Pilchuck Glass School (PGS) is an international center for glass art education. Our serene campus in Stanwood, Washington, is nestled in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains on a former tree farm. PGS has an exhibition space and administrative office in Seattle, Washington, located in historic Pioneer Square.

Careers at Pilchuck Glass School offer the exciting opportunity to support artists as they grow in their artistic practice. ​


Open Positions


Development Manager

Pilchuck Glass School is seeking an organized, events-oriented development professional to join our team as the Development Manager. The Development Manager position reports to the Director of Development, serving as an integral part of the Development team. This position will be responsible for annual giving, cultivation and fundraising events, and general fundraising support, and will work mainly in the Seattle administrative office. 

The position will be primarily responsible for coordinating and managing all aspects of the organization’s main cultivation and fundraising events (70%), including managing volunteers, working with vendors and caterers, executing each event, and stewarding donors. The position will also support other general development and fundraising activities including supporting the Annual Fund (15%), donor and participant data entry (5%) and providing general administrative support (10%). This will include working closely with development staff and trustees on donor cultivation and stewardship, in addition to supporting marketing and communication needs in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment. The Development Manager will work closely with the Database Coordinator and the greater PGS staff. 

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How To Apply:

The deadline to apply is Thursday, April 25, 2019.

Please email a cover letter and resume expressing your qualifications to Development Director Lauren Mercurio at lmercurio@pilchuck.com, subject: “Development Manager Position, Your Name.” Be sure to label all files with your name, PDFs preferred. Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis through the deadline. Kindly, no phone calls please.


Pilchuck Glass School is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and participants. Pilchuck encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran, or disability status.