Posted May 12, 2023 Jacksonville, FL, Florida


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Expires Jun 12, 2023


The Advancement Officer will work directly with the Chief Development Officer to provide support for Museum initiatives to expand major and planned gifts. The Advancement Officer will continue to develop solicitation strategies; identify new funding opportunities; personally, solicit gifts and continually steward corporate and sponsorship gift donors.

Essential duties and responsibilities

• Manage a portfolio of 75 - 100 major donors, conducting all solicitation meetings and stewardship activities, with a focus both on annual fund donors and Genesis donors. • Draft major donor proposals and reports, including proposals and reports supporting asks made by the MOSH CEO and Chief Development Officer. • Meet key metrics, including goals for the number of monthly meetings, phone calls, and solicitations. • Track donor actions in the database and report on KPIs. • Manage development events at the MOSH. Coordinate fundraising strategy and involvement of volunteer committee. Partner on event logistics with the museum events team. • Submit funding proposals and report to major donors.


To be successful, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. • Exceptional written communication skills • Excellent research skills • Being able to understand and execute complex instructions • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail • Must be able to establish, monitor and meet timelines • Must work well under pressure with demonstrated ability to juggle tasks, prioritize and manage multiple competing deadlines • Ability to maintain confidentiality is required • Strong computer skills with solid knowledge of MS Word and Excel

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education • 5-7 years of experience in major gift and planned giving fundraising • 3 years’ experience writing major gift proposals • Proven relationship building and collaboration while matching prospect’s personal vision with MOSH’s vision, mission, and programs • Proficiency in Salesforce or similar database systems preferred

Salary/Salary Range

$65000 - $75000

How to Apply




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