The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,400 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.
The Gift Processing Assistant is an entry level position charged with accurately entering information in the Raiser’s Edge Database. S/he reports to the Head of Research and Prospect Strategy and works closely with colleagues in the Development Department, including Membership, Special Events, and Leadership Gifts. Processes a high-volume of gifts for External Affairs team (membership, special events, concert tickets, corporate and foundation) received through a variety of channels including mail, phone, online (Blackbaud NetCommunity, Online Express, and ACME), membership desk, museum shop, etc. Prepare receipts and acknowledgments; accurately create and maintain records. Ensure data accuracy by reconciling gifts with Finance, including credit card transactions. On evenings and weekends the Frick Collection hosts events at which the Assistant may be required to work extended hours to provide support. Often the highest volume of our work is conducted at the end of the calendar and fiscal years falling between the Christmas and New Year’s holidays and in late June/early July; time-off requests during these times of the year cannot always be accommodated.
Ability to multitask and meet the needs of diverse constituencies in a fast-paced environment. Excellent communication skills and a desire to work collaboratively. Maturity of judgment, high level of accuracy, and keen attention to detail. Strong ethical sense and the ability to handle sensitive information appropriately. Literacy in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
Benefits in Employment with the Frick Collection
Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, and dental insurance plans. Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and type of coverage selected. Other benefits include Short and Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous defined benefit pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment. All employees may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums. The Frick provides employees with a discount on Museum Shop purchases and an on-site employee dining service. The Frick offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art.
Please send resume with salary requirements to:
Head of Research and Prospect Strategyjobs@frick.org (include “Gift Processing Assistant” in subject line of email) The Frick Collection 1 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021
No phone calls please. Inquiries without cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principal at The Collection, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, military status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.