Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships

December 1, 2022

The Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships will be a key part of the Art Center’s leadership team. They will be responsible for the cultivation, management and solicitation of individual gifts, annual giving, corporate funding, and some grant writing. They will also be responsible for the proactive identification and cultivation of strategic partnerships within the business and philanthropic communities of greater Philadelphia. They will have proven success in identifying and cultivating relationships with prospects and donors and the acquisition of large gifts. They will work with the Board and staff in order to meet the funding goals of the Art Center.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

This position includes a benefits package including fully funded health and dental insurance and matching SIMPLE IRA plan. Staff are also encouraged to take a free class each term.

Foundation, Corporate and Government Funding:

Individual Giving, Donor and Prospect Management:

Membership Program

Event Rentals:


To Apply:

At Main Line Art Center our values lead us and we are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusionary work place. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter as a single PDF to Ariel Edwards, Co-Executive Director, at with the subject line “Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships Application.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.