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Development Manager, Public Library

Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS)
Maryland, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Oct 28, 2021

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Position Type
Fundraising, Capital Campaigns, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Other Fundraising, Special Events, Programs, Community Outreach
Academic Centers, Advocacy, Arts, Community Development, Community Foundations, Education, Museum, Other Fields, Social Services, Technology, United Way
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Prince George's County Memorial Library System (PGCMLS) is inviting you to be an integral member of its Leadership Team who oversees philanthropy at PGCMLS and liaises with the PGCMLS Foundation Board of Directors. You believe deeply in the mission of public libraries and are an effective casemaker who is experienced with cultivating and growing the local, regional, and national philanthropic support for PGCMLS. You are an out of the box thinker who has strong interpersonal, writing, and communication skills. 

The Development Manager is a member of the Leadership Team and reports to the Library’s Chief Operating Officer for Communication and Outreach. The Development Manager is responsible for managing--at the direction of the CEO and COO for Communication and Outreach--all aspects of fundraising to support the development and enhancement of Library services that meet the needs and interests of Prince George’s County residents. The Development Manager is also the primary liaison between the library staff and the PGCMLS Foundation Board and the Library’s friends groups. The Development Manager is responsible for cultivating innovative financial resources to support new/expanding Library services and executing fundraising strategies and initiatives that may include annual fund drives, planned giving, major gifts, endowment planning, grant solicitation/reporting, and assisting with Library advocacy efforts.

Qualifications for Development Manager includes: A Bachelor’s degree in business management, public administrations, marketing, communications, or related field; 7+ years fundraising and development experience; experience developing funding proposals and securing gifts and grants in excess of $100,000.

Preferred qualifications include: Certified Fundraising Executive credential; membership in fundraising professional associations; bilingual in English and a second language.

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