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The Development Manager (DM) will report directly to the Executive Director and will be expected to:

1) Together with the Executive Director, and in coordination with the Development Committee, identify, apply for, and manage all grants - including new grants - in compliance with the terms of each grant received by the Museum.

2) Maintain and further develop the Museum's Salesforce database, which will be used for membership solicitation and retention, fundraising, special events management, and long-term giving. In coordination with the Executive Director and the Development Committee, the DM will assume the responsibility for the Annual Fund Campaign and any other fundraising campaigns.

3) Attend weekly Museum staff meetings (led by the Executive Director), to help ensure the achievement of individual and team goals.  

4) With the Executive Director and the Museum Board, the DM will assist in the conception, planning and execution of Special Events. These are fundraising events that occur from time to time and are in addition to the customary Annual Fund and fundraising campaigns. Examples of recurring events include the Hoboken House Tour, the Hoboken Garden Tour, and the Museum Gala.

5) The DM will organize, maintain, expand, and oversee the Museum’s fundraising and volunteer base.


Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be self-starting and have at least a bachelor’s degree (preferably in Arts and Museum Management and/or Business Administration). They will have meaningful management and administrative work experience in a not-for-profit organization, preferably a museum. They should have experience and interest in fundraising, with a demonstrated track record of success. The candidate should also be proficient in computer applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with Salesforce is a plus. Attendance at on-site and community events is required.


Salary & Benefits

This is a full-time position with a salary of $47,000 - $57,000, commensurate with skills and experience. Benefits are limited to two weeks of vacation and an agreed upon number of paid personal and sick days.

Although work-from-home is possible, significant time will be required on site at the Museum.


To apply for this position, a resume and cover letter must be sent to hr@hobokenmuseum.org

We are an equal opportunity employer and highly value diversity, equity, and inclusion. 


About the Museum

The Hoboken Historical Museum, established in 1986, collects and displays artifacts in themed exhibitions on Hoboken history and offers educational programs, lectures, tours and hosts art exhibits and films. We are a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

The Museum is open six days a week in a 2,000-square-foot exhibit space in one of the oldest buildings on Hoboken’s waterfront, the former Bethlehem Steel machine shop, now known as the Shipyard. In conjunction with the City of Hoboken, the Museum also operates the Hoboken Fire Department Museum. We also publish books and walking-tour maps, as well as a series of oral history chapbooks documenting the diverse communities of Hoboken’s recent past.

The Hoboken Historical Museum advances the understanding and exploration of Hoboken history, culture, and architecture.

•    The Museum educates by collecting, preserving, and interpreting artifacts and oral histories, both historic and contemporary, that reflect the life of the city.

•    The Museum documents Hoboken’s physical and cultural heritage, which has local, regional, and national significance.

•    The Museum collaborates with other organizations with similar interests, while maintaining permanent space(s) suitable to the Museum’s mission.

•    In these ways, the Museum serves the people of the city of Hoboken and all those who enjoy its history and culture.

The Development Manager (DM) will report directly to the Executive Director and will be expected to:

1) Together with the Executive Director, and in coordination with the Development Committee, identify, apply for, and manage all grants…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
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    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
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    4-Year Degree Required
  • Experience Level
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    Intermediate
Salary
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USD $47,000 - USD $57,000
/ year

Benefits

Benefits are limited to two weeks of vacation and an agreed upon number of personal and sick days. 

Benefits are limited to two weeks of vacation and an agreed upon number of personal and sick days. 

Location

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On-site
1301 Hudson St., Hoboken, NJ 07030, United States

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