Title: Development and External Relations Coordinator

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Reports to: Director of Development and External Relations

PCM is seeking a talented, motivated External Relations Coordinator to support the growth of its fundraising and outreach efforts, while providing administrative support to the PCM leadership team. The successful candidate will be organized, proactive, an excellent writer, collaborative, and innovative with the interest to support and achieve ambitious goals.



  • Coordinate and execute donor and prospect strategy developed by the Director of Development and External Relations. This may include support of cultivation, fundraising, and stewardship events, individual solicitations, prospect research, and regular mailings.
  • Support the donor lifecycle including moving visitors to members and members to donors through membership upgrades and annual giving.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Development and External Relations and External Relations manager to create and manage corporate and foundation identification, solicitation, and reporting.

Events support

  • Supports cultivation, member, and fundraising events to promote awareness and visitor/member cultivation.

Public Relations

  • Executes and creates digital programming based on the ER calendar including creation of social media posts, blog posts, advertising needs, weekly newsletter, and website updates.
  • Facilitates social media communications, manages advertising expenses, uses marketing software to create newsletter and email communication, and maintains the existing press list.

General Administrative Duties

  • Provide administrative support to PCM Leadership Team as it relates to fundraising and external relations including scheduling prospect meetings, board committee meetings, and various office maintenance tasks.
  • Manage correspondence with Board of Directors and Committees at the direction of PCM Leadership.
  • Collaborate with External Relations team including coordinating with External Relations Coordinator and Data Coordinator to accomplish department goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; 1-3 years professional experience in fundraising, marketing, or communications preferred. An ideal candidate is detail-oriented, flexible, and a capable problem-solver.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, project management, and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with CRM Systems, Microsoft Excel and Word, social media platforms, and Constant Contact or other email marketing platforms.
  • Experience with HTML and Photoshop, InDesign, or other design software preferred.
About Us

Our mission is to inspire lifelong learning for all through play, creativity, and exploration.

Hours and Admissions

WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY (beginning 9/7/22)
9:30am to 12:30pm and 
1:30pm or 4:30pm

Reservations are available online. Reserve your ticket now, or purchase walk-up tickets when you arrive.

Masks are optional for most activities at PCM.

Group Visits

Providence Children's Museum is the ideal place for school field trips, camp outings, homeschool and community group trips and Scout excursions.

For Families

We’ve collected an extensive resource of creative activities that will engage kids and their caregivers wherever you may be.

About Play

While society often overlooks and undervalues play, we are here to celebrate and elevate it. Because we know play isn’t frivolous. It’s foundational.

PCM Lesson Plans

Check out our library of lesson plans for teachers and families. PCM has created a variety of lesson plans for teachers by teachers for children pre-k through early elementary.

Become a Partner

PCM has brought the magic of learning to life for over 40 years. As a trusted resource for families and children in southern New England, PCM is an anchor in our community.

More than a Museum
PCM is committed to serving the children of southern New England – regardless of their financial ability. 40% of the Museum’s budget is dedicated to welcoming one-third of the Museum’s total audience free of charge or at greatly reduced rates through a variety of outreach programs.