Development Consultant | Bandera, TX

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Frontier Times Museum 



Position: Development Consultant 

Reports to: Executive Director 

Schedule: Temporary 12-month position, flexible schedule   

Pay Range: $35,000 to be paid over twelve months based on completed projects. 

The Frontier Times Museum is seeking a Development Consultant to assist with fundraising, obtaining corporate sponsorship, developing a robust membership program, creating and implementing fundraising events, and assist executive director with capital campaign. Strong leadership, organizational skills, and the ability to motivate and inspire are a must as this role markets and promotes the museum to potential donors. The successful candidate needs to be outgoing, energetic, and a creative person who can promote the museum with enthusiasm and passion.  This position works closely with the executive director and board leadership to achieve the organization’s fundraising goals.   



  • Responsible for raising operational funding through a variety of revenue streams. 
  • Markets the museum to potential donors and corporate sponsors. 
  • Responsible for attaining corporate sponsors for museum events.  
  • Oversees the museum’s membership program through retaining and enhancing relationships with existing members and through cultivation of new members 
  • Works with museum staff and the Board of Trustees to develop and implement fundraising events.   



  • Knowledge of local and regional philanthropy landscape  
  • Clear and compelling verbal and written communication skills  
  • Keen ability to communicate and serve as an ambassador for the organization’s mission and vision  
  • Experience strategizing capital campaigns and special events  


The Frontier Times Museum is a public history museum located in Bandera, Texas, an hour northwest of San Antonio.  Celebrating its 90th year in 2023, the museum is currently undergoing a capital campaign to expand the museum campus with a building expansion and outdoor programming space.  This position will help the museum retain its operational funding and financial sustainability while the museum actively seeks donors for the capital campaign.   

Annual Budget: $475,000  

# of Trustees: 14  

# of Staff: 5  

Income by %:  33% development, 33% earned income, 34% foundations and grants    

How to Apply:    

Send cover letter and resume to by May 15, 2023.  Thank you for your interest in the Frontier Times Museum.