Maine Historical Society seeks Director of Development

10 May 2013 3:48 PM | Anonymous

The Maine Historical Society seeks a leader to manage all phases of its fundraising activity, including major, corporate and foundation gifts, annual giving, special events, grant writing, planned giving, donor cultivation, campaign planning, marketing, public relations and communications. Working closely with the Executive Director, Trustees and managing a staff of two, the successful candidate will help shape the continued growth of a nationally-recognized, statewide cultural institution. Founded in 1822, MHS is located in downtown Portland, Maine, and consists of the Brown Research Library, the MHS Museum, the Wadsworth-Longfellow House; and the Maine Memory Network (a collaborative online museum), among other programs and services.

Qualifications should include: superior personal and communication skills; five plus years of comparable development responsibility; a record of major gift fund-raising and grant writing accomplishment; Raiser’s Edge (or comparable) database experience; demonstrable interest in history and education; and a willingness to meet the challenges of the cultural sector. Highly self motivated and directed.   Send letter, resume, and list of four references to: Steve Bromage, Executive Director, Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101. EOE. Electronic submissions should be sent to Applications close June 15. No phone inquiries, please.

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Maine Archives and Museums

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