Assistant Director of Institutional Giving

Description & Qualifications

Children’s Museum of the Arts is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Director of Institutional Giving (ADIG) to play a key role in grant writing and administration. Reporting to the Director of External Affairs & Advancement, the ADIG will be responsible for writing applications and reports, maintaining a grants calendar and tracking grants in Salesforce, and administering institutional gifts. The ADIG will be detail-oriented, a creative problem-solver, and a strategic creative thinker who will collaborate closely with leadership during the Museum’s upcoming transformation.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

Institutional Giving:

— Prepare new and renewal solicitations, reports, and acknowledgement letters.

— Work with the Finance department to submit grant-related financial documents.

— Maintain and update government prequalification requirements.

— Maintain supplemental / attachments folder, log-in and password updates, and specific organization and program information.

— Identify and research new institutional prospects.

— Collaborate with Marketing and External Affairs to develop Annual Reports and corporate decks.

— Work across departments to contribute to CMA’s Strategic Planning efforts.

Grants Administration:

— Support Development team with acknowledgments; ensure that proper recognition opportunities are extended.

— Maintain institutional files and records.

— Manage internal grants administration, share information with program staff, and maintain donor crediting including online, flyers, programs, signage, etc.

— Direct a fundraising calendar, including gift tracking, updates on donor information, acknowledgment, and donor credits.

— Collaborate with Program staff in the reporting process.

Qualifications / Requirements:

— At least four years of relevant development experience

— Excellent writing and communication skills

— Solid integrity and devotion to collaboration

— Exceptional organizational skills

— Fully vaccinated with a CDC and / or WHO authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis).


Salary Range: $65,000 – $85,000

CMA offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Benefits include healthcare and 401(k).

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, and two writing samples to hr@cmany.org. Please use “Assistant Director Institutional Giving – First Name Last Name” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
CMA is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices, and in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks diverse applicants.

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