Director of Development – Art Students League of New York

The Art Students League of New York (the “League”) is looking for a Director of Development to plan, lead, and manage all of the League’s fundraising efforts.

This position will report directly to the Executive Director (ED) and work closely with both the ED and CFO to develop a comprehensive and strategic development plan that targets and raises funds from individuals, foundations, and corporations. As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Director of Development will prepare quarterly Board meeting presentations and supporting documents of all development activities.

This position will manage a portfolio of 100-150 major donors and prospects and help identify and qualify prospective donors. In addition, the Director of Development will develop strategic and long-term cultivation strategies for individual & planned giving, institutional/corporate gift sponsors, donors, and prospects.

This position will manage a small support staff and collaborate with other internal managers involved in development-related initiatives.

This is an exciting, newly created position for the Art Students League of New York and will be instrumental in helping the League continue its unparalleled 140-year heritage as a leading institution dedicated to sustaining the great tradition of training artists.

Job Qualifications:

BA or BS from an accredited College or University required; an MA in nonprofit management, public relations, fundraising, or business administration highly desired.
10+ years of development/fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization; a history of progressively responsible experience in development fundraising managing staff and budgets.
Nonprofit experience in the field of art and/or education a plus.
Demonstrated success in planning, implementing, and managing multiple projects to achieve annual objectives.

How to apply

To apply for this position please email a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: tom@artstudentsleague.org

(No direct calls or recruiter calls with regard to this position, please.)

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