Pejepscot History Center Seeks Development Manager

14 Dec 2020 1:08 PM | Anonymous member

Pejepscot History Center 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 PHC’s overall fundraising and development 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 and marketing strategies and build sustainable philanthropic relationships for PHC’s three museums: the Pejepscot Museum and Research Center, the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum, and the Skolfield-Whittier House.

Specific responsibilities include improving member retention and attracting new members, developing a broader annual fund strategy and working on other targeted campaigns, growing PHS’s business sponsorship program, assisting with grant writing and marketing, working on special fundraising events, producing reports, managing the constituent database (Little Green Light), and working with relevant board committees.

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, communications, or marketing roles. Strong interpersonal, organizational, project management, written/verbal skills required. Facility with databases; familiarity with Little Green Light a plus. 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; some hours can be off-site. Limited evening and weekend hours required for programs and events. Salary commensurate with experience; expected starting pay is $20-24/hour. 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 Position open until filled. FMI:

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