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After 20 years, we are reimagining our museum – and liberty – for the 21st century.  With investments in interpretive planning, audience engagement and design, we’re building a museum that can respond to the most pressing issues of today and stands for our collective future.

We are proud of the work culture we have fostered at the museum and work each day to create an atmosphere in which everyone can contribute their ideas, energy, and enthusiasm for the important services we provide to the public. We emphasize working together as a team that is cooperative and supportive of each other, open communication is our highest priority. Our leadership team is committed to creating an atmosphere of trust and open communication by always listening to and answering any and all staff questions or concerns. We believe in giving each staff member opportunities to grow and will always promote from within and where possible.

At the National Liberty Museum, you will find that your contributions matter from your very first day. They matter to your team, our leadership, our donors, and they matter to those who walk through our museum doors every day.

Our full-time employees have access to a benefits package which includes: medical, dental and vision benefits starting 30 days after employment, and a 401K with a Museum match. All employees are able to enjoy: opportunities for professional development, free admission to NLM with discounted or family tickets to events, free admission to other museums, a discount in our museum store and more! If you are equally passionate about our vision and want to be surrounded by a team of dynamic, smart, and innovative people, please take a look at our current opportunities and apply.

A museum educator hosts our Park(ing) Day event in 2021.
Chief Advancement Officer

Chief Advancement Officer

The National Liberty Museum seeks a dynamic leader to oversee its Development Department and diverse philanthropic initiatives.  The Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) will be responsible for creating, leading, and implementing an integrated marketing and communications and resource development strategy.  Reporting to the Museum’s Chief Executive Officer, the successful candidate will play an integral role on the Museum’s senior leadership team and will bring a unique blend of energy, creativity, and strategy to the task of expanding the Museum’s support base through fundraising and marketing efforts.  An enthusiastic collaborator and thought partner, the Chief Advancement Officer will manage a team of five development professionals as well as five marketing professionals.

 

The successful candidate will thrive in dynamic settings with dedicated stakeholders and Board and serve as an impassioned ambassador for the Museum and its growth. A desire to sustain and enhance the Museum’s active donors while cultivating new relationships will be critical. The Chief Advancement Officer will embrace the creative culture of the institution and enjoy collaborating with curators and programmers to advance support for the exhibitions and educational programs that are at its core. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of closing five and six figure gifts, working in close coordination with the CEO, as well as with the senior leadership team and Board.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.  Advanced degree preferred.  A minimum of 7 years of proven fundraising experience, preferably in the non-profit, museum or cultural sectors, with five or more years demonstrated success at the director level of a similarly sized organization.
  • Experience in the planning, implementing, and managing comprehensive fundraising campaigns, including experience with capital campaigns.
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple categories of giving such as major gifts, foundation and corporate support, planned giving, and special events.
  • A demonstrated capacity to lead, manage and motivate a team.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in CRM systems, Altru preferred.
  • A passion for and commitment to the Museum’s mission.
  • Staff will be asked to maintain a hybrid schedule with work being completed both in office and at home.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or another legal basis).
 Salary
  • Salary range of 100K – 135K is based on experience and includes excellent benefits.

 

To Apply

The National Liberty Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse workforce.  Interested applicants are asked to please forward a cover letter and resume for consideration to  jobs@libertymuseum.org.

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