The San Diego History Center is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a highly qualified workforce and to providing a work environment where all employees, volunteers and interns are encouraged to reach their highest potential and are valued and recognized for their contributions to fulfilling our mission. The History Center is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, political belief or disability.

Current Employment Opportunities

Development Manager (PDF): The San Diego History Center, with locations in Balboa Park and in Presidio Park seeks a driven, entrepreneurial fundraiser to join our committed team.

Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, the Development Manager will support initiatives and fundraising tactics of the Board of Trustees and Executive Director with a donor portfolio of long-standing members/donors, stewarding current relationships, while building new individual and corporate relationships with potential supporters. This position supports overall efforts in growing the organization’s donor base through collaboration with team members and assisting with the planning and execution of: fundraising/cultivation events, corporate/individual proposals, annual appeals, and planned/endowment giving.

This position is responsible for continued stewardship of past donors as well as building a pipeline of new prospects with gift strategies from identification of constituents through stewardship. The Development Manager will carry an initial portfolio with a fundraising goal – and build from there. The Development Manager will meet regularly with prospects and donors face-to-face to discuss gift proposals.

TO APPLY: Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@sandiegohistory.org with “Development Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls.