4 Locust Ave.
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Date Posted: July 09, 2021
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Essential Functions include:
Coordinate RAS and Museum-specific advancement activities, including memberships, monetary donations, corporate partnerships, fundraising events, and grant development.
Develop and run an annual member event
Develop and implement ways to recruit new members and volunteers
Direct and encourage the use of volunteers to help carry out the programs, activities, and services of the Museum. Train and recognize museum docents and volunteers.
Steward an annual appeal
Secure sponsorships for Museum fundraising events
Work with the Director and Development committee to provide effective regular communication with members, including the Winter Magazine, seasonal newsletters, monthly membership emails, and other communications.
Coordinate the Museum’s signature events, in collaboration with the Director and event committees, including the Folk Art & Artisan Show and the Strawberry Festival
Organize and maintain records and manage acknowledgements for memberships and donations
Apply for grants as appropriate
Assist in managing the Museum’s budget
Ensure that bills are paid and keep up-to-date financial records both hard copy and digital.
Work collaboratively with the Director and Research Center Manager to ensure positive visitor and member engagement with the Museum, including giving tours as needed and assisting with Museum programs and events. Some evening and weekend hours are required.
B.A. in Museum Studies, History, or a related field
Museum or non-profit experience, especially with membership coordination
Strong organizational and communications skills
Enthusiasm for working both independently and collaboratively
Familiarity with Little Green Light and Quickbooks software
A free service of Mass Cultural Council.
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).