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Job Description:

  • 1) Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates ongoing and special project funding programs for museum, zoo, public broadcasting station, or similar institution: Prepares statement of planned activities and enlists support from members of institution staff and volunteer organizations.

  • 2) Develops public relations materials to enhance institution image and promote fund raising program.

  • 3) Identifies potential contributors to special project funds and supporters of institution ongoing operations through examination of past records, individual and corporate contracts, and knowledge of community.

  • 4) Plans and coordinates fund drives for special projects.

  • 5) Assigns responsibilities for personal solicitation to members of staff, volunteer organizations, and governing body according to special interests or capabilities.

  • 6) Organizes direct mail campaign to reach other potential contributors.

  • 7) Plans and coordinates benefit events, such as banquets, balls, or auctions.

  • 8) Organizes solicitation drives for pledges of ongoing support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

  • 9) Informs potential contributors of special needs of institution, and encourages individuals, corporations, and foundations to establish or contribute to special funds through endowments, trusts, donations of gifts-in-kind, or bequests, conferring with attorneys to establish methods of transferring funds to benefit both donors and institution.

  • 10) Researches public and private grant agencies and foundations to identify other sources of funding for research, community service, or other projects.

  • 11) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining records of contributors and grants and preparing letters of appreciation to be sent to contributors.

  • 12) May purchase mailing list of potential donors.

  • 13) May negotiate agreements with representatives of other organizations for exchange of mailing lists, information, and cooperative programs.




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DOT:   165.117-014

Job Number: 2959