Development Assistant

Washington D.C.
Mar 23, 2018
Apr 27, 2018
Nonprofit, 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 Development Assistant position is a multi-faceted role which involves providing support throughout the Development Department.  Activities will include gift entry and processing (memberships, donations, pledge fulfillment); use of the Tessitura database to create reports, including mailing lists and constituent reports; photo ID management; and list management for special events. Prospect research, meeting preparation, and assistance with major donor membership and special events duties as assigned.   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 administration in a development operation, 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.  The ability to access and employ job-related computer software (i.e. Microsoft Office, Tessitura CRM) at a high level of proficiency.

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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