We’re Hiring:
Help Build Independent Cultural Infrastructure on the South Side

As a growing organization, we have an increased need for development support, including managing our donor database, coordinating fundraising events, and helping to plan a capital campaign. We are excited to add a part-time Development Associate to our team!

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As the Development Associate,
you will be:

an effective communicator:

  • creating messaging for ES’s upcoming capital campaign

  • connecting people to the ES mission and programs through compelling writing

  • corresponding with donors to show the real impact of their gifts

  • reporting on fundraising data, organizational progress, and future goals

and project-focused:

  • coordinating and scheduling fundraising efforts such as events and online campaigns

  • organizing donor data with keen attention to detail

  • collaborating with executive staff to cultivate a diverse donor base

Preferred skills and experience:

While not required, this role could benefit from someone who has experience in nonprofit development, sales, or customer service. Experience with database platforms or customer management software is a big plus, but training is also available. Experimental Station currently uses Google Suite and Salesforce for donor management. Strong writing skills are required.

This is a part-time staff role at 16 hours per week. Compensation is between $20 and $22 per hour, based on experience.

We welcome people with a wide range of skills and experience to apply. Applications are due by Wednesday, May 1 at 11:59pm. We perform background checks for final candidates.

Read full job description here

The Experimental Station is an equal opportunity employer. We are invested in maximizing the diversity of Experimental Station's team, and we want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.

While the first floor of Experimental Station is ADA accessible as are the restrooms, the offices are on a non-ADA accessible second floor. The position also requires sitting for extended periods of time, and occasional lifting for setting up events.

It is the policy of Experimental Station to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Experimental Station provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Experimental Station complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

If you aren’t a fit for this position, we are always looking for volunteers if you would like to get involved!