Director of Development and Communications

The Bostonian Society, Boston, MA

The Director of Development is the Bostonian Society’s chief fund-raising official, responsible for overseeing the institution’s development operations and for setting and achieving goals in raising contributed income from individuals, corporations, government, and foundations. The Development Director is a senior management team member, and manages two other staff members in the Development Department. The Director will function as the Major Gift Officer and be expected to conduct donor research, track current donors, and develop donor specific cultivation plans. Candidates should bring 5 years of experience relevant to the position, Deep Boston connections, strong oral and written communication skills, and an understanding of the importance of collaboration. A knowledge of, and interest in Boston’s History is desirable. The Bostonian Society is a non-profit history institution, with an operating budget of over $2 million/year. Since 1881, it has been based at the Old State House, colonial America’s oldest public building and the center of Revolutionary Boston. The Society is currently engaged in the overall reinterpretation and restoration of this key national landmark, focusing on the period of the 18th century when events in Boston changed the world forever. Please e-mail resume and letter of interest to . No phone calls or visits, please. Posted on: 04/19/2016