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Development Coordinator, Corporate Relations
Development Coordinator, Corporate Relations
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Post Date: 29 May 2022


Job Details



  • Work with the Development Officer, Corporate Relations to manage and execute fulfillment of donor benefits for all corporate gifts
  • Manage day-to-day operations of Corporate Partners Program benefits, including completing new and renewing membership fulfillment, as well as assisting with planning and executing special events and mailings
  • Work with Events Specialist, Development and Special Events department to help coordinate corporate donors’ private events held at the Museum
  • Coordinate private tours for corporate donors, in collaboration with departments across the Museum
  • Prepare and submit summary performance reports for corporate donors to major exhibitions, events, and programs
  • Maintain monthly website listings and promo code database for all corporate donors
  • Maintain signed donor agreements and keep track of benefit usage and redemption
  • Produce and track donor invoices
  • Work with the Development Officer, Corporate Relations to ensure corporate logo requirements for materials are approved and correct
  • Create meeting packets and solicitation packages with relevant inserts, assemble, and prepare for outgoing mail and/or delivery
  • Regular administrative duties, such as fielding calls, scheduling meetings, booking reservations, completing mailings, assembling packets, preparing briefings, updating databases, filing and record-keeping, and other duties as assigned
  • Assist with events (fundraising events/private rentals/meetings/lunches/dinners/tours), as needed

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; able to assess priorities and work well under pressure; excellent time management skills
  • Ability to plan and implement successful programs and activities, meet deadlines and successfully handle multiple projects
  • Excellent organization skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a wide range of museum staff and museum donors
  • Exercise sound judgment and discretion in the handling of confidential matters
  • Working knowledge of the non-profit environment
  • Must be self-motivated and proactive

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred OR an equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable and demonstrable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved
  • Experience in project management, client relations, or donor stewardship is preferred
  • Experience in a cultural or arts organization is a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

The MFAH is an organization comprised of 600+ employees and 1,000+ docents and volunteers. The museum is more than 100 years old and ranks nationally among the top 10 art museums in exhibition space, memberships, endowments, and attendance, with 1M visitors annually. Our multifaceted institution includes multiple gallery buildings, a sculpture garden, two art schools, and two house museums for decorative arts. The encyclopedic collection numbers more than 70,000 works of art in a wide range of media.

Work will be performed in varied and wide-ranging environments and conditions.  Physical demands will also vary.  Work may involve extended sitting and computer use.

Work and Culture at the MFAH – Benefits Offered

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • MFAH Retirement Savings Plan (403b)
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Paid Time Off, Reserve Time Off, Volunteer Time Off, Holiday Pay
  • Museum Membership and retail store discounts
  • On campus restaurant discounts

The MFAH has extensive COVID mitigation protocols in place to provide for a safe working environment, including:

  • Masks recommended in indoor spaces and may be required depending on current status and expert recommendations;
  • Plexiglas partitions available for staff members who do not work in offices;
  • Temperature checks at entrances for staff;
  • Onsite COVID testing for staff who work in close contact with colleagues or visitors;
  • Sanitizing stations

Equal Opportunities for All

At the MFAH, we believe that diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusivity are fundamental to our organization. We welcome all candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our organization and to our pledge for workplace diversity, inclusion, and excellence.

Our commitment to our policy and practice of nondiscrimination represents more than good intentions. It provides for employment decisions that are made without regard to race, creed, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as established by law or any other reason unrelated to your ability to join and contribute to our organization and support our mission to provide a museum experience for all.

The MFAH is equally committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals interested in employment with the organization. As part of this commitment, we want to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation needed to 1) participate in the job application or 2) interview process; 3) perform essential job functions; and/or 4) participate in the benefits and privileges of employment with the MFAH. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact the human resources department: [email protected]


Houston, USA

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