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🔗Development Officer

  • Part Time
  • Knoxville, TN
  • 35000 USD / Year
  • Job Qualifications:

    Required qualifications

    §  Bachelor’s degree

    §  Fund development experience – minimum of 5 years

    §  Established background in successful nonprofit donation strategies and activities/events with fundraising results

    §  Ability to work with CRM nonprofit software, donor databases, and other fundraising technology

    §  Ability to work independently

  • How to Apply:

    Applications will be accepted through April15, 2024, and early submissions are encouraged.  Please send application materials (resume, cover letter and two professional references) to David Hearnes, Executive Director –

  • Job benefits: Paid Time Off
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Office work, hybrid option
  • Contact Name: David Hearnes
  • Application Email:
  • Application Phone #: 865-525-2375
  • Application Address: P.O. Box 1703 Knoxville, TN 37901

Website Blount Mansion Association

Blount Mansion Association is the privileged caretaker of the 1792 Blount family home, the adjacent 1818 Craighead Jackson House, and a public garden site on the property. Blount Mansion is Knoxville, Tennessee’s only National Historic Landmark and the city’s oldest operating museum.

Blount Mansion Association seeks a part-time development officer (60-80% FTE) to lead our ongoing development and membership activities and to assist with special events related to fundraising. The position reports to David Hearnes, Executive Director.

Position responsibilities

§  Manage annual fund

§  Co-lead 2-3 annual fundraising events

§  Work with board members and build relationships with donors, stakeholders, and East Tennessee community leaders

Blount Mansion Association will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its founding in 2025, and this position will play a critical role in development and activities related to this significant milestone in the organization’s history.