Job Opening for Executive Director at the Fire Museum of Memphis

Job Opening for Executive Director at the Fire Museum of Memphis

                                                  Educate, Preserve, Contribute

                                 118 Adams Ave. Memphis, TN. 38103 901.320.5650


This is to announce an exciting opportunity for an Executive Director at the Fire Museum of Memphis, the premier fire museum in the United States and part of the great family of museums in Memphis, TN. This opening became available after our existing director was offered her “dream job” at a larger museum in the area.


The Executive Director of the Fire Museum of Memphis (FMOM) is responsible for the development, execution, and management of the policies, programs, and initiatives of the Fire Museum of Memphis, as guided by its Board of Directors. This includes, but is not limited to: developing and executing both a strategic plan and a fund development plan, leading fundraising and donor management efforts, overseeing day-to-day operations of the FMOM and staff, and maintaining excellent communications and partnerships with the Board of Directors, other stakeholders, and the general public.




.     Bachelor’s degree

.     Five or more years of experience in a strategic role at a non-profit or for-profit organization          

.      focused on education, community relations, or public relations

.    3-5 years managing direct reports.

.    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered


   Preference given to the following:


.      Proven fundraiser

.      Current relationships with potential partners (corporate, institutional, governmental, etc.)

.     Experience managing donor relationships Successful museum experience and education                  related to museum management

.      Successful museum experience and education related to museum management



Total compensation commensurate with experience.


Resumes should be emailed to or sent to:


Fire Museum of Memphis

Attn: Search Committee

118 Adams Avenue

Memphis, TN 38103

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