Current Openings 


Advancement Coordinator

The Advancement Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support to all areas of the Advancement Office, including (but not limited to) the annual fund, membership, events, and grants.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Process all incoming membership payments and maintain member database; manage all membership renewal notices and acknowledgment letters; design and implement membership acquisition and retention objectives

• Assist Annual Giving and Membership Manager with the planning and implementation of annual fund appeals, including writing, editing, and mailing solicitation letters and gift acknowledgments; processing annual fund gifts; coordinating development events; and organizing/recording minutes at Advancement Committee meetings

• Assists with public programs including responding to event inquiries, processing reservations, and assisting with promoting/setting up/managing/breaking down of some events

• Act as a staff liaison to the Young Defenders of the Maryland Historical Society affinity group

• Assist Grants & Community Partnerships Manager as needed with grant writing and reporting

• Assist Vice President of Advancement, Executive Director and Board Officers as needed

• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant field with at least one year of related experience

Minimum Skills and Attributes:

• Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), and the ability to write from multiple organizational voices

• Ability to work as part of a high-functioning, dynamic team as well as to work independently on short and long-term projects

• Ability to multitask and practice good prioritization and organizational skills

• Detail oriented with the ability to see patterns and issues across multiple platforms

• Goal oriented with the ability to both follow prescribed procedures and identify areas for process improvement

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Prior experience with Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM systems, Adobe design suite, and web design appreciated but not required

About the Position:

This is a FULL-TIME position. Full benefits package included.

Some evenings and weekends required (average of 2-4 per month).

About MdHS:

The Maryland Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to educate people of all ages about the American experience through the rich history of Maryland using the society’s collections and to preserve important objects and archival materials from prehistoric Maryland to the present day.

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter, resume with three professional references, and salary requirements to Incomplete applications may not be considered. No phone calls, please.


Volunteer Docent

The Maryland Historical Society (MdHS), a museum and library in Baltimore, is recruiting volunteer docents to deliver interactive tours and programs for student and adult groups. We are seeking candidates who have an interest in history, enjoy working with the public, and feel comfortable speaking to groups.

For more information about this position click here!

To apply for this position, please download and complete the application

For general volunteer inquiries, please email Include your resume and areas of interest and, we will connect you with a staff member.