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  • 11 Dec 2023 10:24 AM | Guinevere Beirne

    Preservation Greensboro, Inc. Restore. Explore. Connect.
    Job Title: Executive Director
    Employment Type: Full-Time
    Based in: Greensboro, NC

    The Organization

    Preservation Greensboro Incorporated is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to serve as the city’s primary voice for advocacy of historic preservation. Our project portfolio includes Architectural Salvage, Blandwood historic house museum, the Blandwood Carriage House special events center, a preservation resources library, the annual Tour of Historic Homes, and community advocacy. We promote architecture and neighborhoods through our activities such as educational tours, special events, seminars, and publications.

    Since 1966, Preservation Greensboro Incorporated has served to preserve historic sites, neighborhoods, and streetscapes that provide the Gate City with a unique sense of history and place. As the city’s only non-governmental membership organization dedicated to this cause, Preservation Greensboro has provided resources to enhance our distinctive sense of heritage and has helped the city maintain a tradition of adaptive reuse, renovation, and recycling.

    Job Description

    The Executive Director of Preservation Greensboro Inc. is responsible for creating an atmosphere in which volunteers and staff can successfully meet the objectives of the organization’s mission. This action-oriented professional is responsible for day-to-day leadership, financial management, and growth of the organization. S/he will cultivate and sustain a strong team-oriented culture with an emphasis on collaboration, results, and accountability. A successful Executive Director will ensure organizational financial sustainability, maintain a reputation for excellence, and identify opportunities for mission-related impact in the community.

    Key Responsibilities

    Strategic Leadership
    Provides inspired and motivating leadership to the Board of Directors, staff and volunteers; mobilizing the varied talents and resources available to plan for and deliver growth in mission impact. This involves developing overall goals, timelines, and budgets in partnership with the Board and ensuring goals are achieved and performance meets or exceeds expectations.

    Fundraising
    Leads the execution of strategic revenue plans to drive diverse and sustainable growth; consistently delivering against established revenue/expense targets. This includes ensuring that the responsibilities and accountabilities are well-defined in the functions of relationship management, cultivation, stewardship, and pipeline development.

    Board Recruitment & Development
    Nurtures ongoing development of an engaged and high-performing board by fostering mutual trust and respect, emphasizing shared leadership and responsibility, and providing thoughtful reflection on performance. Keeps board leadership current on all PGI communications and programs.

    Public Policy and Advocacy
    Positions PGI as an effective, vital, historic preservation organization. Represents Preservation Greensboro at all appropriate public meetings and functions and makes effective public presentations. Establishes and maintains relationships with key individuals in both the public and private sectors. Works for strong communications with local elected officials and related nonprofit organizations.

    Marketing, Communications and Public Relations
    Oversees the development of all promotional and communications strategies. Leads all public relations efforts and serves as the Preservation Greensboro spokesperson.

    Staff and Financial Management
    Establishes administrative policies and procedures for all day-to-day functions and operations for a full-time staff of three plus contracted services. Preserves the fiscal responsibility by operating within the approved budget; maximizing resource utilization and maintaining financial records and forecast reports. Oversees submission to the board of annual and monthly statements, which accurately reflect the financial condition of the organization. Performs personnel management functions including but not limited to performance management, training, supervision, and hiring/termination.

    Desired Qualifications

    • At least 5 years’ professional nonprofit experience, with a clear record of achievement in a complex, mission-driven organization; minimum of 2 years in a supervisory capacity preferred.
    • Bachelor's degree in disciplines related to business, public administration, communications, planning, and/or historic preservation. Advanced degree in historic preservation or related fields is preferred.
    • Record of success in a fundraising leadership role, particularly in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies, and volunteers. It is anticipated PGI will conduct a capital campaign in the near future so professional or volunteer experience is a plus.
    • Experience with managing a preservation revolving fund and/or preservation projects is desired.
    • Strong financial management skills including budget preparation, analysis, decision making, and reporting.
    • Exceptional management skills and the ability to inspire, lead, and motivate a talented staff team; developing and sustaining an inclusive and respectful work environment through all interactions with staff and volunteers.
    • Ability to be a passionate spokesperson/representative of PGI’s mission.
    • High degree of energy, integrity, transparency, and creativity.
    • Proven track record of success and accomplishments.

    Salary and Benefits

    Salary: $70,000 to 80,000

    Benefits: PGI offers reimbursement for medical insurance and paid leave (sick time, vacation, and holidays).

    Apply:

    For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter to Esther Hall (estherhall@gmail.com) with Executive Director in the subject line. Applications are accepted until the position is filled.


  • 29 Nov 2023 5:01 PM | Cody Grabhorn

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums | City of Platteville seeks an inspirational and mission-driven leader to take the organization to its next iteration. Near-term goals include completing a capital campaign study, planning to prepare for comprehensive restoration of the historic museum campus, and leading a new generation of interpretation about our unique geologic region and 13,000 years of human ingenuity, inquiry, enterprise and development. The Museum will celebrate the 60th year of its founding in 2024.

    The Museum Director provides leadership in the strategic vision and management of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums. Platteville region’s top tourist destination, the Museum is a dynamic organization whose place-based interpretation and education areas span the realms of natural history, cultural history, science and industry on a historic three-acre campus.

    The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums is a department of the City of Platteville as well as a mission-driven entrepreneurial and membership organization located in the heart of the scenic Driftless Region and the Main Street business district of historic Platteville, Wisconsin. The City of Platteville offers competitive pay and generous benefits for full-time staff, training opportunities and culture of loyalty and pride. The City of Platteville is an equal opportunity employer. The starting salary is $74,922.

    The Director role includes development of strategic vision, business and fund development, site/facility master planning and maintenance, staffing, marketing, operations (including program development, collection stewardship, exhibit development, and visitor services), financial management, volunteer cultivation, and the fostering of relationships between the City of Platteville and two boards of directors — the City of Platteville Museum Board (with ordinance-defined responsibilities) and the Friends of The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization).

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in History, Education, Business/Management, plus training in Museum Studies. (Required)
    • Master’s degree in Museum Studies or related field. (Preferred)
    • Related work experience of at least 3 years, including experience in fundraising, marketing and staff supervision. (required)

    Application Instructions

    Please submit a current resume, cover letter, and list of professional references to Human Resources Manager Chad Wilson, wilsonc@platteville.org or mailed to:

    City of Platteville, Attn: Human Resources, PO Box 780, Platteville, WI 53818,

    Application reviews will begin on December 21st, 2023, with interviews tentatively set for January 5th, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Visit https://mining.jamison.museum/team/ for complete posting i information.


  • 15 Nov 2023 10:59 AM | McKayla Lewis

    Development Associate

    Supervisor: Development and Membership Manager

    Full-time $20-25 per hour based on experience

    Overview:

    Reporting directly to the Development and Membership Manager and working closely with the Chief Advancement Officer, the Development Associate will assume primary administrative responsibility for The Mount’s donor management systems and support all fundraising activities. They will manage all Raiser’s Edge database functions and coordinate technical aspects of The Mount’s development efforts.

    Responsibilities:

    • ·         Responsible for gift entry reporting, generating acknowledgment letters, and entering stewardship notes into Raiser’s Edge
    • ·         Organize and facilitate mailing of all acknowledgment letters
    • ·         Assist Manager with membership materials, member eblasts, and other communications
    • ·         Support Manager with management and data hygiene of Raiser’s Edge
    • ·         Assist with coordination of, set up, and check-in at all donor, cultivation, and fundraising events; oversee guest lists and prepare donor and prospect bio forms
    • ·         Help prepare for and assist with Board and committee meetings, including take minutes
    • ·         Maintain and update all Board materials, such as directory, email list, committees, term charts
    • ·         Oversee and maintain Development Department stationery, donor signage, brochures, membership cards, and other collateral
    • ·         Work collaboratively with all departments of The Mount, including attend relevant department and staff meetings
    • ·         Perform a variety of administrative support functions including collecting and processing mail on a daily basis; answering phone calls regarding donation, membership, and event questions and inquiries; preparing reports and documents and any other duties as assigned

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • ·         Development work experience
    • ·         Knowledge of Blackbaud donor database software, preferably Raiser’s Edge
    • ·         Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other basic software and information management systems
    • ·         Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
    • ·         Excellent written and verbal communication
    • ·         Excellent customer service skills
    • ·         Demonstrated ability to work efficiently on and prioritize multiple projects
    • ·         Able to give and receive constructive feedback
    • ·         Must be available on selected evenings, weekends, and holidays to attend programs and special events

    The organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.


  • 15 Nov 2023 10:41 AM | McKayla Lewis

    Director of Development

    Supervisor: Chief Advancement Officer

    Full-time exempt

    Salary Range $85,000-90,000

    Overview:

    Join a dynamic development team serving under the Chief Advancement Officer while the organization is preparing to embark on an ambitious, but realizable major fundraising effort. Working with the Chief Advancement Officer, develop and execute a comprehensive fundraising strategy aligned with The Mount’s mission, goals, and financial needs. Collaborate with other departments to integrate fundraising efforts and promote a unified organizational approach. The Director of Development is a full-time, exempt member of The Mount’s administrative staff.

    Organization:

    Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc. (dba The Mount)

    The Mount is a National Historic Landmark and cultural center dedicated to the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton. The Mount has evolved from a traditional historic house museum and gardens to a vibrant, accessible, and beloved cultural center. The Mount seeks to inform and inspire broad audiences through our year-round literary, artistic, and outdoor programs.

    After a major restoration of The Mount’s main house and stable, we have recently begun to implement a visionary and ambitious Landscape Master Plan to restore and enhance the estate’s historic landscape and gardens. In addition, we will be expanding our existing literary and cultural programming as we strive to increase The Mount’s impact to a larger audience.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Moves Management

    Assist the Chief Advancement Officer in introducing a portfolio system for mid- to mega-gift fundraising; produce personal data forms and oversee contact reporting for Board, Executive Director, and Chief Advancement Officer; and steward annual fund donors through the pipeline.

    Planned Giving

    Assist the Chief Advancement Officer in building and sustaining a robust Legacy Society that includes educating prospects and thanking participants.

    Corporate and Foundation Giving

    Oversee and grow corporate and foundation sponsorships, generally, and future campaign solicitations, specifically. Create strategies to secure institutional support rather than exclusively event-specific sponsorships.

    Giving Circles

    Manage all initiatives related to The Mount’s current giving society, including solicitation, gift renewals, and stewardship; work with the Development and Membership Manager to strategize optimum giving circles.

    Grants Management 

    Working with the Chief Advancement Officer, grants consultant, and relevant staff, oversee all aspects of grants, including research, submission, compliance, management, and reporting; create a three-year grants calendar.

    Budget and Performance analysis

    Help prepare and manage the Development Department’s budget, ensuring efficient use of resources and alignment with fundraising goals. Utilize data and performance metrics to evaluate the ROI of fundraising initiatives and, in consultation with the Chief Advancement Officer, adjust strategies and priorities as needed.

    Fundraising Events

    Lead the planning and execution of successful fundraising events and visits, including coordinating logistics, managing budgets, and overseeing volunteer participation. Create and implement successful event sponsorship strategies to boost fundraising revenues and participation from the business community.

    Campaign Administration

    Possess the proficiencies needed to support the Board, the Executive Director, and the Chief Advancement Officer in future potential campaign preparation and management.

    Departmental Administration

    General management-level duties for department, including financial reporting and data analysis, utilizing Raiser’s Edge.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Experience in non-profit development/fundraising.
    • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge donor database software.
    • Track record of successfully meeting fundraising goals.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication ability.
    • Experience in managing development staff.
    • Strong project management skills with attention to details.
    • Proficiency using multiple desktop and mobile software programs including Word, Excel, Outlook as well as computer literacy and ease in learning new software systems.
    • Team player, self-starter, interested in professional development.
    • Unflappable with the ability to multi-task in a highly demanding and fast-moving environment.

    Special Requirements:

    • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
    • Must be available on selected evening, weekend, and holiday hours to attend programs and special events.

    Compensation and Benefits

    This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. The Mount is dedicated to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. Starting salary is expected to be $85,000-$90,000 based on qualifications and experience. The Mount’s employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including; medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, 403b retirement plan that The Mount contributes 3% of salary to after 6 months of employment, as well as generous paid time off.

    estoration, Inc. (dba The Mount)

    The Mount is a National Historic Landmark and cultural center dedicated to the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton. The Mount has evolved from a traditional historic house museum and gardens to a vibrant, accessible, and beloved cultural center. The Mount seeks to inform and inspire broad audiences through our year-round literary, artistic, and outdoor programs.

    After a major restoration of The Mount’s main house and stable, we have recently begun to implement a visionary and ambitious Landscape Master Plan to restore and enhance the estate’s historic landscape and gardens. In addition, we will be expanding our existing literary and cultural programming as we strive to increase The Mount’s impact to a larger audience.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Moves Management

    Assist the Chief Advancement Officer in introducing a portfolio system for mid- to mega-gift fundraising; produce personal data forms and oversee contact reporting for Board, Executive Director, and Chief Advancement Officer; and steward annual fund donors through the pipeline.

    Planned Giving

    Assist the Chief Advancement Officer in building and sustaining a robust Legacy Society that includes educating prospects and thanking participants.

    Corporate and Foundation Giving

    Oversee and grow corporate and foundation sponsorships, generally, and future campaign solicitations, specifically. Create strategies to secure institutional support rather than exclusively event-specific sponsorships.

    Giving Circles

    Manage all initiatives related to The Mount’s current giving society, including solicitation, gift renewals, and stewardship; work with the Development and Membership Manager to strategize optimum giving circles.

    Grants Management 

    Working with the Chief Advancement Officer, grants consultant, and relevant staff, oversee all aspects of grants, including research, submission, compliance, management, and reporting; create a three-year grants calendar.

    Budget and Performance analysis

    Help prepare and manage the Development Department’s budget, ensuring efficient use of resources and alignment with fundraising goals. Utilize data and performance metrics to evaluate the ROI of fundraising initiatives and, in consultation with the Chief Advancement Officer, adjust strategies and priorities as needed.

    Fundraising Events

    Lead the planning and execution of successful fundraising events and visits, including coordinating logistics, managing budgets, and overseeing volunteer participation. Create and implement successful event sponsorship strategies to boost fundraising revenues and participation from the business community.

    Campaign Administration

    Possess the proficiencies needed to support the Board, the Executive Director, and the Chief Advancement Officer in future potential campaign preparation and management.

    Departmental Administration

    General management-level duties for department, including financial reporting and data analysis, utilizing Raiser’s Edge.

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Experience in non-profit development/fundraising.
    • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge donor database software.
    • Track record of successfully meeting fundraising goals.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication ability.
    • Experience in managing development staff.
    • Strong project management skills with attention to details.
    • Proficiency using multiple desktop and mobile software programs including Word, Excel, Outlook as well as computer literacy and ease in learning new software systems.
    • Team player, self-starter, interested in professional development.
    • Unflappable with the ability to multi-task in a highly demanding and fast-moving environment.

    Special Requirements:

    • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
    • Must be available on selected evening, weekend, and holiday hours to attend programs and special events.

    Compensation and Benefits

    This is a full-time position with competitive salary and benefits. The Mount is dedicated to equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees. Starting salary is expected to be $85,000-$90,000 based on qualifications and experience. The Mount’s employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including; medical, dental, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, 403b retirement plan that The Mount contributes 3% of salary to after 6 months of employment, as well as generous paid time off.


  • 08 Nov 2023 5:05 PM | Sara Ganter

    Purpose of the Job Summary

    The Director of Development will be responsible for planning and leading the Rehoboth Art League’s fundraising efforts through a variety of channels, including individual giving, membership and major donor programs, corporate giving, events, grants, foundation and government support, and fundraising for capital projects. This position plays a key function in reinforcing fund development as a core competency of the Rehoboth Art League.


    About the Rehoboth Art League
    Founded in 1938, the Rehoboth Art League plays a prominent role in visual arts and culture in southern Delaware. The League is recognized for a rich, year-round schedule of art exhibitions, a robust annual calendar of educational offerings, and remembered for its arts-driven events held both on our historic campus and off. Our 3.5+ acre campus in Henlopen Acres, which is home to five buildings, welcomes more than 25,000 visitors per year and our membership encompasses more than 1,200 community members. The Director of Development will play an important role in helping reach our goals in coming years.

    Key functions

    • ·         Collaborate with the Executive Director to align annual fundraising targets with organizational strategic objectives and budget.  
    • ·         In partnership with the Board’s Development Committee, establish and execute annual fundraising plan to include membership, annual fund, sponsorship, grants, legacy giving, and, among other things, major gifts.
    • ·         Seek opportunities to increase the visibility of the Rehoboth Art League in the community through strategic engagement, event participation, and special initiatives.
    • ·         Annually set and routinely assess measurable targets and outcomes as they relate to the Rehoboth Art League’s strategic fundraising goals.
    • ·         On an ongoing basis, identify new individual, foundation, and corporate prospects, as well as emerging opportunities with government funding.
    • ·         Manage donors and prospective donors through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
    • ·         In cooperation with development staff, ensure receipt, acknowledgement, reporting, and stewardship of donations and grants.
    • ·         Work with other staff to coordinate small- and large-scale events as needed.
    • ·         Prepare fundraising committee activities, reports, and meeting agendas. 
    • ·         Oversee development staff to provide quality support for fundraising initiatives including report generation, volunteer recruitment and cultivation, donor recognition, and donor stewardship. 
    • ·         Cultivate and expand planned giving initiatives.
    • ·         In partnership with communications coworkers, create donor-related materials including print and electronic appeals and membership information, stewardship and donor recognition communications, sponsor materials, and capital gift literature.
    • ·         Attend RAL events and participate actively in RAL community events to engage donors of all levels.

    Key Performance Measures

    • Performance will be measured by evaluating execution of key functions, particularly as related to advancing the goals of the organization.

    Skills and Competencies

    • ·         3+ years of experience in fundraising, nonprofit or foundation development required.
    • ·         Bachelor’s degree in business, communications, arts or nonprofit management, or a related field or commensurate professional work experience. 
    • ·         Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, with an attention to detail.
    • ·         Personal track record of success in achieving annual fundraising goals over $1,000,000.
    • ·         Capacity to establish objectives, set performance standards, and to achieve goals.  
    • ·         Strong event planning and management skills that integrate community engagement.
    • ·         Excellent leadership and communication skills, both written and oral.
    • ·         Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, donors, vendors, and community members.
    • ·         Skilled in necessary computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite, with knowledge of Blackbaud CRM software a plus.
    • ·         Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities.
    • ·         Donor solicitation and stewardship.
    • ·         Grant research and writing.

    Physical Abilities and Requirements

    • ·         Sitting throughout the day, working with a computer.
    • ·         Repetitive movement on computer keyboard throughout the workday.
    • ·         This position will be expected to work nights and weekends, when necessary.
    • ·         Lifting and moving files, boxes, etc. up to 30 pounds.

    Other

    • ·         This is a full-time, 40 hour/week position, with offices generally open 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday. 
    • ·         Driver’s license, current vehicle insurance and satisfactory driving record.
    • ·         Background checks are conducted on employees.

    This job description includes, but is not limited to, the duties and responsibilities as noted above. The essential functions of this job description are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

    Compensation & Benefits

    The annual salary for this position is $65K. The Director of Development will be a salaried, full-time employee of the Rehoboth Art League. Full-time employees are offered paid holidays and leave time as well as participation in a 401(k). Salary and benefits will be competitive with similar regional positions and nonprofit sectors.

    To Apply

    Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@rehobothartleague.org. Please use Director of Development in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    The Rehoboth Art League is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, RAL provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, genetic status or information, military or veteran status or any status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Rehoboth Art League is committed to building an inclusive working environment that supports a diverse community of staff and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.


  • 08 Nov 2023 4:56 PM | Sara Ganter

    Purpose of the Job Summary

    Reporting to the Executive Director, the Events and Outreach Manager is responsible for supporting and working closely with the leadership team to plan, coordinate, promote and execute a diverse array of on-site and off-site events. Specifically, this position will focus on taking events from idea to execution by coordinating all event details, including staff and volunteer involvement, with the department managers or partner organizations involved, cultivating strategic partnerships through community outreach activities. This position plays a key function in connecting the mission of the Rehoboth Art League to the broader community, building awareness about the benefits of the arts.

    About the Rehoboth Art League

    Founded in 1938, the Rehoboth Art League plays a prominent role in visual arts and culture in southern Delaware. The League is recognized for a rich, year-round schedule of art exhibitions, a robust annual calendar of educational offerings, and remembered for its arts-driven events held both on our historic campus and off. Our 3.5+ acre campus in Henlopen Acres, which is home to five buildings, welcomes more than 25,000 visitors per year and our membership encompasses more than 1,200 community members. The Director of Development will play an important role in helping reach our goals in coming years.

    Key Functions

    • ·         Serve as administrative support and the project manger for RAL events – including scheduling meetings, securing permits, and other duties as assigned to ensure a successful event execution
    • ·         Coordinate all special events with Board, staff, and relevant committees
    • ·         Track the tasks needed to successfully implement an event including: listing tasks and deadlines, working with vendors and partner organizations, confirming accountabilities, providing follow up and working with volunteer committees to productively solve roadblocks
    • ·         Manage the processes for volunteer recruitment, recognition, and retention
    • ·         Identify volunteer roles for events and recruit and trains volunteers for those roles

    Areas of Responsibility:

    Fundraising & Event Management

    • ·         Assist Executive Director in mapping annual event strategy, calendar, and associated fundraising
    • ·         Create memorable events that reinforce the mission of the Rehoboth Art League while nurturing new and old relationships with collaborative partners
    • ·         Execute largescale signature fundraising events (currently Rehoboth Beach Arts Festival, Cottage Tour, Outdoor Show, Holiday Craft Fair) with Board, staff, and committee involvement as well as smaller events and ad hoc opportunities developed with community partners
    • ·         Identify event vendors, negotiate contracts, and secure relevant permits and permissions
    • ·         Manage and coordinate all aspects of budgeting, event operations, and post-event follow-up to ensure long-term sustainability
    • ·         Cultivate and strengthen relationships with vendors, guests, volunteers, and community

    ·         Act as a key thought partner in creative new event ideas

    ·         Manage the life cycle of events, including reviewing the performance, recommending improvements, and introducing new ideas or innovations

    ·         Work collaboratively with members, partner organizations, and local businesses to promote Rehoboth Art League events to ensure maximum exposure with local communities.

    ·         Represent the Rehoboth Art League in general community outreach opportunities as needed and requested via community presentations and tabling

    Volunteers

    • ·         Work with staff to identify volunteer opportunities within the organization
    • ·         Manage the process for recruiting, development, and nurturing a volunteer network of groups and individuals
    • ·         Identify roles and create internal processes for volunteer recruiting and training
    • ·         Provide a positive volunteer experience in planning and implementing events
    • ·         Maintain volunteer records to track points of engagement, volunteer hours, and other necessary data, and generate reports on this data
    • ·         Lead volunteer recognition programs

    Key Performance Measures

    • Performance will be measured by evaluating execution of key functions, particularly as related to advancing the goals of the organization.

    Skills and Competencies

    ·         2+ years of experience in outreach, community relations, and/or events in a nonprofit environment

    ·         Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, with an attention to detail

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff, volunteers, donors, vendors, and community members

    ·         Skilled in necessary computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite, and versed in email, spreadsheets, and presentation software

    • Ability to effectively manage a wide array of tasks, projects, and responsibilities

    Physical Abilities and Requirements

    ·         Sitting throughout the day, working with a computer

    ·         Repetitive movement on computer keyboard throughout the workday

    ·         This position will be expected to work nights and weekends, when necessary

    ·         Lifting and moving files, boxes, etc. up to 30 pounds.

    Other

    ·         This is a fulltime, 40 hour/week position, with offices generally open 9am-5pm, Monday through Friday  

    ·         Driver’s license, current vehicle insurance and satisfactory driving record

    ·         Background checks are conducted on employees

    This job description includes, but is not limited to, the duties and responsibilities as noted above. The essential functions of this job description are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

    Compensation & Benefits

    Mid-$40Ks, commensurate with experience. The Events and Outreach Manager will be a salaried, full-time employee of the Rehoboth Art League. Full-time employees are offered paid holidays and leave time as well as participation in a 401(k). Salary and benefits will be competitive with similar regional positions and nonprofit sectors. 

    To Apply

    Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@rehobothartleague.org. Please use Events and Outreach Manger in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    The Rehoboth Art League is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, RAL provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, genetic status or information, military or veteran status or any status protected by federal, state, or local law. The Rehoboth Art League is committed to building an inclusive working environment that supports a diverse community of staff and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.


  • 06 Nov 2023 6:22 PM | Karen Brown

    Curator

    Employment Category: Full-Time / Salaried, Exempt (40 hours/week)
    Salary Range: $50,000 – $55,000 (commensurate with experience)
    Reports To: Vice President, Education & Interpretation
    Date Posted: November 3, 2023

    Position Summary: Historic Annapolis is seeking a Curator to manage the organization’s decorative arts and archival collections, and to develop and implement thoughtful and inclusive exhibitions for our museum sites. As a key and highly visible member of HA’s Education & Interpretation Department, the programs under the incumbent’s direction focus on the research, management, and interpretation of various aspects of HA’s collections, and the implementation of engaging, community-based exhibitions. In addition to the daily tasks associated with collections care, the primary focus of the Curator in the coming months will be to serve a leading role in developing the James Brice House interpretive and exhibition plan. The Curator will work with a robust team of professionals to craft an extraordinary visitor experience at this National Historic Landmark property that is being fully restored in accordance with the highest restoration standards. Additionally, the Curator will establish relationships with the community and must value diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at all levels of museum practice.

    Please click here for the full job description.

    Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, including salary requirements, to Ms. Lucy Mikhailova at lucy.mikhailova@annapolis.org by December 4, 2023.

  • 03 Nov 2023 2:07 PM | Debra Rantanen

    Overview

    The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning, is seeking to hire a full time Patterson Educator for the Patterson Center at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM). Located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, JPPM is home to over 65 archaeological sites, more than 30 historic buildings and structures, and the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. JPPM supports the preservation of Maryland's cultural and natural resources and connects people to the past through the preservation and interpretation of our onsite historical and archaeological resources.  www.jefpat.maryland.gov

    Position Description

    The Patterson Educator conducts and develops educational and public programming for the Patterson Center helping to improve public accessibility to, and understanding of, the Patterson family, Point Farm, and how that integrates into the rest of JPPM’s history and programs. This position is responsible for developing, researching, implementing, scheduling, and coordinating educational and public programming associated with the Patterson Center. This position also leads volunteers associated with the Patterson Center. By developing and implementing these programs for school tours and the general public within the interpretive framework of JPPM, this position supports the Maryland Historical Trust’s mission to preserve and interpret the legacy of Maryland’s past.

    Position Duties

    -Develops and implements educational and public programming associated with the Patterson Center and JPPM.

    -Develops content for permanent and temporary exhibits and interpretive material for the Patterson Center and JPPM.

    -Oversees Patterson Center volunteer and docent program and groups. Trains volunteers, assesses their interactions with the public and content knowledge, and schedules volunteers. Works with the Director of Education and Public Programming and Outreach Coordinator when making any changes to the program.

    -Helps monitor the Patterson Center buildings and surrounding landscape for general upkeep needs, infrastructure problems, and other facilities or public-safety concerns. Reports concerns to the Director of Facilities, JPPM Horticulturist, JPPM Curator, Patterson Administrator, and supervisor.

    -Participates in site-wide educational and public programming and events, serves on program-related committees and working groups, helps with off-site outreach, and fulfills other duties as assigned.

    -Works with the Director of Education and Public Programming to develop a budget for the Patterson Center’s education and public programs and interpretive and exhibits materials. Also works with supervisor and other staff to identify appropriate grant opportunities.

    -Participates in the hiring process for seasonal positions in the education department, visitor services, and other positions associated with the Patterson Center.

    -This position requires weekend and evening availability on a regular basis, with some seasonal fluctuation.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university.

    Experience: Minimum of one year’s experience teaching in grades K-12, museum education or other related experience.  Additional experience as defined above may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.

    Notes:

    1. Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland. 

    2. The applicant must be able to pass an FBI and State criminal background investigation. 

    Desired Qualifications

    The Preferred Candidate should possess the following:

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in history, education, museum studies, historic preservation, anthropology/archaeology from an accredited program.

    Experience: Minimum of two years experience planning and delivering programming in a historic house, museum or park setting. 

    Experience in training and overseeing a volunteer corps.

    Experience working as a team to deliver a successful product or program.

    Salary Range

    $53,627 - $85,9951

    To Apply

    Submit an online application to the Maryland State Job Website:

    https://www.jobapscloud.com/MD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=23&R2=001403&R3=0001

    Application Deadline

    November 22, 2023

    Job Location

    Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

    10515 Mackall Road

    St. Leonard, MD 20685

    www.jefpat.maryland.gov





  • 31 Oct 2023 1:52 PM | Rachel Miller

    Organization

    The ARTx3 Campus is the convergence of art, creativity, and community in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. The campus features three facilities: Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas (ASC), located at 701 S. Main Street, and The ARTSpace and ART WORKS on Main, located at 623 and 627 S. Main Street. All three facilities present programming in the visual arts, performing arts, and STEAM education through exhibitions, performances, classes, and local partnerships. Gallery admission is free. Founded in 1968, ASC is accredited with the American Alliance of Museums and features three exhibition galleries, an interactive youth activity space, and the 232-seat Catherine M. Bellamy Theater. Since 2021, the modern and multipurpose ARTSpace and ART WORKS facilities have hosted live music, local and regional art, diverse multidisciplinary workshops, and small productions.

    The ARTx3 campus aims to empower our community through the arts, support the revitalization of Downtown Pine Bluff, bolster the creative economy, and bring positive attention to our city. To learn more, please visit www.artx3.org.

    Job Summary

    The Development Coordinator is responsible for developing and executing fundraising campaigns and initiatives to help achieve the ARTx3 Campus overall mission and goals. This position involves researching, prospecting, cultivating, and managing relationships with donors and sponsors, as well as coordinating fundraising activities. The Development Coordinator ensures that the organization’s development efforts are successful and that donor and sponsor support is maximized. Next year is the 30th anniversary of the Arts & Science Center’s current location on Main Street. The ARTx3 campus will host a variety of events, including our major biennial gala fundraiser, in celebration of ASC’s anniversary. The Development Coordinator will play a crucial role in those activities.

    This position reports to the Executive Director and works in close collaboration with all staff as well as interns, volunteers, and consultants.

    Job Duties

    •  Conceive, draft, and implement unique fundraising campaigns and oversee the biennial major fundraiser, Potpourri.
    • Maintain relationships and all communications with current corporate and local sponsors.
    •  Research prospective donors, including individuals, foundations, and corporate sponsors, as well as recruit new sponsors for programming, exhibitions, and special events.
    • Maintain and keep track of gifts in the donor database.
    •  Draft and send written donor correspondence including letters, updates, newsletters, and telephone communications to steward donors and members properly.
    • Assist with creating donor appeals, grant submissions, and report materials.
    • Engage with program and visitor services staff to gather metrics and info that enhance appeals, requests, and reports.
    • Process, record, and write acknowledgment for other donations and gifts to the museum.
    • Work with appropriate staff to keep the membership database up to date including adding new memberships, updating existing member records, and tracking member attendance.
    • Interact with tourism and hospitality partners. Assist with developing cross-promotional collaborations.
    •  Work closely with appropriate staff to develop and plan membership incentives, outreach programs, and museum fundraising events.
    • Plan and maintain budgets for fundraising initiatives, tracking income and expenses.
    • Interact with the arts community and civic bodies as an advocate for the arts and the museum.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Education & Experience

    • Undergraduate degree, academic training, and work experience in public relations, fundraising, or communications. Three (3) or more years combined experience in related fields.
    • Three (3) years of experience planning, organizing, and implementing fundraising events is required.
    • Excellent writing, editing, and storytelling skills; excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills including public speaking, the ability to maintain the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity, and excellent computer, graphic design, editorial, marketing, and social media skills.
    • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, etc., client management systems/donor databases, and photography/videography is highly desirable.
    •  Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Knowledge of museum operations, the arts industry, and/or nonprofit/arts management is a plus.
    • This position must be flexible and able to work independently, collaboratively, and effectively in a fast-paced, creative environment.

    Special Requirements & Compensation

    This year-round, full-time position with full benefits may at times require a flexible schedule to accommodate programs, events, and after-hours work including weekend and evening hours. Annual compensation includes a salary range of $40,00 -$45,000 depending on experience, plus health insurance, paid sick/leave time, and paid holidays. The incumbent should have a valid driver's license, be able to lift items up to 30 pounds, handle tools or controls, use close vision, and travel periodically for meetings or museum business. Position open until filled. No phone calls, please.

    The hiring entity for the ARTx3 campus is the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas.

    https://www.asc701.org/development-coordinator

    Application packages include four (4) components:

         A cover letter that must include:

         Your area of interest, academic training, and job experience in one or more of the following: public relations, arts or science education, museum studies, theater, and special events. The letter must be specific to how your skills fit the ASC position.

         Save the file with your last name and word “Letter” (i.e., SmithLetter).

         ASC job application.

         Print, fully complete, sign, and scan application.

         Save the file with your last name and word “Application” (i.e., SmithApplication).

         Updated resume.

         Please include three (3) references.

         Save the file with your last name and word “Resume” (i.e., SmithResume).

         Two (2) relevant writing samples

         Save files with your last name and “Writing Sample 1,” etc. (i.e., SmithWritingSample1).

    Submission process:

         Email five (cover letter, application, resume, & two writing samples) files to: cgaddy@asc701.org

         Subject line should read: Your last name and the word “Job Application” (i.e., Joe Smith Job Application)

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, a City of Pine Bluff Commission, provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


  • 26 Oct 2023 4:59 PM | Robyn Sumner

    C&O Canal Trust Position Description

    TITLE: Development Associate

    REPORTS TO: Director of Development

    LOCATION: Hybrid, in office at C&O Canal National

    Historical Park Headquarters in Williamsport,

    MD and telework.

    DURATION: Permanent Employee

    HOURS: Full-time

    Overview

    Are you ready to bring your energy and skills to help preserve the largest national park in the Washington, DC, region? The C&O Canal National Historical Park (NHP) runs 184.5 miles along the Potomac River from Washington, DC, to Cumberland, Maryland. It is beloved by over five million people who use it annually for recreation, exercise, and the enjoyment of history and nature. Almost entirely fee-free, it is one of the most accessible and visited national parks in the nation, attracting higher annual visitation than either Yellowstone or Yosemite.

    The C&O Canal Trust, the official philanthropic partner to the C&O Canal NHP, is seeking a Development Associate with a passion for public lands and the nonprofit sector to help build our capacity to provide increasingly robust support to the Park. We are a growing nonprofit that raises funds to preserve andprotect the C&O Canal NHP and manages programs that promote the Park’s natural, historical, and cultural resources for recreational and educational purposes.

    Our role is to engage a community of people — donors, elected leaders, business leaders, recreational visitors, and school children, who understand the value of and support this wonderful national park.

    The Position

    The C&O Canal Trust seeks a Development Associate who will bring an energetic, creative, can-do attitude, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, and experience managing CRM databases. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a person looking to pursue a career in professional nonprofit fundraising to experience and contribute to all elements of the development process.

    The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development. The position is based at C&O Canal NHP in a new headquarters building adjoining the Park in Williamsport, Maryland. Trust staff operate under a hybrid model – in office and telework – to allow for on-site collaboration as well as focused telework time.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    ● Processes and tracks gifts and gift acknowledgments.

    ● Manages and maintains donor database, ensuring accurate and timely data entry.

    ● Assists with data integrity and improvements to eTapestry, generates reports, and provides analysis.

    ● Provides special event coordination and support for Park After Dark and in-Park giving.

    All staff members are required to assist with general organization-wide duties and at major events. Some weekend and evening work will be required.

    Qualifications

    ● Bachelor’s degree.

    ● 1-3 years of relevant experience, preferably in the nonprofit sector.

    ● Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with exceptional attention to detail.

    ● CRM database experience preferred.

    ● Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

    ● Demonstrated online research experience.

    ● Flexible and self-motivated, able to work both independently and as part of a team.

    ● Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the C&O Canal

    Trust’s mission.

    ● Genuine interest in pursuing a career in development.

    Physical Demands and Safety

    Most work is performed in an indoor, office environment. Outside activities will occur with conditions varying by location and environment. The Park includes 184.5 miles along the Potomac River and touches many communities. Travel to a variety of locations will be required. You must be able to operate normal office equipment and be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite and donor management software.

    Travel

    The main work location will be at the Trust offices in the C&O Canal National Historical Park Headquarters in Williamsport, Maryland. Frequent travel to locations throughout the Park will be required.

    Salary Range and Benefits

    The salary range is $38,000-$42,000 based on experience and the ability to meet the required responsibilities. The Trust offers a competitive benefits package including partial telework, 100 percent employer paid health insurance premiums; vacation, sick, and personal leave; 14 paid holidays; and the C&O Canal Trust’s Simple IRA retirement program (up to 3 percent employer matched).

    To Apply

    For priority consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to Robyn Sumner, Director of Development, at jobs@canaltrust.org by November 13, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To learn more about the C&O Canal Trust go to www.canaltrust.org.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The C&O Canal Trust is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex, or age.



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