Request for Designs: Artwork for Vacant Windows

Job Listing
Posted November 22, 2023

City Ave District seeks artists for a public art project, involving wrapping windows throughout the District with adhesive vinyl wraps, adorned with custom, locally made graphic artwork. These wraps will be installed on the windows of vacant or inactive ground-level storefronts across the City Ave District, spanning from Presidential Boulevard to 63rd Street, and including parts of both the City of Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township.

Piano Teacher

Job Listing
Posted November 21, 2023

Located in the Philadelphia suburbs, the Nelly Berman School of Music, the premiere music school on the Main Line, is seeking a qualified piano instructor for individual, in-person lessons. Should be pursuing or in possession of Master’s degree in Piano Performance. The applicant should have experience teaching students of all ages and levels. Having a background in the Russian school of music or other European traditions of piano pedagogy is a plus. Hourly rate commensurate with experience.

Digital Communications & Marketing Manager

Job Listing
Posted November 20, 2023

Create, manage, implement and update digital marketing & communications activities for regional symphony orchestra, Pennsylvania Philharmonic

Develop and post regular social media activity Facebook, Twitter, Instagram …..

Build & schedule email in coordination and support of organization’s programs, performances & events 

Primary liaison for correspondence with sponsors/ patrons on ticketing & contributions  

Manage & update Pennsylvania Philharmonic website

Regional Field Specialist

Job Listing
Posted November 20, 2023

AFS USA is part of a worldwide network of AFS partner organizations that work together to advance global education and foster meaningful connections across cultures. As the network’s largest partner, AFS USA works to increase the global competency of U.S. citizens by providing a variety of international and intercultural learning experiences to individuals, families, schools, and communities.

Historical Society Administrative Coordinator

Job Listing
Posted November 14, 2023

The Lower Merion Historical Society is seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Historical Society Administrative Coordinator to work in our offices in the Lower Merion Academy  Building on the grounds of Bala Cynwyd Middle School. This is an onsite position.

Assistant Director of Prospect Research and Gift Administration

Job Listing
Posted November 13, 2023

Summary: Reporting to the Director of Advancement Operations, the Assistant Director of Prospect Research and Gift Administration will work to create and nurture an effective prospect research and gift administration practice at Gwynedd Mercy University. They will use best practices and evolving tools in prospect research to create and implement plans to identify new donors while measuring inclination and capacity to give to the University. The AD will work closely with UA leadership and members of the UA team on prospect strategy and portfolio management. The Assistant Director will also be responsible for the day-to-day processing of gifts, maintaining data integrity of the UA database and execute gift entry and acknowledgements for gifts of all levels. 


The purpose of this job description is to provide an overview of the scope of the position. This is not a comprehensive list of duties/responsibilities. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned:

Prospect Research and Development

  • Manages prospect research meetings and fundraiser portfolio reviews; manages portfolio optimization process for fundraisers, and assists in overall management of GMercyU’s prospect pool.
  • Performs prospect identification and research through analysis and interpretation of biographic, business, and financial information on individuals and organizations based on the University’s fundraising strategies and objectives.
  • Develops and manages internal rating system to help inform on fundraising strategies including segmentation, ask amount, and participatory involvement for prospects.
  • Assists with special projects for University fundraising initiatives (i.e. campaigns, targeted mailings, etc.) by analyzing prospect pools, and developing top prospect lists.
  • Uses prospecting tools such as data screening and modeling to provide analyses of targeted groups and overall prospect pool to better prioritize major gift prospects.
  • Prepares accurate, clear, and concise research profiles and briefings to communicate relevant details that advance the qualification, cultivation, and solicitation of prospective donors to major gift officers and senior leadership.
  • Helps to oversee the timely and accurate entry of newly acquired prospect management information (e.g. news articles about alumni, obituaries) into the CRM, communicating this information to key stakeholders as necessary.
  • Conducts wealth screenings as needed and imports results into CRM appropriately.
  • Inform on budgetary discussions involving the necessity of various researching software products for University Advancement and oversee relationship with prospect research vendors.

Gift Administration and Database Management

  • Performs daily gift and pledge processing functions including depositing, sorting, balancing, entering and validating gifts, and updating pertinent information necessary for the proper receipt, administration and acknowledgement of gifts.
  • Adds new constituent records into Raiser’s Edge when a gift is received from an individual, corporation or foundation not in the database.
  • Performs daily updates of existing constituent contact information by processing returned mail, alumni update e-forms, employee status notifications, online obituaries, etc. while utilizing UA research tools.
  • Accurately receipts and acknowledges all gifts and tributes as appropriate, including planned gifts.
  • Scans and indexes all gift documentation, acknowledgement and gift receipts to donor records.
  • Generates daily gift acknowledgement letters, major and planned gift acknowledgement letters, and weekly/daily gift reports with prospect and donor information.
  • Directly coordinates with the President’s Office to obtain live signatures for major and top-priority gifts and ensures high-level stewardship by issuing timely thank you notes, donor benefits, etc.
  • Tracks high-level requests, issues, and questions involving donor acknowledgments, gift agreements, and other stewardship activities that require quick attention.
  • Assists with handling internal and external constituents’ questions and requests for information on scholarships and other restricted funds.
  • Creates documentation to establish new annual and endowment scholarships working as a direct liaison to the Finance Department.
  • Assists Director of Advancement Operations in database management by maintaining data integrity and accuracy, as well as handling all global changes, imports, exports, and other comprehensive database functions and clean-up projects assigned by the DAO.
  • Manages and oversees appropriate database projects with student workers.
  • Adheres to ethical and confidentiality guidelines as indicated by the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), the Association of Advancement Services Professionals (AASP), as well as university policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in communications, marketing, journalism, business administration, a liberal arts field, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience required.
  • Minimum 2-5 years related work experience required preferably in an advancement office in a higher education or non-profit setting.
  • Proficiency with RE/NXT (or comparable CRM). Preferred knowledge in prospect research data appends (i.e. ResearchPoint, DonorSearch, LiveAlumni, et al.)
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite products, particularly Excel for data manipulation and analysis.
  • Effectively manage projects that are both data-driven and relationship-driven
  • Outstanding time management skills, including the ability to organize, manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Writing and editing skills spanning multiple styles is required, excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills when working with University colleagues, students, alumni and donor communities.
  • Skill in dealing with people, diplomacy, tact, discretion, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Commitment to the mission and core values of Gwynedd Mercy University.
  • Available to work occasional nights or weekends relating to University Advancement events or fundraising initiatives


Job Listing
Posted November 8, 2023

Job Title:              Registrar – one (1) full-time position or two (2) part-time positions available

Timeline:               Open immediately

Hours:                  35 hrs/ weekly. Applicants ideally available to work Monday – Friday to cover hours between 2pm to 9pm. Will consider alternate hours (example: Monday-Friday: 11am-6pm) based on candidate availability.  Occasional nights and weekends (comp time available for full time).


Job Listing
Posted October 31, 2023

Storybook Musical Theatre seeks Overhires for upcoming Season

Storybook Musical Theatre, a professional Equity theater for family audiences, is seeking candidates to fill the positions of Overhire Carpenters and Electricians for Load-ins and outs for 3 shows this season. One has a double run.

Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival is Seeking New Board Members

Job Listing
Posted October 10, 2023

The Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival (PWTF) is now seeking dedicated members of the Philadelphia community to join the Board of Directors. Our Board is a critical part of the growth and direction of PWTF, especially as we enter our 10th season! We are looking for passionate people that share our mission - to uplift the voices of women in the arts! Whether you are an artist yourself or someone who appreciates it the Board is open to you!

Theatre Graduate Assistant and Scholar Opportunities

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Posted August 30, 2023

The Master of Arts in Theatre program at VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY offers a distinct fusion of inspiring academic work and practical production experience. Our flexible, multi-faceted degree program prepares students from a variety of disciplines to succeed on stage, behind-the-scenes and in the classroom. The comprehensive MA can be completed in two years as a full-time student.