The National Woman's Party offers part time and full time employment

At the National Woman’s Party, located at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, we celebrate the legacy of NWP founder, Alice Paul, and the NWP in the history of women’s progress toward equality. Through our guided museum tours, educational programs, exhibits and outreach services we honor this history by exploring the evolving role of women and their contributions to society.

The museum employs full-time, part-time and hourly professionals as well as offers volunteer opportunities. Employment opportunities are listed below.

Full-Time Positions

The historic National Woman’s Party at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument, located on Capitol Hill has an immediate opening for a full-time Fundraising Manager. The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience preferably in a local non-profit environment, a working knowledge of women’s organizations, and strong writing skills. A positive attitude, high degree of initiative, and strong work ethic are essential for the position.

Job Summary: The Fundraising Manager is responsible for the advancement of all fundraising campaigns for the National Woman’s Party. The Fundraising Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and the Fundraising Committee to effectively outline the annual fundraising plan for the organization and to perform the day-to-day execution and aggressive implementation schedule needed to fulfill the annual fundraising goal. Must be able to work productively within a small-team/hands on environment.

Requirements: A college degree with a minimum 3-5 years’ experience in researching, cultivating, and soliciting varied funding sources. A background in women’s organizations and/or politics is preferred; background in special events, foundation grants, and/or museums is a plus. The ability to work with relational databases and strong written and oral communication skills are required. The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, have the ability to work with a wide range of individuals, a willingness to engage with donors and patrons, the ability to meet deadlines and must be a team player. Candidates must also have a proven track record of participating and leading successful fundraising campaigns.

If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Page Harrington, Executive Director at info@nationalwomansparty.org for consideration. No phone calls please.

Primary Duties:

  • Propose and execute strategies on all primary fundraising campaigns including NWP membership, End of Year Campaign, and individual and corporate giving programs
  • Work with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and event management consultant to execute the annual Alice Award Luncheon and campaign
  • Work with Executive Director and Fundraising Committee on donor/prospect research and create giving profiles as needed
  • Provide professional support to the Board of Directors and the Executive Director in their fundraising efforts
  • Create and manage a calendar for the annual renewals, appeal letters, and lapsed donor solicitations
  • Administer the NWP’s fundraising database, to include regular administration and updates, inputting records, processing gifts, list pulls and creating reports, and staff training
  • With support from part-time museum assistants, organize and execute the NWP Annual Meeting (held in March) related to the ongoing quest for women’s equality
  • Pursue and develop relationships with a broad cross-section of organizations and audiences to develop programs that appeal to local, regional, national, and international audiences
  • With support from part-time museum assistants, manage and execute evening Equality Salon discussions for members, and cultivation events for potential donors
  • Create detailed reports and materials, weekly call sheets, and analyze monthly data for Executive Director and Fundraising Committee
  • Oversee work of part-time staff to manage all income spreadsheets and monthly reports to stay on track for reaching fiscal fundraising goals
  • Manage dissemination of all fundraising collateral and e-blasts by part-time staff/interns
  • Manage timely membership acknowledgment and gift fulfillment by part-time staff/interns
  • Launch the strategy and timeline for all membership mailings and email communications including acquisitions, renewals, upgrades, invitations, general communications and other annual appeals
  • Set and guide the fundraising strategy for all print and electronic collateral including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, social media, and the organization’s website to consistently communicate the organization’s mission and fundraising efforts
  • Coordinate the organization’s efforts to promote and increase membership on site, as well as through community outreach and special events
  • Work as a team member on a wide range of fundraising and engagement strategies for members, donors, and volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • At least 3-5 years of successful experience in the development and implementation of programming in a museum or similar arts or history education institution
  • Experience working with diverse groups of adults and communities
  • Creative thinker with demonstrated knowledge and experience developing and implementing a wide range of programs for varied audiences
  • Excellent leadership, project management, planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Effective verbal and written communication, presentation and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility, with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-building skills with the ability to work cooperatively with staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment. Interest in collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders and constituents
  • Ability to see, understand and communicate the big picture as well as translate into actionable next steps
  • Requires impeccable discretion, unflappable approach and behavior
  • This position will need to respond to the needs of a fast-paced operation which requires after-hours availability

Annual Salary range $46,000 to $52,000


The National Woman’s Party is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  The National Woman’s Party is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.

Part-Time Positions

There are currently no full-time positions available.