Development Associate, Southeastern Railway Museum

  • June 27, 2024 7:28 AM
    Message # 13375168
    Michele Rodgers (Administrator)

    Development Associate

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    Organization Name

    Southeastern Railway Museum

    Organization Website

    Position Description / Other Info

    We’re seeking an energetic development associate to help develop SRM’s philanthropic partnerships. Applications with nonprofit fundraising or business development backgrounds are welcome. SRM seeks support in attaining our philanthropic goals that will make an impact on our mission. Your relationship and project management skills will help define initiatives within our array of services. The opportunity is available for you to grow this job and take your career and SRM to the next level. Reports To: Executive Director FSLA Status: Exempt Full Time: Job Summary The Development Associate guides the museum’s efforts to raise targeted project and non-restricted funds and grow the donor database. The candidate understands nonprofit fundraising and is skilled in communications with a proven track record of success in supporting, developing, and executing revenue-generating and/or fundraising marketing campaigns and strategies. The candidate is a key member of our public-facing team. Primary Responsibilities: Coordinate and lead relationship cultivation of SRM donors. Assist in securing financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations, including task tracking and record keeping. Organize and support fundraising events and activities, including online, person-to-person, and group solicitations. Manage prospect research for individual, foundation, corporate, and civic group fundraising. Oversee the donor database, prospect records, and development tracking. Craft cultivation, acknowledgment, and recognition programs of contributors, as well as supporting the Director and other team members in exceeding shared fundraising goals. Track communications analytics for fundraising communications. In collaboration with the Director, influence overall messaging to communicate with funder audiences (website, emails, etc.). In conjunction with the Director and related departments, project manage all grant proposal writing and reports. Be conversant in our Fast Track to the Future Campaign, the founding documents, and develop relationships with the donors. Other logical areas as requested. Skills and Experience At least 2 years of fundraising experience in a small to mid-size organization Able to generate trust and connection with a wide range of people and communities that results in charitable contributions. Demonstrated experience within civic business organizations. Demonstrated experience and curiosity about nonprofit organizations. Digital and CRM competency that enables the use of software systems such as Wild Apricot, WordPress, Mail Chimp, Canva, and Microsoft Office. Training and transitional support will be provided. Qualities Possess a deep passion for and willingness to speak to the positive, transformational changes that occur within individuals, teams, organizations, and communities. Self-motivated, can work independently, manage and lead others with enthusiasm, be a contributor, and team player. A strategic thinker with curiosity about the challenges and benefits of museums and the ability to learn quickly. Thoughtful and timely customer service practices, excellent communication, writing, planning, and interpersonal skills.  Ability to work events and flexible hours as needed. Commitment to equity and sustainability. Helps to create our vision, see the big picture, and bring attention to detail. A healthy sense of humor and appreciation of kids – of all ages. Job Type: Full-time (Hybrid – home and office as needed)  Required education:  Bachelor’s (Masters preferred)  Salary: $45,000 – $60,000 DOE Apply: Resume and a cover letter to no later than July 12, 2024. The posting may close early. No calls, please. The Southeastern Railway an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, marital status, or medical condition.

    Hiring Salary Range (Answer must be numerical)

    $45,000 – $60,000

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Georgia Association of Museums is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 2133, Marietta, GA 30061

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