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Sandy Spring Museum
Sandy Spring Museum is a dynamic, independently-operated museum located between Washington, DC and Baltimore. The Museum advances social equity by connecting people to Montgomery County’s diverse cultural heritage through shared & inspiring experiences to advance social equity. The Museum is in an exciting period of growth, embarking on a new strategic plan and leveraging its resources to accommodate expanded community participation that resulted from its role as the Regional Folklife Center of Montgomery County.
SSM has just begun implementing a new master plan designed to enhance the Museum’s grounds with the addition of a Folklife Hub, a sculpture walk, picnic groves, more artist studios, and landscaped gathering spaces.
We are looking for a team member who has experience and passion for working in a communityfocused organization, who brings energy, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial approach to his/her work, and who is creative and self-motivated. This is a new position, suitable for someone who is excited to build something from the ground-up.
The Director of Communications and Development is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with influential individuals and organizations for the benefit of the museum. The successful candidate will shape public awareness of SSM in order for it to thrive and achieve financial sustainability; develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for communications and outreach to engage existing and new audiences to enjoy services and expand financial support for the museum; and play a central role in building the development and communications infrastructure, hiring and overseeing the work of one full-time staff member (Assistant, Communications and Development) and collaborating with the Director of Special Events to plan donor cultivation events.
Salary: $80,000 – $90,000 depending upon experience
Visit https://www.sandyspringmuseum.org/get-involved/opportunities/ for more information and to apply.