Job Opportunities

Employment

Thank you for exploring employment opportunities at the Museum of the American Revolution. All employment questions may be directed to employment@amrevmuseum.org. Please review all open positions below and their job descriptions for information on how to apply.  Due to the volume of applications, only qualified applicants will be contacted directly.

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Available Positions

Major Gifts Officer

Position Description

The Major Gifts Officer raises funds for the organization by managing a portfolio of assigned, qualified donors assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the organization and are upgraded in their giving and involvement. This position reports to the Vice President of Development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Qualify a portfolio of approximately 150 donor prospects.
  • Create individual goals for each donor prospect in the portfolio based on their history of giving and the organization's knowledge of their potential.
  • Create a plan for each donor that will serve as a foundational communication and marketing plan for each person in the portfolio. Will faithfully and on a timely basis execute that plan so individuals in the portfolio are retained and upgraded.
  • Proactively build relationships with new sources of support while deepening relationships with existing donors and members to further their loyalty and encourage higher levels of support and involvement.
  • Work with other Museum staff to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with donor prospects in the portfolio to secure gifts.
  • Create monthly reports as required by management that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.
  • Ensure maintenance of in-depth information on portfolio donors in Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Recommend and participate in special events and recognition activities for donor, prospects, and committee volunteers.
  • Serve as an effective spokeperson and representative for the Museum of the American Revolution.
  • Maintain best fundraising practices, including achieving weekly, monthly, and annual contact goals.
  • Perform other major donor activities as may be required.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with fundraising training and certifications desirable.

Experience/Skills

  • Proven ability to independently close major gifts of $25,000 and above demonstrated through recent experience as a donor-facing calling officer.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, and effectively solve problems.
  • Discretion with sensitive information.
  • Experienced user of The Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising software as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and other reporting tools.
  • Personal interest in M*AR’s mission.
  • Collegial and collaborative style and ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to travel.

 

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org.

Executive Assistant

Position Description

The Executive Assistant will support the work of, and report to, the Chief Operating Officer. The position requires a high level of organizational and multi-tasking skills, excellent computer literacy, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with the museum’s many constituents and with all levels of staff as well as board members and the public. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain executive’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, teleconferences.
  • Provide general administrative support for the COO.
  • Attend meetings to take minutes and distribute follow-up materials.
  • Manage/organize events (breakfasts, lunches, receptions) as needed.
  • Provide administrative support to the Board Finance Committee.
  • Welcome business visitors by greeting, directing and announcing them.
  • Answer general information telephone line when needed to provide general information, and direct calls to appropriate staff member.
  • Maintain constituent confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • As needed, serve as back-up to Executive Assistant to CEO.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a senior administration position; museum experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Flexible, cheerful team player able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Sensitivity to confidential matters is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to be proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Project coordination experience and the ability to work well with all levels of internal and external constituents.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.

 

To apply:

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please send a cover letter including a resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org.

 

Overnight Part-time Cleaner

Position Description

The Museum is seeking an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Part Time Cleaner who is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, restrooms, break room and all public areas of the Museum. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, flexible and must be available to work weekends, holidays and very early morning hours. This position will be reporting to the Lead Porter. 

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of flooring and stairs.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms.
  • Clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators in break room.
  • Restock supplies in bathrooms, break rooms and common areas.
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary.
  • Dusting and cleaning office desks and furniture that are not cluttered.
  • Cleaning windowsills and windows.
  • Maintain janitor closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
  • Proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals.
  • Wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Maintain vending closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Able to operate a walk-behind scrubber and a high speed burnisher.
  • Assist in snow removal as needed.
  • Other routine maintenance duties as assigned.

 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Customer oriented and friendly
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal & written instructions independently.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, mornings, and nights.
  • Ability to perform light physical tasks, lifting 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to perform such activities as grasping, lifting, reaching
  • High school degree

Donor Relations Coordinator

Position Description

The Donor Relations Coordinator plays an integral role in M*AR’s major and leadership gifts fundraising strategy by supporting M*AR’s stewardship programs and efforts to qualify, engage and cultivate top donors. The position assists the major gifts team’s efforts to effectively penetrate the market pool, secure gifts, and to upgrade giving and involvement. The position reports to the Vice President of Development and works to assist them and to maintain an aggressive schedule of donor visits.

Previous development experience preferred.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the VP of Development as an outbound caller to permit them to maintain an aggressive travel schedule.
  • Create in-depth donor profiles.
  • Create individual goals for each donor prospect in the portfolio based on their history of giving and the organization's knowledge of their potential and faithfully execute that plan so individuals in the portfolio are retained and upgraded.
  • Proactively build relationships with new sources of support while deepening relationships with existing donors and members to further their loyalty and encourage higher levels of support and involvement.
  • Work with other Museum staff to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, in order to create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with donor prospects in the portfolio to secure gifts.
  • Create monthly reports as required by management that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.
  • Arrange tours/lunches for high level donors.
  • Draft Major Gifts tailored proposals for donor’s and prospects.
  • Prepare materials for donor meetings.
  • Record and track actions and meetings.
  • Ensure maintenance of in-depth information on portfolio donors in Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Recommend and participate in special events and recognition activities for donor, prospects, and committee volunteers.
  • Serve as an effective spokesperson and representative for the Museum of the American Revolution.
  • Maintain best fundraising practices, including achieving weekly, monthly, and annual contact goals.
  • Perform other duties as may be required.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with fundraising training and certifications desirable

Experience/Skills

  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Genuine interest in people and ease in communicating in person and over the phone.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, and effectively solve problems.
  • Discretion with sensitive information.
  • Experienced user of The Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising software as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and other reporting tools.
  • Personal interest in M*AR’s mission.
  • Collegial and collaborative style and ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseun.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.