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Chief Advancement OfficerPosition Announcement

North Carolina Museum of Art

Raleigh, NC



The North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. (NCMA Foundation) seeks a dynamic Chief

Advancement Officer (CAO) to serve as lead fundraiser of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s

(NCMA) advancement team and a trusted member of Director and CEO Valerie Hillings, Ph.D’s

executive team, which includes the Museum’s Deputy Director and the Foundation’s Chief Financial

Officer. The NCMA is a nationally renowned arts institution with a collection spanning over 5,000

years and two locations that offer exhibitions, performing arts and educational programs, and

inviting, multi-acre parks. As steward of the People’s Collection, the Museum proudly serves as a

vital cultural resource for the

entire state, educating,

fostering creativity, and

inspiring belonging and joy.

The new CAO will be a highly

accomplished fundraiser who

is an active and thoughtful

listener, an experienced and

persuasive communicator,

and a relationship-builder

with a passion for the arts.

The new CAO will guide a

major capital campaign, Reimagining the Possible, into its public phase, engaging donors of all levels

and the broader community to realize the Museum’s strategic plan and vision and secure support

for its future.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader capable of the following:

• Strategic planning and management of the public phase of a significant comprehensive

capital campaign

• Cultivating and closing 5-, 6-, and 7- figure gifts

• Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing stakeholders

• Identifying and engaging new stakeholders to grow the donor base

• Actively managing a talented team of fundraising professionals with a collaborative, team-

building approach

• Monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on fundraising metrics to inform annual and long-

range planning

• Bringing innovation and creativity to the Museum’s fundraising efforts

For more details and how to apply, please visit:


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