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The Senior Advancement Officer – Foundation Relations is a key member of the Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations team responsible for securing $2M-$4M annually through the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of current and prospective Museum donors. The Sr. Advancement Officer will work across the Museum and Division in order to develop effective fundraising strategies, including compelling proposals, to maintain and grow foundation funding for a variety of programmatic, educational, and capital needs.
Raise an average of $2m - $4m foundation funding, annually
Design fundraising strategies for 30/40 foundation donors, annually
Complete 25-30 solicitations per year
Complete 4-6 significant donor interactions per month
This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday.
Associate Director, Corporate, Foundations, & Government Relations
Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.
Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
5 or more years of foundation fundraising experience.
Proven track record of soliciting and securing 6 and 7 figure grants
Demonstrated understanding of best practices in foundation fundraising
Demonstrated analytical skills, outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail are a must
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple projects, and work consistently towards key submission dates while exhibiting calm under pressure
Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with both external donors and internal colleagues
Additional Salary Information: Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.
About Museum of Science
Overlooking the Charles River, the Museum of Science presents over 600 interactive exhibits that let you explore the world around you. Our mission is to stimulate interest in and further understanding of science and technology and their importance for individuals and for society. We invite you to join our staff in promoting lifelong learning and discovery, and in creating an environment strongly committed to diversity.Talk about a job with benefits! As a Museum employee, you get to work in an ever-changing and exciting environment where you'll always find something new. You'll also enjoy a compensation package that includes medical, dental, and life insurance plus disability income protection. Add 15-23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5 sick days, a retirement and savings plan, health care and dependent care pre-tax spending accounts, free parking, AND a Museum family membership, and you have the best job in the universe.