Development and Administrative CoordinatorCompany: Children's Museum of Tacoma
Date Posted: February 21, 2017
- Assist with the implementation of the Development Plan that incorporates a range of strategies including major donors, grants, foundations, corporate and individual annual appeals, memberships, and special events.
- Support the Development Team through management of donor database, including data entry, gift acknowledgement, recording, reporting, and file management
- Coordinate the Development Team’s calendar, meetings, and travel arrangements.
- Coordinate Board, Development, and committee meetings including preparing room, support materials, refreshments, and taking and distributing minutes
- Support special events through procuring and tracking donations; attending committee meetings; setting up, staffing, and breaking down events
- Support the Development Team through grant processing, prospect research, application and report writing.
- Support research and assessment efforts
- Process Development department mail.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Highly organized with great attention to detail, planning and efficiency skills.
- Keen aesthetic sense, with ability to implement the Museum’s brand throughout all work with polish.
- Effective communication, presentation, and problem solving skills; strong written and oral skills.
- Experience with data entry and data management, experience with Salesforce a plus.
- Basic computer knowledge: proficient use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher) and familiarity with Google Documents and Social Media platforms.
- Collaborative working style: ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of representatives of public and private organizations, Board members, volunteers, vendors, museum staff and the general public.
- Proactively anticipate team needs.
In addition to the skills above, the Development and Administrative Coordinator is expected to:
- Represent the Museum and the administrative team.
- Reflect professionalism in demeanor and attire.
- Be flexible and willing to go the extra mile.
- Due to the position’s close tie to the Director team, exercise discretion and build a trusting relationship.
- Must have a valid Washington State driver’s license.
- Must be able to stand for up to eight hours.
- Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs and climb a ladder.
- Bachelor's degree preferred.
This position is 40 hours per week and overtime eligible. Compensation is between $14-16 depending on experience. Position accrues paid time off and is eligible for health benefits after 60 days
To apply submit your resume and cover letter to Brenda Morrison at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates will be considered in order of application until the position is filled. In your cover letter please address the following:
a) your proudest professional accomplishment
b) special skills or knowledge applicable to the positon
c) why you would like to work for the museum.