Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 17-Jun-2019 to 16-Jul-2019
  • - Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Part Time
  • competitive wage commensurate with experience

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site seeks a Capital Campaign Director, a newly-created, part-time, three-year position responsible for implementing and completing a $3.75 million capital campaign. The Capital Campaign Director will work closely with the President & CEO, Capital Campaign Cabinet, and the Vice President of Development in carrying out a broadbased fundraising plan targeting individuals, corporations and foundations to support this initiative.

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to maintaining and preserving the site as a museum and memorial to the only U.S. President elected from the State of Indiana.  Open to the public as an educational, cultural and historical resource, the Presidential Site seeks to promote patriotism and good citizenship through highimpact educational activities and active encounters with US history. The Presidential Site is a stunningly restored national historic landmark that offers a wholly unique visitor experience. Over 10,000 curated artifacts spanning more than two centuries of American and presidential history are conserved and accessible within the Harrison's 10,000 square foot Italianate home. 
As an American Alliance of Museums accredited institution, the Presidential Site welcome more than 29,000 visitors annually – over 17,000 of which are school children. As a registered National Historic Landmark, the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is one of our city's great cultural treasures and an important tourism driver. 
The Presidential Site is a truly one-of-a-kind experience in the heart of Indianapolis's Old Northside. It was recently named as one of "5 Stately Presidential Homes" by Architectural Digest, as one the "Top 10 Things to Do & See in Indianapolis" by The Culture Trip and is currently ranked #5 out of 128 attractions in Indianapolis by Trip Advisor. 
• Capital Campaign Strategy and Planning o Help lead the strategy development and planning of the campaign, working collaboratively with the President & CEO and Capital Campaign Cabinet
• Capital Campaign Management
 o Implement and Manage the Capital Campaign
 o Develop and Manage campaign prospect lists, including research and tracking
 o Recruit, train, and manage campaign volunteers
 o Schedule and support capital campaign meetings
 o Manage the campaign budget
• Capital Campaign Reporting
 o Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the President & CEO and the Capital Campaign Cabinet
• Capital Campaign Communications
 o Plan and implement cultivation and recognition events
 o Collaborate with our staff to develop capital campaign print, web, and social media communications materials
• Cultivation and Solicitation
 o Develop and execute targeted cultivation plans
 o Work with the President & CEO and members of the Cabinet and Board, to cultivate prospects
 o Refine and execute solicitation strategies
 o Prepare and provide support to staff, board, and volunteers for solicitations
 o Participate in solicitations
 o Implement donor acknowledgement and recognition, as appropriate
• Bachelor's Degree in a related field
• Familiarity with non-profit setting; knowledge or a willingness to learn of issues and dynamics related museums is preferred
• 4 years of professional experience in fundraising with a track record of success
• Experience managing capital campaigns
• Direct development experience including solicitation skills
• Experience in scheduling and staffing solicitation calls and conducting follow up and stewardship
• Demonstrated success in managing complex projects
• Ability to work independently and cooperatively
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, and organizational skills, capable of working effectively with board members, staff members, volunteers, and donor/prospects.
• Knowledge and proficiency at an intermediate or higher level of Microsoft Office applications
• Attention to details and accuracy
• Superior verbal and written communication skills
• Professional and courteous presence, on phone and in person, ability to work with a wide variety of people, ease in initiating contacts with other groups
• Knowledgeable about the role of technology and electronic communication in fundraising
• Availability for some travel, evening and weekend work for events and donor contacts
• Preference for candidate to have experience with  building a list of naming opportunities for capital campaign

Click the APPLY button to submit resume and cover letter to Bethany Gosewehr, Vice President of Development.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
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