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Donor Events Manager

Museum Vision and Mission:

MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to be our best, individually and collectively. By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of our diverse history, MOHAI highlights our regional tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. MOHAI is a place and a community of people with histories of successes and failures that: bind us together; amuse, disturb, and inspire us; inform and guide us; and deepen our connection with our heritage.

Position Title: Donor Events Manager

Reports to: Director of Development

Location(s): MOHAI, Resource Center at Georgetown & Lake Union Park’s history Armory building

Classification: Exempt, Full-time, Salaried

Schedule: Weekdays with occasional evenings and weekends

Benefits include: Medical and dental insurance and eligible for participation in 403 (b) savings plan

Position Description:

The Donor Events Manager is responsible for planning, managing, and executing all fund raising and donor stewardship/membership events, and for meeting the annual contributed income goals for special events. This position includes major donor cultivation and stewardship, extensive analytics, and vendor relations and negotiation. The activities of this role support a broad range of organizational goals by aligning event strategy with the organization’s strategic plan and growth initiatives. This position is a member of the Development Dept.

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Required Qualifications:

Museum Overview:

For more than 60 years, MOHAI has been dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing, and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. With a collection of nearly 4 million artifacts, photographs, oral histories and archival items, and an expansive schedule of exhibits and programs, MOHAI is the region’s premier history center. MOHAI operates a dramatic and award-winning museum in Lake Union Park in Seattle’s vibrant South Lake Union neighborhood, and a Resource Center in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. MOHAI also hosts the Bezos Center for Innovation, focusing on the history and future of innovation in the Puget Sound region.

MOHAI is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and is an official affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

To Apply:

lease e-mail letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Human.Resources@mohai.org

No phone calls, please.

MOHAI is a 501(C)3 Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.