Constituent Manager, Development Team

Employment Opportunity

Classification: Full-time

Location: Boston or Haverhill, Massachusetts

Use your database, organizational, research, and analytical skills to make a difference. Play the essential behind-the-scenes role that helps this thriving not-for-profit raise funds. If you enjoy tracking information, synthesizing data, and working with colleagues to strategize successful plans, bring your skills to Historic New England. Nonprofit experience is not required.

Join a dynamic team that makes things happen! Historic New England is the oldest and largest regional heritage organization in the nation and we are looking for a detail-oriented person to join our development team as constituent manager.  The person in this position is an integral member of the team as our on-staff constituent researcher and information resource.  Your job will have you sleuthing details from a variety of sources, making sense of them, fitting them together into successful strategies, and then supporting and prompting the team on progress. 

The constituent manager leverages publicly available resources and internal data, and synthesizes the information into reports that drive strategic action plans for our fundraisers. This position assists in building the team’s capabilities through data analysis of both current and prospective constituents. The constituent manager writes research summaries, works with gift officers in the management of their portfolios, supports two board-level, fundraising-focused committees, and implements donor solicitations and communications.  This position also develops donor mailings and segments and tracks mailing list requests. The role of constituent manager requires creative thinking, tracking and attention to detail, and a high level of interaction with colleagues. 

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor’s degree and three years of experience working with constituent data. The employee in this position must be extremely organized and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting while maintaining precise attention to details, priorities, formats, procedures, and quality. Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills, tact and diplomacy are required for regular interaction with high-level internal and external constituents.  Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality required. Requires fully proficient computer skills, including advanced working knowledge of MS Office, databases, internet research, and email management. Experience in fundraising and with fundraising databases is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will have the ability and enthusiasm to learn new skills.

Other Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in fundraising and with Tessitura CRM system preferred.

Applications: Please send resume, salary requirements, and cover letter to [email protected].

Historic New England is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all qualified persons without regard to non-work-related factors such as race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Historic New England offers generous and comprehensive vacation, holiday, and health and wellness benefit packages.