Associate Director, Institutional Development

Guggenheim   •  

New York, NY

8 - 10 years

Posted 245 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position manages department staff, including two Managers of Institutional Development, and an Institutional Development Coordinator; interns; temporary employees and volunteers. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify, cultivate and directly solicit foundation and government funding prospects in conjunction with the Director, Corporate, Institutional, and Global Partners, senior museum staff, curators and project directors.
  • Develop detailed and competitive written proposals and project budgets.
  • Identify museum funding needs and supervise prospect research to create a portfolio of diverse foundation and government funding sources.
  • Coordinate with Director, Corporate, Institutional, and Global Partners, the federal, state and city lobbying efforts with consulting firms engaged by the Guggenheim.
  • Supervise tracking of RFPs and other publicized funding opportunities.
  • Develop and continually monitor revenue projections and financial analyses.
  • Ensure compliance with foundation and government funding regulations.
  • Collaborate with Corporate and Individual Development staffs on joint funding projects.
  • Keep abreast of Guggenheim programming through ongoing contact with Curatorial, Education, Exhibition and administrative staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. degree.  M.A. desirable.
  • 7-10 years institutional fundraising experience, preferably for cultural institutions
  • Demonstrated track record of success in securing major foundation and government funding.
  • Superior writing skills, attention to detail and high standards for presentation of written material.
  • Experience in budgeting, compliance and reporting related to foundation grants and government contracts.
  • Familiarity with the foundation community; local, state and federal government agencies; and elected officials.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines, with strong attention to detail.
  • Professional demeanor.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and Raiser’s Edge.
  • Ability to participate in evening/weekend events and to travel, as required.
  • Interest in the visual arts preferred.