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Development Associate

  • March 30, 2022 10:30 AM
    Message # 12686874

    The Children’s Museum of Richmond is searching for a Development Associate to help us achieve our mission of inspiring growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. This is a full time position with benefits that is based out of the downtown location and reports to the Director of Development & Marketing.


    The Development Associate will support the Development department’s fundraising efforts by creating and managing mail solicitation campaigns, researching prospects, stewarding donors, and assisting with the planning and execution of museum fundraising events. This position will be responsible for overseeing all functions of the donor database management system and providing general administrative support for development operations.


    Candidates should have enthusiasm for and dedication to the mission and work of the Museum. Successful candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds.  The most successful candidate will also have exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills and the ability to work with confidential information.

    Skills and Abilities:

    Candidates should have one to three years’ experience working or volunteering with a non-profit organization and knowledge of cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies and techniques. Candidates should have experience working with Microsoft Office Site or Google Workspace and relational databases.

    This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods, walk, stand, bend, lift, and move up to twenty five pounds.

    Candidates should have the ability to pass a background check and have an unrestricted driver’s license.

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to No phone calls, please.

    About Us:

    The Children's Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both locations of the Children's Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together. 

    Our employee benefits include a generous amount of paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage, HSA with company match, and 401k with company match. And, of course, we offer membership benefits to the museum for your family or a family of your choice.

    The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal and/or state law. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.



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