About this Position
The Rubin seeks an entrepreneurial, collegial, and goal-driven fundraising leader with a demonstrable track record of success to serve in the position of Director of Development. Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be a key member of the Executive Team. This position will focus on donors and prospects with a high capacity, as well as major grants from foundations and corporations. The Director will help the Rubin Museum build a strong culture of philanthropy and develop a comprehensive fundraising plan to diversify funding sources and expand the donor base, with a particular focus on the two areas of strong potential growth – Major Gifts and Foundation Grants.
The Director of Development will lead and manage three (3) direct reports and will oversee a team of five in the Development department – Major Gifts (2), Membership & Development Operations (2), and Institutional Philanthropy (1). Key measurements for success in this position include the prospect pipeline; total value of gifts secured by the team; timely and accurate donor feedback and ongoing cultivation; and effective collaboration with all internal and external stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the arts and the Rubin’s mission, and have demonstrated success in increasing philanthropic support in a competitive environment.