Join Our Team
Are you are energetic and forward thinking? A team player with a love of art and history?
Bennington Museum is a dynamic museum of Art, History and Innovation. We collect, interpret, and celebrate the creativity of our region and of Vermont across time, and produce award-winning exhibitions and exciting events. While our staff is small, we are energetic, progressive, and spontaneous. Some of our best ideas for exhibitions and events come from hallway conversations and meetings at the coffee machine.
Whether you are interested in a professional or support position, seasonal or year-round opportunity, being with us part-time or full-time, coming on board as a salaried employee or as a volunteer, or for an academic internship, we would be happy to speak with you.
Bennington Museum is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in all forms.
Please email letters of interest and resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bennington Museum is seeking a curious and creative philanthropy professional with 3+ years of experience in individual and corporate fundraising to serve as Development Coordinator. This individual will be a self-motivated, results-oriented, and collaborative team player with a knack for building relationships in the pursuit of meeting organizational fundraising goals. They will work closely with the Executive Director and Director of Advancement to recognize and celebrate the philanthropy of our donors and to ensure their gifts make an impact in the lives of our Bennington Museum community.
The Development Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Advancement and consulting with the Museum’s programmatic staff, will be responsible for the coordination and execution of the Museum’s membership and donor cultivation campaigns to support annual giving to the Museum. This position will ensure the timely processing and stewardship of gifts, oversee accurate donation recording, and participate in strategic donor cultivation, solicitation, and relationship maintenance. In addition to donor and membership outreach and growth, this position will collaborate with programmatic staff to coordinate special events, and will assist with the development and organization of all external communications to include appeals, newsletters, and social media.
Applications open until June 20. Apply HERE.
Education & Community Engagement AmeriCorps Member
The fulltime & part-time members of the VT Youth Development Corps AmeriCorps State Program (VYDC) implement diverse youth initiatives, fostering positive development & building resilience to help youth avoid opioid misuse & other unhealthy behaviors, transcend the effects of COVID-19, and the gain academic, social, & job skills needed to thrive.
The Education & Community Engagement AmeriCorps Member collaborates on programs & events for K-12 grade students and teachers, families, community members, and adults that advance the Museum’s mission, expand community partnerships, and encourage deeper engagement with diverse audiences. The member engages in the following activities: (1) researches, develops, & teaches programs for a range of audiences from families to adults; (2) performs community & school outreach, helping to develop and maintain relationships with partner organizations; (3) teaches K-12 school groups; (4) plans & facilitates family programs and community events; (4) assists with public programs for adults; and (5) engages in capacity building that supports and advances Bennington Museum’s mission & strategic goals.