The Jewish Museum
Founded in 1904 and located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is a museum at the intersection of art and Jewish culture for people of all backgrounds. The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. The Museum applies a contemporary lens to its exhibitions, which range from ancient to contemporary art.
Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Giving, the Development Associate’s role will be three-fold:
1) They will be a frontline fundraiser responsible for managing the Young Patrons Program which is comprised of Museum donors ages 21-40. Through personal visits, solicitations, a robust calendar of special events, Young Patron Council meetings, and consistent communications, the Associate will plan and oversee all aspects of the program.
2) The position will execute all administrative tasks related to the Contemporary Circle, a donor group dedicated to the vibrancy of the Museum’s contemporary exhibitions. He/she will liaise and strategize extensively with the group’s two
Co-Chairs as well as senior Jewish Museum staff about the overall direction of the Contemporary Circle.
3) The Associate will conduct regular cultivation and stewardship meetings with Patron members to help determine giving potential and opportunities for engagement.
Creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and poise under pressure combined with strong project management, organizational, written, and communication skills are critical in this position.