Visitor Experience Assistant

Provide visitors with a positive and welcoming first impression to the Jewish Museum by fulfilling job functions efficiently and in a friendly, positive manner. 

Department: Visitor Experience
Reports to: Director of Visitor Experience
Date posted: August 9, 2017
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Part-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and welcome visitors
  • Provide tickets to all visitors
  • Provide information to visitors (answer questions, assist with way-finding around the museum)
  • Administer audio guides to visitors
  • Collect visitor information (surveys, visitor comments and concerns, press information)
  • Brochure supply and upkeep 

Requirements:

  • Positive and friendly attitude
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and troubleshoot
  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of POS systems a plus (ACME)
  • Strong interest in art and Jewish culture a plus 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Digital Marketing Manager

The Digital Marketing Manager supports digital marketing activities, including targeted email communications, digital advertising, and strategic audience data capture to drive online engagement and on-site visitation to the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, events, as well as membership, Shop, and Russ & Daughters Restaurant.

 

Reporting to the Director of Digital, the role is responsible for overseeing all aspects of digital marketing activities executed through Salesforce Marketing Cloud and its integration with other digital platforms, including email campaign production, digital advertising, and WiFi marketing. As a liaison between the Digital department and colleagues across the institution, the role requires exceptional project management as well as written and interpersonal communications skills. The position will supervise a Digital Marketing Associate and Intern(s).

Department: Digital
Reports to: Director of Digital
Date posted: August 25, 2017
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees strategy and administration of Salesforce Marketing Cloud:
    • Work in close collaboration with colleagues in Digital, Marketing, Visitor Experience, Membership, Shop, and IT to develop user journeys and key messages to support audience development strategies
    • Develop project timelines, assets, copy, and data deliverables to ensure successful implementation of campaigns against deadlines and objectives
    • Oversees email list growth and management with meticulous attention to detail
    • In collaboration with the Creative Studio, develop graphics and creative assets aligned with brand and graphic identity
    • Develop engaging and accurate content for targeted email communications, including copy writing/editing, gathering of assets, and routing materials for internal review
    • Ensure integration of Salesforce with other digital platforms, including website (ExpressionEngine) and WiFi marketing vendor (SocialSign.in)
    • Develop and optimize digital advertising campaigns on Google AdWords and Facebook using Salesforce Advertising Studio
    • Gather metrics for internal reporting and optimizing future campaigns
  • Maintain best practices for digital communications and publishing on TheJewishMuseum.org and other digital platforms, following editorial guidelines, and ensuring accuracy, usability, and a consistent institutional voice
  • Support Director of Digital in executing integrated digital communications and content strategy

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises Digital Marketing Associate and Digital Marketing Intern(s)
  • Conduct trainings for staff to manage data or select email campaigns 

Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A in Marketing, Business, Art History, or related field
  • 3-7 years digital marketing experience at nonprofit, membership organization, or agency environment
  • Strong production and editorial skills, extremely organized, detail oriented, and ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Extremely organized with excellent project management skills
  • Superior experience in list and data management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with ability and desire to communicate clearly about digital initiatives with non-technical staff
  • Analytical skills with ability to generate metrics reports using Google Analytics
  • Required Technical Skills: expertise and knowledge of best practices with respect to email service providers (Salesforce a plus), content management systems, basic knowledge of HTML, and major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Desired Technical Skills: information architecture, user experience, design thinking
  • Genuine interest in art and Jewish culture 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212.423.3286

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Curatorial Intern

We are looking for inspired individuals who would like to join the Curatorial Team of The Jewish Museum and develop their knowledge of exhibition realization in a professional, supportive environment. Fall interns will be assigned to assist Curators with research, correspondence, as well as general administration in connection with forthcoming exhibitions, presentations, and related special projects.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Curatorial Associate
Date posted: August 7, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time/ TBD

Responsibilities:

The intern will research specific topics in art, share their research, organize visual material, and perform general administration tasks such as (but not limited to) maintaining checklists and budget logs, mailing and invitation lists, general paperwork, and presentation materials.  Current projects include the painter, Chaïm Soutine, portraiture in the museum’s collections, and further topics in modern art and the museum's collections.  The intern may be asked to research at off-site, public facilities in New York City, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art library (Thomas Watson Library) the library at MOMA, the New York Public Library, etc.  Other tasks will be assigned as the need arises. 

Requirements:

  • B.A. and M.A. candidates in Art History, as well as M.A. Candidates in Arts Administration and Museum Studies preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and excellent organizational, research, and communication skills are a must.

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: (212) 423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

American Art 1850-1950 Internship - Curatorial Affairs

The Jewish Museum is looking for an inspired individual who would like to develop their curatorial skills in a professional, supportive environment. The intern will assist with research and administrative duties for an upcoming exhibition on American modern art, under the exhibition curator’s direct supervision.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Assistant Curator
Date posted: August 7, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time/ TBD

Responsibilities:

Other duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting research via online databases and offsite at local art libraries
  • Maintaining and updating exhibition checklists; communicating with registrars and/or design teams
  • Drafting and mailing loan requests and agreements; checking status
  • Creating Powerpoint presentations for other museum departments
  • Maintaining list of exhibition contacts
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • B.A. and M.A. candidates in Art History, as well as M.A. Candidates in Arts Administration and Museum Studies preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and excellent organizational, research, and communication skills are a must.

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: (212)423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Special Events Intern

The Special Events Intern at the Jewish Museum will provide support for the Special Events department on fundraising and other events, including the Purim Ball Gala, New York Jewish Film Festival Opening Night, exhibition previews, donor receptions, and rental events.  

Department: Special Events
Reports to: Special Events Director
Date posted: August 1, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time; 12 - 16 hrs/wk

Responsibilities:

  • Mailing list compilation and proofreading
  • General administrative tasks such as filing, archiving, inventory, and assembling rental information packets  
  • Recording RSVPs for exhibition openings
  • Assistance with logistics and event staffing
  • Miscellaneous projects and research, as assigned

Requirements:

  • Current Bachelors or Masters student
  • Superior proofreading skills
  • Strong communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge and/or Salesforce a plus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to periodically work nights and weekends, as necessary
  • Interest in the arts and fundraising 

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: (212) 423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing & Production Coordinator

The Jewish Museum’s Marketing Department oversees the Museum's print and digital advertising, outdoor advertising, direct marketing, and promotional outreach. In addition, the department develops and produces key messaging, collateral, and other material to support the visitor experience of collections and exhibitions, educational programs, membership, and special events.  Marketing works in close collaboration with the Creative Services Department – led by the Consulting Creative Director – the in-house design studio that provides graphic design and print and digital production services to client departments across the Museum.

The Marketing Coordinator plays a key role in supporting all department functions by spearheading project management, trafficking, and budget tracking. The Coordinator reports to the Associate Director of Marketing and also supports the Consulting Creative Director by overseeing project workflow within the studio. 

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Associate Director of Marketing
Date posted: July 13, 2017
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the Marketing and Creative Services Departments by scheduling project kick-off meetings, developing and managing production schedules, designating workloads to designers in collaboration with the Consulting Creative Director, and routing material for approval
  • Coordinate and implement the Museum’s direct marketing program in accordance with overall marketing strategy
    • Maintain and coordinate the direct mail calendar (invitations, newsletters, brochures and postcards)
    • Oversee list management, selection, quality assurance and evaluation in cooperation with CRM Assistant Systems Manager
    • Manage data  cleanup and NCOA processes in CRM system
    • Serve as key contact with external mail house and external list brokers
  • Interpret Marketing strategy to the Design Studio to facilitate development of effective creative. Support Associate Director of Marketing in developing creative briefs as part of Marketing team.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Communications, Digital, and Visitor Experience to ensure a unified and strategic approach to marketing efforts
  • Track production expenses against budgets to leverage limited resources
    • Negotiate on behalf of the Museum to secure best available rates
    • Manage vendor payments
  • Support the Editorial Brand Manager by proofreading marketing copy against the Jewish Museum Style Guide
  • Oversee interns as necessary
  • Other related administrative duties as needed

Core Copetencies:

  • Superior project management and the ability to successfully shepherd projects through complex workflow processes
  • Candidate must be detail-oriented, extremely organized, and able to tackle multiple deadlines simultaneously
  • Competent and comfortable managing budgets and making financial decisions
  • Sound judgement in prioritizing deliverables for multiple clients
  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a team as well as independently problem-solve/trouble-shoot.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to demonstrate flexibility in responding to both internal client, external vendor, and Museum needs

Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S. degree in art history, design, marketing, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Two to three years’ experience in a dynamic office environment
  • Strong eye for detail and brand consistency in all written and visual marketing content
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite, with experience in Adobe Create Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign); experience with Basecamp or Air Table a plus
  • Genuine interest in art and/or Jewish history and culture 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Intern

The Jewish Museum seeks a creative, motivated, and attentive individual to assist the Marketing Department while developing his or her understanding of marketing strategies and activities in a professional museum environment. Working closely with the Associate Director of Marketing, Editorial Brand Manager, Marketing & Production Coordinator and Advertising & Outreach Coordinator, this internship is a terrific opportunity to assist with each stage of exhibition and program-marketing, from campaign planning, to crafting marketing materials and strategizing tactics that drive attendance.

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Associate Director of Marketing
Date posted: July 6, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week / TBD

Responsibilities:

  • Performing research related to museum exhibitions, artists, and marketing opportunities
  • Copyediting across multiple platforms and various collateral
  • Occasional assistance with audience data collection
  • General administrative tasks as needed for the Marketing Department

Requirements:

Coursework in Marketing, Communications, Business, Art History, English, Journalism, History, Jewish Studies, Women’s Studies and other related studies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest in advertising and marketing
  • Attention to detail
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Punctuality and dependability

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: (212) 423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Development Intern

The Development Intern at the Jewish Museum will provide essential support to the Major Gifts team in managing the Museum’s individual giving groups: Young Patrons, Patrons, Contemporary Circle, and Museum Council.

Department: Development
Reports to: Development Coordinator
Date posted: July 3, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time; 12 - 24 hrs/wk

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and researching new sources of funding;
  • Supporting the execution of donor group mailings (solicitations, renewals, invitations, and acknowledgments);
  • Updating and maintaining the donor database (Raiser’s Edge);
  • Assisting in the planning and staffing of special events;
  • Drafting correspondence;
  • Assisting with the organization of office materials and supplies; and
  • Miscellaneous projects, as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Strong communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Interest in learning about Major Gifts fundraising
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to periodically work nights and weekends, as necessary
  • Interest in the arts

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:
Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: (212) 423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Membership Intern

Assist the Membership Department staff in all areas related to membership development, fund raising and member services and benefits. This is an excellent opportunity to observe the inner workings of a non-profit organization, as well as to gain experience working within a museum, and to learn non-profit membership department and development practices. Great opportunity to learn a database program.

Department: Membership
Reports to: Director of Membership/Membership Associate/Membership Assistant
Date posted: June 26, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Flexible during Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm, or as arranged

Responsibilities:

Essential Internship Functions:

  • Assist membership staff with membership service tasks.
  • Administrative duties that include responding to member requests, answering phones, executing financial transactions and data entry.
  • Customer Service duties that include welcoming members to museum (lobby membership desk), answering member calls, meeting member requests, assisting with Membership events.

Secondary Internship Functions: 

  • Assisting staff in meeting member requests.
  • Filing and clerical duties.
  • Executing financial transactions.
  • Providing information to members and visitors.

Requirements:

  • Must be working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field of Development, Museum Studies, nonprofit management or Art History/ History.
  • Have an interest in Membership and Development.
  • Team-oriented, flexible, and a strong attention to detail.
  • Good people skills and high levels of patience.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

To apply, email internship application, resume, and cover letter to:
Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212-423-3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Prospect Researcher & Strategist

The Prospect Researcher & Strategist is responsible for managing and executing the Jewish Museum’s donor research for individuals, foundations, and corporations. The position provides direct prospect research services to and for the senior fundraisers and Museum leadership.

The Prospect Researcher & Strategist reports to the Deputy Director of Development and works closely with the fundraising team as a partner in helping achieve fundraising goals through the creation of prospect profiles, meeting briefings, and event facebooks. S/he insures a steady stream of new prospects is being researched as being capable of charitable gifts of at least $10,000. The position also oversees the timely movement of previously identified prospects through the various cultivation stages leading to solicitation.

Strong project management, organizational, and communication skills are important in this position. 

Department: Development
Reports to: Deputy Director of Development
Date posted: June 8, 2017
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining an overall knowledge of the Museum’s top prospects to assist fundraisers in developing appropriate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies; and referencing and representing that information at meetings and in discussions, as needed.
  • Leveraging data analytics, prospect research tools, relationship mapping, and proactive research strategies to identify board candidates and major gift prospects whose interests align with fundraising priorities.
  • Providing intelligence that informs the development of tailored cultivation and engagement strategies, including approximately 200 prospect profiles annually.
  • Collaborating with senior development staff and the Museum director’s office to create briefing documents for high-level meetings with donors and prospects.
  • Coordinating an effective moves management system with support from the Deputy Director of Development and the senior development team.
  • Assisting the Deputy Director of Development with the Trustee pipeline, prospects, profiles, and reports.
  • Creating facebooks for development staff highlighting expected VIP attendees of major Museum events.
  • Managing and disseminating a weekly briefing that captures pertinent news on major donors and prospects.
  • Developing and overseeing the research department’s budget, policies, and procedures.
  • Evaluating research tools and emerging technologies and coordinating vendor relations.
  • Ensuring adherence to professional research standards and ethics of prospect research. 

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of direct experience as a researcher for development/fundraising in the non-profit field, preferably in the arts.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with iWave, LexisNexis for Development Professionals, Foundation Directory, and other prospect research subscription services.
  • Proficiency in conceptualizing and developing proactive prospecting methodologies using such tools as constituent list segmentation, data-mining, and electronic and peer screenings.
  • Understanding of wealth indicators and ability to translate such information into prospect ratings and gift estimates.
  • Strong analytical skills, including expertise in the modeling and analysis of data.
  • Ability to appropriately communicate sensitive information and to judge how and with whom this information should be shared.
  • Advanced computer skills, particularly with Salesforce and the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Strong commitment to quality work and high productivity.
  • Strong organizational skills and to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities.
  • Desire to be an integral part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212-423-3286

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator

Founded in 1904 and located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people. The Museum has a unique identity as a hub for art and Jewish culture, drawing on a collection of nearly 30,000 works of historical and contemporary fine art, Judaica, antiquities, folk art, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media. The Museum applies a contemporary lens to its exhibitions, which range from ancient to contemporary art.

 

The Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator will join the Jewish Museum at an exciting time. With the encouragement of an active and committed Board of Trustees, the Museum recently completed a five-year plan to strengthen the institution. This process reinvigorated the Museum’s programming and enabled the Museum to grow its annual operating budget to nearly $20 million. In September 2017, the Museum will open reinstalled galleries that will enhance its ability to showcase the permanent collection, the heart and soul of the institution, in a dynamic and innovative way.

 

The Chief Curator provides leadership for the intellectual content of the Museum’s wide-ranging exhibitions and collections. In partnership with the Museum’s Director, the Chief Curator guides the conceptual development of the Museum’s exhibitions by nurturing a creative and interdisciplinary environment, in which curatorial staff are encouraged to conceive ideas for exhibitions and supported in turning ideas into solid proposals. Working with the Deputy Director, Program Administration, the Chief Curator manages the staff and resources of the Department of Curatorial Affairs. As the standard bearer for the Museum’s scholarship and intellectual integrity, the Chief Curator sets a solid example in his/her own practice. As a member of the senior administrative staff, the Chief Curator reports to the Museum’s Director and contributes to institution-wide vision, planning and policy, and the cultivation and stewardship of donors and fundraising.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Helen Goldsmith Menschel Director
Date posted: February 3, 2017
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • With the Director, shapes the institution’s curatorial vision and develops ideas for exhibitions and acquisitions
  • Communicates the curatorial vision to trustees, donors and colleagues in oral, written and visual presentations
  • Curates major exhibitions and authors accompanying publications
  • Mentors and supervises curatorial staff; serves as a role model for staff
  • Establishes departmental priorities including the assignment of projects and the management of departmental resources
  • Contributes to the interpretation and design of exhibitions
  • Works with staff to determine collecting priorities and goals, and supervises curatorial staff in the preparation and presentation of new acquisitions for donation and purchase
  • Builds a global network of scholars, colleagues, artists, collectors and advisors who inform the curatorial practices of the Museum and enable the Museum to secure loans and gifts of art
  • Works with staff in Education, Marketing and Development to build audiences and to identify and cultivate donors for exhibitions, acquisitions, and other institutional priorities
  • Ensures smooth and efficient collaboration between Curatorial and other Museum departments
  • Understands and embraces the evolving role of technology in museums and its potential to deepen visitors’ engagement with art and the Museum itself
  • Prepares lectures and publications for scholarly organizations and represents the Museum at professional symposia, panels and conferences

Requirements:

IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS

  • Advanced degree or equivalent in experience
  • At least five years’ experience in a senior curatorial and managerial position
  • Comprehensive and extensive knowledge of art history 
  • Comfort with innovation and change
  • Understanding of the intersection of art and Jewish culture
  • An appreciation for the Jewish Museum’s history and passion for its mission
  • Proven record of exhibition development and interpretation
  • Proven record of scholarship
  • A strong record of success in fundraising and donor relations
  • An inclusive, respectful, organized managerial style that empowers staff and produces results
  • An expansive network and a well-respected profile in the museum field as well as among artists and others engaged in the creative process

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212-423-3286

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Junior Graphic Designer

The Junior Graphic Designer will create engaging materials and support the Museum’s overall graphic design project needs in support of the exhibitions, public programs, and institutional communications. Projects will include print and digital collateral, web content, e-communications and other digital media, environmental and exhibition design, and motion graphics related to institutional, exhibition, development, membership, education and program-related promotional needs. This position provides an exciting opportunity to work with the graphic design firm Topos Graphics.

Department: Marketing & Communications
Reports to: Consulting Creative Designer
Date posted: September 20, 2017
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Design attractive and effective promotional content including print collateral, website pages and calendar listings, e-communications, environmental and exhibition design, motion graphics and other general museum information; and social media content.
  • Work cross-departmentally on multiple publications.
  • Prepare design files for production.
  • Communicate with vendors and other service providers relating to design and fabrication.
  • Adhere to production schedules, budgets and deadlines.
  • Actively stay abreast of current design trends.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or similar.
  • Preferred minimum of one year of experience designing marketing collateral or advertisements, arts and cultural experience a plus.
  • Experience managing multiple projects within tight deadlines.
  • In-depth knowledge of design principles and techniques including web and digital design, web standards and related best practices. Motion and/or environmental design experience a plus.
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop. HTML, CSS, Keynote, PowerPoint, After Effects a plus.
  • Previous experience supporting brand requirements.
  • Excellent attention to detail, typesetting and typography.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to take direction and build productive working relationships.
  • Interest in art and culture preferred.

For immediate consideration email resume, cover letter and samples of your design/website portfolio to:

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant to Director of Development

The Jewish Museum seeks a detailed-oriented, proactive individual to provide essential administrative support and project coordination for the Director of Development, who oversees fundraising for the institution, including Major Gifts, Institutional Giving, Special Events, Membership, and Research. The position requires exceptional organizational skills and excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills. The candidate must possess a strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines, and work under varying degrees of supervision (including independently) in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.

Successful candidates will be able to handle projects with a can-do attitude, thrive in a role with a high degree of responsibility, and feel comfortable interacting with all levels of the Museum community.

Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development
Date posted: December 18, 2015
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as main administrative support and liaison for the Director of Development
  • Coordinate special projects within and across Development
  • Liaise with Museum Trustees, funders, staff, consultants, vendors and other professional colleagues on behalf of the Director of Development, including drafting and editing letters, emails, and reports
  • Organize and prepare materials for meetings including for the Board Development Committee, donors, and staff
  • In conjunction with the Systems manager, act as the departmental liaison for list management, including invitations, catalogue mailings, and donor lists
  • Assist with Development Director’s  to-do list and contact lists, including making accurate entries into the Development database
  • Manage/schedule Development Director’s busy calendar
  • Provide general administrative support including answering phones, setting up for meetings, greeting guests, filing, mailings, and expense reporting  

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years full-time administrative experience with demonstrated interest in museums and arts & culture organizations
  • A positive attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work accurately to meet deadlines
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong oral communication skills and phone manner
  • Strong judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office and experience with Raiser’s Edge or  Salesforce
  • B.A./B.S. degree required

Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Director of Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128
 

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.