Company: Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation
Date posted: November 29, 2019
TITLE: Director of the Annual Fund
SALARY: $50,000-$55,000 with State Benefit Package
The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a highly qualified individual to manage a comprehensive Annual Fund program that raises over $900,000 a year.
The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc. (JYF, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organized for charitable and educational purposes in support of the Foundation’s programs and its living-history museums, Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
Under the guidance of its Board of Directors, the JYF, Inc. assists with the development of the museum collection, conducts private fundraising to support museum programs and services, and oversees an endowment. The mission of the JYF, Inc. is to cultivate donors, expand funding, contribute to program development, and steward resources to strengthen the Foundation’s living-history museums. The Development Office supports the JYF, Inc. by raising funds for museum galleries, living-history areas, educational programs, Annual Fund and endowment.
TO QUALIFY: We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of two years experience in an Annual Fund position or other development/advancement position in a non-profit, museum, or educational institution. Must have experience composing fundraising appeals, successful management of board members, and experience supervising staff.
The successful candidate will have superior communication skills, attention to detail, a focus on results and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Experience with a fundraising database is required—Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge is preferred. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent training and experience is preferred.
TO APPLY: A completed application must be submitted on-line at Jobs.Virginia.Gov for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted.
PLEASE NOTE: The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin or disability (Civil Rights Act, 1964 and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990). Job applicants are screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application, which does not include any candidate-related references to potential discriminatory factors. A background and E-Verify checks are required. Third-person interpretive practices (not actors) are used in interpretive areas. JYF hires persons who can effectively share the important stories of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia to audiences of all ages and backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin or disability. All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C