Chief Philanthropy Officer

  • Deadline / Program Start: 2023-01-28
  • Organization: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
  • Organization Type: Museum/Gallery/Exhibition Space
  • Career Type: Development and Fundraising
  • Grant / Salary: $250,000 to $275,000
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Primary Discipline: Visual Arts
  • Recurring: Array
  • URL: Link

Position Summary
The Chief Philanthropy Officer (CPO) is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco’s philanthropy plans in support of the organization’s strategic vision and growth. Reporting to the Director and CEO serving as a key member of the senior leadership team, the CPO will effectively represent the organization’s philanthropy interests to all constituencies to establish and advance ambitious goals in support of the museum’s exhibitions, endowments, and other special projects. The CPO will lead the museum’s capital campaign, annual fund, major gift, membership, planned, corporate and foundation giving, events and government relations initiatives. The CPO will work closely with the Director and CEO, board, senior staff, volunteers, museum partners, and community to cultivate new donors while energizing and stewarding the donor base.

In addition to establishing and maintaining a personal portfolio of current and prospective major donors, the CPO will manage a philanthropy team of twenty-five. The CPO will direct the activities of the Director of Campaign, Senior Director of Individual and Major Giving, the Director of Foundation and Government Giving, the Director of Corporate Giving, the Director of Events, the Director of Membership, and the Director of Legacy Giving to achieve fundraising goals of more than $17 million (fundraising) and $11 million (membership) annually. The CPO will manage capital and endowment campaigns, beginning with the Legion of Honor Centenary and Gifts of Art Campaign. The CPO will succeed and lead by example in a mission-driven working environment that balances the need and relevance of programs with the efficiency of best business practices, fiscal accountability, and institutional impact in keeping with the organization’s values, mission, vision, and plans.

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