Specialist / Senior Specialist, CR Smith Museum

Specialist / Senior Specialist, CR Smith Museum

Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Location: C.R. Smith Museum (DFW-CRSM)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 70288 


Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

  • Responsible for driving fundraising and sponsorship revenue for the nonprofit museum to support museum growth, which may include donations from private individuals, foundations, sponsorships, events, employee giving, memberships, as well as other existing or new
  • This job is a member of the CR Smith Museum Team within Global Engagement

What you'll do

  • Develops new one-off or recurring revenue streams
  • Ideates, organizes and produces signature events to drive funds, recognition, and engagement
  • Manages stewardship of individual relationships/accounts and identifies opportunities to enhance value for donors, supporters and members
  • Oversees and handles marketing and communications, including social media, often in collaboration with counterparts at American Airlines
  • Develops marketing strategy and drives execution
  • Negotiates, executes and manages sponsorship or donation related contracts
  • Additional duties and projects as assigned
  • Ability to work evenings or weekends, as required

All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in fundraising, sponsorship, sales or similar function, with significant demonstrated success in generating new leads, tapping new sources, cold calling new supporters and developing them into reliable revenue streams
  • 3 years’ experience in marketing, media communications or social media


Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Understanding of commercial aviation, aviation history, STEAM education in an informal education setting a plus
  • Experience with Constant Contact, website design


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Affinity for the museum's mission
  • Experience driving contributions from both existing and new relationships
  • Experience ideating and organizing signature events
  • Self-starter with initiative, creativity and tenacity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to craft compelling "sales" materials for fundraising
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment and stay on top of a broad portfolio of responsibilities
  • Team player

What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more

Feel free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 70288 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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