The Children’s Museum of Wilmington (CMOW) has been serving families throughout southeastern NC for 25 years. We offer 17,000 square feet (indoor/outdoor) of interactive exhibits and daily educational programming focused on science, health, literacy and art. We employ six full-time staff supported by 20+ part-time employees, volunteers, and
interns. The CMOW is committed to the development of essential foundational skills in children, igniting a lifelong love of learning. We welcome 55,000+ guests to the Museum annually, both local and vacationing visitors. Twenty-five percent of our admissions are offered at free or reduced cost.
The CMOW is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who will lead us to the next level of our museum. We are looking for a visionary and mission-driven ED who can work with the Board to build a team and guide and grow the CMOW’s strategic priorities, which include the goal of moving to a new location. A successful candidate must have capital campaign experience and be skilled in business and financial management, community engagement, and fundraising. This position will require strong interpersonal skills and 5 years of experience managing high-functioning teams. We are looking for a leader with the ability to energize others.
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Interested candidates should provide a resume and cover letter to Harriett Loweth, President of the Board, at Board@playwilmington.org by Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
The Children’s Museum of Wilmington is committed to promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility.
We are passionate about developing and maintaining an inclusive, equitable and accessible working and learning environment for all visitors, staff and CMOW community members. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity
by exposing us to different ways of understanding and engaging the world around us.
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