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Open Regular Full-Time Positions


Not only does Winterthur offer a unique working environment, we also provide a wide array of employee benefits. From a competitive retirement program to comprehensive health care options, there's a range of benefits available to you.


Competitive Pay
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Health Care & Dental Plans
Short-term Disability Coverage
Long-term Disability Coverage
Life Insurance
Quality of Work Life
Business Travel Accident Insurance
Free Parking
Retirement Plan
Service Recognition Programs
Free Guest Passes
Discounts in the Shops & Restaurant
Learning Opportunities
Extended Hours to Access Gardens & Grounds


Current Open Regular Full-time Positions

JOB TITLE:  Asst Director, Major Gifts & Foundation Relations

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  will, in collaboration with the Director of Major Gifts & Foundation Relations, manage all aspects of the institution’s foundation and government giving programs; assist in managing a portfolio of foundation and government prospects; secure funding for Winterthur’s event’s, exhibitions, and programs and oversee the fulfillment of all related grant reporting requirements. Principal duties will included researching, recommending and identifying foundations for cultivation; collaborating with the Director of Development and Director of Major Gifts in maintaining foundation relationships; writing foundation proposals and grant reports; writing government grant proposals and reports, maintaining donor records; preparing gift acknowledgments for final approvals; and working with colleagues to develop new proposals. He/she will conduct prospect identification activities/research; maintain the prospect “tab” in Raisers Edge database, the identification of new prospects for Major Gifts as needed and produce trustee and donor prospect profiles as requested. He/she will have quantitative goals which will be determined and reviewed regularly. This position will identify new prospects, support events and activities as needed and assigned by the Director of Major Gifts
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: BA/BS. Minimum knowledge/skills: Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals. Good editing skills. Attention to detail. Ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of fundraising information sources. Skilled in proposal writing and cultivating institutional donors. Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies. Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research. Strong contributor in team environments Minimum experience: 4 years’ experience in any combination of development, museum or grant writing experience
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JOB TITLE:  Employment Manager

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  Professionally manages the recruitment, staffing and employee relations initiatives at Winterthur. She/he communicates and collaborates with various levels of management to ensure the “best fit” is hired for each open position. She/he coordinates various management and staff level training programs to ensure managers and staff are given opportunities to enhance and/or refresh their knowledge of management concepts,. With a solid educational and management level HR background he/she works collaboratively with the Director of HR & Support Services and management to review advice and/or make recommendations regarding staff promotions, counseling, compensation program and staff related issues. As needed he/she also assists with staff benefits issues.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Minimum education: Bachelor’s degree Minimum knowledge/skills: Knowledge of interviewing techniques, extensive knowledge of personnel policies and procedures and federal and state laws regarding employment, compensation and staffing practices. Detail oriented & logical. Skill in utilizing a methodological approach to problem solving. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Organized. Able to deal with multiple projects with competing deadlines. Good time management skills. Demonstrated ability to create detailed and comprehensive job descriptions. Minimum experience: 5 years of experience in Human Resources management, with at least 3 of those years in recruitment . Solid knowledge of compensation, staffing and employee relations.
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