The Eastern Washington State Historical Society (Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture), Spokane, Washington, seeks a highly motivated and qualified candidate for the position of Development Officer. The Development Officer will plan and implement gift strategies for individual and departmental annual fundraising goals and objectives to support the museum’s exhibitions, collections, and educational programming. This position is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of established and prospective individual donors, foundations, and corporations. Experience and proven ability as both a strategist and solicitor of individual and corporate gifts will guarantee success in this position. The Development Officer reports to the Development Director.
The museum maintains, preserves, and provides public access to a collection that chronicles and celebrates the art, history, and cultural heritage of eastern Washington. The museum exists to inspire and foster understanding of the history, native and diverse cultures, and art of the Inland Northwest; its mission is to “engage our audiences in the appreciation of art, history and culture of the Inland Northwest through collection stewardship, exhibitions and programs that educate, enrich and inspire”.