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Listing No. 62332 posted on 8 Nov (Expires on 15 Nov)

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Development Manager


Historic St. Mary’s City is seeking a Development Manager.  Applications are being accepted now.  A full job description is available upon request.

Organizational Description:

Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) is a museum of living history and archaeology located on the site of Maryland’s first capital (1634 – 1695).  Decades of research are the foundation of outdoor exhibits constructed in a beautiful tidewater landscape.  Recreated structures in the historic town center, a Woodland Indian hamlet, a tall ship, and a tobacco plantation staffed by costumed or uniformed interpreters help visitors understand the stories of Maryland’s founding.  Reconstruction of the Brick Chapel of 1667 stands for a symbol of the religious freedom established by the Lords Baltimore in the seventeenth century.


HSMC is one of Southern Maryland’s leading tourism attractions and hosts an active school tour program. The museum is an independent agency of the State of Maryland, within the Office of the Governor.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Business Enterprises, the Development Manager is responsible for fundraising initiatives of the Foundation, coordinating its activities with the HSMC Commission, and providing administrative support for the Foundation.  The Manager currently supervises one full-time staff member, the membership and volunteer coordinator and receives support from other museum departments, such as External Relations, Education, and Administration.  In coordination Foundation members and with the support of relevant Commission staff, he/she focuses primarily on growing the annual giving and membership programs with the aim of cultivating individual donations,  while maintaining relationships with existing donors.  The Manager might also seek sponsorships, researching and writing grant proposals and providing reports as required. The Manager is also responsible for coordinating the annual Beerfest and other Foundation fundraising events.  The Manager will have annual fundraising goals.  A detailed job description is available upon request.

HSMC is an EEO organization.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and three references to:

Porzia Purves

Personnel Ombudsman

P.O. Box 39

St. Mary’s City, MD  20686



If you prefer you may email or fax your information to: or fax to 240-895-4968.

  • Listing No.
  • 62332
  • Company Name
  • Historic St. Mary's City
Employment Sector State Government
Job Field Administrative
Type of Position Full-Time Permanent
Education Required Bachelors
Years of Experience Required 4
Wage/Salary $35,000 - $45,000/yrly
  • County
  • St. Mary's County
  • City
  • St. Mary's City
Advertiser: HSMC1634
Member Since: May 8, 2015
Fax: 240-895-4968
  St. Marys City, Maryland
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