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Director of Development [Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, FL]


Bok Tower Gardens, a National Historic Landmark in Lake Wales, Fl, seeks an experienced Director of Development to oversee existing programs of membership, grants, corporate sponsorships, donor cultivation, stewardship, events, and recognition. The position will work with a Development Committee, Board of Directors and President/CEO to develop, implement, manage and evaluate a strategic plan to set and achieve major gift, capital, endowment, annual giving and planned giving goals. This position supervises a support staff and volunteer team.  Competitive compensation and benefits package.


Candidates must have: strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal); with a proven track record (5-10 years) in researching, cultivating, soliciting and closing major gift prospects in the $10,000+ range; demonstrate success in a variety of fundraising venues; and be able to manage multiple tasks , mentor staff (direct report and others), problem solve, analyze data, and manage a budget. An understanding of fundraising trends with a proclivity to technology is a must.  Must have a Bachelor’s Degree with CFRE certification; an advanced degree is a plus. Working knowledge of Altru software a plus. Knowledge and appreciation of gardens, music, and nature desired.

Job Information
    • Lake Wales, Florida, 33853, United States
    • 29193898
    • June 25, 2016
    • Director of Development
    • Bok Tower Gardens
    • Development/Membership
    • No
    • Full-Time
    • Indefinite
    • BA/BS/Undergraduate
    • 5-7 Years
    • 10-25%

Membership & Development Coordinator – part time [Old South Meeting House, Boston, MA]

Busy downtown Boston museum, historic site and meeting place seeks part time professional to coordinate and grow an active membership program and annual fund campaign and other development activities in a newly created part time position. Responsibilities include coordinating membership and the year-end annual fund including managing mailing lists, membership applications and renewals, and gift acknowledgements. Also includes communicating with members, helping run members programs and perform related administrative duties as needed. 20-25 hours weekly.

Seeking a flexible, personable and detail oriented professional with: a B.A. and 2 + years related experience in membership or non-profit fundraising, strong organizational skills and problem solving abilities; the ability to interact effectively with diverse range of people, manage multiple priorities and work independently as well as part of a small staff in a collaborative environment. Familiarity with fundraising database such as Raiser’s Edge preferred. Museum experience and interest in history and/or free speech a plus.

How To Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to marked “Membership & Development Coordinator” or to Old South Meeting House 310 Washington Street Boston MA 02108

Apply by:
July 12, 2016

Summer Internship to the Arts (Volunteer) [Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., Brighton, MA]

Unbound Visual Arts, a leader in educational curated exhibitions, is seeking energetic and committed a Volunteer Intern interested in nonprofit work and the arts to join the Unbound Visual Arts team. Administrative and program responsibilities may include:

  • Providing administrative support to the organization
  • Acknowledging donations and gifts
  • Tracking memberships
  • Performing general data entry
  • Preparing presentation materials
  • Organizing meetings
  • Updating the website and adding new content
  • Providing general outreach and communication
  • Performing filing, answering emails and direct mail
  • Maintaining publicity databases
  • Managing image portfolio and electronic files
  • Assisting with general marketing and publicity
  • Assisting with art installations and exhibitions
  • Assisting at events
Prior administrative experience in an office, preferably a nonprofit, is encouraged but not required. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Drive and willing to learn UVA’S systems including WordPress. UVA will provide orientation and training. A minimum of 8 – 10 hours a week required over 1 -2 days. A commitment of 6 months is required. Free parking. Good MBTA bus access.

How To Apply:
Please submit a résumé and email to
All applications will be acknowledged and qualified candidates will be invited for an interview.  The UVA headquarters is located in the WGBH complex.

Apply by:
July 22, 2016

Fundraising Assistant (Volunteer) [Unbound Visual Arts, Inc., Brighton, MA]

Volunteer will provide assistance in all areas of fundraising to meet the needs of a fast growing contemporary art organization, including writing grant proposals and researching new grant opportunities and drafting solicitation materials and letters. Volunteer will also assist and planning and implementing fundraising events.  This is great opportunity for a volunteer to gain experience and contribute in many facets of fundraising and to see the fruits of their efforts.

Requirements: Experience in research and grant writing, and proficient in social media and  good computer skills.  8 -10 hours per week in the office for a minimum of 6 months.  Training will be provided for the right candidate.

How To Apply:
Submit résumé and email application to

Apply by:
July 29, 2016

Talent Acquisition and Outreach Specialist [Museum of Science, Boston, MA]


Assist the Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist in daily recruitment activities including posting positions, screening applications, conducting interviews and facilitating the onboarding process. Responsible for developing strong external relationships with organizations that serve women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Assist in the development of plans designed to meet Affirmative Action goals, analysis of data and recruitment.

  • Recruit for approximately 180 searches per year for on-going, temporary and seasonal staff
  • Conduct 15 phone screens per week
  • Conduct approximately 150 interviews annually


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday – Friday.

Vice President, Human Resources


  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
  • One (1) year or more of HR or related experience.
  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and other databases.
  • Proven communication skills – both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated customer services skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience.

Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!
The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

How To Apply:
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

Apply by:

July 22, 2016
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