in carrying out the goals and objectives of the MMFA. Work is performed under general supervision and evaluation of the Deputy Director or Director.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, or other liberal arts field and one (1) year of professional experience in fund raising, grant writing, marketing, or a closely related field. Preference will be given to those applicants who have gained their development experience in a museum setting.
NOTE: Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.