Fundraising Campaign Manager

Fundraising Campaign Manager

Patton Museum



If hired, you will lead efforts to support the fundraising campaign processes and solicit/steward existing and new donors to increase fundraising revenue for the museum.



• Develops and implements, in partnership with the Director and Board of Trustee, an annual fundraising work plan designed to increase fundraising revenue from corporate, foundation and individual donors.
• Establish positive relationships with clients in every sector, including government representatives and members of the media
• Manage ongoing fundraising efforts among donors using museums established relationships with media outlets, government agencies and private businesses
• Direct and implement new fundraising strategies based on digital market research and best practices to increase current fundraising revenue year over year.
• Test new donor markets, giving avenues/programs, third party events, etc. to expand our donor support.
• Oversee creation of all campaign promotional materials to ensure adherence to company policy and mission
• Organize new public relations programs to bring awareness to campaign needs
• Participates in the development, engagement of the donor recognition program: cultivation, solicitation coordination and stewardship recognition with all existing and potential funding sources.
• Prepares grant applications pertaining to corporate and private foundation opportunities.
• Pursue efforts to keep the non-profit’s public image positive, which can entail promoting events regularly
• Evaluate the effectiveness of specific events and advertising campaigns to determine which ones work well and which ones should be abandoned
• Attend special events put on by the non-profit, which can include parties or charity events, and speak with guests about the advantages of the organization
• Prepare/manage budgets to determine what the fundraising needs are going to be going forward

Job Skills & Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations, fundraising, or similar area
• At least 3-5 years of experience in fundraising or sales, with direct donor or customer interaction
• Strong written and verbal communications skills
• A high-level of interpersonal and relationship-building skills
• Comfort with digital communication tools, including social media and mass email

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Fort Knox, KY
Benefits: Holidays
Paid Time Off
Health & Dental Insurance

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