Vermont Granite Museum of Barre – Development Director
Seeking a strategic development professional
Quintessentially Vermont, granite is central to the story of our history in the “making”. At The Vermont Granite Museum and Stone Arts School, we are the keeper of a living tradition of heritage, craft and culture.
Our purpose is to engage, educate, and celebrate the history and current accomplishments of Vermont’s granite industry and its artisans. We do so by acquiring and sharing collections and stories, and teaching skills that define the industry’s collective identity and guide its future.
We seek a skilled Development Director to cultivate and steward philanthropic and volunteer support for the museum and school to increase their growth and stability over time. Working closely with the Executive Director, they plan, organize, and direct all fundraising activities, including major giving, annual and sponsor funding, planned giving, special events, grant writing, and capital campaigns.
We welcome candidates with a successful track record in this role, a dedication to Vermont’s past and future, and an insatiable desire to engage people to actively support what they love. The granite industry thrived on the skill and dedication of people coming to Vermont from all over the world. Following this tradition, we welcome candidates with diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences.
Vermont is a state with a strong commitment to makers and doers. Join us and support the museum’s mission to share our story with generations to come. We offer an attractive compensation package, a unique working space, and an opportunity to make a difference. For more information or to send a cover letter and resume, please click the link below or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vermont Granite Museum works with state agencies, nonprofits, and educational institutions to provide long term job training opportunities at the museum. These efforts ensure the museum is filled with individuals with varying economic, social, and educational backgrounds.