Annual Fund Manager

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is seeking to fill the position of Annual Fund Manager. As a key component of our Development Department, this position manages the Annual Fund, serves as staff liaison to the Museum Collectors Council (MCC) and smART Families, and provides additional Development support.

The successful applicant must possess exceptional written, oral, and interpersonal skills; be proactive and take initiative to achieve annual fundraising goals; possess excellent organizational proficiency; strong customer service skills; have experience with volunteer management and event coordination; possess a strong ability to work with donors and Trustees in a confident manner, effectively multi-task and work efficiently under pressure, and to serve collegially within a goal-oriented development team. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Raiser's Edge or a similar database is required.

This position also requires three to five years of development experience specially related to annual fund in a museum, arts organization, or educational institution, or equivalent related management experience; BA degree is preferred. Must maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality.

  • Schedule: Full-Time status at 40 hours per week.
  • Background check required.
  • This position is eligible for a competitive benefits package including paid time off and paid holidays, and insurance plan participation including medical/dental/vision, retirement, and more.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Please email to:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Fax: (805) 966-6840

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