Campaign Administrator
To apply for an open position, send your resume, cover letter and any relevant work samples to Please put the name of the job you are applying for in the subject line of your email. If applying for multiple positions, please send one email per position.

Position Description

Position Title: Campaign Administrator

Department: Fundraising/Administrative

Classification: Exempt

Direct Report: Campaign Director

Position Summary

The Campaign Administrator will work directly with the Campaign Director to manage daily operations of the Mississippi Aquarium Campaign, a comprehensive fundraising program to support the Mississippi Aquarium Foundation. This role will include all administrative aspects for the campaign office, prospect research and database development, planning and organizing special events, and working across teams of staff and volunteers to ensure professional execution of campaign tasks.

Position Attributes


  • BA/BS Preferred
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Willing to maintain strict confidentiality

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employer for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


The campaign administrator responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Becoming familiar with all campaign procedures, goals and leadership
  • Assisting in development and creation of all campaign materials (brochures, training materials, etc.)
  • Developing a comprehensive database of campaign prospects
  • Supporting campaign staff and volunteer leadership in preparation and follow up for leadership enlistments and prospect solicitations
  • Managing the campaign calendar
  • Planning and executing top quality meetings and events
  • Ensuring timely communication with stakeholders
  • Receiving and processing all campaign funds and pledges
  • Preparing and distributing campaign reports (weekly pledge reports, monthly budget/expense reports, etc.)

Team Requirements

  • Safety & Security - All Team Members are required to adhere to all Mississippi Aquarium safety and security standards.
  • Attendance & Appearance - To maximize the guest’s experience, all Team Members are required to adhere to Mississippi Aquarium standard operating procedures regarding attendance and dress code policies as it relates to individual job functionality.
  • Sales & Guest Services - Our forward-thinking business model requires listening and understanding the needs of our guests both internal and external.  To that end, we must always be focused on the guest experience which is the key driver for return guest visitation and increased sales.
  • Team Partnership - All Team Members are focused on supporting each other to complete the guest experience.  Therefore, supporting, facilitating, and participating in activities that promote team effectiveness is vital to our Organization.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.