Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Date Posted:
May 01, 2017

Eastern Massachusetts



Development Officer, Corporate Relations


Engaging. Dynamic. Fun.

As one of the world’s renowned art museums, the MFA boasts a collection that spans nearly all cultures and time periods—ranging from the art of ancient Egypt to French Impressionism to Contemporary. There’s art and so much more to interest people from all walks of life. The Museum is a lively social destination that offers concerts, films, and lectures while also serving as an important community and educational resource for schools and families.

Our mission is to preserve and share our treasures with Boston and beyond while providing an engaging and memorable experience for all our visitors. This would not be possible without our talented staff, volunteers, donors, members, and community partners.

Our culture is built on scholarship, collaboration, trust, and mutual respect. We embrace change and the opportunity it brings and are committed to develop, reward, and retain our valuable staff.

Join us for what promises to be an enriching, vibrant, and ever-changing experience. And, yes, a fun place to work!

The Development Officer, Corporate Relations reports to the Manager, Corporate Relations and is a key member of the broader Institutional Relations team. Primary responsibilities include: managing the Corporate Membership Program with a goal of $1 million plus annually; cultivating, soliciting, upgrading and stewarding corporate members; building funding opportunities that may include both membership and sponsorship, especially for exhibitions; handling the day-to-day administration of the Corporate Membership Program.

35 hours/week. Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm; some evenings and weekends required for events.


Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three to five years of experience in Development or a related field such as corporate/client service or sales; strong communication skills, both written and verbal; excellent relationship management skills; goal-driven and self-motivated; a strong team player; resourceful and creative in identifying and researching potential funders; a personality and work style that thrives in a complex, fast-paced environment; solid sales skills (cold calling, presentation, persistence); special events coordination and management; solid organizational skills; detail oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects while maintaining the highest standards; ability to handle confidential information with discretion; ability to work in a large, complex environment; passion for the Museum and its mission.

How To Apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.

Apply by:
May 31, 2017
About this Organization:
Fine arts cultural and educational institution.