Job Opportunities


(full time)
The Nantucket Atheneum is a private non-profit organization which provides public library service to the year-round and seasonal residents of Nantucket. With an annual operating budget of $1.8 million, one third of the Atheneum’s annual revenues come from the town and the remaining two thirds of the revenues must be raised annually from philanthropy. The Atheneum has an endowment of $7 million and a donor base of 1000 as of FY13.

The Atheneum seeks a highly motivated and experienced Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for planning and implementing all development and fundraising activities, including major gift and sponsorship solicitations, annual campaign, marketing, special events and grant research and writing. The Development Director reports directly to the Executive Director.

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 5-10 Years of experience in fundraising and development
• Strategic thinker who is entrepreneurial and a self-starter
• Strong people skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong time-management skills

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Molly Anderson at

The Nantucket Atheneum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.