Employment Opportunities

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  • 18 May 2020 5:35 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 06/13/2020]
    Organization Name:  Tryon Palace
    Organization Website:  www.tryonpalace.org

    The Tryon Palace Development Office works to build rapport with donors and contributors, manage fundraising efforts, and facilitate grant-writing efforts to support the overall mission of Tryon Palace. Private funding development includes initiating and maintaining relationships with prospective funding sources, conducting prospect research, maintaining a donor and prospect database, providing staff leadership for major capital campaigns and annual giving campaign, and soliciting gifts. The development team works within the Tryon Palace Public Affairs strategy to coordinate institutional outreach to the community, state, and nation through careful analysis of target markets. The Development Office conducts prospect research to support fundraising. It develops and recommends policy on naming opportunities, donor recognition, and fundraising practices that impact the public perception and effectiveness of Tryon Palace.

    The Development Manager is primarily responsible for day-to-day operations of the Tryon Palace Development team. This position is a management position that has direct responsibility for managing the Development team efforts, providing guidance and assistance to the Tryon Palace Foundation Board of Directors, and supporting the daily operation of the Foundation. This position is responsible for setting meetings, writing correspondence, and scheduling assignments on behalf of and for Foundation Board of Directors to support fundraising efforts in capital campaigns, endowment, annual funds, corporate sponsorship, and planned giving programs. This position will assure Development Team compliance with nonprofit organization standards of donor relations, record keeping, budget tracking and management, and stewardship. The Development Manager serves as an integral member of the Tryon Palace Public Affairs team and represents Tryon Palace Public Affairs in the absence of the Director of Public Affairs. The person in this position must have a friendly, enthusiastic, professional, and helpful attitude. This person must also have a high level of grammatical accuracy while being able to write and speak in an exemplary manner.


    To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit.

    In order to qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSA's listed below:

    Must have experience in fundraising from private sources for capital campaigns, endowment, annual funds, corporate sponsorship, and/or planned giving.

    Demonstrated experience managing multiple employees or volunteers.

    Must have administrative skills to include writing communications, scheduling meetings, taking meeting minutes, and budget tracking.

    Demonstrated experience in meeting new people and attending social events.

    Demonstrated experience in basic accounting while accurately maintaining expenses and generated revenue by using budget tracking methods.

    Demonstrated knowledge of office equipment and technology, including Microsoft Office Suite, data management software and donor research software.

    Valid NC Driver's License or be able to obtain one within 30 days.

    Management preference:

    Demonstrated success and expertise working with capital fundraising, planned giving programs, annual contributions, memberships, sponsorships, and grants.

    Established professional with Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) certification.

    3 – 5 years managing a team.

    Knowledge of Blackbaud/Raiser's Edge software.


    Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, business, or a related degree from an appropriately accredited institution, and three years of experience in public relations, communications, or fund-raising or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Management preferences:

    Bachelor's degree in communications or nonprofit management.

    Hiring Salary Range: $39,611 - $43,862

    Apply via:

  • 30 Apr 2020 8:12 AM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 05/28/2020]
    Organization Name: Tryon Palace
    Organization Website: www.tryonpalace.org

    The Director of Public Affairs will be the direct manager of five permanent positions and the indirect manager of two positions. The incumbent must have a thorough knowledge of journalistic principles and techniques for disseminating information to the public through a variety of media. A thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of creating, printing and publishing magazines, brochures and other print media is required. This position will oversee all of Tryon Palace's development efforts by providing guidance and management needed to achieve corporate sponsorship goals, yearly fundraising goals, grant writing, budgetary needs, and fundraising events. The incumbent in this position will also oversee the team responsible for all special events rentals at Tryon Palace, which includes weddings, performing arts series, and corporate events. Provides insight and leadership for promotional materials, policies, contracts, and vendor relationships. The incumbent in this position must be able to write according to correct English usage and accepted standards for magazine and press publications. This position will be responsible for maintaining budget planning & needs, while following up across multiple departments. Additionally, the incumbent must exhibit excellent organization skills.


    ** To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **

    To qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSAs listed below: 1.Demonstrated experience in grant writing and developing fundraising events.

    2.Demonstrated experience in negotiating with printers, designers and advertising representatives to secure highest quality and best price.

    3.Must have considerable knowledge of marketing/public relations.

    4.Must be available for interviews in all forms of media, including TV, radio, print, and social media.

    5.Must be able to work nights, holidays and weekends.

    6.Must have management and supervisory experience to manage a team of seven permanent employees.

    7.Must have a valid driver's license or be able to obtain one within 30 days of employment.

    Management preferences:

    Highly developed skills in:•desktop publishing

    • use of digital cameras
    • editing paper and electronic presentations
    • making effective public presentations.


    Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, public affairs, media journalism, English, or a related field from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of experience in communications, public relations, or publicity work; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Management preference:

    Experience working with a non-profit organization or government agency.

    Hiring Salary Range: $39,611 - $53,021

    Apply via:

  • 8 Apr 2020 6:28 PM | Anonymous

    [listing expires 06/01/2020]
    Organization Name:  Western North Carolina Historical Association
    Organization Website:  www.wnchistory.org

    Based at the Smith-McDowell House in Asheville, North Carolina, the Western North Carolina Historical Association seeks an experienced Public Programs Director to work with the Executive Director to conceptualize, plan, develop, and oversee all programs for adult and youth audiences. The Public Programs Director will manage multiple projects that interpret the permanent collection, exhibitions, and history of Western North Carolina.

    Adult programs include, but are not limited to, lectures, film screenings, book discussions, guided tours, hikes, and other special events. Youth programs include, but are not limited to, school field trips, outreach programs, traveling trunks, and Living History Days.


    With Executive Director, conceptualize, plan, develop, and facilitate daily, weekly, and monthly programming on site which substantially sustains the organization’s operations;

    Oversee lectures presented by invited scholars and specialists in a range of historical fields;

    Develop and implement projects and initiatives that help adult and youth audiences engage more deeply with local history in the museum’s collections and exhibitions;

    Create physical and online interpretive materials designed to be used in the museum or elsewhere;

    Lead museum tours for adult and youth audiences and docents that employ sound pedagogical approaches;

    Train and supervise volunteers to assist with programming;

    Track and assess the effectiveness and impact of programs and projects and make changes as necessary to serve the needs of diverse audiences and the sustainability of the organization

    Write promotional copy for public programs;

    Serve as the point person for Public Programs area for website content management, social media networking, and other online activities;

    With Executive Director, market adult and youth programs to a diverse audience;

    Write select components of grant proposals and reports related to public programs;

    With Executive Director, organize and manage traveling exhibitions from the museum’s collection;

    With Executive Director, edit and label text on permanent collection and special exhibitions; editing includes clarifying ideas and language for a general museum audience

    Act as House Museum site supervisor as needed;

    Adhere to an annual budget.

    Education and Experience

    BA degree in related field; MA preferred – or combination of relevant experience;

    Demonstrated experience in developing programming for youth and adults

    Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

    Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;

    Demonstrated excellence in writing, public speaking, and verbal communication;

    Able to handle many activities and projects simultaneously;

    Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed to supervise programming;

    Familiarity with website content management and social media networking;

    Knowledge of PastPerfect Museum Software is a plus;

    Applicants should be sensitive to the enhanced public role that museums play in society; and have a passion to communicate history to a diverse audience.

    Position Details

    Part-time, 28 hours/week with potential of becoming full-time as program needs grow

    Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00am – 4:00pm with additional flexible hours as needed for program coordination and support.

    Pay rate: $18/hour starting

    Position open until filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to director@wnchistory.org with ATTN: Public Programs Director Applicant in the subject line.

    Hiring Salary Range:  $18/hour

    Apply via:

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