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Director of Institutional Giving



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Museum of the Moving Image seeks a dynamic, detailed-oriented individual with strong organizational skills in order to provide essential support to the Museum's Development Department. The Director of Institutional Giving will increase institutional gifts through the strengthening and expansion of the Museum’s foundation and corporate donor portfolio. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the corporate and foundation donor pipeline, cultivating and stewarding current and new funders while assisting in government funding opportunities in service of the Museum and its mission. The Director of Institutional Giving will be an entrepreneurial, strategic and collaborative thinker and make a significant and lasting impact at the institution. This is a full-time exempt position, which reports to the Deputy Director of Development.

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In collaboration with the Deputy Director of Development, the Director of Institutional Giving will focus on developing new corporate, foundation, and government support while stewarding the current portfolio. Attracting additional sponsorship for the Museum’s artistic and educational programs and special events will also be an important priority.

Develop and execute fundraising strategies and activities with a focus on corporate and foundation support as well as new technology innovation

Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of current and prospective donors with a goal of increasing funding

Work with Deputy Director of Development on cultivation strategies for institutional funders, with an emphasis on corporate prospects, foundation contacts and new technology innovation

Work with Membership Manager to further develop corporate membership program and establish corporate council

Manage the Grant Writer, supporting the execution of a comprehensive fundraising strategy and annual goal setting

Manage sponsorship fulfillment and activations in partnership with Director of Public Information and Development and Marketing Manager

In partnership with the Deputy Director of Development, support organization-wide strategic planning, information sharing, and communications across departments

Oversee and monitor MoMI’s compliance with funding agreements and sponsorship contracts with an emphasis on sponsor benefits fulfillment

Develop letters of inquiry, proposals, general correspondence, acknowledgements, and reports for institutional donors

Collaborate with finance, programming, and other departments across the Museum to develop proposals, budgets and reports to support the Museum’s and its programs

Use the institution’s messaging to articulate the Museum’s mission and vision to both current and prospective donor communities in a way that represents the organization’s distinctive commitment to making a positive impact

Other duties may be assigned


Bachelors’ Degree or above preferred

Minimum of six (6) years experience in institutional giving

Demonstrated success in institutional fundraising

Strong writer with the ability to synthesize complex program concepts into compelling proposals and reports

Excellent verbal communications skills

Ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment

Familiarity with DonorSearch and Altru preferred

Highly organized, great attention to detail

Professional constituent interaction skills, ability to interact with a diverse constituency, ability to act with discretion around sensitive and constituent information

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