177 Main Street
Acton, MA 01720
Date Posted: May 02, 2017
Region: Central Massachusetts
responsibilities of the position include:
The position collaborates closely with the CEO,
Chief Development Officer, the museum’s senior Management Team, and
consultants/external subject matter experts to ensure the development of
compelling, factual, and engaging funding requests.
This position is full-time, but a flexible work schedule is possible for
the right candidate.
Please send resume and cover letter to Marie Beam, Chief Development
Officer, The Discovery Museums, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Discovery Museum is a hands-on museum
that blends science, nature, and play, inspiring families to explore and learn
together. The museum and its Discovery Woods accessible outdoor nature
playscape and 550-square-foot treehouse blend the best of STEAM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) learning on a beautiful 4.5-acre campus
in Acton, MA, about 20 miles west of Boston. Originally founded in 1982, the
museum was expanded and completely renovated in 2017. Hands-on, playful
exhibits, developed by professional educators, inspire curiosity, exploration,
and imagination, providing a fun and engaging experience for children and
adults to discover their world together. Serving families and schools from
towns throughout the region, the museum is devoted to informal education that
enhances classroom learning. Discovery Museum is committed to accessibility,
and is a proud recipient of the 2017 Massachusetts Commonwealth Award, the only
winner in the Access category. For more information please visit www.discoveryacton.org.
Discovery Museum is a community-supported non-profit organization.
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).
¹ Americans for the Arts. (2017). “Arts & Economic Prosperity 5: The Economic Impact of Nonprofits and Cultural Organizations and Their Audiences in the State of Massachusetts.” Retrieved from www.AmericansForTheArts.org
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