Development Database Coordinator

With national visibility and local accolades as the tri-state area’s top source for robust and entertaining educational experiences, Historic Hudson Valley ( welcomes more than 300,000 visitors a year to our school programs, large-scale special events, and tours of historic properties.

Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) is seeking a candidate with proven fundraising database skills to join its four-person development team, which raises approximately $2 million annually. The Development Database Coordinator (DDC) will serve in a part-time role as the primary user of Tessitura, HHV’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, for all Development Department needs in stewarding and growing a diverse, sophisticated donor base. S/he will build upon a successful fundraising strategy that employs the organization’s growing earned revenue activities, including the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze, to leverage contributed dollars through memberships, contributions, fundraising events, sponsorships, and tourism/economic development grants.

HHV’s fundraising efforts support educational programs that serve some 15,000 schoolchildren each year, the development of digital products including apps and websites, a research library, and capital and restoration projects at four historic properties in Westchester County. Programming addresses subject areas including the history of slavery in the colonial North, women’s history, and the impact of Washington Irving’s work on American culture.

The DDC’s primary responsibility will be the timely and accurate input and output of donor/member data, creation of analytic reports from CRM datasets, and processing of regular print and digital communications—including solicitations, renewals, and acknowledgments.

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience. Candidate should be comfortable with a variety of professional office software. Prior database/CRM experience is a must, and experience with Tessitura is a benefit. Candidates should possess a customer service/hospitality mindset, and a high degree of discretion in handling confidential data. Accuracy and attention to detail are essential.

The DDC will report to the Associate Director of Development. This is a part-time position (25 hours per week). Some evening, weekend, and holiday-season hours at special events are required. Please send a cover letter and resume to with “Development Database Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Should your skills and qualifications meet our requirements we will contact you to schedule an interview. If we do not contact you, we will keep your resume on file for one year in the event that another position for which you may be suited becomes available. Thank you for your interest in Historic Hudson Valley.