Chicago Artists Coalition helps people connect with opportunities including calls for artists, jobs, grants, and art advising
The Development Director is a new, part-time position at the Design Museum of Chicago. The responsibilities and priorities will support three of the museum’s most impactful sources of income: grants, individual donors, and corporate partners. Regarding grants, the Development Director will be responsible for securing grant funding through foundations and corporations, as well as through local, state and federal agencies. Furthermore, they will manage the organization’s current portfolio of grants, ensuring compliance, maintaining an organized grant administration, and developing strategies for providing measurable outcomes of success. The Development Director will also manage and organize the Design Museum’s bids and stewardship of corporate partners and individual donors. Current programs include but are not limited to corporate and individual museum membership, exhibition sponsorships, year-end annual fund campaign, and fundraising events. This position will report to and receive support from the Design Museum’s Executive Director, and collaborate with staff and the board of directors to develop proposals that align with our mission and objectives. This is a part time, salaried position equal to approximately 20 hours per week. The schedule is flexible, and the candidate will work from our offices at 1917 N Elston in Chicago. The position was created to increase the fundraising capacity of the organization, transitioning responsibilities from the ED.