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Sr. Fundraising Events Coordinator

Museum of Science, Boston

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The Senior Fundraising Events Coordinator assists the Fundraising Events team in creating, administering and executing all revenue-generating events within the Advancement Division, including the signature gala as well as peer-to-peer fundraising opportunities. These activities often serve as focal points for future donors' early perception of the Museum and will be crucial as Advancement works to grow its donor base. This position will be support the Director for Fundraising Events in managing the Fundraising Events Committee helping to empower those members to serve as ambassadors for all events. This position will support the Director of Fundraising Events in increasing revenue and growing the donor pool. This position will also be responsible for conducting related event briefings with the Advancement Division and President's Office as appropriate.


  • Together with the Director of Fundraising Events drive annual income through events to exceed $1,000,000 annually.
  • Support the Director of Fundraising events in maintaining a portfolio of 50+ individual and corporate prospects related to the Fundraising Events Initiative.
  • Assist with the coordination of the 12-person Fundraising Events Committee, comprised primarily of Trustees and Overseers; hold at least three meetings per year.
  • Assist the Director of Fundraising Events in the creation of one new revenue-generating event per year, grow the existing department accordingly.
  • Some evening and weekend work is occasionally required.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule with night work (weekend less frequently).


This position is full-time, 40 hrs/wk, Monday – Friday with occasional evenings and weekends.


Director, Fundraising Events


  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
  • Three (3) or more years of fundraising, event planning, and/or donor management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating fundraising events and/or corporate events.
  • Demonstrated track record in soliciting gifts from individual, corporations and/or foundations.
  • Demonstrated experience in donor databases.
  • Demonstrated experience working with vendors.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.


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.

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. 

  Metro Area Boston MA
  Job Location City Boston
  Job Location State Massachusetts
  Job Location Zip 02114
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Fundraising and Development
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Dec. 6, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name Museum of Science
  Organizational Focus Museums and Historical Societies
  Contact Person Gievaughann Brown
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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