Advancement Officer: The Delaware Historical Society

Posted June 6th, 2017 at 12:12 pm.


The successful candidate must demonstrate a passion for public history and knowledge of the value and relevancy of history in today’s society.  Maturity and integrity are essential characteristics of the successful candidate.

Position Requirements

  • Five years of successful development experience with a cultural organization, preferably history, in a management position with extensive knowledge of and experience in planned gifts, grants research and writing, and donor cultivation/management;
  • Experience in prospect research, identification and implementation of new philanthropic initiatives as well as advancing existing development strategies;
  • Superior record of working with trustees and board standing committees;
  • Experience with contributed income initiatives, public relations, marketing, and corporate communications;
  • Participation in planning, implementing and assessing organizational advancement strategies;
  • Budget development/management and staff supervision;
  • Strong working knowledge of office and development software programs; and
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
To Apply

Please send resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Maggie Meyers at ; or 505 North Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware, 19801.

No telephone calls.

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree preferred
Deadline: 06/23/2017
Filed under: Management Level by Margie DuBrow

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