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Submission Guidelines
  • Electronic submissions unless noted otherwise. Résumés & cover letters must be Word documents or PDFs.
  • We will contact you if your experience aligns with our needs.
  • Read fellowship descriptions carefully below as they have specific application procedures. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Need help submitting your application? Contact us at 215-684-7970 or .

Current Openings


Associate Director of Administration

The Associate Director of Administration, reporting directly to the President and Chief Operating Officer, plays a key role in developing the strategic and business plans for the earned revenue and auxiliary activities of the Museum.

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Audience Research Associate

Through collaborative cross-Museum teams, Audience Research challenges internal assumptions about audiences and their experiences to improve and expand our engagement with them. Our expertise in proven research methods uniquely qualifies us to test hypotheses and solutions, measure outputs and evaluate outcomes to facilitate visitor-oriented decision making across all platforms.

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Associate Director of Digital Marketing and Communications

*Due to the large number of applicants for this position, we are not currently accepting more applications.* The Associate Director of Digital Marketing is responsible for development and implementation of a comprehensive digital marketing plan that helps the museum meet its audience development, visitor engagement, reputation, and revenue goals.

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Research and Exhibition Assistant

The Research and Exhibition Assistant will help research and prepare an exhibition of some seventy Impressionist paintings, works on paper, and sculpture from its collection, and support the reinstallation of the permanent collection galleries devoted to European Art from 1850-1900.

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Senior Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs

The Senior Curator oversees the Museum’s collections of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs and the work of the department’s curatorial staff, including, but not limited to, collections planning and development, research, installations, exhibitions, publications, acquisitions, deaccessioning, loans, etc.

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Planned Giving Officer

The Planned Giving Officer implements and oversees the various aspects of a well-established, comprehensive Planned Giving program, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of planned gifts and the strategic marketing of gift planning vehicles, and is responsible for advancing relationships and securing gifts from a pool of planned giving and major gift prospects.

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Development Services Assistant, Gift Processing and Acknowledgement

The Development Services Assistant for Gift Processing and Acknowledgment is responsible for the accurate processing of daily gift batches in The Raiser’s Edge, the Museum’s fundraising database. This position serves as a constituent records and contributions specialist and promotes adherence to industry standard best practices for charitable contributions. Additionally, the Development Assistant for Gift Processing and Acknowledgement maintains a large body of institutional knowledge of major donors and their giving histories and preferences.

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Manager of Donor Engagement

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a qualified candidate to join the Development department as the Manager of Donor Engagement. This person will coordinate all aspects of programming for Leadership Annual Giving donors and all Affinity Groups, as well as oversee a comprehensive Stewardship travel program.

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Grants Manager

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking an experienced Grants Manager to join its Development department and implement the Museum’s corporate, foundation, and government grants strategy for annual operations, restricted programs, strategic initiatives, and capital projects. This position works closely with senior leadership, curators, program and facilities staff, and volunteers in order to advance the Museum’s fundraising priorities. This is a unique opportunity for a development professional to increase financial support from institutional funding sources for the Museum's campaign.

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Major Gifts Officer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a results-oriented and donor-centered individual to serve as Major Gifts Officer. This is a unique opportunity to work with donors at the highest levels and be part of a dynamic Development office during a transformational expansion project designed by world renowned architect Frank Gehry.

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Assistant Director of Interpretation

The Assistant Director of Interpretation oversees the development and implementation of interpretive strategies and materials relating to the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions, serving as an art historical resource and developing new strategies for interpretation aligned with the Museum’s audience development goals and addressing the specific needs and interests of an increasingly diverse Museum audience.

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Backend Software Developer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Backend Software Developer to work on our exciting initiative to develop a common mobile platform supporting our website, interactive applications, mobile applications and system integrations. The Museum has ambitious plans for the creation and integration of web and visitor-facing mobile applications that tie into a suite of backend services. We need an experienced back-end developer who can integrate a suite of services that runs across multiple outlets including the website, mobile apps and digital experiences in the galleries.

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Senior Application Developer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Senior Developer to work on exciting interactive applications, mobile platforms and interactive system integrations. The Museum has ambitious plans for the creation and integration of visitor-facing applications that tie into a suite of back-end services. We need an experienced developer for our public-facing applications who can integrate those applications into a suite of services that runs across multiple outlets including mobile apps and digital experiences in the galleries.

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Special Events Assistant

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Special Events Assistant to support the Special Events department. This individual will join a team that oversees the planning and production of a variety of events, for both internal stakeholders as well as external clients. The Special Events Assistant is instrumental to the success of the department via calendar management, support of marketing initiatives, the administration of departmental finances, and event-related assistance. Some evening and weekend work is required.

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Art Handler

As a member of a very active Installation & Packing department, this position requires the installation and deinstallation of a wide variety of art objects (all media) throughout the Museum.

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Lead Sales Associate

Lead Sales Associates take a critical role in leading the sales staff for optimizing the visitors’ store experience and driving revenue.

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Inventory Flow and Sales Facilitator

The Inventory Flow and Sales Facilitator will take a critical role in managing inventory and driving store replenishment to maximize sales and profitability.

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Visitor Services Assistant

Part-time Visitor Services Assistants are needed to represent the Philadelphia Museum of Art. We are looking for attentive, outgoing, energetic, individuals with a background or interest in art to help enrich the experience of Museum visitors.

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