Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick, Maine, seeks a self-motivated, forward-thinking, part-time Development Manager to work with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees in strengthening and expanding PHS’s overall fundraising program to advance its mission and 10-year vision.
In addition to day-to-day responsibility for development activities, the Development Manager will help plan long-term funding strategies and build sustainable philanthropic relationships for PHS’s three museums: the Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House.
Responsibilities include improving member retention and attracting new members; increasing the annual fund and creating other targeted campaigns, developing PHS’s Business Partner program, assisting with grant writing, and working on special fundraising events.
Qualifications: BA or BS degree in communications, business, marketing, or humanities/related fields with relevant experience; advanced degree helpful. Prefer 3-5 years experience in non-profit development or marketing roles. Strong interpersonal, organizational, project management, written/verbal skills required. Facility with constituent databases. Interest in local history. Willingness to work as part of a small team.
Non-exempt position reports to the Executive Director and is approximately 20-24 hours per week year-round. Limited evening and weekend hours required for programs and events. Salary commensurate with experience. Eligible for pro-rated leave time after six-month probationary period.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and the names and contact info of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Accepting applications through January 17, 2020. Position open until filled. FMI:http://pejepscothistorical.org/about-us/job-opening.