Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships

December 1, 2022

Our Culture:

The staff at the Center is a small but mighty group of forward-thinking creatives working together to serve our community and advance our mission. Enthusiasm, curiosity, and a willingness to learn are attributes we hope to find in our next team member. We foster an open and inclusive environment where all staff are encouraged to innovate, fail wisely, and feel empowered to share new ideas.

Position Summary:

The Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships will be a key part of the Art Center’s leadership team and is the primary fundraiser for the organization. They will be responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of all donors, major gifts, annual giving, and corporate funding. They will also be responsible for the proactive development of strategic partnerships within the business and philanthropic communities of greater Philadelphia. They will have proven success in cultivating relationships with new 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.

Salary & Benefits:

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

Foundation, Corporate and Government Funding:

Annual Giving, Prospect Management & Solicitation:

Membership Program


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.