Manager of Visual Communications and Digital Media: Center for Art in Wood

Contact:, attention Fred Kaplan-Mayer, Managing Director

Schedule: Full Time Employee

Salary: Competitive, DOE; medical and dental coverage; option to enroll in retirement plan

Start date: June/July 2021



The Center for Art in Wood interprets, nurtures, and champions creative engagement and expansion of art, craft, and design in wood to enhance the public’s understanding and appreciation of it. A dynamic, unique, and fast-paced organization, the Center seeks a creative, collaborative, and experienced Manager of Visual Communications and Digital Media. Working as part of an energetic and collaborative staff, the Manager will interpret the Center’s mission, visual identity, and commitment to innovative programs into fresh and engaging visual outreach.


Organizational Background

Since its inception in 1986, The Center for Art in Wood, formerly the Wood Turning Center, has been widely recognized by artists, collectors, scholars and the public as one of the most valuable resources for the education, preservation and promotion of the field of art made from wood. The Center currently houses over 1,200 permanent collection objects, 25,000 artist files, and annually mounts four to five exhibitions of new work and museum collection objects. It stages the annual Windgate international residency program and holds educational events on-site and in its programs microsite.

The Center’s focus is aimed at widening the discourse and audience for art, craft, and design in wood and at creating a space for the public to learn, enjoy, and be inspired.

The  Manager of Visual Communications and Digital Media will be a visual identity and graphic designer, content creator, web designer and master, and support staff member who will perform various tasks in line with the Programs, Development, and Operations needs of the Center.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities for the Manager of Visual Communications and Digital Media include, but are not limited to:


Design all collateral materials, and coordinate production by vendors, as appropriate.

Design all visual identity associated with exhibitions, programs, events, and initiatives, including—but not limited to—signage, collateral, and guide components.


Promote Center programs through online listings, social media outlets, and printed material distribution.

Strategize wayfinding and user-experience design for Center visitation.

Assist with the execution of content development for promotional materials.

Work closely with administrative and store staff to maintain the website, programs microsite, and webstore; execute updates, perform edits, and add content, in a timely manner and as needed.

Provide program support at Center events and programs as needed.

Assist with bi-weekly email blast.


Demonstrated facility with Adobe Creative Suite, image- and video-editing software, HTML, WordPress, Shopify, and other platforms.

Self-starter able to work independently but on-task.

Efficient, organized, collaborative, professional, and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Eager to learn the behind-the-scenes mechanics of working in a museum.

Excellent communication and organization skills, with ability to perform as an enthusiastic ambassador for the Center.

Have an interest in communications and Philadelphia’s arts and culture community.

Demonstrated ability to respond to challenges with creative and compelling solutions.


The Manager of Visual Communications and Digital Media works closely and cooperatively with curatorial and communications staff and reports to the Artistic Director.

To Apply

How to Apply

In order to be considered, please submit the following information: Cover, professional resume, three work samples, and three relevant references to

The Center for Art in Wood is committed to fostering a diverse, lively, inclusive, and accessible environment and is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that are prohibited by law.

Guest Experience Manager: The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.

Position Description:

The Guest Experience Manager will supervise and execute all aspects of the museum floor operations with a primary focus on the ticketing and guest services functions. This customer-focused position must ensure that all of the areas perform successfully, meeting the operational, professional, and customer standards of the museum to deliver a world-class visitor experience.  The Guest Experience Manager will also be responsible for:

  • Supervise all departmental staff members and assist with any job function when needed
  • Successfully oversee the daily operating plan, including management of first aid and lost and found
  • Create a fun, positive, inclusive team environment for all staff members
  • Monitor departmental standards with a focus on delivering a World Class Visitor Experience
  • Manage and evaluate staff performance
  • Responsible for staffing; including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training
  • Assist with customer service training and reward and recognition programs for all front line staff
  • Assign and adjust staff members on the daily schedule to cover the museum based upon the days business pressures
  • Establish a significant presence on the floor to ensure all areas are operating successfully and that the staff members are having fun
  • Ensure the security of all revenue collected through the ticketing area by observing established theft deterrence measures
  • Execute the daily box office cash out including verifying all vouchers and coupons
  • Responsible for safe reconciliation and ordering operating funds as needed

Position Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred or a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience managing staff in a sales and customer service setting are required.
  • Proven success operating within a high volume ticketed venue or visitor facing organization
  • Experience coaching, motivating, and monitoring staff members in a fun, energetic environment

Benefits Information:

The Franklin Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance and disability coverage. We also offer generous Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and numerous wellness program benefits.

The Franklin Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To Apply

Please visit our Careers page at or contact (please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line). We look forward to hearing from you!

Director of Development: Compass Working Capital

Boston, MA/Philadelphia, PA | Full-Time Salaried

A wealth gap exists in our country that disproportionately impacts women and communities of color. Across the United States, financial assets remain a primary predictor of achievement, income, well-being, college access,and business ownership. Our team is working to end this.

As the Director of Development (DOD) at Compass Working Capital (“Compass”), you will help lead the direction and implementation of fundraising strategies and operations across individuals, corporations, and foundations. In partnership with the Chief Development & Communications Officer (CDCO) and other members of the Executive Team, you will contribute to expanding the organization’s revenue in line with Compass’ strategic plan to significantly increase its national scope and impact,in pursuit of its long-term goal to end asset poverty for 220,000 families with low incomes by 2030. This role will serve as an internal performance lead and external representative of Compass, engaging a broad spectrum of funders, partners, and supporters as the organization continues to grow and diversify its revenue streams.

For context, the Compass team, led by the CEO and the Chief Development & Communications Officer, is raising $4.75 million in philanthropy from foundations and corporations, and $725,000 from individuals this fiscal year. These targets will continue to rise in the coming years as the organization expands its work. As Director of Development,you will play a leading role in growing the financial support for Compass in key fundraising and development areas and execute on reaching Compass’ ambitious goals as you orchestrate major fundraising appeals, plan and launch cultivation events for current and prospective donors, and manage and grow relationships with corporations, foundations,and individuals.

The Director of Development will supervise a Development& Communications Associate. This role reports to the CDCO.


The Director of Development will be responsible for leading the implementation and operations of Compass’ fundraising strategy. The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Individual Donor Management and Support to Leadership
  • Lead planning and execution of two major fundraising appeals each year
  • Manage a portfolio of individual donors and prospects
  • Qualify donors and assign to DOD, CDCO, or CEO portfolio based on overall fundraising strategy
  • Plan and execute regular cultivation and stewardship events for prospective and current donors, including one large annual event (Breakfast Benefit)
  • Actively partner with the CEO and CDCO to coordinate and support top individual donor meetings as needed
  • Lead and support one or more local Advisory Boards

Steward Relationships with Institutional/Corporate Partners:

  • Manage relationships with local foundations and corporations, and some national foundations and corporations
  • Support CDCO to cultivate and steward top national foundation and corporate relationships and secure philanthropic support for programmatic expansion to new geographies
  • Write high-quality proposals and reports, in collaboration with the Development & Communications Associate, and ensure timely submission

Management of Team and Development Operations:

  • Develop, improve, and help maintain development management systems, as needed, including team’s use of Salesforce
  • Facilitate Development team meetings to support team learning and coordination of workflows to accomplish the team’s projects, activities,and goals throughout the year
  • Oversee timely processing and acknowledgement of all contributions by Development & Communications Associate, including review and approval of all drafted acknowledgement letters
  • Oversee online donation platform and gift processing systems


Compass seeks solutions-focused and collaborative leaders who have demonstrated alignment with Compass’ mission, either through lived,work, or volunteer experience in communities of people with low incomes. The ideal candidate will be a hands-on development leader seeking an opportunity to help build the development function in a growing, entrepreneurial nonprofit that values equity, innovation, and impact.

We seek candidates with previous experience in and a passion for development and undraising. We’ll be most excited about your candidacy if you can demonstrate prior success delivering results in a collaborative, mission-driven environment. We do not expect candidates to meet all of the criteria listed below.Reviewing the qualifications can help you to better understand the expectations of this role.

If you believe you have “what it takes,” please submit an application. We will be excited to hear from you and each application will be carefully reviewed and acknowledged by a member of our team. Below you will find key experiences and mindsets we seek:
  • Commitment to Compass’ mission and values and a passion for impacting the lives of others
  • Development experience in nonprofit fundraising field;experience with soliciting and closing major gifts is a priority; institutional giving, grants management, and event management (including virtual events) experience preferred
  • Intellectual depth, maturity, and the ability to collaborate effectively and authentically with colleagues, senior leaders, and xternal partners
  • Excellent writing skills with an ability to reflect the Compass brand in written communications, combining data and storytelling to effectively communicate through emails, proposals, reports, and so on
  • Strong administrative, information management, and organizational skills, with an emphasis on time management and the ability to plan,organize, and implement numerous projects simultaneously
  • Systems- and process- oriented: ability to create,follow, and improve upon department systems and processes that enable team to operate at the highest level
  • Experience using data to monitor progress toward team goals, identify problems,and make decisions
  • Capacity to build upon and think beyond standard industry practices to reach development goals in an equity-focused, entrepreneurial, and fast-growing organization
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates initiative, patience,and resourcefulness when responding and adapting to opportunities that come with change
  • Interest in and commitment to serving as an effective manager; prior management experience preferred.
  • Experience handling confidential and sensitive information
  • Previous CRM experience desired; Salesforce preferred

This position is currently remote, though we are expecting all employees to return to varying degrees of hybrid work as soon as we can safely return to the workplace following the COVID-19 pandemic. We seek candidates based in either Boston, MA or Philadelphia,PA, with the expectation of travel to the Boston office on occasion.


The salary range for this role is $85,000-$100,000. We’ll promote your professional growth and development by providing access to a competitive salary and benefits package and additional employee benefits that include but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare: medical, dental, vision
  • Retirement plan 401(k) & match
  • Life insurance & disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Professional development & certification
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Interested candidates are encouraged to promptly submit their application and cover letter through our online portal. All applicants will receive a response to their application within two weeks of submission. Please with questions or for support submitting your application.


Compass Working Capital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We’re committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs,job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, sexual orientation,gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages. Compass Working Capital is compliant with the American with Disabilities Act and we arec ommitted to ensuring individuals with disabilities receive the accommodations required for them to interview and/or work as a member of our team. Should you require accommodations, please contact:

Manager of Data and Learning: Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation

Manager of Data and Learning

Read by 4th is a citywide effort of an ever-growing network of partners working to dramatically increase the number of children reading on grade-level by the time they begin 4th grade. Led by the Free Library of Philadelphia, the coalition of 130+ organizations works to support early learning experiences that build school-readiness and promote quality reading instruction, increase access to summer and out-of-school-time learning, and boost daily on-time attendance through asset based family engagement, neighborhood led community mobilization, and equitable policy and system change.

To advance the goals of the campaign, the Read by 4th backbone staff works to convene and support partnerships, track and report on progress, build the capacity of our partner network and the local early literacy ecosystem and support story-telling and advocacy to shift policies and systems. The Manager of Data and Learning is the staff person responsible for the Campaign’s data tracking and progress reporting as well as creating and supporting a learning agenda for the network of partner organizations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating and Convening:
    • Developing cross sector data stories by convening data experts from across the city, currently organized under our Data Working Group
    • Facilitating partner learning around data, research, and the tools of the trade by facilitating a calendar of formal and informal learning opportunities for the Read by 4th partner network including bi-monthly lunch and learns and an annual review of data
    • Supporting our monthly working groups with as needed data and evaluation products, especially focused around their annual work plans
    • Participating in education/data communities of practice where we give and receive data and evaluation support to the Philadelphia education sector
  • Data collection, tracking, and evaluation
    • Ensuring the regular and timely collection of data for key campaign benchmarks, including, but not limited to community listening activities, the quarterly partner survey, and the partner experience survey.
    • Synthesizing data analysis into clear, relevant, and visually appealing materials: including maps, reports, and dashboards
    • Updating the campaign’s data dashboard with timely data; ensuring campaign processes, and impacts are measured and reported with attention to equity.
    • Managing vendor relationships with vendors who provide data, evaluation and research support to Read by 4th.
  • Reporting and storytelling
    • Maintaining a monthly newsletter column with key updates, opportunities, and resources
    • Updating and maintain progress and impact collateral and webpages
    • Provide specific data (qualitative and quantitative) for grant reports and funder updates.
  • Assuming other responsibilities as necessary as part of a small staff team (e.g. support new partner orientations, submit data to national pacesetter competitions and, co-author papers with university partners)

Desired Qualifications:

The right fit is an imperative for a lean operation such as Read by 4th. Below is a list of qualities that we are looking for in the person who takes on this critical role of Data and Learning Manager. If these ring true for you, then we hope you’ll apply for this position.

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree. Coursework in relevant fields is a plus.
  • You have two-three years of relevant work experience handling data and evaluation assignments, can draft a logic model, theory of change, and evaluation plan if given a program description.
  • You have some experience guiding others in using data to inform their work and their decision making.
  • You are comfortable coordinating and managing multiple projects, building synergy between them, setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and responding quickly to requests for information and assistance.
  • You are problem-solving and solution oriented.
  • You value the success and capacity of those around you. You can demonstrate the ability to reach out to people outside your circle, build relationships, and collaborate.
  • You are flexible, creative, and have the ability to work autonomously or collaboratively as the situation demands.
  • You seek out opportunities to learn and grow, and are comfortable asking for exactly what you need.
  • You have advanced proficiency with Excel (Advanced proficiency includes knowing how to transform and clean a table with power query).
  • Ideal candidates may also know either ArcGIS, Python, R, Matlab, SQL, SPSS, SAS, or another technical software or software language, although candidates without are still encouraged to apply.
  • Equity is a priority for you. You can demonstrate how you’ve taken an equity lens to data and evaluation work. You can also demonstrate how you’ve built cultural competence into your work.
  • You are familiar with Philadelphia, its neighborhoods and communities and/or the early literacy issue space.

Specific salary offer will be commensurate with the experience of the successful candidate.

More information about the campaign is available online:

To Apply:   Please e-mail cover letter, resume and information as to where you saw this posting with “Manager of Data and Learning” in the subject to:

The Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.