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Employment Opportunities

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Department: Development

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Development

Status: The position is a full-time, non-exempt hourly with 40 hours/week. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision after 90 days, Matching 401K after 6 months. Paid sick leave, vacation, and 7 paid holidays.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Overview
The primary role of the Development Associate is to assist the Director of Development and the Development department at the Nuclear Museum with various administrative, membership, facility rental, and grant writing duties,

These duties include but are not limited to data entry and management, record maintenance, member/donor correspondence, oversight, and recognition. This position will assist in other development program efforts, such as mailings and clerical support, as needed, and they will provide direct customer service to member and donor prospects.

The Development Associate will attend outreach events representing the museum to recruit members and promote facility rental services. Occasional evening and weekend events and rental attendance will be required. This position will also help procure items for the museum’s annual Gala and Silent Auction and assist the Event and Facilities Rental Coordinator with rental management.

The Development Associate will assist the Director of Development with grant writing and sponsorships to support the museum. This position will research, develop, write, and submit proposals, letters, reports, and other materials necessary to secure grant support from private foundations and government funding sources.

Essential Job Functions

  • Import member and donor information into the database
  • Ensure the maintenance of clean data and up-to-date records
  • Work with the Director of Finance and Director of Development to ensure accurate record-keeping
  • Provide email and phone correspondence with members and donors
  • Assist the Event and Facility Rental Coordinator with rental management
  • Attend all Museum member and public events
  • Investigate and identify prospective funding sources through colleagues, directories, periodicals, and internet research.
  • Write letters of inquiry and solicitation for funding and draft compelling grant proposal narratives for general operating and restricted project grants.
  • Assist the Director of Development with the management of grant and sponsorship activity, reporting, and management


Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Meets frequent and revolving deadlines
  • Ability to meet high expectations and take pride in their work

Desired Attributes:

  • College Degree preferred
  • Grant writing experience
  • Experience working in a result-oriented environment
  • Data software management experience
  • Deadline and detailed oriented

Application: Interested persons should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Jennifer Galloway, Director of Development

OUR VALUES

Each Museum team member plays a vital role in fulfilling our goal to help our guests learn the story of the Atomic Age, from early research of nuclear development through today’s peaceful uses of nuclear technology. Visitors can explore how nuclear science continues to influence our world. The museum strives to present, through permanent and changing exhibits and displays, the diverse applications of nuclear science in the past, present, and future along with the stories of the field’s pioneers.

Join our team to help tell the important stories of the Atomic Age. Learn about the values that drive our team.

Our Values