Assistant Director of Development

Chabot Space & Science Center

Oakland, California


Chabot Space & Science Center is seeking a passionate, self-starting, visionary to lead the development, planning and implementation of our annual fundraising efforts that support the Center’s mission and programs. The Assistant Director of Development is a creative, collaborative person, that is a flexible problem solver.

Responsible for all aspects of Chabot’s annual fundraising campaigns to make revenue targets. Develop and implement strategy for the annual fund process and oversee a succession strategy from membership to donors.

Key responsibilities include: Lead strategy for annual fundraising goals. Manage program and strategy for donor society renewals, acquisitions, cultivation and stewardship efforts. Coordination of ongoing solicitation and stewardship of individual, corporate, and foundation gifts. Manage the Board Development Committee to develop strategies to initiate and meet fundraising goals. Manage all aspects of Chabot’s annual fundraising and donor events, including the Starlight Gala. Additional responsibilities listed on Chabot’s website.

Click here for full job description. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jessica Horowitz, Director of Institutional Advancement at [email protected].