Work at Maymont

We are always looking for talented professionals to join our organization. Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Development Associate for Corporate Giving and Event Coordinator

The Corporate Giving Associate and Event Coordinator works as a member of the development team and reports to the Manager of Development.  He/she is responsible for managing all aspects of Maymont’s program for support from corporations (philanthropic giving, corporate foundations, and sponsorships) for both the Annual Fund and the current Spirit of Generosity Capital Campaign. This includes but is not limited to prospecting, cultivation, and stewardship of corporate donors, sponsorship package development, solicitation and fulfillment.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop annual campaign goals and strategies supporting donor acquisition and retention efforts and execute through a timely renewal and acquisition process
  • Manage philanthropic corporate gifts to the annual campaign through renewal and acquisition mailings as well as personal relationship cultivation
  • Develop attractive sponsorship packages and oversee all aspects of corporate and individual sponsorship of annual fund raising events (Vintage Maymont, Beer & Wine Classic, as well as other special events) including solicitation, management, and fulfillment of sponsor benefits
  • Work with grant writer to write letter of intent, grant proposal, and report for corporate foundations
  • Research and identify new corporate prospects for annual fund, grant proposals, special projects and event sponsorships
  • Assist the Director of Advancement and Development in coordination of all corporate giving for the current Spirit of Generosity Campaign, including identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies and support as needed with volunteer management and staffing
  • Maintain accurate records including reporting and compliance requirements, solicitation history, and mailing calendars
  • Actively analyze and evaluate results and reports to look for opportunities for growth or improvement
  • Acknowledge of all sponsorships, corporate, and foundation gifts in a timely manner
  • Develop annual strategy re: messaging, timing, events and targeted prospects for the Dooley Noted Society (DNS)
  • Communications with volunteer leadership re: events, campaigns
  • DNS board meeting coordination including financial, membership, development and event updates
  • Administration of DNS website, email and social media communications
  • DNS Event coordination with volunteer chairs and development special events staff member

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have demonstrated growth in previous development position(s), and/or three-five years experience in fundraising or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Deadline and detail oriented
  • Diverse knowledge of fundraising programs
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective corporate donors, and interact via telephone and in person with institutional representatives
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills
  • Capability to implement the research analysis provided through sophisticated market segmentation
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines
  • Capacity to meet crises calmly and show intuitive and flexibility in day-to-day operations
  • Experience with Windows based software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Program Registration Assistant

While reporting directly to the Manager of Environmental Education, the Program Registration Associate is responsible for promoting educational programs to local community, evaluating and implementing best practices for program registration, preparing written agreements for educational programming and events, and assessing programs and pricing to ensure Maymont’s goals are achieved.

Responsibilities:

  • Creation and management of program schedules in the Master Calendar
  • Manage online registration in Raiser’s Edge for educational programming including but not limited to organizational, schools, and individual and family programs
  • Prepare written agreements and/or contracts for out-reach, onsite programs, and educational events
  • Research and access competitive program offerings and pricing of similar organizations to help Maymont reach educational programming goals
  • Examine programs to ensure that existing and new programming is sustainable and relevant to meet community needs
  • Assist in all correspondence for new educational program requests
  • Oversee the promotion of educational programs to the community via mailings, out-reach emails, Maymont’s external website, blogging, and additional media sources such as television and radio
  • Plan and help execute the participation in regional and local events to promote Maymont’s educational programs. Man table/booth at coordinated events
  • Manage program attendance and evaluations, and any additional survey data as needed
  • Analyze program surveys and evaluations; use information to prepare routine and annual reporting for the environmental education department

Qualifications:

  • One (1) or more years of experience with program management using Rasier’s Edge preferred
  • Minimum of 3 year’s customer service experience
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that potentially includes evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Flexible and adaptable approach to work. Must be able to multitask in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong database, registration system and computer skills
  • An excellent comprehension of Microsoft packages with particular strength in Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate clearly and professionally
  • Able to interact with a culturally and ethnically diverse population of students, faculty, and staff with diplomacy
  • Meticulous attention to detail, exceptionally well organized, and able to prioritize tasks
  • Self-driven and a team player with a sense of fun and a positive outlook

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Seasonal Custodian

The custodian under general supervision of the Lead Custodian has the primary responsibility for cleaning internal and external areas of Maymont which promotes overall health and safety for the staff and general public. This is a season position, employment is from March 1 to November 22.

Responsibilities:

  • Clean and refill, and stock paper products in both public and staff restrooms before daily opening
  • Empty trash and recycling containers in both interior and exterior public areas and offices
  • Setup for meetings, rentals, and special events including: providing additional cleaning attention before, during and after site rentals; moving and setting up chairs, tents, and tables; and setting up refreshments for meetings and events
  • Clean and provide floor care for administrative offices and public spaces (classrooms, rental space, etc.)
  • Report the following to the Lead Custodian: presence of animals, vermin or insects , the need for cleaning supplies in advance, water leaks or other maintenance needs, and any/all health or safety hazards
  • Minor plumbing repairs such as urinal and toilet repairs, unclogging drains, and stocking supplies
  • Clean glass entrance doors, and clean building windows as needed
  • Inspect for light bulb outages throughout public spaces (interior and exterior) and replace light bulbs as needed
  • Clean gutters of buildings on property at least twice a year
  • Ability to perform manual work including lifting, carrying and climbing; lift at least 50 pounds or more; and sustain various periods of light to moderate heavy physical activity

Qualifications:

  • One (1) or more years of experience in custodial services and/or building maintenance
  • High school diploma
  • Ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions
  • Ability to work both independently and with others
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be in possession of a valid driver’s license and be subject to a DMV background check

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

Seasonal Grounds Keeper

Seasonal position from April 1 through October 31st. Groundskeeper performs landscape maintenance year-round throughout Maymont’s 100’s acres and adjoining properties, with an emphasis on lawn care.  Reports to Manager of Horticulture and Grounds.

Responsibilities:

  • Landscape maintenance such as but not limited to grass cutting, leaf raking, trimming, brush removal and some seasonal planting
  • Operate groundskeeping equipment and tools
  • Perform routine maintenance on groundskeeping equipment and tools
  • Assist with set-up for events and take down
  • Maintain clean and organized work areas and storage spaces
  • Occasional weekend work as needed, including storm clean-up and special event support
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Experience with operation of grounds-keeping equipment and basic horticulture
  • GED or equivalent
  • Experience with zero-turn mower and two-cycle engine equipment such as but not limited to weed eater, blower, hedge clippers and chainsaw
  • Ability to follow directions and work independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to perform the manual work required: including lifting, carrying and climbing
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and to perform physical tasks in all weather and temperature conditions
  • A positive attitude about work and life in general
  • Valid Driver’s License and subject to DMV background check

Email your resume and cover letter. EOE.

 

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