The American Air
Museum (AAM) stands as a memorial to countless US flying and
support personnel who served on British shores, including almost
30,000 who gave their lives during World War II. Part of the
impressive Imperial War
Museums Duxford, Britain's largest aviation museum, the AAM
presents the best collection of American military aircraft on
public display outside of North America. It is the only facility of
its kind outside of the United States that commemorates the special
bond between the United States and the United Kingdom. Since
opening in 1997, the AAM has welcomed over 7.7 million
The American Air Museum in
Britain (AAMB) is a US 501(c)3 organization that supports the
operation of the AAM, the first port of call for anyone looking for
information about the air war as fought by the US Army Air Forces
from the UK during World War II. AAMB raises charitable donations
to support the operation and upkeep of the facilities, preserve its
world-class collections, and develop exhibits, education programs,
and an innovative website that tells the inspirational stories of
men and women whose lives were shaped by war.
The AAMB Board of Trustees is seeking a US-based Executive
Director & Director of Development (ED/DoD) to lead an
ambitious vision for organizational growth that aligns with the new
10-year, £30M IWM Duxford Masterplan. Reporting to the Board of
Trustees and coordinating closely with IWM Duxford, the ED/DoD will
be an ambassador for AAMB, leading, engaging, and inspiring people
and organizations to support its mission and growth.
The position works remotely from any location in the
United States. The ED/DoD will be a self-starter who can
create and lead a high-performing culture focused on outcomes.
Essential experience includes:
- Front-line experience soliciting six-figure gifts or higher
- Track record of achieving increased revenue from diversified
income streams, including direct marketing, major gifts, capital
campaigns, and endowment giving.
- Experience engaging trustees in fundraising initiatives.
- A deep affinity for the mission of the American Air
Qualified candidates may submit applications at https://driconsulting.com/position/ed-dod/