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Director of Development at Aviation Museum in Middle River, MD

02 Apr 2021 9:28 AM | Debi Wynn

The Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum at Martin State Airport in Middle River, Maryland, in its 31st year of sharing aviation history and STEM with visitors, is accepting applications for a Director of Development.

Job Title:  Director of Development, Full Time

Remote vs Onsite requirement:  As needed.

Job Function: Development & Fundraising Initiatives, leading to possible Director Position.   Successful candidates will  have knowledge and experience of fundraising strategies, principals, and techniques.  Considerable initiative and seasoned judgement are required. Must demonstrate strong organizational skills,  superior writing, editing, and oral communications skills, and the ability to productively support multiple priorities.

Major Responsibilities:                                                                                                                       

* Direct and engage in ongoing fundraising and political efforts to acquire a major $2.5M+ iconic artifact, to fund a new building site and construction of the 100K SF museum facility, and to support on going Museum programs.

* Interact with Maryland state & county government,  business, education, military and community leaders. 

* Bring in major donors and funding.

Experience: minimum 10 years experience in Director/Asst. Director positions with successful and significant fundraising track record.

Education:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree  

Start Date: ASAP

Annual Contract:  $45,000-$65,000, commensurate with experience

To Apply; Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letter to Mr. Jim Hayes at  martinmuseum@gmail.com by April 20, 2021.  Please include the position title in your e-mail subject line.

Working with the Glenn L. Martin Maryland Aviation Museum will take the applicant hired on an unforgettable creative journey of challenges and inspirations while working with a team passionate for taking the Museum and its historical, educational and preservation components into the future for sharing with  current and upcoming generations of visitors.  


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