The Jackie Robinson Museum
Opening its doors in 2019, the Jackie Robinson Museum will commemorate the life and legacy of a true American hero through an exploration of his commitment to service and to the achievement of "first class citizenship" for all Americans. In addition to curating the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson, the Museum will be an exciting cultural venue for lectures, concerts, receptions, and other events. It will serve as a forum for debate and discussion, exploring the ways in which we as a society also can progress through an understanding that one life can make a difference.
To date, the Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) has raised $26 million toward a total campaign goal of $42 million, including a Museum operating endowment. The Museum will comprise of over 18,000 square feet of exhibition and community space including a 75-seat theater and two classrooms for educational programs. The Museum will be a prominent stop on existing cultural routes in Lower Manhattan in New York City, just blocks away from the Freedom Tower and 9/11 Memorial. For more information about the vision and mission of the Museum, please visit its website here.
The Jackie Robinson Museum seeks an entrepreneurial development leader to serve as its inaugural Chief Development and External Affairs Officer (CDEAO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this person will partner closely with the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and the Board to establish a development vision and strategy that fuels growth. In addition, the CDEAO will lead JRF's Development team to nurture the relationships with existing donors and supporters, while cultivating and developing new prospects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Fundraising Strategy and Execution
Organizational Leadership and Management
Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
This organization is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.