Curatorial Intern (“Television and Beyond”)

The Jewish Museum is seeking a summer intern to assist with preparations for TELEVISION AND BEYOND, a project in the Museum’s new collection display. TELEVISION AND BEYOND presents a rotating selection of television clips from the Museum’s National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting (NJAB), examining how Jews have been portrayed and portray themselves, and how mass media has addressed issues of religion, ethnicity, and diversity. The intern will assist with selecting and compiling materials to be included in this exhibition series. The intern will also assist with organizing materials related to the NJAB, and with pre-screening submissions to the New York Jewish Film Festival.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Associate Curator, Director of NY Jewish Film Festival
Date posted: January 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time; Schedule TBD

Responsibilities:

  • Research television programs for inclusion in Television and Beyond (TVB)
  • Assist with identifying and selecting clips to be included in TVB
  • Assist with writing texts about TVB for marketing and publicity purposes
  • Assist in pre-screening submissions for the Film Festival; write descriptions and assessments of films
  • Assist with organizing materials related to the National Jewish Archive of Broadcasting

Requirements:

  • B.A., B.A. candidate, or M.A. in Media Studies, Museum Studies, Curatorial Studies, or an arts-related field
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm for film and media; familiarity with museums.

To apply, please submit an internship applcation, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Digital & Social Media Intern

The Jewish Museum seeks a motivated intern with a passion for art and technology to join the Jewish Museum’s Digital team. While developing their knowledge of digital strategy within a museum environment, the intern will support the Digital department in activities related to the website, blog, email, and social media.

For the summer 2018 season, the Digital Marketing Intern will support exhibitions including Scenes from the Collection and Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine…. The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Digital
Reports to: Digital Marketing Associate/Digital Marketing Manager
Date posted: January 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 3 Days/Week Minimum

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain select areas of thejewishmuseum.org and blog
  • Research and draft content for social media channels
  • Contribute to analytics reports on digital activities
  • Upload and tag digital assets such as photos and videos
  • Support administrative tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. candidate in Art History, Communications, or related field
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Knowledge of HTML, WordPress and MailChimp a plus
  • Active social media user on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, and YouTube
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Genuine interest in art and Jewish culture

To apply, please submit an internship application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Membership Intern

Gain firsthand professional experience in a Membership and Development office, and learn about the inner workings of a museum. Assist Membership staff with important customer service tasks, in person, over the phone, and via email. Work on special projects in support of overarching membership strategy. Perform data entry as needed. Gain experience in marketing strategy, customer service, database and ticketing platforms, and other software.

Department: Membership
Reports to: Director of Membership
Date posted: January 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Schedule is flexible: three days or 21hrs per week

Responsibilities:

  • Assist membership staff with customer service tasks in person at the Museum, over the phone, or via email
  • Perform data entry as needed and pertaining to membership and transaction information
  • Provide general administrative support to the membership department as needed
  • Work on special projects in support of the membership marketing strategy, including competitive analysis research and updating membership manuals

Requirements:

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with members and staff at all levels
  • Be a detail-oriented, creative, thoughtful, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed
  • Willingness to work in office and at events, including evenings, weekends, and some National holidays
  • Previous customer service experience a plus
  • Interest in museums, cultural institutions, or nonprofits preferred
  • B.A./B.S. or M.A. candidate, or recent graduate

To apply, please submit an internship application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Communications Intern

The Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about art and cultural communications for a major art museum in NYC. The intern will assist the Communications Department with a variety of tasks including media monitoring and clipping, press list building, and press outreach for exhibitions and public programs that explore the intersection of art and Jewish culture, as well as other projects as assigned.  It is essential that applicants have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and are detail-oriented.

The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Communications
Reports to: Senior Coordinator of Communications
Date posted: January 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 3 to 5 days per week

Responsibilities:

  • Media research related to fall 2018 exhibitions and programs at the Jewish Museum, including compiling media contact information to expand the press mailing list.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of media outreach/coverage.
  • Staff film shoots for television and other video coverage of exhibitions.
  • Draft pitches and strategy documents for public and family programs.
  • The opportunity to write press releases or blog posts for the Museum’s Medium platform.

Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. candidate with preference given to those with majors or concentrations in Communications or Public Relations, Marketing, or Art History.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent people skills – ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels.
  • Outstanding abilities with regard to written and verbal communications, editing, and proofreading.
  • Strong computer skills with experience using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.). Photoshop helpful but not required.
  • Interest in art and Jewish culture preferred.

To apply, please submit an internship application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
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 Associate
Date posted: January 18, 2018
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 (Salesforce);
  • 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, please submit an internship application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Public Programs Intern

The Public Programs Intern will assist with planning and implementation of public and academic programs for adult audiences.  Programs relate to current exhibitions as well as the collection and follow a variety of formats including lectures, gallery talks, concerts and film screenings. S/he will work directly with the Manager of Public Programs and Assistant Manager of Adult Programs staffing events and helping with ongoing research both for future events, as well as in the growing areas of outreach to University audiences and Adult Studio Workshops.

Department: Education
Reports to: Manager of Public Programs
Date posted: January 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 14-21 hours per week; with most Thursday nights required (5-8pm)

Responsibilities:

  • Generating research for upcoming programs and events, specifically creating research binders on upcoming exhibitions to facilitate program and gallery tour development
  • Assisting with clerical tasks such as filing and mailing contracts and letters of agreement
  • Assist with set up and clean-up for all Public Programs
  • Liaise with the public during programs in the Museum’s gallery or auditorium space –including handling visitor check in, evaluations, or answering general questions
  • Continue growing the Museum’s database for University Outreach

Requirements:

  • Current Bachelors or Masters student; preferred field of study Fine Art or Art History
  • Some interest in Public Programming, Education, Contemporary Art, Visitor Services
  • Strong research and organizational skills required
  • Should be both willing to work as part of a team and work independently on projects

To apply, please submit an internship application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Intern – School, Family, and Access Programs

The Education Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in education and the arts.  The Education intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas within the department—school, family, teen, and access programs.   Additionally, the intern will help with administrative responsibilities in the department.  The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Education
Reports to: Associate Manager of School and Educator Programs
Date posted: January 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 3 days per week

Responsibilities:

Intern will assist staff with:

  • Family art workshops
  • School/camp tours including prepping art materials, assisting with lessons, and documenting programs
  • Develop, prep and facilitate art projects in the studio
  • Professional development workshop
  • Programs for audiences with special needs
  • Outreach to audiences, such as developing mailing lists
  • Research projects in conjunction with upcoming exhibitions or Museum collection
  • Movies that Matter and other teen programs
  • Data entry of program evaluations
  • Other administrative projects as needed

Requirements:

  • BA (Art History), BFA, (preferred) or working towards MA (Art Education, Museum Education), MFA
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Knowledge of art history, fine arts, and education
  • Teaching experience and/or experience with children and families preferred

To apply, please submit an internship application, resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Coordinator
The Jewish Museum
212.423.2328

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Special Events and Rental Manager

The Jewish Museum seeks a detail-oriented, multi-tasker to manage its facility rental program.  This is a complex role with supervisory responsibility for all outside events held at the Museum, as well as some internal events.  In addition to having strong organizational and administrative skills, this position requires someone with the maturity to handle a broad range of client needs with professionalism and tact.

Department: Special Events
Reports to: Director of Special Events
Date posted: January 12, 2018
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time including some evenings and weekends

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of the Museum’s rental program, including fielding rental inquiries for corporate, institutional, and individual life cycle events. 
  • Arrange site visits, coordinate event logistics, act as on-site event manager, and assist with event planning. 
  • Prepare contracts, oversee payment and insurance forms and develop/maintain rental program budgets.
  • Assist with internal Museum events, fundraisers and exhibition openings, as needed.
  • Coordinate the Museum approval process for print and digital materials.
  • Maintain current rental program information on the Museum’s website and input relevant data on Salesforce.
  • Attend weekly event logistics meetings and engage with colleagues, donors, and other key Museum stakeholders.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two to three years’ experience with facility rentals, event management or related field
  • Excellent email and phone etiquette; ability to adapt to varying communication styles
  • Maturity to deal with sophisticated clients and willingness to go the extra mile to provide excellent client service
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Highly detail oriented; adept at trafficking logistics and prioritizing workload between several projects
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Strong computer skills essential; familiarity with Salesforce preferred
  • Knowledge of the laws of kashrut, preferred
  • Interest in visual arts and museum operations preferred

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

Associate Director, Human Resources
The Jewish Museum
Phone: 212.423.3238

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visitor Content Coordinator

The Visitor Content Coordinator oversees the development and production of compelling original content (audio/video) to support the Museum’s mobile tours of the collection, exhibitions, and related activities. Reporting to the Director of Visitor Experience, the role is charged with maintaining an audience-focused approach to produce material that deepens engagement, furthers understanding of the Jewish Museum and its mission, and supports the Museum’s overarching audience development goals. Collaborating closely with colleagues across the institution (curatorial, education, collections management), as well as external parties (artists, partners, vendors), the role requires exceptional entrepreneurship, project management, and communication skills.

 

This is a three-year grant-funded position.

Department: Visitor Experience
Reports to: Director of Visitor Experience
Date posted: January 11, 2018
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time, 1-Year Contract Position, With Potential to Extend

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead project manager for production of the Jewish Museum’s mobile tours, including production timelines and overseeing development of necessary assets
    • Work with outside content partner on development of tour outlines and scripts for 10-15 mobile tours per year
    • Learn and become lead user for the mobile tour’s proprietary content management system
  • Manage budgets related to the scope of the project, including selection and payment of additional vendors to support object photography, video production, motion graphics, animation, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring accuracy of all content, as well as consistency with the Museum’s brand and institutional voice
    • Coordinate with internal Creative Studio to ensure that that graphic elements align with the Museum’s visual identity
  • Work closely with Marketing, Digital, and Communications teams to find opportunities to leverage content across the Museum’s other platforms, including Web, advertising, media relations, and social media
  • Analyze tour usage data (stops access, length of use, physical traffic patterns) to inform future decision-making on content development. Develop actionable reports to internal stakeholders
  • Work with the Museum’s Digital Asset Manager to ensure that audio and video assets are uploaded and metadata is tagged, ensuring accessibility and usability by staff across the Museum
  • Assist in developing narrative and budget reports to project funder
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, art history, education, history, marketing, creative writing, film studies, journalism or other relevant field; minimum of 2-3 years professional experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills; able to communicate diplomatically with both technical and non-technical staff, as well as subject-matter experts in a variety of fields
  • Strong editorial or storytelling skills; experience in a producer role preferred
  • Adept in project management, extremely organized, and detail oriented
  • Tech savvy; facile at learning and utilizing new applications and platforms. Image/photo editing experience (Adobe suite); basic knowledge of HTML; familiarity with audio and video editing preferred.
  • 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.

Project Manager

The Museum seeks a skilled multi-tasker for the role of Project Manager. The incumbent is responsible for working with the CIO and Deputy Director, Marketing & Communications, key members of both teams, other constituents throughout the Museum, as well as outside vendors and consultants. This is a short-term assignment charged with efficiently managing the project development of several key technology infrastructure projects, all working in parallel, including:

Development and customization of Salesforce Marketing Cloud

  • Act as primary liaison between Salesforce developer and IT and Marketing teams
  • Develop a deep understanding of client-side needs from stakeholders in the areas of Marketing, Digital, Visitor Experience, Education, and Retail
  • Work closely with CRM Systems Manager to clean-up, convert, and merge existing data
  • Oversee user training

Develop website hosting of and improved integration with online ticketing platform

  • Act as liaison between website developer and ticketing platform vendor
  • Work effectively with affected teams within the Museum, including Visitor Experience, Education, Digital, Marketing, Membership, and Special Events
  • Find strategic opportunities to build features into the Museum website ticket purchase process that optimize the utilization of Salesforce Marketing Cloud

Support the implementation of a Wi-Fi network upgrade

  • Act as liaison between vendors, implementation team, Operations staff, and the IT Department
  • Provide assistance as needed to the Network Administrator
Department: Information Technology
Reports to: Dual report to Chief Information Officer and Deputy Director, Marketing & Communications
Date posted: October 27, 2017
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Part-Time, 20 Hours/ Week

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the success of projects within the scope of overall program.
  • Lead project management activities and deliverable development including preparation and maintenance of project documents (i.e. project plans, status updates, action item log, meeting agendas, and budget reports).
  • Facilitates regular status meetings with project team, shared services, and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate project status to key stakeholders and senior management of overall status against constraints (scope, cost, and schedule).
  • Synthesize key stakeholder feedback and review; oversee QA processes.
  • Apply knowledge of Agile/Scrum methodologies and developer practices as required.
  • Understand organizational structures, adapt to and work adeptly within a matrixed environment.
  • Effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business, or related field required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 5-8 years of project management experience.
  • Prior experience with Salesforce a must; Salesforce Administrator certification preferred.
  • HTML and web development experience; experience with Expression Engine preferred.

For immediate consideration send resume, cover letter and salary requirement to:

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

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Communications Intern

The Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about art and cultural communications for a major art museum in NYC. The Communications Intern will assist the Communications Department with a variety of tasks including media monitoring and clipping, press list building, and press outreach for exhibitions and public programs that explore the intersection of art and Jewish culture, as well as other projects as assigned.  It is essential that applicants have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and are detail-oriented.

The intern will work on projects related to these exhibitions:

Scenes from the Collection, the Jewish Museum’s new collection exhibition, which will feature more than 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art.
Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine… ,  the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, which will present his cross-disciplinary work in sculpture, painting, video, collage, installation, and design made over his nearly 50 year career.
The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Communications
Reports to: Senior Coordinator of Communications
Date posted: October 9, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week

Responsibilities:

Media research related to exhibitions and museum programs, including compiling media contact information to expand the press mailing list.
Assist with tracking and reporting of media outreach/coverage.
Staff film shoots for television and other video coverage of exhibitions.
Check-in media who attend press previews for exhibitions.
Draft press releases and strategy documents for public and family programs.

Requirements:

B.A. or M.A. candidate with preference given to those with majors or concentrations in Communications or Public Relations, Marketing, or Art History.
Strong attention to detail.
Creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
Excellent people skills – ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels.
Outstanding abilities with regard to written and verbal communications, editing, and proofreading.
Strong computer skills with experience using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.). Photoshop helpful but not required.
Interest in art and Jewish culture preferred.

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.

Visitor Experience Volunteers

Volunteers in this pilot position will report to the Visitor Experience Department. We are looking for an energetic personality to welcome visitors to the Museum and scan visitor tickets as they pass through the admission process.

Department: Visitor Experience
Reports to: Director of Visitor Experience
Schedule: Part-Time

Responsibilities:

Scan visitor tickets as they pass through the admission process.

Requirements:

This person should be comfortable standing for 3 hours and have a familiarity with iPhone and tablet devices.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Communications Intern

The Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in learning about art and cultural communications for a major art museum in NYC. The Communications Intern will assist the Communications Department with a variety of tasks including media monitoring and clipping, press list building, and press outreach for exhibitions and public programs that explore the intersection of art and Jewish culture, as well as other projects as assigned.  It is essential that applicants have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and are detail-oriented.

The intern will work on projects related to these exhibitions:

  • Scenes from the Collection, the Jewish Museum’s new collection exhibition, which will feature more than 650 works from antiquities to contemporary art.
  • Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine… ,  the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States, which will present his cross-disciplinary work in sculpture, painting, video, collage, installation, and design made over his nearly 50 year career.

The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Communications
Reports to: Senior Coordinator of Communications
Date posted: October 9, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week

Responsibilities:

  • Media research related to exhibitions and museum programs, including compiling media contact information to expand the press mailing list.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of media outreach/coverage.
  • Staff film shoots for television and other video coverage of exhibitions.
  • Check-in media who attend press previews for exhibitions.
  • Draft press releases and strategy documents for public and family programs.

Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. candidate with preference given to those with majors or concentrations in Communications or Public Relations, Marketing, or Art History.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent people skills – ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels.
  • Outstanding abilities with regard to written and verbal communications, editing, and proofreading.
  • Strong computer skills with experience using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook etc.). Photoshop helpful but not required.
  • Interest in art and Jewish culture preferred.

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 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: September 19, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week

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.

Education Intern – School, Family,  and Access Programs

The Education Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in education and the arts.  The Education intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of areas in the department—school, family, teen, and access programs.   Additionally, the intern will help with administrative responsibilities in the department.  The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Education
Reports to: Associate Manager of School and Educator Programs
Date posted: September 19, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week

Responsibilities:

Intern will assist staff with:

  • Family tours, concerts, and art workshops
  • School tours including prepping art materials, assisting with lessons, and documenting programs
  • Develop, prep and facilitate art projects in the studio
  • Professional development workshops
  • Programs for audiences with special needs
  • Outreach to audiences, such as developing mailing lists
  • Research projects in conjunction with upcoming exhibitions or Museum collection
  • Movies That Matter film program and other teen programs
  • Data entry of program evaluations
  • Other administrative projects as needed

Requirements:

  • BA (Art History), BFA, (preferred) or working towards MA (Art Education, Museum Education), MFA
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Knowledge of art history, fine arts, and education
  • Teaching experience and/or experience with children and families preferred
  • Availability on Sundays preferred

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.

Digital & Social Media Intern

The Jewish Museum seeks a motivated intern with a passion for art and technology to join the Jewish Museum’s Digital team. While developing their knowledge of digital strategy within a museum environment, the intern will support the Digital department in activities related to the website, blog, email, and social media.

For the spring 2018 season, the Digital Marketing Intern will support exhibitions including Scenes from the Collection, Marc Camille Chaimowicz: Your Place or Mine, and the New York Jewish Film Festival. The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.

Department: Digital
Reports to: Digital Marketing Associate
Date posted: September 19, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain select areas of thejewishmuseum.org and blog
  • Research and draft content for social media channels
  • Contribute to analytics reports on digital activities
  • Upload and tag digital assets such as photos and videos
  • Support administrative tasks as needed

Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. candidate in Art History, Communications, or related field
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Knowledge of HTML, WordPress and MailChimp a plus
  • Active social media user on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, and YouTube
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Genuine interest in art and Jewish culture

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.

Curatorial Intern (Arts Administration)

The Position:

We are looking for inspired individuals who would like to join the Curatorial Team of The Jewish Museum and develop their knowledge of museum administration and exhibition realization in a professional, supportive environment. The Curatorial Intern for Arts Administration will be assigned to assist the Curatorial Department Coordinator with general administration in connection with forthcoming exhibitions, film festivals, presentations, and related special projects.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Curatorial Department Coordinator
Date posted: September 19, 2017
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 1-2 days per week

Responsibilities:

The intern would be requested to respond to unsolicited exhibition submissions, process mail for the Department, maintain and update departmental mailing lists, maintain the 6th Floor elevator lobby informational display, process department invoices & receipts while maintaining a budget log, update the exhibition schedule, prepare materials for weekly meetings, schedule meetings, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Requirements:

  • B.A. and/or M.A. in an arts related field is a must. College juniors and seniors, as well as M.A. candidates in Arts Administration and Museum Studies are invited to apply.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as well as 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.

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.

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.