Associate Director of Development - Rhode Island School of Design in Providence Rhode Island

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Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic development professional with professional experience in arts and culture to join the RISD Museum. Reporting to the Director of External Affairs, this role oversees the implementation of the Museum's overall strategy and fundraising plans as approved by the Director of External Affairs. The Associate Director provides oversight and leadership to meeting annual, capital, and program fundraising goals through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual donors ($1,000+) and private/family foundations. Additionally provides oversight and supervision to Membership and Annual Fund, and Corporate, Foundation and Governmental development activities within the department.  


Bachelor's degree and six years'+ experience in arts nonprofit development with at least three years managing other staff and at least three years of major giving experience. Demonstrated affinity for arts and culture. Excellent interpersonal, diplomacy, and teamwork skills; ability to interact with a broad variety of people; develop prospects and raise funds. Excellent writing skills. Knowledge of planned giving vehicles. Competence in accounting and financial principles for nonprofit organizations. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience using fundraising databases required. A demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, and work under pressure with grace.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Associate Director of Development
  • Creative, studio-based education
  • Diversity & Inclusivity are fundamental
  • flexible thinking & risk-taking
  • Development and Fund Raising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description