Membership Manager


The French Cultural Center (“the Center”) of Boston is seeking a positive, committed, dependable, creative and outgoing team-player to join its Development department as Membership Manager.

Founded in 1945 as the French Library of Boston, the Center is a 501(c)3, membership-based organization housed in a beautiful French Revival townhouse in Boston’s historic Bay. The Center has three areas of activity: French language education for students of all ages, from children to adults, based on close affiliation with the internationally renowned Federation of Alliances Françaises; French-themed artistic and cultural activities throughout the year, including the annual Bastille Day Celebration block party; and a library/médiathèque that houses some 30,000 French-language books, periodicals and electronic media, making it the second-largest private collection in the U.S. The Center recently adopted a new strategy focus with the goal of elevating its visibility in New England, with the eventual aim of building a base for national program offerings.


The Membership Manager is responsible for:
  • Developing, managing and successfully implementing an annual strategic membership campaign to meet and exceed budgeted membership revenues;
  • Managing the research, design and implementation of new and innovative membership programs, including budget and volunteers management;
  • Working closely with the Marketing department to develop and implement dynamic marketing campaigns to promote membership recruitment (new), and retention (renewals);
  • Managing the solicitation of current and new member benefits and incentives such as Club Avantage;
  • Managing the design and outreach of marketing materials for membership programs;
  • Managing and maintaining the integrity of the members database;
  • Oversee all aspects of the fundraising database, including production of monthly reports for the Executive Director and Board of Trustees;
  • Researching membership base, identifying prospective donors (individual, foundation and corporate), and passing leads along to the Director of Development. Helping with cultivation;
  • Providing administrative support for the Director of Development.


The Membership Manager will report directly to the Director of Development.


  • Bilingual English/French.
  • BA in social sciences, education, or a field closely related to non-profit/community organization functions preferred.
  • Minimum two years experience in membership development, planning and recruitment or equivalent work related background.
  • Proficiency in database/customer relationship management systems preferred.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills.
  • Proficiency with various computer and web applications, including Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a friendly, fast-paced, ever changing environment with a commitment to organization and details.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends.


Base salary: $42,000/year with benefits. Benefits: Health and dental coverage, 403(b) retirement plan, term life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, observance of Massachusetts holidays, enrollment in courses offered by the Center, French Cultural Center membership.


August 21, 2017.


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