Company Description: Norman Rockwell Museum is the preeminent museum of American illustration art, inspired by the enduring legacy of Norman Rockwell. The Museum preserves the worlds largest collection of Rockwell art, the artist's Stockbridge studio, and the Norman Rockwell Archives, a 200,000-item collection undergoing digital preservation. The Museum is home to the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, the nations first art history research institute devoted to the art of illustration. In 2008, Norman Rockwell Museum became the first art museum recipient of the National Humanities Medal, America's highest honor in the field. www.nrm.org
Manager of Institutional Giving
To Commensurate With Experience
The Norman Rockwell Museum is searching for a Manager of Institutional Giving who can tell a compelling and fund-worthy story in person and on paper. The position is responsible for identifying, soliciting and stewarding institutional funders. He/she researches prospective individuals, corporate and private foundations, government sources of support and other institutional donors, helps staff match priority projects with institutional funder priorities, writes proposals, prepares presentations, participates in solicitation calls as required, manages required grant reporting, and stewards donors.
1-2 years’ experience in a comparable role, great research skills, successful experience meeting with foundation representatives, a knowledge of the not-for-profit foundation world, both corporate and private, excellent computer and online application skills, and a desire to make the world a better place. Excellent writing and communication skills and a dedication to detail and deadlines a must.