Chief Advancement Officer

8 Jan 2024 2:20 PM | Anonymous

[listing expires 2/29/2024]
Organization Name: North Carolina Museum of Art
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The North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. (NCMA Foundation) seeks a dynamic Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) to serve as lead fundraiser of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s (NCMA) advancement team and a trusted member of Director and CEO Valerie Hillings, Ph.D’s executive team, which includes the Museum’s Deputy Director and the Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer. The NCMA is a nationally renowned arts institution with a collection spanning over 5,000 years and two locations that offer exhibitions, performing arts and educational programs, and inviting, multi-acre parks. As steward of the People’s Collection, the Museum proudly serves as a vital cultural resource for the entire state, educating, fostering creativity, and inspiring belonging and joy.

The new CAO will be a highly accomplished fundraiser who is an active and thoughtful listener, an experienced and persuasive communicator, and a relationship-builder with a passion for the arts. The new CAO will guide a major capital campaign, Reimagining the Possible, into its public phase, engaging donors of all levels and the broader community to realize the Museum’s strategic plan and vision and secure support for its future.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader capable of the following:

  • Strategic planning and management of the public phase of a significant comprehensive capital campaign
  • Cultivating and closing 5-, 6-, and 7- figure gifts
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing stakeholders
  • Identifying and engaging new stakeholders to grow the donor base
  • Actively managing a talented team of fundraising professionals with a collaborative, team-building approach
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on fundraising metrics to inform annual and long-range planning
  • Bringing innovation and creativity to the Museum’s fundraising efforts

Hiring Salary Range: $175,000 to 190,000

Apply via:
NC Museum of Art Application - Chief Advancement Officer (

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