Date of Posting: 02/22/2019
AFP Member?:
Organization: Rochester Museum & Science Center
Position: Development Manager
Salary Range (low): $40,000
Salary Range (high): $55,000
Equal Opportunity Employer: Organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Description of Responsibilities: The individual in this role is a member of the Rochester Museum & Science Center's (RMSC) fundraising team that supports and achieves fundraising goals and objectives in service of the RMSC mission. This individual manages a portfolio of individual prospects/donors in the funding cycle; identifies and cultivates funding sources; prepares proposals, reports, and correspondence; and acts as a good steward for contributions.The successful candidate will also work closely with the entire Institutional Advancement team, CEO, Capital Campaign Director and members of the Board of Trustees, Museum staff, volunteers, and local community leaders. They will be responsible for implementation of ongoing development programs as well as fundraising to support both existing and new concepts.

The chosen candidate will:

  • Work with the team to set overall development policies, long and short-term goals, as well as strategies and approaches to ensure successful fundraising.
  • Serve as primary relationship manager for a portfolio of current and prospective donors. This includes identifying, researching, cultivating, personally soliciting, and stewarding high level major gifts from the portfolio of current and prospective donors for annual and Capital giving. It also includes facilitating relationships between donors and other RMSC team members and volunteers as appropriate.
  • Ensure donor interaction goals are achieved and document interactions in Altru database.
  • Create and implement moves management plans for existing and new prospects in portfolio.
  • Participate on development committee as needed Provide support and/or attend all RMSC fundraising events. Also serve as RMSC representative at community events as needed.
  • Prepare financial development projections, forecasts and call reports
  • Other duties as assigned 

Organization's Financial Sources: 
     Foundation and Corporate Grants
     Special Events
     Government Grants
     Earned Income (dues, tuition, etc.) 
Vacation and Holiday Policy: 21 days
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance?: Medical, Dental, Health Insurance: 
Life Insurance?: Life Insurance:
Retirement Plan?: Retirement Plan:
Education: Bachelor's Degree required.
Experience/Personal Qualifications: Five years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Specific Requirements of Position: 
     Major Gift Solicitation 
     Capital Campaigns
     Computer - Database
     Computer - Word Processing
Certification Preferred: N/A
Position Reports to: Lisa Ireland, Vp Institutional Advancement
Send Correspondence to: Bonnie Turner
Title: HR Manager
Organization: RMSC 
Email: [email protected]
Include with Correspondence: 
     Cover Letter