Full-time Positions - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Open Regular Full-Time Positions


Not only does Winterthur offer a unique working environment, we also provide a wide array of employee benefits. From a competitive retirement program to comprehensive health care options, there's a range of benefits available to you.


Competitive Pay
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Health Care & Dental Plans
Short-term Disability Coverage
Long-term Disability Coverage
Life Insurance
Quality of Work Life
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Free Parking
Retirement Plan
Service Recognition Programs
Free Guest Passes
Discounts in the Shops & Restaurant
Learning Opportunities
Extended Hours to Access Gardens & Grounds


Current Open Regular Full-time Positions

JOB TITLE:  Director, Membership

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Director of Membership and Annual Giving is responsible for managing the membership and annual giving department; setting the strategy for department activity; overseeing the implementation of department initiatives; analyzing results of efforts, and meeting annual financial goals. He/she manages a staff of professionals who provide services to members including member-only events and exhibition openings. The Director will oversee the implementation of the use of electronic communication to members and will use Raisers Edge reports to determine membership strategy. He/she ensures the coordination of 50 membership volunteers. He/she personally cultivates relationships with upper-level members, represents Membership to the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees and presents a positive image of Winterthur to current and prospective members/donors.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum: Bachelorís Degree required Preferred: CFRE certification and advanced degree preferred Minimum: Ability to work fluidly with many constituents: members, donors, colleagues, trustees, volunteers, and visitors. Must be a self-starter, strategic planner, energetic. Must have the ability to think and act institutionally. Must demonstrate effective written and oral communications skills. Must be able to solicit monetary gifts, manage budgets and supervise staff. Must be able to handle a high volume of complex and detailed work. Must be strong in MS Word, Excel and membership software. Strong ability to create and analyze reports and make decisions and solve problems based on observed trends. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Valid driverís license and successfully pass defensive driving course. Must have knowledge of fundraising/membership techniques. Preferred: Working knowledge of Raiserís Edge database software Minimum: 10 yearsí experience in any combination of membership, annual giving, and fundraising with five of those years in electronic solicitation, budgeting and management of people and at least two years in a nonprofit environment. Preferred: Museum experience and decorative arts knowledge a plus
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