Careers

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Martin House. There are two open positions at this time.

Development Assistant

Full-time position – 40 hours per week

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as Development Assistant. This individual will be responsible for providing administrative support for the development office, and general office support as needed. The candidate will work on site at our administrative offices, located on the Martin House estate in the Parkside district of Buffalo.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Processing data entry for confidential donor records
• Assisting with monthly solicitation letters and reconciliations
• Assisting with all stages of special events from planning to execution
• Researching grant opportunities and assisting with grant applications
• Answering phones, assisting with tour reservations and general inquiries
• Supporting other staff with administrative needs
• Assisting with other ad hoc projects and tasks as needed

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, mail merges)
• Knowledge of Donor Perfect / Customer Relationship Management software preferred but not required
• Must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and flexible
• Excellent oral/written communication and customer service skills
• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, particularly for special events

Physical Requirements:
• May need to help lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds on occasion.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best talent on our team. The Martin House is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@martinhouse.org.

Anticipated start date is November 1, 2021.

Executive Assistant

Full-time position – 40 hours per week

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as Executive Assistant. The candidate will work on site at our offices, located on the Martin House estate in the Parkside district of Buffalo. This individual will be responsible for providing administrative support for the Executive Director and general office support as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Executive Support
• Provide administrative, organizational, communications and project support for Executive Director
• Coordinate scheduling and manage calendar
• Coordinate Board and committee meetings and maintain board correspondence
Administrative Support
• Provide administrative support to other staff members on as-needed basis
• Greet in-person office visitors
• Manage incoming phone calls, assisting with tour reservations and general customer inquiries
• Process incoming mail and deliveries
• Serve as point of contact for IT issues, working with external vendor for technology support
• Coordinate supply inventory and ordering for the office

Education and Experience Requirements:
• High School diploma, Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
• Solid written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in administrative use of Office 365 (MS Word, Outlook, Excel, PPT)
• Highly professional demeanor and ability to work successfully with a wide variety of constituents
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and manage multiple priorities

Physical Requirements:
• May need to help lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds on occasion.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best talent on our team. The Martin House is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@martinhouse.org.

Anticipated start date is November 1, 2021.

Volunteer Opportunities

Martin House is always looking for energetic volunteers to help with various tasks around the site. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, contact us at volunteer@martinhouse.org.

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