Queens Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Our mission is to provide quality services, resources, and lifelong learning opportunities through books and a variety of other formats to meet the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs and interests of a diverse and changing population. Queens Library welcomes innovators and leaders to contribute to a long history and dynamic future of offering pioneering programs and services to the most diverse county in the United States. Queens Library is a private, non-profit corporation with 1,700 employees serving 65 locations.
The Queens Library Foundation (QLF) is a 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) non-profit organization whose mission is to raise funds for the programs, services, and materials for Queens Library. This is an exciting opportunity for the selected candidates, as the Foundation anticipates significant growth and expansion under the leadership of the Queens Library President and CEO, Dennis Walcott. We are seeking talented and dynamic individuals to join a hard-working, mission-driven fundraising team.
Ideal candidates are excited to help us build upon our current fundraising efforts and are also flexible, positive, creative and proactive. Positions we are seeking to fill include:
Senior Manager of Major Gifts: Responsible for key functions of a growing, donor centered major gifts program. This includes cultivation and solicitation of: major and mid-level donors and prospects, family foundations and planned giving prospects and donors. Responsible for collaborating on various special events, including the QLF Gala.
Senior Manager of Annual Giving: Responsible for key functions of an expanding and donor-centered acquisition and low- to mid-level gifts program. With the Executive Director and Individual Giving staff, implements all annual fund activities and programs. This includes cultivation and solicitation of: acquisition, lower and mid-level donors and prospects. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward a donor portfolio. Responsible for collaborating on various special events, including the Gala.
Senior Manager of Institutional Giving: Responsible for researching, developing and writing proposals and planning strategies under which the Library’s strategic fundraising proposal objectives are attained. The Senior Manager, Institutional Giving will conduct needs assessments, attend bidders conferences and technical assistance workshops, oversee data collection, input, analyze and evaluate program activities for proposal submission and will organize and interpret complex data and write clear communications. The ideal candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision.
Institutional Giving Associate: Plays a key role in managing the systems for tracking and monitoring all grants in the Queens Library Foundation’s funding base.
How to Apply
Please email your resume and cover letter to Employment@queenslibrary.org and reference the position you are applying for in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email.
The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.