Remote position, but candidates must be able to commute into Boston at least once a week, and to Braintree, MA, approximately twice a month.
Schedule: 25 hours/week between Mon-Thurs

Applications closed on March 22, 2024. 

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development & Operations Coordinator supports core fundraising and operational functions through financial reporting, product fulfillment, and management of museum inventory. The Development & Operations Coordinator interacts regularly with staff, supporters, and community members.

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate bookkeeping and accounting activities in collaboration with external accountant.
  • Coordinate annual audit, all legal filings, and year-end 501c3 reporting with external accounting and auditing firms, with support from the Director of Development and Executive Director.
  • Provide regular financial reporting and analysis to senior leadership and, by extension, the Board, and make recommendations for streamlining our financial processes.
  • Monitor the organizational budget with senior staff on an ongoing basis to ensure the museum is towards revenue and expense goals appropriately.
  • Work closely with related staff to manage shipping and receiving for various programs, including exhibitions, quarterly magazine distribution, and product order fulfillment.
  • Work with the Development Department to support Development operations, including creating and sending invoices, receiving and processing donor contributions and acknowledgements, supporting list generation, digital membership card distribution, and regular renewal communications.
  • Support and respond to member and donor-related inquiries.
  • Support in-person and virtual events and programs, including assisting with exhibition install and deinstall on occasion. 
  • Oversee the museum’s storage units, including managing inventory, and making recommendations to reduce operational expenses.
  • Receive the organization’s mail and distribute and track as needed.  
  • Additional responsibilities as needed.


  • At least two years of relevant experience. 
  • Extremely organized process thinker with data and database management skills, preferably with experience in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Tessitura, Salesforce, or Little Green Light.
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Technically savvy; comfortable with Apple platforms, Slack, Asana, Notion, Google Docs, and MS Office.
  • The position will occasionally require lifting and moving boxes, exhibition modules, and event materials that weigh up to 50 lbs. 
  • A demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice principles and practices, and complex intersectional approaches and strategies in terms of disability, race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, economic status, and other identities.


  • Begin ASAP
  • Part-time: 25 hours/week between Mon-Thurs.
  • Remote position, but candidates must be able to commute into Boston at least once a week, and to Braintree approximately twice a month. 
  • Must be an MA or RI resident in alignment with the museum’s employer registration. 
  • Salary: $24,000 
  • Benefits: Paid Time Off, 401K, 14-15 paid company holidays per year, Health and Dental Insurance (50/50 Employee/Employer Split)

Application Instructions:
The applicant portal to submit a cover letter and resume to Liana Mestas, Director of Development is now closed.

About Design Museum Everywhere

Design Museum Everywhere’s mission is to inspire social change through the transformative power of design. We are a community motivated by using the design process to create personal, cultural, and global impact. We produce community-centered events, exhibitions, and publications that connect the public to the power and social impact of design; educational programs about design and social change innovations in business, society, and culture; and career development and mentoring for students and design professionals. 

Our guiding principles:

  • We are participatory and committed to community-centered approaches.  
  • We believe in the power of design to improve the world around us. 
  • We value curiosity, collaboration, and co-creation.
  • We champion inclusive design. 
  • We strive for our internal practices, educational programs, and creative projects to reflect the equitable and socially responsible world that we want to see. 

We know there are great candidates who may not fit into what we’ve described above, or who have skills we haven’t thought of. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself. We are committed to diversity and building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage women, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQ+ people, and people with disabilities to apply.