The Director of Development, Individual Giving supports the Chief Development Officer (CDO) on the design, management, and execution of the museum's annual fundraising program, with a strong focus on direct cultivation and solicitation of individual donors. This position works closely with the CDO and the Deputy Director of External Affairs to set annual targets and strategic long term priorities for the development department, in support of the Hammer's mission, vision, goals, and objectives. The Director of Development, Individual Giving plays an especially key role in maintaining a strong baseline of annual support. This position manages a personal portfolio of 50-100 top individual supporters and proactively identifies and engages new prospective donors or the Hammer. The Director of Development, Individual Giving works closely with the CDO to support and motivate a team of development professionals who are responsible for membership, database management, institutional giving, and major gifts. The ideal candidate for this job will be a confident and accomplished fundraiser who is passionate about contemporary art, deeply knowledgeable about the collecting and philanthropic communities in Los Angeles, and skilled at making a strong philanthropic case the museum. The Director of Development, Individual Giving will also manage the Hammer Travel programs and other Donor functions as needed. The individual is expected to engage in the art world, including art gallery openings and art gathering around the city.
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