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Posted July 12, 2018
Senior Director of Development and External Relations
Ithaca, New York

The Sciencenter, a hands-on science museum in Ithaca, NY, seeks a visionary team leader with a strong commitment to building dynamic, inclusive, and collaborative environments that positively impact the Sciencenter, local community, and national constituencies that the Sciencenter serves. This is a high-impact role that integrates sophisticated communications and development strategy to enable the Sciencenter’s growth through the implementation of the next 5-year strategic plan and beyond.

The Senior Director of Development and External Relations is a key member of the senior leadership team, directing external relations activities, including: foundation, corporate, and government relations, annual giving, major gifts, earned income from events and exhibition rentals, communication and marketing. The position oversees a five-member external relations team.

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Posted July 5, 2018
Assistant Director of Development
Chabot Space & Science Center
Oakland, California

Assistant Director of Development, responsible for strategizing, management of Chabot’s annual fund campaigns; stewarding, cultivating patron-level gifts at the Stellar Society level; coordinating all aspects of Chabot’s development events and gala; securing sponsorship support for annual public programs.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Create, manage, steward an Annual Fund program for individual and corporate gifts.
  • Plan, execute simultaneous multiple campaigns.
  • Work with partners to secure sponsorship support for programs.
  • Develop collateral for proposals, invitations, solicitations, campaigns
  • Manage fundraising Gala and events to achieve net revenue targets.


  • Strong knowledge and quantifiable, measurable results creating annual fund campaigns
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in fundraising
  • Experience in working with fundraising database software