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Gifts Officer

Company: Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
Date Posted: December 20, 2017

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum seeks a Gifts Officer to serve on its development team. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Gifts Officer’s primary role will be to solicit financial support for Vesterheim’s programs, events, and exhibitions, and to serve as an integral team member for the upcoming comprehensive campaign. The right candidate will have comprehensive development experience, possess exceptional communication skills and willingness to make personal contacts, cultivate donors, and close gifts, particularly as it affects our corporate partnership program. Applicant must be able to build relationships with a variety of people, have 3 to 5 years of demonstrated fundraising experience, and possess excellent writing & organizational skills. A bachelor’s degree is required. Occasional weekend, evening work, and travel required. For the complete job description visit vesterheim.org. Resume review begins December 22, 2017. Vesterheim is an EOE/AA. To apply, email a letter, resume, and the names of three professional references to mmckelvey@vesterheim.org or mail to Marcia McKelvey, Director of Administration, Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, P.O. Box 379, Decorah, IA  52101.