Career Opportunities

New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


Museum Careers

Manager of Donor Relations
Manager of Donor Relations Job Description (pdf)
The Manager of Donor Relations will report to the Director of Philanthropy and work closely with her to strengthen existing and build new relationships with individual donors and Museum members in support of our diverse and innovative exhibitions and programs, and for the maintenance of our unique collections and historic campus in the heart of downtown New Bedford. The Manager of Donor Relations will be an important member of an evolving Development team as the Museum pivots to meet challenges stemming from the COVID crisis, while continuing to move forward an ambitious strategic plan. HOW TO APPLY: Send cover letter, resume and one writing sample to Emily Mead, Director of Philanthropy, at No calls, please.


Internships and Apprenticeships

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(508) 997-0046 x186