Development Assistant

As we rethink how Advancement and Development might function within the overall organizational structure, Maryland Humanities is seeking a consultant to temporarily offer administrative support for the organization’s development functions. This will be a short-term contract from October 2022 through January 2023 (with potential to extend), 10-20 hours per week at $50/per hour. This is a 1099 position and does not include benefits or paid leave.

This is a hybrid position with at least 1 day per week at Maryland Humanities’ office in Baltimore City.


• Managing customer relationship management (CRM) database, eTapestry, incl. gift processing and acknowledgment; preparing queries and exports for solicitation; preparing donor reports; data integrity; etc.
• Managing deliverables of sponsorship and donor benefits, including maintenance of acknowledgement on website and social media platforms
• Preparing batch reports to ensure accuracy and reconciliation of gift management
• Preparing and processing bulk mailings in collaboration with requesting staff members
• Assisting with inquiries from existing or prospective donors


• Familiarity with development approaches, processes, and best practices
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Experience with some database and/or application software experience preferred, eTapestry experience a plus
• Ability to work effectively, independently, and collaboratively
• Commitment to Maryland Humanities’ mission, vision, and values

To Apply: Please prepare the following materials: résumé and a brief cover letter via email to with the subject line as “Development Assistant;” no phone calls please. Search will remain open until filled.

Maryland Humanities is a statewide, educational nonprofit organization that creates and supports bold experiences that explore and elevate our shared stories to connect people, enhance lives, and enrich communities.
Maryland Humanities
108 West Centre Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201-4565
(410) 685-0095
(410) 685-0795 fax
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