Development Administrator

Media 19063, Pennsylvania

JoB Description

The goal of the Development Administrator is to handle the day-to-day operations of the Development department with promptness, accuracy, and enthusiasm.

The Development Administrator is responsible for the processing, printing, mailing, and data management for the Development department, as well as delivering excellent customer service to members, donors, and other Tyler community members. The Administrator manages volunteers and interns to complete departmental tasks, serves as one of Tyler’s database administrators, carries out donor and member communications as planned, and provides administrative support for other projects, as needed. The Administrator also represents Development at donor events, fundraisers, members-only programs, and sells memberships at Arboretum events.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Can demonstrate strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Can learn and fully master a constituent database (currently Altru)
  • Can complete tasks quickly, accurately, and independently and adjust daily tasks to meet departmental priorities
  • Comfortable with computers, printers, and technology in general, with ability to troubleshoot issues with equipment and systems
  • Handles confidential information with discretion
  • Comfortable working with members, donors, trustees, staff, and the public by phone, email, and in person
  • Ability to work evening and weekend events as needed, in addition to Weekend Duty rotations shared with other full-time staff


Work Environment:

  • General office environment (though not fully accessible) with occasional work on the Arboretum’s grounds
  • Significant computer and telephone work
  • Occasional local travel to complete Arboretum business
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, and climbing stairs with occasional lifting of light to medium loads, up to 50lbs

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Caitlin Anello, Membership and Annual Giving Manager, References may be requested following initial interview.

Tyler Arboretum, a public garden in the Philadelphia suburbs, covers 650 acres with renowned plant collections, champion trees, historic buildings, and 17 miles of hiking trails through woodlands, wetlands, and meadows. The Arboretum offers workshops, classes, and tours for adults and children throughout the year.


Contact: Membership & Annual Giving Manager Caitlin Anello



Mailing Address: 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063

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