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Development and Outreach Manager

The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of New Hampshire (NSCDA-NH) seeks a part-time Development and Outreach Manager to improve upon its current development initiatives and implement new ones. Working closely with the Executive Director of the NSCDA-NH’s Moffatt-Ladd House, the Development and Outreach Manager will:

  • Conduct donor research
  • Assist Executive Director in finding grant opportunities and writing grant applications
  • Prepare the Annual Appeal and other development-related mailings
  • Work with Treasurer in preparing the dues renewal notice
  • Work within and improve the organization’s development plan
  • Develop and implement new strategies for engaging current donors and attracting new ones
  • Process all financial gifts to the organization using Little Green Light
  • Create marketing material as appropriate
  • Collaborate with Executive Director to create a streamlined marketing plan to raise the Moffatt-Ladd House’s profile both in the Portsmouth community and beyond
  • Further develop and promote the Friends of the Moffatt-Ladd House program

This position will also be responsible for the rental program of the Moffatt-Ladd House’s garden and warehouse. This includes:

  • Facilitate and coordinate rentals of the property by fielding emails and phone calls from potential renters
  • Ensuring all paperwork is completed, and payments are made in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all rules are adhered to during rentals
  • Meet with renters and potential renters to show the property and answer questions
  • Work with the Education and Interpretation Manager and Executive Director to ensure all rental events are staffed with appropriate personnel
  • Increase awareness of Moffatt-Ladd rental program by creating relevant marketing materials, attending networking events, and updating the museum’s website.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated with a strong ability to prioritize tasks. They will be comfortable talking with people in large and small groups and communicating the NSCDA-NH’s mission effectively and enthusiastically while speaking and writing. They will be well-versed in development best practices.

This position is part-time with hours ranging from 10-20 as needed. Pay is $22 per hour. Experience in museum development work preferred.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Erica McAvoy, Moffatt-Ladd House Executive Director, at

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