Development Administrator

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Apr 24, 2019
Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Administrator/Executive

Job Description


Development Administrator

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


Esteemed as the Green Heart of Pittsburgh and one of the world’s greenest public gardens, Phipps Conservatory is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate visitors with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and worldwide biodiversity through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.


Phipps is seeking a full-time Development Administrator to provide administrative support to the Development department, including Membership responsibilities, with a strong emphasis on data management. Principal duties will include, but are not limited to, maintaining database records; processing gifts and preparing donor and member correspondence; preparing fundraising and membership materials for distribution; and assisting with special events. The Development Administrator will also be responsible for assisting with donor and member research, along with providing monthly reports and tracking donor and member history.


A bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years’ relevant experience is required; nonprofit development experience is a plus. Experience with fundraising database software, specifically Raiser’s Edge or Altru, is preferred. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, detail oriented, and have excellent written and verbal communications skills. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere.


Qualified candidates should email a resume, cover letter and salary history to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.


For more information about Phipps, please visit our website:


Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.


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