Development Assistant


The Morgan Library & Museum invites applications for the position of Development Assistant. Reporting to the Director of Individual Giving the Development Assistant is responsible for all administrative tasks as related to the areas of Individual and Planned Giving, including solicitations for the Association of Fellows and Director’s Roundtable, the Annual Fund, the 1924 Society, and the processing of gifts given for all of the previously mentioned areas as well as Visiting and Collectors Committee dues and gifts for acquisitions. The position will provide administrative support for the Director of Individual Giving; help execute the development efforts primarily as it relates to Individual and Planned Giving and assist with the management of the renewal process, donor tours and events, email communications, including an e-newsletter for the Director’s Roundtable and Association of Fellows membership groups. The Development Assistant will also maintain the Raiser’s Edge database as it relates to processing gifts; tracking prospects; managing preparation for events and donor meetings; and generating appeals and acknowledgements.

  • B.A. Degree; interest in the arts and humanities preferred
  • Experience working in a museum, arts organization, or other nonprofit preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with keen attention to details
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills; a self-directed team player Donor database experience; Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
  • Confidentiality and diplomacy; strong interpersonal skills with an understanding of customer service
  • Design skills including Adobe InDesign and/or Photoshop preferred
  • Familiarity with e-mail layout and design preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly Word and Excel
  • Effective oral communication skills
  • Highly-developed writing skills
  • Evening and some weekend hours are necessary

$40,000 - $42,000, commensurate with experience; excellent benefits.

To apply: 

Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume, and three references to Human Resources at:

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit our needs.

Important to note:

Vaccination Requirement
To ensure the overall health and safety of the Morgan Library & Museum campus and in accordance with New York City requirements, all newly hired employees of the Morgan are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, absent qualifying exemptions for medical, religious, or other reasons in accordance with applicable laws.

EEO Statement
 The Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. The Morgan provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.