Membership and Development Assistant – Tessitura Database

Washington D.C.
Jun 13, 2017
Jul 18, 2017
Fundraising, Other
Full Time

Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens

From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs!  We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations.  Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people.

The Membership And Development Assistant is responsible for utilizing the Tessitura fundraising database for a variety of development needs, primarily gift entry (memberships, donations, pledge fulfillment); financial reconciliation; create reports and queries, including mailing lists and constituent reports; database photo ID management and list management for special events.  Other Membership fulfillment duties as assigned plus assistance with direct mail membership campaigns.   Tasks are variable from week to week based on department needs.

A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is plus a minimum of two years’ experience in non-profit membership administration, preferably in a public museum or cultural institution.   Warm, professional interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with Museum members, the general public and staff will be integral to your success.  Demonstrated proficiency with Tessitura software is required. 

We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply. Generous benefit and annual leave programs.   So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!”    You will find more detailed information related to responsibilities and requirements along with instructions on how to submit your cover letter and resume under the “Jobs & volunteering” tab on our website: 

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