Position Title: Foundation and Corporate
Relations Manager (Full Time)
Date Prepared: July 2021
Title of Supervisor: Chief Development
Accountable to: Chief Development
Position Summary: The Foundation and
Corporate Relations Manager for the National Museum of Mexican Art
(NMMA) is part of a dynamic development team committed to
increasing knowledge, appreciation and integration of Mexican art
and culture. The primary focus of this position is grants
management including identification, solicitation, cultivation and
compliance and the retention of corporate and foundation
relationships and gifts.
This position is responsible for advancing strategies to
generate significant contributions to the NMMA from corporate and
foundation communities through growing a portfolio of new and
existing prospects. Primary responsibilities include management of
strategies to secure funding on an annual basis from corporations
and foundations, preparations of grant proposal/applications and
development and implementation of stewardship strategies for the
retention of corporate and foundation support.
Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the
Coordinates the identification,
cultivation and solicitation of corporate and foundation support
for NMMA programs and projects. In collaboration with the Chief
Development Officer, plans and manages solicitation strategies for
corporate and foundation support.
Acts as grant writer for the NMMA,
generating well researched, well written and well documented grant
and fundraising proposals and supporting documents in response to
solicitations (including government grants).
Act as a liaison with program staff –
working directly with program managers in the development of grant
Maintains and implements grant
cultivation activities including calendars, records, files,
progress reports and financial reporting.
Retains business relationships with
corporate and foundation giving officers. Ensure fulfillment of
recognition, acknowledgements, and management of reports and
solicitations for corporate/foundation/government donors and
contacts, externally and internally.
Research prospective foundations and
corporations to increase the NMMA’s funding.
As a member of the development team,
contribute to the achievement of the NMMA’s strategic and annual
Maintain and regularly communicate
with a small portfolio of foundation and corporate donors; maintain
records and files and manage the timely submission of progress and
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Exceptional oral and written
communications skills required for the effective delivery of the
Museum’s vision, mission and brand.
Superior organizational skills and
attention to detail.
One to four years of experience and
successful results in securing corporate (sponsorships and gifts)
and/or foundation (grants) funding.
Expert knowledge of fundraising
software. NMMA uses Bloomerang for donor tracking.
Knowledge of art history and/or arts
education is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree preferred; one to
four years of job related experience is required.
Have an understanding, passion and
commitment to develop the relationships and resources necessary to
carry out the National Museum of Mexican Art’s mission and
Personal presence and the ability to
communicate and interact effectively with multiple constituencies
both within and outside the organization.
Proficiency in setting priorities and
using time effectively to meet organizational goals and
Ability to build productive working
relationships with donors and National Museum of Mexican Art staff
Must be able to plan, prioritize,
organize and execute multiple initiatives simultaneously and
Must be able to sit and stand for
extended periods of time; carry, lift, push or pull up to 35
Requires the ability to manually
operate business machinery.
Travel within the U.S. with advance
notice may be required.
There is minimal environmental
FLSA Status: Non Exempt