Museum of Science
  • 18-May-2020 to 2020-06-18 (EST)
  • Corporate/Found./Gov't Relations - 460
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

National EiE Philanthropy Officer

Museum of Science, Boston

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The EiE National Philanthropy Officer oversees the development and growth of a portfolio of non-New England based corporate and individual donors for EiE, the Museum's award-winning curriculum division. The Officer is personally responsible for $2M-$4M per year to support a wide array of investments into various curricular initiatives and programs. They will build a growth-minded philanthropic pipeline, creating a sustainable revenue stream for the Museum. The Officer will work with an array of stakeholders from across the curricular team and Museum, and provide strategic advice to direct reports on their efforts to create compelling proposals for a wide-array of curricular funding needs and to creatively match funding opportunities with curriculum prospects and existing funders.



  • Oversee non-New England philanthropy for EiE and other MoS curricula annually.
  • Personally responsible for $2-4M per year.
  • Dedicate 70% of job to donor cultivation, engagement and solicitation.
  • Sign and execute fundraising strategies for 100 donors annually, resulting in a minimum of 25 solicitations per year.
  • Complete 150 donor visits and 300 modes of prospect outreach per year.


Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. Some evening and weekend work required.



Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations



  • Bachelors of Arts or Science degree.
  • Three or more years of advancement experience, with demonstrated proficiency in prospecting and portfolio development.
  • Proven track record of soliciting and securing 6 and 7 figure philanthropic gifts.
  • Demonstrated understanding of best practices in philanthropy.
  • Demonstrated experience with new prospect engagement and pipeline development.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Demonstrated communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with both external donors and internal colleagues.



Exempt (Salaried).



Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.  We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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