Development Associate and Event Manager

By: Historic Stranahan House Museum

Job Summary:




Stranahan House is Broward County’s oldest and most historically significant surviving structure. Built in 1901, the site is where the City of Fort Lauderdale began. Today, the historic House operates as a museum, educational center, and event venue.


The Historic Stranahan House Museum team is searching for a Development Associate and Event Manager to help plan for the organization’s future. This position is responsible for overseeing the museum’s membership program, producing special museum events and fundraisers, maintaining the donor information database, and supporting all aspects of museum programming. This person will support the Executive Director and Board of Directors in planning and implementing two signature annual events as well as small community and family friendly projects.


The perfect candidate will work well as part of a team as well as be able to work independently toward a common goal. Applicant should enjoy opportunities to be creative, interact with diverse audiences, and professional development. The Development Associate and Event Manager will be responsible for event creation, goal setting, logistics, and evaluation while overseeing a passionate team of volunteers. This position requires close attention to detail and problem solving skills. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. 


This is a full-time position. Schedule will include night and weekend work based on museum programs.  Willing to train the right person.


No phone calls please.

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to  Cover letter should include:

  • Full name and contact information
  • Experience (if any) with the museum
  • Brief statement on why you feel you are the best candidate for this position


Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.