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Special Assistant Deputy Director Museum of Arts & Design

Special Assistant to the Deputy Director, Institutional Advancement - Museum of Arts & Design

The special assistant to the Deputy Director, Institutional Advancement will provide high level fundraising and administrative support while maintaining a personal portfolio of donors and working on special projects assigned by the Deputy Director. Successful candidates will have the ability to articulate MAD's priorities and programs in ways that motive individual donors and prospects to deepen their support of the museum.


  • Directly initiate follow-up on all of the Deputy Directors fundraising activities

  • Maintain schedule and facilitate daily interactions with donors and Trustees

  • Provide prospect research on potential donors in the Deputy Directors portfolio

  • Manage Deputy Directors phone line and the main institutional advancement line, ensuring that all calls are answered during normal museum hours

  • Serve as back up for the Board Liaison as needed

  • Provide support to the institutional advancement department as needed

  • Manage major donor prospect tracking and budgets

  • Help to organize donor trips as needed

  • Prepare gift acknowledgements in a timely manner


  • A minimum of five years of Development experience

  • A bachelor's degree in a related area.

  • A passion for the arts and culture.

  • Superb writing and speaking skills.

  • Friendly and professional manner.

  • Highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Proficiency in Windows, Raiser's Edge and Excel is preferred.

MAD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring of personnel on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, Vietnam-era veteran or disabled veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status as provided by law.

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