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Museum of Science Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator in Boston, Massachusetts

Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator

  • 15-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (EST)

  • Donor Relations - 440

  • Boston, MA, USA

  • 23.48-25.48 per hour

  • Hourly

  • Regular, Full Time

Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


Under the direction of the Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship, the Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator will assist in the development, implementation and management of an institution-wide stewardship program designed to foster and nurture long-term, meaningful relationships between the Museum and its donors. This solutions-oriented, collaborative individual will work to ensure that both the donors' intent and the Museum's needs are respected by working effectively with a diverse group of stakeholders including finance, exhibits, educators, donors, development officers, and others. Through a series of thoughtfully developed projects and tasks, the Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator will work to engage Museum of Science donors and show the impact of their philanthropic investment.


  • Supports the creation of 75-100 endowment reports annually to 150-200 donor households

  • Compiles content for annual report and annual donor honor roll

  • Manages acknowledgement letters (10-20 per week) and pledge reminders (5-10 per month)

  • Manages the stewardship gift items inventory for the division (10-20 items per month)

  • Enters stewardship data into donor records (10-20 contact reports and updated demographics)

  • Assists with logistics for donor recognition events (2-5 annually)

  • Supports the preparation of 1-2 briefing documents per month

  • Assists in end of the year video to donors (250-500 recipients annually)

  • Coordinates 2-5 external vendors annually for various projects


This position is regular, full-time, Monday - Friday, 40 hours a week


Donor Relations and Stewardship, Director


  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate.

  • 3 or more years of donor relations and/or stewardship experience

  • Proven experience writing, proofreading, and editing varied communication pieces

  • Demonstrated capability to be deadline-focused with attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while being flexible and organized

  • Demonstrated experience in writing in a wide variety of voices and styles

  • Ability to work with confidential information

  • Demonstrated experience with MS Office Suite


Non-Exempt (Hourly). $23.48 - $25.48 / hr


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, commuter spending account, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 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, a Museum membership, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

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.