The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the private, nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, seeks an Assistant Director to manage our major gifts program. Our Foundation is grounded in a mission of education and preservation with a vision of bringing history forward. Ideal candidates for this role will be dedicated fundraising professionals with 5+ years of progressive responsibilities in the development field and enthusiasm for history. This position will manage two other development staff members and a personal portfolio of 50-100 prospects. The Assistant Director will collaborate with other staff on our annual fund program and develop strategic plans for fundraising and corporate and foundation partnerships. This position reports to the Vice President for Development and works closely with the President, Board of Trustees, and senior staff members. Superior interpersonal communication skills, strong writing talent, BA degree, and management experience required. Some travel may be required, and events are frequently held outside standard office hours. Open until filled.
About Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. (Monticello)
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization which owns and operates Monticello. Our mission of education and preservation is driven by a staff of over 375 full and part-time employees. We welcome approximately 450,000 visitors annually to visit the estate and engage in a dialogue with Jefferson's ideas.