Annual Giving Officer

Website Air Force Museum Foundation

The Air Force Museum Foundation (AFMF) is a dedicated nonprofit organization committed to supporting the National Museum of the United States Air Force™ (NMUSAF), situated at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. Functioning as the Museum’s crucial partner, the foundation focuses on securing funding and resources to enhance the Museum’s facilities, exhibits, and educational programs.

The Air Force Museum Foundation seeks a strategic Annual Giving Officer (AGO) to support its fundraising efforts. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a growing, dynamic, and entrepreneurial team that will work with senior leadership to chart the philanthropic future of the Museum and Foundation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and implement an effective appeal-based annual giving program to drive financial support for the organization, generating $1+ million annually.​
  • Manage a portfolio of 25-50 leadership donors.​
  • Design and execute targeted campaigns to solicit donations from various donor segments.​
  • Establish and manage a regular direct mail program for donor acquisition and retention.​
  • Create compelling and personalized direct mail campaigns to engage donors and showcase the impact of their contributions.​
  • Oversee and manage existing tribute programs, such as the Legacy Wall of Honor.​
  • Collaborate with donors to develop and enhance tribute programs, including the creation of new initiatives.
  • Utilize events as opportunities to steward and cultivate relationships with current and potential donors.​

The candidate will have:​

  • A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and 3-5 years of experience.​
  • Demonstrated expertise in running and growing an appeal-based annual giving program.​
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.​
  • Experience in developing and managing direct mail programs.​
  • Savvy professional with strong communication and presentation skills.​
  • Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams and external stakeholders.​
  • Strong relationship-building skills and experience stewarding high-level donors.​
  • Strong analytical database experience focused on finding potential donors (Blackbaud NXT).​
  • Proven experience in organizing and executing successful events.​

​DRiWaterstone is proud to lead this search on behalf of AFMF.

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