Basic Information

Job Category: Business Development

Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Date published: 06-Jul-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Development Officer

We are seeking a Development Officer to join our team in Oklahoma City, OK.

Who we are:
We are one of the leading arts institutions in the region. The Museum presents a dynamic range of exhibitions organized from prestigious museums and collections throughout the world. The Museum’s own diverse collection features highlights from North America, Europe, and Asia, with particular strengths in American art and postwar abstraction.

About the role:
The Development Officer supports the mission of the Museum through the development of contributed income to fund programs, operations, and special campaigns. The Development Officer manages a portfolio of donors to raise funds in pursuit of the Museum’s strategic fundraising priorities. The Development Officer is responsible for meeting key metrics including dollars raised and a number of meaningful contacts while building and advancing strong relationships with the Museum for current and prospective donors.

What you’ll do:
  • Manage and cultivate a portfolio of corporate and individual gifts
  • Manage Annual Fund campaign.
  • Actively seek new corporate support through Corporate Partnership program.
  • Plan and execute activities targeting one-time and recurring gifts, including end of year giving, annual appeals, and online giving.
  • Work with Director of Development in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding donors and prospective donors.
  • Plan and execute development strategies and monitor progress towards goals
  • Cultivate, contact, and maintain positive relationships with corporate and community leaders, board members, and donors.
  • Work with Development Operations Manager to ensure all donors are accurately recognized on all promotional materials.
  • Participate in other duties as required by Director of Development or President and CEO, such as presentations and special events outside the Museum. This position frequently involves responsibilities outside the traditional work week.
  • Directly supervises one employee. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least two years of related successful experience in non-profit fundraising.
  • Working knowledge of Altru (Blackbaud) or a similar donor management database system is preferred.
  • Ability to cultivate interpersonal relationships with a wide variety of constituents.
  • Knowledge of fundraising principles and techniques including successful solicitation of gifts and awareness of and experience with the gift cycle.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends as needed to accomplish job responsibilities and fulfill the mission of the Museum.
  • Commitment to handle confidential matters with discretion.
What we offer:
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 401k plan
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
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