Cheyenne Depot Museum

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Retail Sales Associate

The Cheyenne Depot Museum gift shop is seeking a sales associate. This is a part time position for 20-30 hours per week. $10 per hour. Must be available to work weekends. Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and computer skills highly desired. To apply, please provide a resume in person at the museum gift shop: 121 W. 15th St. or call 307-638-6338 with any questions.

 

Director of Development

To start on or after 4/1/14.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for expanding and diversifying the Cheyenne Depot Museums funder base. In partnership with the Executive Director and Event Coordinator, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities.  S/he serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the Cheyenne Depot Museum. The successful candidate will forge new relationships to build the Cheyenne Depot Museums visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Director of Development also will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.
The Director of Development will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to meet the increasing financial needs of the organization through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants, special events, and corporate and foundation support.
In addition, the Director of Development will work closely with the board of directors and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role.

Responsibilities:
Support and partner with the Cheyenne Depot Museum staff and board members on all major fundraising initiatives.
Collaborate with the Executive Director to develop and implement the Cheyenne Depot Museums financial strategy.
Actively work with the Cheyenne Depot Museum staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include major donors, foundations, government grants, corporate, etc.
Have primary responsibility for ensuring that all fundraising proposals submitted, including Federal proposals, are of the highest quality and aligned with the organizations mission, and ensuring that all reports are submitted in a timely fashion.
Oversee research of funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position the Cheyenne Depot Museum ahead of major funding changes or trends
Oversee all donor information; utilizing a clear understanding of revenue channels to provide and present statistical analysis to board and Executive Director.
Oversee development and implementation of a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors

Qualifications:
3-plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (forging and managing relationships with multiple donor sources).
Proven track record creating and expanding new relationships with individual, foundation, and corporate donors.
Proven track record cultivating and expanding existing donor relationships over time.
Proven track record of growing a major gifts program, including identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors.
Proven experience managing fundraising events.
Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others.
Bachelor's degree required.
Ability to construct, articulate, and implement strategic development plan and supporting annual operational plans.
Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.

Compensation/ benefits:

Depends on experience. Based with incentive.

Health, dental, vision, and SIMPLE IRA offered.

Please email resume and cover letter to James@cheyennedepotmuseum.org