Development Writer


Development Writer




Job Description

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.

About the Role

This position is located in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in the Office of Development in Washington, DC. The Office of Development is responsible for raising funds from the private sector to support the Museum’s programs and operations. The Development Writer works as a member of the Campaign and Restricted Giving Team to raise institutional funds and major restricted gifts toward achieving the Development Office’s Campaign and fiscal year goals and Museum priority needs. The position reports to the Director of Campaign and Restricted Giving. The incumbent serves as a point of contact in Development for restricted gift proposal production requests and cross-departmental Program-related projects. Assists with select foundation and other organizational prospects and donors with regard to letters of inquiry, proposal drafting, editing and review, mailings, direct contact and relationship-building, Museum visits, and other related duties This is a full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds. Salary is commensurate with experience. Until COVID-19 precautions are lifted, this position will work remotely.

How to Apply

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A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.

With unique power and authenticity, the Museum teaches millions of people each year about the dangers of unchecked hatred and the need to prevent genocide. And we encourage them to act, cultivating a sense of moral responsibility among our citizens so that they will respond to the monumental challenges that confront our world.


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