Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts

Los Angeles, California
Dec 22, 2016
Jan 21, 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
up to 25%
Experience Level

About Us:

The California Science Center is an internationally recognized leader in informal science education. Our mission is to stimulate curiosity and inspire science learning in everyone, by creating fun, memorable experiences. Guided by a 25-year Master Plan vision, we are currently undertaking our biggest endeavor yet – to build the new Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, a major expansion and the permanent home of Space Shuttle Endeavour. Visit us on the web to learn more:

About You:

You are a highly passionate and dedicated person ready to go above and beyond to support our mission! You enjoy working with people who are equally passionate about their work and making a difference through their non-profit service. You get satisfaction from helping donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to California Science Center Foundation (Foundation). You bring the experience and expertise in securing major gifts and fostering donor relations that allow you to thrive as the Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts.

About the Job:

The Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts supports the Foundation's $250 million EndeavourLA Campaign for the Samuel Oschin Air and Space Center, the feature component of Phase III of the Science Center's 25-year Master Plan. The Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts is responsible for developing and implementing successful initiatives in major gifts and planned giving, concentrating on six- and seven-figure gifts, and essentially functions as the chief major gifts officer. The Associate Campaign Director, Major Gifts identifies and qualifies prospective donors; develops strategies for cultivation and solicitation; manages relationships and stewards donors; and oversees the Legacy for Science Learning planned giving program.

Purpose of the Position:

To secure funds for the Foundation’s EndeavourLA Campaign by building and managing a portfolio of qualified major gift donors and prospects, and supporting volunteer leaders in advancing campaign strategy.


Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits and 11 paid holidays!


Send Cover Letter, Resume and Salary Target to the HR Dept. via fax at 213-744-2673, email to, or mail to the California Science Center Foundation, H. R. Dept, 700 Exposition Park Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90037. No phone calls please. EOE.

Position opened until filled. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

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