Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships: Main Line Art Center

The Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships will be a key part of the Art Center’s leadership team. They will be responsible for the cultivation, management and solicitation of individual gifts, corporate funding and beneficial strategic partnerships. They will have proven success in grant writing and acquiring funds through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program (EITC). They will work with the Board and staff in order to meet the funding goals of the Art Center.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Foundation, Corporate and Government Funding:

  • Continually research opportunities for funding and develop annual grant calendar.
  • Write targeted grants and reports for awarded grants in collaboration with Co-Directors.
  • Handle all aspects of the Center’s participation in the EITC program including, but not limited to, renewal and solicitation of new EITC partners
  • Solicit corporate support of programs and seek out beneficial partnerships
  • Acquire sponsors for summer camp, events and community arts programs.

Individual Giving, Donor and Prospect Management:

  • Develop goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities.
  • Develop and manage annual fund drive to broaden base of participation and raise levels of individual giving.
  • Write solicitation and thank you letters.
  • Work with the Board to develop major gift prospects and grow endowment opportunities.
  • Develop and coordinate all fundraising events.
  • Represent the organization at events and consistently seek networking opportunities.
  • Manage internal donor lists in Art Center Canvas and ensure information is accurate and up to date.
  • Track annual giving.
  • Keep up-to-date and thorough records of grant solicitation, results and reports.
  • Write annual report and prepare report for publication.

Event Rentals:

  • Oversee event rental program including contracts, day-of event support, and new rental prospects.


  • This is an onsite position.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years related experience.
  • Proven experience soliciting major gifts and ability to write successful grants.
  • Proven relationships with arts and culture donors in the tristate area.
  • Proven experience with the EITC program and relationships with current participants preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with Board, students, members and major donors are required.
  • Night and weekend availability required as needed.
Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
To Apply

At Main Line Art Center our values lead us and we are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusionary work place. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter as a single PDF to Lisa Getz, Co-Executive Director, at with the subject line “Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships Application.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Chief Financial Officer: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library encompasses an unrivaled museum of American decorative arts in its mansion and galleries and a magnificent 60-acre naturalistic garden—all set on 1,000 gorgeous acres.

Winterthur employs a wide array of positions in the areas of curatorial, horticulture, education, conservation, library, maintenance, marketing, development, technology, and administration.

At Winterthur, employment is more than just work. The Winterthur employee is offered a unique and rewarding experience that is rich in culture and natural beauty. Winterthur considers its employees and volunteers to be among its greatest assets and welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute their specific skills to its mission “to inspire, enlighten, and delight all of its visitors while preserving and enhancing [Winterthur]” and also uphold its core values of agility, excellence, innovation, integrity, inclusion, and transparency.


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as Treasurer of the Corporation and chief financial spokesperson, is a member of Winterthur’s senior leadership team, reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and works closely with the Board of Trustees to advance Winterthur’s strategic goals and objectives.

The CFO will have day-to-day responsibility for financial, administrative, and operational activities; will serve as a thought leader on all business and operational matters; and will partner with other senior leaders in advancing efforts for improved organizational processes and systems. They will be relied upon for proven leadership capabilities, good business judgment, an analytical mindset, and sound and influential decision-making abilities. They will be a strategic partner to the CEO, conceptualizing and analyzing problems and solutions in a proactive, constructive, creative manner that results in improved performance across the organization.

The CFO will oversee and provide leadership to the following Winterthur departments: Finance, Facilities, Food and Beverage, Information Systems Hardware and Technology, Post Office and Shipping/Receiving, Retail, and Security. They will also oversee Winterthur’s contracts, legal, and insurance matters.


Financial Management 

  • oversee, in partnership with the CEO, the day-to-day responsibilities for planning and managing all finance-related activities of the museum, including institutional assurance/audit, risk management, and budgeting/forecasting the museum’s annual budget of $30 million dollars;
  • direct the annual budgeting process and the development of business policies and internal controls for the museum’s fiscal operations;
  • ensure appropriate accounting control over the museum’s restricted $340 million dollar endowment and other investment funds;
  • monitor the investment portfolio and act as direct liaison with Investment Advisors as directed by the Finance and Investment committees;
  • construct financial models for proposed museum activities and programs;
  • work closely with all department heads, as a member of the senior leadership team, to help them understand the financial and/or operational implications of the museum’s programming decisions

Earned Income Revenue Generation

  • provide leadership, in partnership with the Director of Visitor Engagement, to maximize museum revenues through earned income sources including event ticket sales, food services, and the retail Museum Store while providing for a top quality visitor experience;
  • develop new business opportunities to enhance earned income for the museum;
  • create annual and long-term fundraising goals, in partnership with the Director of Philanthropy, to support operational and program expenditure budgets

Operations Management

  • ensure that all business and operational aspects of the museum are in alignment with overall objectives and reflect the institution’s core values; setting high standards for integrity, productivity, professionalism, creativity, diversity, and cooperation in the workplace;
  • oversee and ensure the successful implementation of risk management, legal, business insurance, facilities and property management, and information technology activities, policies and procedures;
  • ensure the functional integrity of the museum by working closely with the Director of Facilities to address operational, aesthetic, safety, security, emergency preparedness and overall cleanliness / sanitation issues;
  • participate in ongoing strategic and tactical planning efforts that strengthen the organization’s infrastructure, sustainability, and impact in the communities it serves;
  • act as chief compliance officer with overall responsibility for internal control, records retention, contract administration and ethics/conflict of interest policies under the oversight of the CEO and museum’s Audit Committee;
  • oversee contract management and legal compliance matters for the museum, coordinating as necessary with external legal counsel;
  • understand and apply applicable laws, policies and procedures quickly and succinctly to assure timely, consistent, and accurate implementation

Board Relations

  • serve as staff liaison to the Finance, Investment, and Audit committees of the museum Board of Trustees;
  • attend all museum board and board committee meetings, as needed, reporting on operational, advocacy and financial issues;
  • present the museum’s financials to board committees as well as the full Board of Trustees



The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • a bachelor’s degree, with an MBA or master’s degree in accounting/finance preferred
  • a minimum of eight years of experience in a senior management role, with experience as a Director of Finance or CFO required; nonprofit, museum experience a plus
  • strong knowledge of corporate and/or nonprofit governance with significant experience interfacing with governing boards
  • strong leadership and management skills
  • effective communication, presentation, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • team-building skills with a collaborative management style
  • creative, conceptual, and analytical thinking, with sensitivity to both the artistic and business worlds
  • ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of representatives of public and private organizations, board members, volunteers, vendors, museum staff, and the general public


COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance, generous paid time off, 403(B) with employer match

Education Level:
Bachelor’s in Business, Management, Accounting, or Finance; Master’s preferred

Director of Marketing: Museum of the American Revolution

THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION’s mission is to uncover and share compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government. Ideally situated in the heart of historic Philadelphia, just steps away from Independence Hall, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. Since opening to the public in 2017, the Museum has gained public and critical acclaim for its “nuanced, warts-and-all version of the American Revolution” and established itself as a destination that brings history to life in a unique and powerful way. Nearly a million visitors have experienced the Museum’s rich, complex, and inspiring Revolutionary story and millions more have engaged with this fuller, more inclusive telling through online exhibits, interactives, and other virtual programs. As we march toward the 250th anniversary of the nation’s birth in 2026, the Museum is poised to play a leadership role as a galvanizing force to help guide our country on a path toward building “a more perfect union.”

Position Description:

The Museum of the American Revolution is seeking a creative, collaborative, culturally attuned director of marketing to lead the development, implementation, and analysis of  of all marketing and advertising initiatives.   The successful director of marketing will be a passionate advocate for the Museum’s brand with a clear understanding of all that the Museum has to offer—particularly as we approach a milestone year in 2026.  Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and working in close collaboration with the Director of Communications, the Director of Marketing will lead a growing team that at this time includes an e-communications coordinator,  and senior graphic designer.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

Introduce and supervise market development initiatives for the Museum to achieve targets for all earned revenue streams, on-site and on-line. Work to sustain existing and acquire new audiences to broaden impact, including members and donors. Initiatives to include events, cross-promotions and targeted outreach to other non-profit and educational institutions and corporations.

Create, implement, and oversee strategies and timelines for marketing, advertising, and media buying with emphasis on digital channels. Develop relationships with vendors, advertisers (Visit Philly, CVB), and community contacts to maximize marketing dollars.

Write effective, engaging marketing copy for a variety of channels, including, but not limited to, traditional and digital advertising, print collateral, website, and email.

Cultivate partnerships and agreements with key travel, trade, and cultural organizations, and media outlets that enhance the Museum’s visibility and reputation.

Develop and implement marketing plans and projects for new and existing exhibitions, programs, events, and community initiatives.

Use data-driven analysis, including historical performance, external benchmarks, market conditions, trends to provide perspective, to develop budgets and to set pricing for each component of earned revenue.

Assess effectiveness of Museum’s marketing programs in achieving strategic goals and provide reports to the leadership team as necessary, utilizing qualitative and quantitative market research.

Work with Digital Product Manager and Director of Communications to oversee website strategy and execution including website content development, SEO/SEM, as well as data analytics and tracking.

Oversee compliance with brand identity in all media and materials including group sales, development, sponsorship, membership, exhibitions, and programs.

Provide in-house marketing expertise to departments throughout the Museum, including Visitor Engagement, Education, Retail, Food Service, Curatorial, Corporate and Institutional Development, Sponsorship, Individual Giving and Membership.

Work collaboratively with Museum departments to develop and conduct market research and analyze public and visitor trends and perceptions of the Museum.

Work collaboratively with and manage marketing staff to meet goals and execute strategies. Collaborate with the social media team to support marketing initiatives.

Develop and supervise the administration of the marketing budget.

Perform other duties as assigned.


5-7 years of marketing related experience with a museum, cultural organization, tourist attraction or other not-for-profit organization preferred

Strong preference for candidates with demonstrated successful experience in digital and social advertising

Experience in developing effective promotional partnerships

Mission- and goal-driven, proactive, accountable, and results-oriented, with growth mindset

Analytical, with creative outlook

Superior writing skills required

Strong project management and organizational skills

Knowledge/experience in video production/editing preferred

Ability to produce under tight deadlines with multiple priorities

Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team

Ability to work weekends, evening hours, or holidays as needed

Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite programs. Knowledge of and proficiency using e-CRM and CMS systems preferred

Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree or higher
To Apply

The Museum of the American Revolution ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to

Membership Manager: Museum of the American Revolution

THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION’s mission is to uncover and share compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government. Ideally situated in the heart of historic Philadelphia, just steps away from Independence Hall, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. Since opening to the public in 2017, the Museum has gained public and critical acclaim for its “nuanced, warts-and-all version of the American Revolution” and established itself as a destination that brings history to life in a unique and powerful way. Nearly a million visitors have experienced the Museum’s rich, complex, and inspiring Revolutionary story and millions more have engaged with this fuller, more inclusive telling through online exhibits, interactives, and other virtual programs. As we march toward the 250th anniversary of the nation’s birth in 2026, the Museum is poised to play a leadership role as a galvanizing force to help guide our country on a path toward building “a more perfect union.”

Position Description

Part of a dynamic team reporting to the Director of Leadership Giving, the Membership Manager advances the Museum’s mission through member retention, acquisition, and cultivation strategies for this complex national Membership program of 4,500 households. Working collaboratively with the Leadership Giving, Marketing, and Visitor Engagement teams, the Membership Manager will steward and develop the Membership program through multiple print and digital communication channels including direct mail and e-mail marketing, plus on-site and virtual programming. This position is responsible for a portion of the Museum’s overall contributed revenue goal.

The Membership Manager directly oversees direct mail and online campaigns for Member acquisition and retention programs, plus a robust member-centric fulfillment process. Analyzes renewal rates, trends, and performance to identify data-driven strategies and new opportunities for growth. Works with Visitor Engagement teams to promote and sell Membership at the Museum, and Marketing to promote Membership in printed and online materials to encourage prospects to join and support. Alongside the Special Programs Manager and Leadership Giving Manager, this position elevates the Member experience through digital communications, exclusive programming, and outstanding customer service.

Primary Responsibilities

Working closely with Director of Leadership Giving, analyze and identify data-driven strategies for Member acquisition, retention initiatives, plus on-site and virtual Member experiences. Work collaboratively with Leadership Giving team to execute outstanding calendar of events and communications that encourages joining, renewals and upgrades.

Oversee tactics and timelines for multi-channel acquisition, retention, upgrade, and recapture direct mail campaigns, integrating printed mailings with emails and web content.

Schedule and manage monthly printed and email renewals with outside vendor to assure accuracy and timely delivery based on list preparation, production, approval process and mailing dates.

Work in Raiser’s Edge and MS Excel to produce monthly mailing lists with segmented variable data for targeted renewal and acknowledgement letters recognizing members at each stage in their membership experience.

Enter payments to process and update member records in Raiser’s Edge and Galaxy Ticketing. Ensure accuracy of member information between databases to support membership sales, renewals, and customer service.

Work hands-on to update, print, fulfill and mail acknowledgement letters for new, renewing, upgrade and gift membership sales. Work with Development and Visitor Engagement teams to train and manage staff to assist in fulfillment process during peak periods and assure timely delivery of materials to members.

Act as primary point of contact for Museum Members, answering Member phone line and ensuring timely and efficient responses to phone, email, and mail inquiries, and provide excellent customer service.

Develop strategies to advance on-site Membership sales, working closely with the Visitor Engagement team to train frontline staff and implement sales incentives. Collaborate with Marketing team to promote Membership as part of visitor transactions through Membership materials and special promotions.

Represent the Museum at Member programs and participate in select donor cultivation programs throughout the year. Assist with departmental events and activities as assigned.

Draft content for select Membership communications and marketing materials including letters, e-mails, newsletters, postcards, and other core Membership materials.

Collaborate with Museum’s graphic designer and outside vendors to track inventory and ensure all Membership materials are accurate and updated with the latest information and benefits.

Work some evenings and occasional weekends, including select high-volume gift processing days between December 26 – December 31.

Sustain a team-oriented, supportive environment that maintains high standards and encourages creativity, collaboration, and professional growth.

Actively support the Museum’s commitment to equity, diversity, access, and inclusion, with an aim to increase and deepen the participation of all audiences in museum activities.


Minimum 3 years membership related experience, ideally managing multi-channel direct-marketing campaigns as revenue streams (acquisition, retention, and upgrades)

Demonstrated experience working with direct mail and/or bulk-mail production

Database management skills, preferably skilled in Raiser’s Edge (data entry through reports)

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Familiarity with ticketing systems

Strong customer services skills and ability to work with staff at all levels

Fiscal responsibility including maintaining budgets and managing budget projections

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to produce under tight deadlines with multiple priorities

Ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team

Ability to work weekends, evening hours, or holidays as needed

Education Level:

Bachelor’s degree
To Apply

The Museum of the American Revolution ( is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to

Donor Relations Manager: Philadelphia Outward Bound School

The Donor Relations Manager supports the Development Director and Executive Director in reaching annual fundraising goals and fulfilling the mission of the Philadelphia Outward Bound School through individual donor and alumni engagement and events. This position is part of a team responsible for maximizing cultivation and stewardship opportunities, as well as reaching fundraising goals and deepening donor relationships.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with the Director of Development, plan and implement annual cultivation and stewardship programs, utilizing emails, print materials, and virtual and in-person engagement opportunities.
  • Ensure that POBS establishes and maintains data segmentation in order to cultivate and steward donors with different programmatic affinities and needs.
  • Employ POBS moves management strategies in order to build affinity with constituents who have not traditionally been fully engaged (ex. mid-level donors, peer-to-peer event donors, program alumni.) Use email and phone outreach to determine inclination and engagement levels for identified prospects who have not yet been contacted by POBS staff.
  • Project-manage the creation of cultivation and stewardship documents, (ex. the POBS annual report, case statements.)
  • Manage and maintain donor records in the CRM system (Salesforce) to track gift activity, maintain current donor information, reconcile donations, and create thank you letters.
  • Generate reports on progress toward fundraising and engagement goals for a range of audiences (co-workers, board of trustees, etc.). Act as an accountability partner for Director of Development and Executive Director in ensuring that donors and prospects in the POBS major gifts portfolio are cultivated and solicited in line with annual goals.
  • Prepare multiple fundraising campaigns, including writing and editing print and digital appeals, and managing mailing lists.
  • Ongoing communications and meeting support for board and event committees.
  • With colleagues, produce small and large-scale annual fundraising events, including but not limited to house parties, gala dinners, and peer-to-peer fundraising events.
  • Help manage participant and volunteer outreach, logistics, and committee support for events.
  • Produce non-revenue-generating events aimed at boosting engagement from both POBS’s donor base and alumni network.
  • With Corporate Relations Manager, create communications and manage sponsorship benefit fulfillment for corporate sponsors.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Passionate about POBS’ mission.
  • Commitment to excellence in producing high quality work.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to self-direct and manage projects with specific goals, measurable outcomes, and deadlines, from start to finish.
  • Superior technology skills. Confident in Microsoft Office and Google products, and database management.
  • Compassionate and effective communicator in writing and in person.
  • Able to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Sound decision-making judgment.
  • Able to bring together and organize multiple stakeholders around a shared goal.
  • Strong personal motivation, initiative, follow through and commitment.
  • Thoughtful and discrete in handling confidential and sensitive donor information.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of the motivations and decision-making processes of individual donors.
  • Project management, appeal mailing, and fundraising event experience.
  • Salesforce experience.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary: $35,000-$45,000, depending on experience.
  • This position is eligible for benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan, Paid Time Off and 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development.


Outward Bound is an international educational movement dedicated to the belief that people are capable of far more than they know. Founded in 1992, the mission of the Philadelphia Outward Bound School (POBS) is to change lives through challenge and discovery. POBS serves PA, NJ and northern DE, and is one of 11 regional Outward Bound USA schools.

A robust non-profit educational organization, POBS engages more than 5,000 participants (youth and adults) annually in experiential educational programs that inspire character development, leadership and community service. All programs, whether single or multi-day, are designed to help participants realize their true potential.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to:, and make sure to address any pertinent experience, including professional and personal experience, that is relevant to this position.

Development Director: ArtWell


ArtWell, an award-winning youth arts organization, is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and innovative Development Director to join their team. Over the past 20 years, ArtWell has worked with over 400 schools and community organizations to educate, inspire, and engage more than 38,000 K-12 students across the Greater Philadelphia region. ArtWell envisions a future where Philadelphia schools and neighborhoods are safe sanctuaries that nurture creativity and innovation; where arts and creativity are viewed as essential for learning, leading, and liberation and where youth of our city are equipped to thrive, dream, and lead, and are seen and heard as engaged citizens and creators of change.

The Development Director will provide strategic oversight for the organization’s resource development activities as they relate to ArtWell’s goals and objectives. They will also serve as a key thought leader in the ArtWell management team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful fundraising and will be aligned with ArtWell’s core mission, vision and values and will be motivated to join a dynamic, collaborative hardworking team who support each other with passion and respect. Essential responsibilities of this position include:

Fundraising Strategy

  • Create and implement an annual plan and calendar to support the organization’s fundraising and engagement goals in accordance with its mission, vision, and strategic goals
  • Manage up to $700,000 in revenue from institutions and individuals
  • Assist the Executive Director, staff, and Board of Directors in establishing fundraising vision and goals

Board Support

  • Work with Executive Director and Board to expand engagement strategies and identify new opportunities for partnership and collaboration
  • Provide regular development reporting
  • Provide individual portfolio management and solicitation support
  • Manage and provide direction to Board and volunteer committees

Grants Management

  • Write, edit, and submit grant proposals and reports in collaboration with program staff
  • Research and identify new institutional funding opportunities
  • Manage relationships with foundation, corporate, community, and government entities
  • Manage data collection and research for proposals and reports, including related stories with program staff and teaching artists
  • Schedule and oversee program site visits with funders and teaching artists/program staff

Fundraising Event Management

  • Plan and execute the details of all fundraising and cultivation events. Recent years have included:
  • ArtWell Awards (biennial)
  • ArtWell Festival (biennial)
  • Generosity 5K Run/Walk (annual)
  • Holiday Party (annual)
  • Other events as determined

Corporate Sponsorship

  • Identify prospects for corporate support and plan solicitation strategy
  • Reach out to corporate prospects to discuss grants or sponsorship support
  • Manage corporate sponsors for major fundraising events

Individual Donor Cultivation

  • Create individual donor cultivation strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board Committees
  • Create donor-facing materials (including program updates, solicitation letters, thank you cards)
  • Plan and execute twice-yearly individual donor direct mail campaigns
  • Work with Communications Director to manage and execute online giving initiatives and multi-channel solicitation strategy


  • Bachelors required, Masters preferred
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience in development
  • Inspires creativity, excitement, and action
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Focused on seeing the “big picture” and creating high-level strategy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • An appreciation for creative problem solving, collaboration, self-awareness, and ongoing learning
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Google Drive, and Salesforce
Education Level:
Bachelors required, Masters preferred
To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter (formatted as Word document or PDF) to and address to Susan Teegen, Executive Director. Any questions should be communicated in writing. No calls, please.

Director of Public Engagement: James A. Michener Art Museum

The James A. Michener Art Museum seeks a Director of Public Engagement to help create the Museum’s next chapter.

The Michener Art Museum seeks an experienced, creative, passionate and strategic public education professional to partner with and support the Executive Director in all aspects related to education, outreach and public engagement. Reporting to the Executive Director, and working closely with the Museum’s Executive Team, the Director of Public Engagement will be responsible for the development, coordination and administration of dynamic ground-up programming relevant to the museum’s existing audiences and committed to growing our audience reach, with a focus on diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion. The Director will be responsible for expanding public engagement, establishing and nurturing community partnerships in strategic and tactical ways, and designing programs and initiatives that deepen the relationships between the Museum and the wide-ranging communities and schools we serve. The Director is expected to balance the creative and intellectual process of educational programming with duties associated with administrative and financial oversight and planning. The ideal candidate will be rigorous, curious and multifaceted in their communication and engagement, able to engender trust and inspire potential in our communities.

The Michener was founded in 1988 as an independent, non-profit cultural institution dedicated to preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the art and cultural heritage of the Bucks County region. The Museum is named for Doylestown’s most famous son, the Pulitzer-Prize winning writer, James A. Michener. The Museum is housed in the former Bucks County Prison and has evolved from a modest facility with a locally derived mission to an accredited museum with a broad vision. A solid collection of Pennsylvania Impressionist paintings and special exhibitions showcasing a wide range of historical and contemporary work attract annually more than 135,000 visitors.

The Director of Public Engagement will be responsible for designing, building and implementing the museum’s programming initiatives as we write the next chapter in the Museum’s history. The successful candidate recognizes the potential for a multidisciplinary approach to interpretation for and engagement with audiences. They will cultivate strong relationships with local and global colleagues; provide exceptional thought leadership regarding trends in education, community relations and outreach, and relative to the creative arts in general, and American art in particular, and interpretation of historical buildings, and with the highest museological practices in mind. They possess a comprehensive understanding of professional standards and best practices with regard to art museum ethics as established by the American Alliance of Museums and the Association of Art Museum Directors and are expected to maintain a genuine and deep commitment to diversity and inclusion; and proactively ensure the organization is a thought leader in social justice, social access and full social inclusion.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be committed to a collaborative and innovative approach to developing an engaging, multigenerational, inclusive outreach program that is aligned with the Michener’s mission, while taking into account the needs of the community, the schools and visitors inside and out of the building. The Director will oversee three direct reports and must be able to communicate effectively with various constituent groups, have strong organizational and operational skills, and must be creative, self-directed and a team player. Other key attributes include the ability to build collaborative relationships and to attract and maintain new audiences.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Curatorial Duties

  • Develops the strategies for public engagement to meet the needs of existing audiences, while simultaneously expanding audiences to engage younger and diverse attendees.
  • Responsible for the successful implementation of creative engagement programming onsite, offsite, and virtually including but not limited to lectures, talks, performances, workshops, concerts, and classes.
  • Creates new programming opportunities through exploration of historic prison building and history and builds programming connections with broader creative arts while drawing inspiration from the founder, author James Michener.
  • Establish the Michener as the “cultural and intellectual hub” of the region, building strong partnerships with local universities, schools, performers, etc.
  • Collaborate closely with Development in the cultivation of donors, and in the research and application of grants to support programs
  • Networks out to organizations in the area for invigorated partnerships that will infuse program with robust ideas and new audiences
  • Strategizes and contributes content for the Museum website, digital outlets, and social media channels
  • Explores feasibility of residency program for writers, artists, and the community

Administrative Duties

  • Management of three direct reports, and additional indirect reports and staffing in public programs, arts education classes, summer camp, educational programming, group tours, including volunteers, docents, and interns.
  • Oversees general operation, including scheduling, booking, budget projections, expense reports, grant applications and reporting, for programming initiatives and associated staff
  • Works closely with Executive Director to ensure fulfillment of assigned strategic initiatives
  • Active member of the Museum’s Executive Team, participating in overall management of the Museum, attends meetings with the Board of Trustees, and represents the Museum in public forums.
  • Examines and evaluates all programming efforts at the Museum.
  • Partners with the Director of Marketing and Communications and Social Media manager to market and publicize events
  • Provides general guidance and thoughtful stimulation to staff and colleagues
  • Explores fundraising opportunities as related to area of supervision


  • Master’s Degree in museum education preferred, with a minimum 5-7 years of public education leadership experience required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Demonstrated management and administrative abilities
  • Commitment to the best practices in museum education
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills; proven ability to work with a range of colleagues
  • Passionate interest in the role of the arts in civic and community life including a working understanding of the arts and culture scene in Philadelphia and the surrounding region.
  • Familiarity with school systems in general and those within an hours’ drive of the Museum in particular.
  • Excellent writing and public speaking abilities
  • Experience with virtual programming, including live streaming and revenue models associated with creating programs essential
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends when necessary

Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time regular, non-exempt position

The James A. Michener Art Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Level:
Masters Degree
To Apply

Interested candidates should submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Applicant review will continue until the position is filled. Please indicate your last name and “Director of Public Engagement” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. We will respond to those candidates whose qualifications are best aligned with the components of this job description.

Facility and Security Manager: Woodmere Art Museum

Woodmere Art Museum is located on six acres in Chestnut Hill and its three buildings include the main historic mansion with galleries and offices (20,000 sq. ft.), a second residential building used for storage and back-of-house activities (4,000 sq. ft.), and a carriage house that has been converted into an art studio (2,000 sq. ft.).


The position reports to the Director of Facilities, serving as a “right hand” in all facility and security related activities of the Museum. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

With regard to facilities:

  • Maintain and supervise the maintenance of buildings, grounds, outdoor sculpture, parking areas, utilities, and equipment on an ongoing basis;
  • Assist in developing and following budgets and overseeing capital projects and contractors’ work;
  • Assist in the prioritization of improvement projects and evaluating cost-effectiveness of out-sourcing versus in-house work;
  • Assist in performing preventive maintenance on equipment, as well as basic electric, plumbing, roofing, and landscape work, as needed.

With regard to security:

  • Collaborate with the Guest Service Supervisor to manage the day-to-day security of visitors, staff, and Museum facilities;
  • Make decisions, lead in public safety activities, and ensure that best practices are followed, implemented, and improved upon as needed.


  • Valid Driver’s License;
  • Team player who brings a collaborative spirit to a team-oriented work environment;
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate evening events as needed;
  • Calm demeanor when making emergency and safety related decisions;
  • Experience in minor repairs in electricity, plumbing, equipment management;
  • Working knowledge of MS Office;
  • Pleasant disposition interfacing with the public and communicating with visitors to the Museum.

This is a mid-level managerial position with hours that include weekends on a consistent basis. The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to be trained to understand the Museum’s facilities and operations.

A demonstrated passion for the arts, the work of the museums, and/or institutions of public service is preferred.

Woodmere Art Museum values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status and any other status protected by law.

To Apply

To apply, send an email with cover letter and resume to Please indicate the position in subject line.

Chief Advancement Officer: Providence Animal Center

Providence Animal Center (PAC) seeks an experienced fundraising professional to join the senior leadership team as the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO). This is an exciting opportunity to help guide and implement the scope and vision of the advancement work for the Center through creative and formalized programs.  This newly created position will have the support of the Board led Advancement Committee and the Executive Director to work collaboratively as an effective results-driven leader.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the CAO will lead a team of six full-time and one part-time advancement staff who in 2020 surpassed development goals. All resources for the Center are generated through earned income and advancement. To date, funding has been secured through major gifts, events, bequests, foundations and other generous contributions. The annual operating budget for PAC is $4M and there are approximately 60 part-and full-time staff, over 300 active volunteers and a very strong foster program.

PAC is a private free-standing 501(c)3 animal welfare organization located on a seven-acre property in Media, PA just off the Blue Route.  The facilities and kennels have recently been rebuilt after a successful $4.2M capital campaign.

The Chief Advancement Officer:

The successful candidate will have a proven track record developing and executing successful fundraising strategies. She/he will serve as a key strategic partner to the Executive Director and as a leader within the organization. The CAO will share the passion of staff and volunteers and will also bring professionalism, sophistication and rigor to the advancement function and leadership of the institution.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Emboldening the Providence Animal Center advancement program with an entrepreneurial spirit focused on leveraging donor support and identifying new opportunities for growth.
  • Developing short and long-term strategic and tactical plans for all aspects of the advancement program that will take funding to the next level.  Partnering with the talented team and developing efficiencies and strategies to accelerate the results.
  • Developing and maintaining a portfolio of major gift prospects.
  • Identifying appropriate ways to redeploy the team to work through COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Creating and implementing new strategies to generate revenue. Identifying new and creative ways the team can achieve financial goals.
  • Fostering a positive, enthusiastic and inspired culture within PAC to represent and promote the excellence of the Center to donors, prospects, staff, volunteers, and the larger community.
  • Working with Directors to develop, manage, and oversee the budget.
  • Forging productive relationships with people from wide-ranging communities to garner support for the Center from existing and new donors.
  • Leading by example. Serving as a champion of the PAC mission, committing the necessary time and energy to achieve goals and going the extra mile to inspire others to do their best.

Desired experience and skill set includes:

  • Previous success creating advancement strategies with strengths in major gift, corporate and planned giving.
  • A self-starter with a track record of innovation and an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Strong team management and leadership experience. Experience with volunteers is a plus.
  • Experience working with sophisticated donors and a track record of success creating and managing a portfolio of major gift prospects.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Previous experience working within a culture closely tied to organizational mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred.

Salary and Benefits: Competitive and commensurate with experience. Full and generous benefit package.

COVID-19 considerations:
Common areas are cleaned and disinfected daily, supplies are available for staff to clean and disinfect their offices. Masks, hand sanitizer, and gloves are available for staff

Organization website:

Organization Facebook page:

Providence Animal Center offers life-affirming rescue, medical care, treatment, protection and placement of companion animals that forever upholds the critical importance of the human-animal bond.

Providence Animal Center is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information:

Courtney Disston

To Apply

For more information:

Courtney Disston

Senior Accountant: Philadelphia Museum of Art

We Are Committed to an Inclusive Workplace
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 traditionally 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
The Senior Accountant aids the Controller in the compilation, verification, and presentation of financial information, including audit and tax support, and presentations to Committees and the Board of Trustees.  In addition, the Senior Accountant is responsible for the oversight of the administration and the accounting for the endowment invested assets, including research and due diligence, and for the accounting of all endowment and special purpose funds.
Specifically, you will:

  • Serve as the primary contact with the endowment’s investment advisor and custodian bank, when one is selected.
  • Work as part of a team to determine if a custodian bank is appropriate, and if a custodian bank is appropriate, works on the team to select custodian bank.
  • Perform all required accounting and administrative work to maintain the records of the endowment investments including but not limited to tracking fair market value, required journal entries, reconciliations and reporting.
  • Maintain all accounting needed for endowment fund activity, including but not limited to unitization, required journal entries, reconciliation and reporting.
  • Complete survey and other data requests as needed.
  • Work with investment advisor to ensure all new investment documents are completed and submitted on a timely basis.
  • Work with investment advisor and directly with investment manager to ensure communication method is most effective and secure.
  • Ensure all due diligence, including annual audit package, is performed by investment advisor and reviews for completeness.
  • Perform certain internal due diligence, including but not limited to review of investment audited financial statements and review of manager reports.
  • Maintain and review investment performance reports.
  • Prepare all required schedules related but not limited to endowment and investments for audit and tax reporting.
  • Work with the treasury area to ensure cash transfers are executed accurately and timely.
  • Implement any new accounting pronouncements with respect to but not limited to endowment and investments.
  • Review all new gift agreements to determine proper accounting and recording based on donor restrictions and according to GAAP.
  • Be responsible for the review, preparation, and distribution of special purpose fund activity.
  • Work with Development Department to prepare, review and distribute grant applications, grant updates and other financial reports.
  • Maintain accounting and reporting for retail, special events, publications and special exhibitions.
  • Develop and maintain cashflow and cash forecast models for all areas of responsibility.
  • Look for the most effective, efficient, and secure methods to execute all job responsibilities (including but not limited to endowment and investments)
  • Complete account reconciliations and other special projects involving financial analysis and interpretation as assigned by the Controller and the CFO.
  • Work may be reassigned as needs arise.

Your background and experience include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar.
  • Certified Public Accountant.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an accountant, preferably in nonprofit and endowment accounting.
  • Strong organizational skills.  Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple and varied tasks independently, while also working collaboratively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Skill in dealing with people, using tact and diplomacy, and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentially.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Financial Edge preferred.
Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree