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Individual and Corporate Giving Manager

Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Full Time
Posted May 21, 2021

Individual and Corporate Giving Manager

Position Status Full time
Pay Range $75,863 – $88,711/ annually
Close Date 6/13/21
Job Description:

If you want to work in an awesome environment with creative teammates and generous donors, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science is for you!
The Manager of Individual and Corporate Giving is responsible for developing and maintaining long-term individual and corporate donor relationships. As an individual contributor, your work will directly impact the Museum’s budgeted annual and future fundraising goals. You will have an active portfolio of prospective and current donors who have the capability of making five and six-figure gifts. While there are many metrics for success, there is an annual individual goal of raising $1M+ while supervising gift officers with their own fundraising goals. You will also supervise a donor relations officer who is responsible for creating stewardship plans for donors along the giving spectrum.
Looks like a great job, right? We think so, too! Come join our fast-paced and talented fundraising team.

Essential duties:
Develops and manages a portfolio of approximately 75-100 prospective and active donors who are capable of giving five and six figure gifts in support of general operating, initiative and/or endowment to ensure financial stability of the Museum.
Identifies, qualifies, cultivates, solicits (verbal and in writing), and provides stewardship for donors and prospective donors with a goal of long-term relationships.
Supports written efforts to solicit donors and ensures timely, accurate completion of proposals, gift agreements, and reports. Documents prospect strategies and action reports, evaluates new prospects and generates stewardship reports and general correspondence daily to cultivate gift prospects.
Equips and involves DMNS team to include Curators, Exhibits and Programs staff, Initiative leads on funding priorities, strategies and cultivation activities.
Represents the Museum at events (internally and externally).
Participates as an active member of the Development and Marketing Division, sharing information and collaborating with colleagues.
Maintains database integrity in the Museum’s database (Microsoft Dynamics CRM) through timely, accurate and comprehensive recording of actions taken.
Provides direction, communicates job expectations and on-going training and feedback to direct reports to ensure professional development and success.
Ensures high employee engagement.

Minimum qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience required.
5 years’ experience in fundraising at the level of five and six-figures, especially from individuals, required.
3 years’ experience supervising professional staff required.
3 years’ experience utilizing a donor database or CRM required.
Some travel along the Colorado Front Range required.
Some evening and weekend work required.
Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and web enabled applications required.

Ideal candidate will have:
A sophisticated and comprehensive understanding of fundraising principles and practices, and a demonstrated high level of professionalism, collegiality, self-motivation, and success in fundraising.
Commitment to building positive relationships with diverse teammates, donors, and communities.
Ability to understand, manage and improve processes, systems and teams.
Not afraid to ask questions and seek out the answers.

Core values:
We love science.
We are curious, creative and playful.
We cultivate relationships with each other, diverse communities, the environment and for our future.
We think critically and act with empathy.

Perks and Benefits of working at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science include:
A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage. 100% paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid time-off for vacation, sickness and holidays. 403(b) Retirement Plan with immediate eligibility to contribute and, after one year of employment, an employer contribution and match. An RTD Eco pass and a free Family+ membership to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
The full range of perks and benefits can be found HERE.

Application Instructions:
Please submit your cover letter and resume by Sunday, June 13, 2021. Resumes will not be accepted after this time.
Applications will only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org.
Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status.
The Museum is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

Apply Here