Pejepscot Historical Society in Brunswick, Maine, seeks an experienced, innovative, forward-thinking, part-time Development Director to help build PHS’s overall fundraising strategy and sustainable philanthropic relationships, and advance its mission and 10-year vision for the Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House.
Responsibilities include working with the PHS Board of Trustees and Executive Director to develop overall fundraising and related marketing strategies in the areas of membership, annual fund, Business Partner program, grants, and other special campaigns, and managing and executing goals in these areas. Develop and administer campaigns. Process donations and acknowledgements. Manage constituent database; produce reports. Write and manage grant proposals. Develop and execute fundraising events. Work with stakeholders, collaborators, and contractors. Network with individuals and businesses, establishing new donor relationships. Liaison with Development and Strategic Planning Committees.
Qualifications: BA or BS degree in communications, business, marketing, or humanities/related fields with relevant experience; advanced degree desirable. Prefer 5+ years experience in non-profit development/advancement/marketing roles. Strong interpersonal, organizational, project management, written/verbal skills required; must be both detail-oriented and able to see the big picture. Experience in event planning/execution. Facility with constituent databases. Interest in local history. Willingness to work as part of a small, close-knit team.
The non-exempt position reports to the Executive Director and is approximately 20-24 hours per week year-round, ideally starting in November/December of this year. Scheduling is somewhat flexible. Some evening and weekend hours required for programs and events. Starting pay is commensurate with experience and anticipated to be in the $19-22/hour range. 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 email@example.com September 27, 2019. FMI: www.pejepscothistorical.org.