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Development Coordinator


The Development Coordinator position is an entry-level position newly created for someone who is interested in learning the membership & fundraising side of our Museum. This highly administrative position is a great fit if you are process-oriented and enjoy attention to detail and accuracy. The Development Coordinator is an integral member of the fundraising team who will work with our database consultant, our members, Museum staff, and volunteers. We will train you and help you grow! We prefer 1-2 years of previous administrative experience.

The role of the position has these primary objectives:

  • Working with our database consultant, the Development Coordinator manages the flow of gift and membership data to the Development and Finance Teams
  • Oversees accurate and timely mailing of monthly membership renewals and gift acknowledgement letters and membership materials
  • Serve as primary contact for general membership and gift inquiries
  • Assists with various other administrative tasks

Organizational Relationship:

This position reports to the Manager of Membership & Planned Gifts

Position Duties and Levels of Responsibilities:

  • Works with database consultant to ensure memberships and gifts are processed timely and accurately.
  • Manages the membership renewal program. Produces monthly renewals and weekly acknowledgement letters as well as other correspondence as needed.
  • Serves as communication and technical liaison for Raiser’s Edge NXT communication tools and forms.
  • Works closely with the Finance Department to produce financial reports and monthly reconciliations.
  • Performs a variety of administrative tasks including taking board committee notes, assisting with holiday and event mailings, managing webinar recordings, and more as needed.
  • Supervises development volunteer(s) to assist with acknowledgment and renewal mailings and other administrative tasks.
  • Serves as primary contact for general membership inquiries, working closely with front of house staff for excellent member and visitor services.


  • One to two years administrative experience
  • Two-year college degree preferred
  • Process oriented
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Solid computer skills
  • Accounting experience a plus
  • Highly organized; adept at prioritizing and managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively, including writing skills.
  • Takes Initiative and has the ability to manage own time.
  • Self -motivated, performs well in a team setting.


Full time NMWA benefits for full-time employee, include medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, retirement contribution, paid time off, holidays and Museum shop and restaurant discounts.

    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:

    Please attach your cover letter, résumé, and references:

    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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