Director of Finance: Philadelphia Museum of Art

At the Philadelphia Museum of Art, we actively seek to employ a diverse group of people who embody our organizational values. We welcome and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply, especially those from marginalized and underrepresented groups in the museum field, who are inspired by our shared purpose and enjoy working collaboratively with others.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.

How You Will Contribute

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Finance will oversee all financial aspects of business and reporting activities and drive the organization’s financial strategy and planning to include implementation of financial systems.  This position will support financial reporting to the finance and audit committees of the Board of Trustees.

The Director of Finance will implement financial strategy in collaboration with the CFO and ensure the priorities of the organization are executed. This includes strategic business management support of the finance department.  Maintain day to day accounting functions which include reporting on plant funds,

The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring fiscal best practices and strategic management to strengthen and improve the financial stewardship and operations to advance the organization’s mission.

Specifically, you will:

  • Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Director of Finance will also support the Leadership Team, which defines and implements organization-wide strategy and policy.
  • The Director of Finance leads a team that manages the financial activities for the museum, including reporting, treasury management and endowment, adhering to industry best practices and I.R.S. requirements for a 501(c)(3) organization.
  • This role serves as the internal finance expert who provides fiscal guidance to the organization’s leadership and collaborates with external stakeholders including insurance brokers, banking partners, and legal counsel, as required.
  • Lead the Finance department team and ensure the department is right-sized, appropriately staffed, and productive.
  • Hire, train, coach, and manage the Finance team.
  • Develop goals, define priorities, and meet regularly to track progress.
  • Maintain and continuously improve the financial functions of the organization by conducting regular assessments of its financial policies, procedures, and systems to maximize efficiency.
  • Develop and implement systems to prepare for an external audit of areas including but not limited to fixed assets, inventory, revenues, and reporting while ensuring that the organization is fully compliant and adhering to or exceeding industry best practices.
  • Manage the implementation of year-end audits and stay up to date on nonprofit audit best practices and state and federal law regarding nonprofit/foundation operations.
  • Oversee and review financial statements, external and management reporting, treasury, budgets, general accounting, compliance matters, and purchasing.
  • Substantively contribute to strategic discussions about the long-term financial stewardship of the Museum, providing financial analysis of business decisions and ad hoc projects as required by leadership, the Founders, and the Board of Directors
  • Prepare and present monthly reports, variance analyses, and quarterly forecasts to leadership and the Board in line with predetermined reporting schedules.
  • Manage banking relationships and cash management function.
  • Continue the migration away from paper processes to fully electronic payments and supporting documentation to expedite administrative processing.
  • Oversee cash flow planning to ensure the availability of funds and the timely execution of payments.
  • Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the Museum’s operations and plans.
  • Make recommendations across all departments to find efficiencies.
  • Ensure compliance with tax and regulatory filing requirements.
  • When necessary, coordinate with external consultants for tax or legal advice.
  • Review systems for opportunities to innovate, uplift and advance. While streamlining processes and implementing key initiatives for the organization.
  • Work closely with the CFO and Controller to enhance systems, communications and create efficiencies throughout the department.
  • Lead other special projects and ad hoc initiatives as requested by the Leadership Team and the Board of Directors
  • Together with the Finance team, participate in organization-wide associate engagement activities such as attending public programs, hosting interns, and volunteering in the community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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Philanthropic Engagement Officer: Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc.


The Philanthropic Engagement Officer (PEO) is a frontline fundraiser for The Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc. (POKC), managing a portfolio of donors toward deepening philanthropic relationships and achieving organizational fundraising goals.

The primary responsibility of the PEO will be the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of current and prospective donors to POKC. The PEO will work to secure gifts primarily, but not exclusively, in the $10,000 and above range for general annual support and other priority fundraising initiatives. While much of this fundraising work will be managed independently, important to the PEO’s success will be a desire and willingness to collaborate within the Development Department and across other departments within POKC, with an emphasis on collaboration with other members of the Philanthropic Engagement team.

Primary Responsibilities

•    Identify, qualify, cultivate, and solicit current and prospective donors to POKC’s annual fund programs; for restricted projects and endowment; and for major fundraising events;

•    Manage and maintain a dynamic portfolio of approximately 125 individual donors and prospects;

•    Complete and document at least 100 meaningful personal donor interactions/visits to these donors and prospects per year;

•    Actively track moves and interactions with prospects in Tessitura database leading towards solicitation;

•    Manage execution of next actions for the cultivation and solicitation, recognition and messaging for individual principal prospects and donors. Facilitate and coordinate communication and build engagement opportunities for these individuals;

•    When appropriate, provide support to the Chief Philanthropy Officer; staff and board leadership; and other members of the Development team on cultivation, stewardship and solicitation calls;

•    Write and prepare written communications, correspondence, proposals, reports and presentations for major donors;

•    Regularly attend performances and concerts at the Kimmel Center and other Orchestra events, using these opportunities to welcome donors and to advance donor relationships;

•    Create new strategies and fundraising initiatives that use concerts, events, community programs, and donor benefits to encourage greater frequency of participation among current and prospective donors;

•    Represent POKC at external fundraising and community events, interacting with shared donors who participate in them;

•    Execute additional fundraising responsibilities as determined by the Chief Philanthropy Officer.


•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience, with a minimum of 3-5 years of frontline fundraising experience.

•    Demonstrated accomplishments in managing donor portfolios, making personal solicitations, and achieving or exceeding personal and departmental fundraising goals is required.

•    Knowledge of or prior experience in other areas of fundraising (planned giving, annual fund, institutional giving, etc.) and knowledge of and experience with the Philadelphia-area philanthropic community is a plus.

•    Knowledge of or strong interest in the performing arts is helpful and important for fundraising success.
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Development Director: GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

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Are you a Development Director who is passionate about art? Are you excited about the opportunity to support and grow the creative culture in downtown Reading? Do you want to be on the cusp of new and exciting ventures designed to enrich the lives of both city residents and
visitors? If so, keep reading to learn more about the opportunity to become our new Development Director.

About GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Located in downtown Reading, PA, GoggleWorks operates in a former goggle factory and is composed of 145,000 square feet of creative space. The 501c3 nonprofit offers year-round arts education, including workshops, classes, and visiting artists; community outreach programs; a
summer residency; youth programs and camps; 35 on-site studio artists; the Albert and Eunice Boscov theater; three galleries for exhibitions; the Berks LaunchBox maker space; and over a dozen vibrant educational studio environments-hot glass, wood, printmaking, warm glass, textiles, drawing
and painting, music, metals, ceramics, photography, virtual reality, and urban gardens.

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Our Mission

GoggleWorks’ mission is to transform lives through unique interactions with art.

Development Director

GoggleWorks seeks an experienced Development Director who will have a dual role as a strategic leader and a hands-on fundraiser. In this new position, the Development director will:

  • Design and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy that supports the growth and expansion of GoggleWorks’ vision over the next 3-5 years as well as ongoing operational sustainability.
  • Support the Executive Director in all aspects of individual and corporate giving, including annual appeal, major gifts, planned giving, and donor communications.
  • Cultivate and steward relationships with stakeholders, coordinate major donor meetings, administer grant needs and reports, monitor and grow the endowment fund, and analyze donor data.
  • Collaborate with the Finance Director, Director of Operations, Signature Events Manager, Marketing Team and Programs Team

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Director of Major Gifts: Fairmount Park Conservancy

Organizational Overview:

Fairmount Park Conservancy brings parks to life. We work with the City of Philadelphia and its communities to steward our parks and nurture our shared environment, cultural resources, and public health.  We lead capital projects and historic preservation efforts, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage investments, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park, six other watershed parks, and more than 130 neighborhood parks and gardens around the city.

Position Overview:

The Director of Major Gifts is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual prospects for donations of $10,000 and up, providing revenue for Fairmount Park Conservancy, while ensuring that major donors have a positive and rewarding philanthropic experience.

The key to success in this role will be identifying and building relationships with new prospects, as well as strengthening relationships with existing donors to maximize philanthropic support. Working closely with the Chief Development Officer, other development staff, leadership, and the Board of Directors, the Director of Major Gifts will help build a strong base of individual donors to support Fairmount Park Conservancy’s ambitious philanthropic goals.
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Director of Finance: Library Company of Philadelphia

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The Library Company of Philadelphia (LCP) is one of the country’s oldest libraries and learning communities. Founded by Benjamin Franklin nearly 300 years ago, it is considered the first public library and the first lending library anywhere. It served as the first Library of Congress and supported the work of the Continental Congresses, the Constitutional Convention, and the first government of the United States. Today our collections concentrate on American society and culture from the 17th through the 19th centuries. Free and open to the public, the Library Company houses an extensive non-circulating collection of rare books, manuscripts, broadsides, ephemera, prints, photographs, and works of art.  We also offer an extensive fellowship program that enables an international group of scholars to visit and use the collections for their research.


The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring the continued financial health and growth of the LCP.  Reporting to the Edwin Wolf 2nd Director, the Director of Finance manages all of the financial operations of the LCP and works with the Director and the Board of Trustees to monitor to advise on present financial conditions, improve financial management systems, and develop models for projecting financial implications of strategic decisions.  This position is also charged with developing and implementing financial policies and procedures for the LCP,  including policies to manage restricted endowments and grants, as well as directs the annual budget process and serves as a liaison to the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Essential Functions

Managing Finances

Work with LCP senior leadership to develop an annual budget to support the accomplishment of our mission and strategic goals within our financial capacity

Ensure the efficient and accurate recording, processing, and tracking of financial transactions

Regularly review ongoing service contracts and other expenses for greatest efficiency

Generate regular financial reports for the Director and the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees

Create financial models to facilitate decision-making on long-term projects.

Manage payroll and benefits administration

Work with staff on the creation and administration of project and departmental budgets, as well as grant and donor reports

Analyze financial performance of various organizational departments and programs and suggest improvements
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Event and Group Sales Manager: Historic Philadelphia

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The Event and Group Sales Manager is responsible for managing all sales-related activities for Historic Philadelphia, Inc. products. This position will increase sales revenue by growing current client relationships, establishing new relationships with customers and partners, and identifying new revenue opportunities. The Event and Group Sales Manager will directly supervise the Field Trip Coordinator. Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain and build relationships with 200+ tour operators as well as social and corporate groups.
  • Perform all sales-related activities, including maintaining existing client relationships, cold calling and prospecting, writing proposals, attending local and national trade shows, and attending local networking and industry events.
  • Facilitate private event rentals for the Betsy Ross House and Franklin Square. Assist event clients through various steps of the event planning process, from initial inquiry all the way through post-event follow-up.
  • Oversee Field Trip Coordinator to ensure sales goals are met and school visits are executed successfully.
  • Direct sales strategies to ensure revenue is maximized.
  • Analyze education and events bookings to ensure programs/products are profitable.
  • Create and maintain annual sales goals, plans, and budgets for group sales, Field Trip sales, and event sales.
  • Maintain revenue spreadsheets and profit & loss statements.
  • Provide direction to the marketing team to develop marketing materials, including group planners, trade show profile sheets, education brochures, etc.
  • Collaborate with programming department to identify new products and revise current programming to better meet the needs of HPI’s clients.
  • The position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, creative thinking, supervisory experience, and willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and strong computer skills needed.

Education Level:

Bachelors Degree
To Apply

If you are interested in this position with Historic Philadelphia, please send a cover letter and resume to Historic Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer and is a drug-free work environment

Executive Director: Valley Forge Educational Services


Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES) offers educational, social-recreational, and employment-based programs for individuals with special needs. The hallmark of their programs is the collaborative and holistic approach to each child, adolescent, and adult, recognizing their unique abilities and needs through team efforts. Individuals of all ages come to learn, share, appreciate, and respect one another while developing skills necessary for success. VFES is committed to helping students and adult participants develop a strong sense of self-worth to realize their value as contributing members of their communities.

Valley Forge Educational Services (VFES) is located on a 28-acre campus in the wooded countryside of Chester County, in the town of Malvern, Pennsylvania. The campus provides students and staff a calm and peaceful environment where they can achieve their academic goals, socialize with friends, and practice daily living skills.

The VFES campus consists of a number academic and clinical services buildings including several school buildings within The Vanguard School program; The Milton Brutten Elementary School building, The Richard D. Mierley Upper School building (houses Middle and High Schools), The Vanguard Transition Center, a state-of-the-art therapy gym, activities center, cafeteria, industrial- and fine-arts workshops, and administrative offices. The campus also contains an attractive central courtyard, play structures, a PACE course, fitness trail, and athletic fields.


The Vanguard School
The Vanguard School provides comprehensive special education services in a highly personalized setting by emphasizing and integrating an academic environment with a high degree of socialization programming and sensory integration. The school explores and implements individualized approaches along with evidence-based curriculum to foster significant educational and social accomplishments in its students.

The Vanguard School’s innovative K-12 and post-secondary education is a hallmark of the school’s
learning-for-life philosophy and has resulted in measurable success for graduates.

Adult and Recreation Services

Adult and Recreation Services (ARS) offers employment, social and recreational programming for adults with unique abilities, 18 years and older. Adult and Recreation Services programs vary in purpose, format, and length and build on participants’ interests to help them succeed, learn, and grow. The largest program under ARS is Customized Workforce Solutions (CWS). CWS provides employment-related services to adults with disabilities. The program focuses on person-centered support and training to help job seekers attain their employment goals. The process helps adults define their goals, understand their skills, and discover their vocational interests and work preferences. While most CWS services take place in the participants’ home communities, some informational meetings, career assessments, and special events take place on the VFES campus. Vocational Immersion Program (VIP) is a vocational based service offered over 4 weeks in the summer. It is for younger adults, ages 17 yrs – 24 yrs, who would benefit from learning how to navigate the soft skills of seeking employment and experience an ‘immersion’ into a work experience for 3 weeks, including a residential component the last week of the program. Additionally, ARS focuses on helping adults with unique abilities navigate social and recreational activities. From the development of social and daily living skills to experiencing opportunities to have fun and make new friends, programs of Adult & Recreation Services maximize each participant’s potential. Social and recreational programs include day and overnight camp, respite retreats, employment readiness program, and social events.

For additional information, please visit their website at .
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Executive Director: New Horizons Senior Center


Founded in 1976 as Options in Aging, the New Horizons Senior Center is a non-residential wellness, learning, and activity center for active and independent adults.  New Horizons serves two generations of active adults, from ages 55 to 95, many of whom are directly involved as program volunteers.  The Center’s programs foster leadership, volunteering, and engagement.

The mission of New Horizons Senior Center is to provide programs and services that enable older adults to live independently in their own homes, form meaningful connections with others, and engage in lifelong learning.  We now serve over 1,000 seniors from Narberth, Wynnewood, Merion, Bala Cynwyd and surrounding communities.  New Horizons is recognized as an entrepreneurial and innovative senior center, thanks to its unique program model; its problem-solving, solution-oriented, creative staff; its committed volunteer cadre; and its inclusive organizational culture.

Please visit us at our website (

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall leadership and daily operations of New Horizons Senior Center. The ED will advance the organization’s mission and values, provide strategic leadership, ensure quality management of the overall operations, expand and implement successful fundraising strategies, and ensure that the senior center has the financial and human resources necessary to achieve its mission.

Salary range:  $55,000 – $70,000
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