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Are you passionate about libraries, literature and history? Seeking a fulfilling nonprofit position in Boston? The Associates of the Boston Public Library is currently recruiting for a Director of Development and External Affairs.
Founded in 1972, the Associates is an independent non-profit dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting the BPL’s Special Collections of rare books, manuscripts, prints and drawings, musical scores, and other items of historic, cultural, and literary interest. We strive to ensure continued public access to these irreplaceable treasures by underwriting their conservation, cataloging, digitization, and exhibition.
The Director of Development and External Affairs will play a strategic role in the long-term development planning and oversee day-to-day development and outreach activities. This includes managing the annual appeal, membership campaign, major gift cultivation and solicitation, corporate sponsorship solicitation, grant applications and reporting, and donor stewardship. The candidate will also play a key role in planning events of varying sizes, from the annual 400-person gala to small cultivation events, and donor programs. Click here to read more about the position.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to hello@AssociatesBPL.org with the position title in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.