Executive Search: Chief Development Officer

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Milwaukee Film, located in Milwaukee, WI, is seeking a Chief Development Officer to help achieve our shared vision of making our community more compassionate and equitable by enriching, entertaining, educating, and engaging people through film. The ideal candidate will pursue opportunities to design and strengthen our annual/membership, foundation/grant, and major gift fundraising programs.

Position Overview

Join an Innovative, Creative, and Highly Collaborative Environment. Guide the building of an integrated fundraising program by reaching across departments and engaging staff in the planning process, creating new opportunities to work together.

Build a Stronger Future. Set and drive the strategies that advance our development program to the next level, and implement the systems, structures, policies, and processes required for success.

Lead with an Entrepreneurial Mindset. Empower, nurture, and engage funders, staff, and volunteers to establish long-and short-term funding goals and priorities and build a culture of philanthropy that elevates the concept of member-donors.

Instructions for Applicants

Please review the position details below and complete the application form that includes uploading your cover letter, resume, references, and development plan sample:

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Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. You may direct any application-related questions or needs to the executive search consultant, Anne Smith, Senior Vice President at Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt. All inquiries and questions are held confidentially.

Milwaukee Film is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to a diverse workplace. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQIA+ candidates to apply.