Mural Arts Program – Director of Development

Mural Arts Program – Director of Development

This Deadline Expired: Friday, September 7, 2018

Mural Arts Philadelphia is the largest public art initiative of its kind, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For over 30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative and equitable process, creating nearly 4,000 artworks that have transformed public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts aims to empower people, stimulate dialogue, and build bridges of understanding with projects that attract artists from Philadelphia and around the world, and programs that focus on youth education, restorative justice, mental health and wellness, and public art and its preservation. Popular mural tours offer a firsthand glimpse into the inspiring stories behind Mural Arts’ iconic and unparalleled collection, which has earned Philadelphia worldwide recognition as the “City of Murals.”

Mural Arts seeks a Director of Development. This individual will have responsibility for all fundraising efforts for the organization and will manage and mentor the development staff. Mural Arts is a growing organization with a total budget of 10M, 55-65% of which is raised revenue. We are specifically seeking someone with experience in individual giving and major gifts who can grow these dimensions of our fundraising portfolio. The position will report directly to the Chief Strategy Officer. The Director of Development will serve on Mural Arts’ Leadership Team and will work closely with the Executive Director, Senior Staff, and the Board of Trustees to ensure Mural Arts has the necessary resources to achieve its goals and advance its mission.

Job Responsibilities:

Qualifications Include:

Mural Arts seeks candidates who value and demonstrate the following core competencies: committed problem solving, deep thinking & fearless creation, inquisitive learning, thoughtful communication, mindful collaboration, personal accountability, and a commitment to actively prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

Mural Arts is pleased to offer a competitive and comprehensive health and dental benefits package.

Interested applicants must submit resume and cover letter listing salary requirements addressed to development@muralarts.org with the following subject line: “Director of Development application 2018”. Candidates who advance in our selection process will be asked to submit writing samples. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until September 7, 2018.

For further information on Mural Arts Philadelphia, please visit www.muralarts.org.

Nhi Vo
Nhi Vo
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Buy Shaver
Buy Shaver

Buy Shaver is a visual artist whose diverse body of work includes paintings on canvas, works on paper and wall paintings.…

Buy Shaver is a visual artist whose diverse body of work includes paintings on canvas, works on paper and wall paintings. Discover his unique work on Inliquid.…

Buy Shaver is a visual artist whose diverse body of work includes paintings on canvas, works on paper and wall paintings. Discover his unique work on Inliquid.…

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