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Director of Individual Giving

The Upcountry History Museum – Furman University is seeking a Director of Individual Giving.  This is a new, part-time position that reports to the Museum’s Executive Director.

The Director of Individual Giving is responsible for the strategic management of individual fundraising through annual, major gift, and planned giving programs.  The Director will oversee, design, and execute a comprehensive fundraising program to develop donors for the museum as well as communicate the museum’s mission and success to established donors.

The Director of Individual Giving is responsible for executing the individual giving program (gifts of $1,500 and up) by growing relationships with individual donors – from identification to solicitation to stewardship – while leveraging the Museum’s mission and brand to sustain and increase funding from this constituency.

The position works closely and independently with institutional leadership and other key volunteers to secure funding for key initiatives, with a strong emphasis on supporting the Museum’s annual and long-range individual giving goals.

Among the positions key priorities are growing the membership program at the $1,500 and above levels and the expansion of the donor base with a special effort directed at identifying the next generation of donors and leaders. As a member of the senior management team the Director serves as a key staff fund advisor for the Museum and provides vision, leadership, and overall supervision for individual fundraising efforts.

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Director of Individual Giving

The Upcountry History Museum – Furman University is firmly committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons and is an EEO Affirmative Action Employer.

To apply for the Director of Individual Giving position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Dana L. Thorpe, Executive Director, UHM-FU, 540 Buncombe Street, Greenville, SC 29601 or at dana@upcountryhistory.org.  No telephone calls please. The position will remain open until filled.