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The National Museum of Wildlife Art is seeking a Development Associate. The Development Associate shares responsibility for overall departmental goals and is an integral member of the fundraising team. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about development with one of Jackson’s premier non-profits. The role of the position has these primary objectives:

  • Working with our database consultant, the development associate manages and oversees all aspects of the Museum’s members and donor information including data and gift entry, gift acknowledgment, monthly membership renewals, and membership tracking.
  • Implements and maintains best practices in the Museum’s CRM. (Raiser’s Edge NXT).
  • Serves as primary contact for general membership inquiries.

Position Duties and Levels of Responsibilities:

  • Manages database and reporting tools, maintains and standardizes data entry, and research reports.
  • Serves as communication and technical support lead for Raiser’s Edge NXT communication tools and forms.
  • Works closely with the Finance Department to produce financial reports and monthly reconciliations.
  • Manages the membership renewal program. Produces monthly renewal requests and timely acknowledgement letters.
  • Works with database consultant to trouble shoot database issues and establishes systems for producing accurate mailing lists.
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks.
  • Supervises development volunteer(s) to assist with administrative tasks as needed.
  • Serves as primary contact for general membership inquiries, working closely with front of house staff for excellent member and visitor services.
  • Serves as lead contact and coordinator for Museum’s participation in Old Bill’s Fun Run.
  • Assists with events and donor stewardship as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Requires ability to work some evenings and weekends.


  • Four-year college degree
  • Strong verbal and writing skills
  • Raiser’s Edge, CRM or database experience (fundraising software preferred)
  • Strong computer skills (MS 360)
  • Previous experience with museums, fundraising, and special events is preferred
  • Minimum of two years administrative experience
  • Excellent organizational skills; adept at prioritizing multiple tasks
  • Works well under pressure and able to meet deadlines
  • Team player, working for the best interest of the organization
  • Works well independently in a self-motivated manner
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality

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Apply for the Position

Deliver cover letter, résumé, and references to the National Museum of Wildlife Art, 2820 Rungius Road; mail résumé to Michael Hofhiens, National Museum of Wildlife Art, PO Box 6825, Jackson, WY 83002; or submit your information using the form below:

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The NMWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions at the National Museum of Wildlife Art are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.

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