Development Associate

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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Under the direction of the Director of Stewardship, the Development Associate will perform diversified duties related to the implementation of Special Events and general stewardship of our donors.


The qualified candidate will help with event related duties such as: event execution, guest list construction and maintenance, invitation mailings, RSVP tracking, confirmation phone calls, weekly and monthly event overview updates and distribution, and the processing of event work orders. The associate will also assist with stewardship initiatives and other projects to provide the highest level of service and attention to the institution’s top donors.

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • One to three years of office experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and work ethic

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle delicate and confidential information

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize assignments and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Proven ability to work both independently and as a team player

  • Strong professional demeanor and exemplary client service skills

  • Understanding and appreciation for important roles volunteer and staff play in institutional advancement

  • Advanced working knowledge of PC-based Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are required

  • High level of comfort with database systems and an ability to extract data for the purpose of management reporting

  • Ability to work at evening events

35 hours per week

Mon–Fri, 9 am–5 pm; some evenings required for events

How to Apply

For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

Posted on September 4