Job Opportunity: Gift Officer (Corporate and Foundation)



Applications due by July 11th, 2022


Desired Skills

The Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM)—the oldest and largest of Smithsonian art museums—seeks a creative and energetic relationship builder with a demonstrated record of success with foundation and corporate fundraising to join a diverse, collegial, and successful advancement team that is responsible for raising support from individuals, foundations, and corporations and generating revenue through special event rentals. SAAM duties include identifying, cultivating, and soliciting corporate and foundation prospects; creating compelling and persuasive proposals; managing stewardship of institutional donors; and preparing other donor communications.

Progressive frontline fundraising experience with a track record of achieving revenue targets required. The ability to meet frequent deadlines with great attention to detail and work collaboratively is essential to success. Arts and humanities knowledge and experience at a major cultural organization desired.

Salary and Benefits

The Smithsonian Institution offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive package of benefits. There may be multiple vacancies filled through this announcement. This is not a federal position but has similar requirements and benefits. This position is classified at the IS-12 level. The salary range is $89,834 -$116,788.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resumes, a cover letter, and three professional references to by July 11, 2022. Please include the position title in your e-mail subject line. Resumes should include a description of your paid and non-paid work experience that is related to this job; starting and ending dates of job (Month and year); and average number of hours worked per week.

The Smithsonian Institution ensures its employees (federal and trust), applicants, and affiliated persons (interns, research associates, fellows, and volunteers) are protected from discrimination and unfair treatment in the workplace regardless of their race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, gender stereotyping, pregnancy, and sexual orientation), age, disability, genetic information, marital status, parental status, or political affiliation and are free from reprisal against protected activities. In addition, other Smithsonian policy prohibits discrimination based on membership in an employee organization or other non-merit factors, and political affiliation.

The Smithsonian provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the contact person listed in this announcement. The decision on granting a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

The Smithsonian Institution's Smithsonian American Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.