Development Coordinator

Under the direction of the Development Director, the Development Coordinator assists in the coordination of all development activities for the Museum.

In partnership with the Director, the Board, staff, and volunteers, the Development Coordinator’s duties include:

  • Assistance in raising levels of all aspects of development; includes individual/corporate giving, major gifts, sponsorships, foundation support, annual funds and special events
  • Oversight and management of donor database and mailing lists; includes donor tracking, memberships (individual/corporate), renewals, acknowledgements, gifts, annual appeals and capital campaigns
  • Production of progress/activity reports for management, board, auditors and committees, as needed
  • Donor identification, cultivation and stewardship
  • Planning and implementation of member events
  • Other duties as required, or assigned


Proven ability to coordinate development activities of a museum or non-profit organization. Experience with donor database management required. Knowledge of DonorPerfect database software highly desirable. Capital campaign management and planned giving experience highly desirable. BA/BS required. Must be organized, detail-oriented, possess excellent written/verbal skills, be able to multitask and have knowledge of the community and understanding of the interests and expectations of our donors. Must have strong professional demeanor and interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work with a wide array of personalities/work styles and the ability to work with confidential information. FT position with a Tuesday through Saturday schedule. Ability to work evenings/Sundays, as required.

Please email cover letter, resume and three professional references to:

The Cape Ann Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.



Posted January 23, 2018