John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) is a world-renowned museum in Sheboygan, WI, recognized for presenting the work of self-taught and contemporary artists in artist-built environments that provide an immersive experience. JMKAC seeks a Director of Development to build a best-practice fundraising program to support immediate and long-term growth and promote a culture of philanthropy.
The ideal candidate for this position will be a confident, self-directed leader with an inclusive and open-minded approach to collaboration and team building, eager to build on the organization’s long history, strong reputation, and deep community relationships to energize fundraising efforts.
Inspired Leadership and Development Oversight
Lead and supervise the development team
Set annual qualitative and quantitative goals aligned with the multi-year fundraising plan
Oversee fundraising programs and operations, including database and moves management systems
Donor Portfolio Management and Strategy
Manage a portfolio of major gift donors, foundations, and corporate sponsors
Qualify donors as potential leadership prospects for the executive director
Support and advise the executive director and key staff in setting strategies and overseeing moves management for major gifts
Strategy Development and Board Engagement
Develop a multi-year fundraising growth strategy
Establish an annual fundraising plan with goals, objectives, benchmarks, and metrics
Serve as the liaison to the board of directors, staff the board development committee, and provide fundraising updates and data
Does fostering a visionary philanthropic culture and elevating fundraising efforts at JMKAC interest you? Click the button below for more information on the position and how to apply.