Work With Us

 
DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT
 

Who we are:
The mission of the Schoolhouse Children’s Museum is to inspire and engage children
and families to explore, play, learn and discover through creative, interactive learning
opportunities that integrate the arts, humanities and sciences in cultural and historical settings.
We value community, discovery, safety and teamwork.


The position is Part-Time, approximately 20 hours per week, $13 - $15 / hour
 
Essential Job Functions:
• Manages membership database, record-keeping, reporting and other administrative tasks.
• Compile photo archive and discard unusable photos.
• Maintain photo release file.
• Provides marketing firm with requested information on a timely basis
• Maintains integrity of membership database.
• Ensures new members and contacts are entered into Mailchimp (or other e-mail software) on a timely basis.
• Processes membership renewal mailings 30 days prior to expiration and 30 days after membership lapse.
• Processes new and renewal memberships and membership cards.
• Assists with Development activities including appeals and community events
• Assists with compilation of information for annual report.
• Ensures annual update of donor board(s)
• Maintains Museum & Boynton Cultural Centre, Inc’s Website content.
• Ensures timely social media postings related to education, special events & Museum operations.
• Works with Director and staff in coordination of special events including, but not limited to: Sponsor solicitation, Auction solicitation, logistics, Vendor contact, selection and management.
• Assists Executive Director with Board and committee preparation and activities including those related to special events and fundraisers.
• Safeguards all confidential information regarding the museum, staff, donors, membership and volunteers.
• Fills in at front desk when necessary
• Resets, cleans and sanitizes as part of the Museum team.
• Performs all other duties as assigned or as needed to meet the goals and objectives of the Museum as assigned by the Executive Director.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
• Able to be self-directed, dependable, team player with minimal supervision, in a flexible environment.
• Ability to use independent judgment in addressing issues, setting work priorities, and handling multiple tasks with frequent interruptions, while being detail-oriented throughout.
• Ability to maintain professionalism in stressful situations and use independent judgment.
• Ability to think strategically
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Solid computer skills with software such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation, publishing, adobe creative suite and email/calendars; Microsoft Office programs proficient.
• Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Membership organization and/or fundraising experience a plus.
 

Interested?
Submit cover letter and resume by email, hand delivery, mail or fax only please.

 
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for this position.
 It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, and/or requirements

For more information, contact Suzanne Ross at 561-742-6778 or email: suzanne@schoolhousemuseum.org