Director of Advancement – Manchester Community Library (Manchester Center, VT)

The Manchester Community Library (MCL) is seeking a creative, entrepreneurial, and mission-driven individual who believes in the power of libraries in transforming both communities and individuals. The right person will embrace our diverse community and will possess the interpersonal, organizational, and strategic thinking skills along with fundraising knowledge necessary to lead our advancement efforts. 

The Director of Advancement serves as a key member of MCL’s leadership team and is responsible for advancing philanthropic support including operating, capital, and endowment funds. The incumbent will identify, solicit, and cultivate individuals, foundations, and corporate prospects through direct mail, grants, personal visits, and targeted events to meet the fundraising goals required to support the long-range sustainability of the Library. As the principal fundraising strategist, Director of Advancement will lead our efforts to increase our annual revenue significantly over the next four years, from our FY20 budget of $335K. This data-driven individual will use metrics and best practices to provide strategic guidance and support to the Executive Director, the Board of Trustees, and Development Committee members.

Full details available here: http://mclvt.org/pes-hiring/

– Posted June 29, 2019