Development Officer Full-time Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs! We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations. Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people.
The Development Officer is charged with the on-going identification, cultivation, stewardship, and communication with institutional donors. Key responsibilities will include management of a forthcoming capital campaign and development of a planned giving program. Reports to the Head of Development.
A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field coupled with 3 – 5 years comprehensive experience in a non-profit development operation, preferably in a public museum or cultural institution. You will bring a demonstrated track record of successful major gift generation and effective capital campaign management. Warm, professional interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with donors, and staff will be integral to your success. The ability to access and employ job-related computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office, Tessitura CRM) at a high level of proficiency.
We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply. Generous benefit and annual leave programs. So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!” You will find more detailed information related to responsibilities and requirements along with instructions on how to submit your cover letter and resume under the “Jobs & volunteering” tab on our website: www.hillwoodmuseum.org.
About Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens
In 1977 Hillwood opened to the public, endowing it with the most comprehensive collection of Russian imperial art outside Russia, a distinguished collection of French art from the 1700s and twenty-five acres of landscaped gardens and natural woodlands.