55 Mount Vernon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Date Posted: August 18, 2021
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Nichols House Museum seeks a part-time Development and Administration
Coordinator responsible for overseeing the Museum’s membership program and annual
appeal, maintaining the Museum’s donor database, issuing gift acknowledgement
letters, and acting as a point of contact for donors, members, and other
sponsors. In collaboration with the Executive Director and the Museum’s
development committee, this position provides key coordination of yearly
fundraising events, and develops programming for the Museum’s Patron Program,
an upper-level membership group. This position designs & coordinates the
annual report as well as event invitations, executes basic bookkeeping
functions through Quickbooks, and generates monthly financial reports for
review by the ED and finance committee. Basic office management and gift shop
inventory responsibilities. The Museum seeks an individual who excels at
multi-tasking and is a savvy communicator. The position is 20-25 hours weekly with occasional
evening and weekend hours. Salary is $20-$22/hr.
The Nichols House Museum preserves and interprets the 1804 Bulfinch townhouse that was home to the garden designer, writer, and social reformer Rose Standish Nichols and her family. Since 1961, the Nichols House Museum has been open to the public as a historic house museum reflecting the domestic life of Beacon Hill at the turn of the last century. The collection includes European and American decorative arts from the seventeenth through twentieth centuries, family portraits, Flemish tapestries, Japanese woodblock prints, and works by Augustus Saint-Gaudens. An AAM accredited institution, the museum educates and inspires the public through innovative programs, and it continues the conversation on the social concerns embraced by the Nichols family that remain relevant today.
Open year-round, the Nichols House Museum welcomes a growing number of international and domestic visitors. It provides an active schedule of lectures, programs, and special events for its members and the community. The Nichols House offers a variety of tours and experiences for educational groups of all ages.
A free service of Mass Cultural Council.
Homepage banner image: Detail of glassworks by Carrie Gustafson (Mass Cultural Council Crafts Fellow ’11).