Preservation Maryland seeks applicants our open Development Manager position

Preservation Maryland works to protect the state’s irreplaceable heritage while creating a more equitable & sustainable future. Through strategic programming we use the best of our past to solve some of today’s biggest issues, including climate change, affordable housing, & workforce development. From hands-on work out in the field to our professional expertise, Preservation Maryland’s team is passionate about creating real change for our communities.

Want to join us or know someone who may be a good fit? See below for more information and how to apply. 


The Development Manager reports to the Vice President and will manage organizational fundraising efforts with a focus on The Campaign for Historic Trades. This is a full-time professional position that requires a minimum of three years of experience. Candidates should have demonstrated practical experience in charitable non-profit fundraising and be adept at constituent relationship management systems. Experience working with Engage is preferred. Salary $56,000 – $65,000, annually. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.

This position will assist with a broad range of activities in support of fundraising and development efforts focused on The Campaign for Historic Trades. Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting fundraising appeals to individual and corporate donors,
  • Prepare or oversee drafting of grant proposals to agencies and foundations,
  • Generate and prepare fundraising reports
  • Prepare mailing lists for donor communications, such as appeals and event invitations
  • Lead execution of organizational fundraising and stewardship events
  • Meet with donors and prospective donors / funders
  • Develops face-to-face cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for donors
  • Responsible for donor communication / correspondence including gift proposals
  • Supports production and distribution of donor mailings
  • Oversee special fundraising projects as identified in collaboration with the VP
  • Develop and execute annual fundraising plans, including goals and benchmarks
  • Research and identify prospective funders
  • Build and maintain corporate partner / funder relationships
  • Provide broad support for development efforts
  • Work collaboratively with Campaign for Historic Trades team on identified goals

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