Historic New England

141 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Date Posted:
May 08, 2017

Eastern Massachusetts



Development Gift Processor


Location:Otis House, Boston, Massachusetts

Historic New England seeks a skilled development database whiz to join our team as Development Gift Processor. Do you enjoy helping your colleagues find the accurate, up to date information they need? Do you have an enthusiastic desire for precision? Do you understand how to format information that’s informative and useful to the team? If so, we invite you to apply. The Development Gift Processor maintains Raiser’s Edge database records including address changes, constituency coding, biographical information, program and event participation, e-mail addresses, and affinity codes. You will produce and mail timely gift acknowledgment letters; be responsible for accurate entry of all contributions; and handle queries, exports, activity reports, tracking codes, list pulls, constituent records, and related database needs. The Development Gift Processor also handles administrative aspects of our Council and Overseer groups, and provides occasional support for development events coordination. The successful candidate works well both independently and in a team environment, building strong relationships with people at all levels of an organization. This position is located at the Otis House museum in Boston and reports to the development operations manager.


Requires an Associate’s degree or extensive experience in a similar position. Must be detail oriented, well organized, and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting while maintaining precise attention to standards, processes, and quality of data. Fully competent computer skills, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Experience with Raiser’s Edge software is strongly preferred but experience working with another relationship database such as Tessitura, Donor Perfect, or others may be substituted. Ability and willingness to maintain confidentiality of information is a must. Requires a valid driver’s license.

Other Preferred Qualifications:Solid writing and proofreading skills preferred. Meeting and event support experience preferred.

How To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements tojobs@historicnewengland.org.
Apply by:
June 16, 2017
$39,000 - $42,000
About this Organization:
Historic New England is a museum of cultural history that collects and preserves buildings, landscapes, and objects dating from the seventeenth century to the present and uses them to keep history alive and to help people develop a deeper understanding and enjoyment of new England life and appreciation for its preservation.

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.