Location: Otis House Museum, Boston,
This position is a key role in our dynamic fundraising team.You will
be responsible for providing
high-level administrative support that ensures the smooth operation of Historic
New England’s fundraising programs. Reporting directly to the vice president
for advancement, this employee provides superior internal and external customer
service through efficient and effective support of daily advancement office
activities. Also provides support for
development activities in the office of the president. Provides exceptional customer service to high
level donors and funders.
Provide administrative support to the vice president for
advancement, including but not limited to monitoring program progress against goals, tracking income and expenses
against budget, coordinating development team schedules and meetings,
maintaining electronic records and paper files, monitoring supply inventories,
producing reports, and taking meeting minutes. Coordinate development
team requests for support and approvals from the marketing team.Provide administrative support to the
president and coordinate president’s fundraising activities. Schedule donor and prospect meetings and
prepare materials.Assist with preparations
for governance-related meetings and activities.
Assist high level donors and funders in various aspects of contact with
Historic New England, ensuring excellent customer service and following up to
ensure timely and satisfactory fulfillment. Draft various written materials
such as letters, other constituent communications, and reports.
Bachelor’s degree and at least four years of job-related
experience supporting senior management in a busy office environment. Ability
to balance and manage competing priorities with flexibility and good humor.
Exceptional organizational skills and ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting
while maintaining precise attention to formats, procedures, details and
writing skills, interpersonal communication, tact and diplomacy. Excellent
internal teamwork across the organization and exemplary external customer
service skills. Excellent external
service, including assisting and directing services to high level donors.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Fully competentcomputer
skills, including advanced working knowledge of MS Office Suite, databases, and
May 10, 2019
About this Organization:
Why Historic New England?
At Historic New England, we strive to cultivate a powerful, personal, and diverse team culture, much like that of The New England experience itself. As we work externally to make our sites destinations of choice for visitors through creative, innovative, and inclusive experiences, internally we place focus on cultivating a recentered employment experience using the same tenets of inclusion, sustainability, and innovation to guide our thinking. We recognize diversity as a key driver of innovation and value the different perspectives and ideas that give voice to our work. We are a team that prioritizes taking the time to celebrate our successes — both big and small — as we grow together and learn from one another.
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.
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