Chief Information Officer

The Chief Information Officer is a senior member of the Leadership team of the Jewish Museum, reporting to the COO. The CIO will set and implements a cohesive, forward-looking strategy for the technology ecosystem for the Museum and lead the technology-focused staff with the goal of amplifying The Jewish Museum’s mission. The CIO will lead the design, optimization, and implementation of key technical processes across the organization and oversee the maintenance of both hardware and software infrastructure. As a top-level executive, the CIO will be the voice of technology needs and strategy in organization-level discussions.

 

The successful CIO will possess high emotional intelligence, be a strategic thinker, and serve as an articulate spokesperson for the objectives and ambitions of the institution. They will be a curious listener and critical thinker who can communicate complex technology problems and solutions into plain language.

Department: Finance & Administration
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
Date posted: October 26, 2022
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and final authority for the Museum’s technology ecosystem including:
    • Digital security
    • Data management and governance
    • Server operations
    • Application lifecycles
    • Desktop support operations
    • Remote access
    • Ongoing technology training and documentation resources for staff
  • Create and advocate for strategic plans to reach technology goals.
  • Advocate for the strategic use of technology to advance the organization.
  • Collaborate with leadership and departments to assess and understand technology needs.
  • Understand The Jewish Museum’s business and mission in order to drive technological and digital innovations that enhance the Museum and empowers its staff.
  • Create and manage budgets for technology staff, hardware, and software.
  • Oversee and manage all technology personnel. This may include a Salesforce administrator, help desk technicians, and a website manager.
  • Practice confident and decisive collaboration with partners across departments to define and deliver effective digital technology projects.
  • Evaluate technology proposals and potential outsourced staff.
  • Oversee and manage any outsourced staff and outsourcing contracts.
  • Evaluate and prioritize potential technology projects.
  • As appropriate, provide leadership for special technology projects.
  • As appropriate, present on technology initiatives to staff, volunteer committees, and board members.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in IT, including team leadership experience
  • Interest in museums, cultural institutions, or nonprofits
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Extensive knowledge of the technology landscape for cultural organizations
  • Excellent organizational and people management skills
  • Strong inclusive leadership skills with proven ability to work effectively and positively with technical and nontechnical staff across all organizational levels and disciplines, as well as with external contacts.
  • Strong experience with digital transformation projects
  • Experience in selecting and supporting applications for museum departments
  • Previous experience leading or overseeing CRM implementations
  • Previous experience with Salesforce
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with staff at all levels and board members with a collaborative mindset
  • Creative, analytical, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)

Salary Range for Position: $175,000-$225,000

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administration Division Assistant

The Jewish Museum seeks a detailed-oriented, proactive individual to provide essential administrative support and project coordination for the Finance & Administration Division, Operations & Exhibitions Services and Human Resources department. 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.

Department: Finance & Administration Division
Reports to: COO & Sr. Director of Operations & Exhibition Services & Human Resources
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

Finance & Administration Division:

  • Assist COO with routine administrative tasks; mail, copying, electronic filing
  • Manage calendar, arrange team and committee meetings
  • Track and file all museum contracts that require COO approval
  • Enter invoices for F&A division into web invoicing system to initiate payment
  • Prepare presentations, agendas, and meeting materials
  • Track and file insurance policies, certificates, and payments
  • Prepare and send routine business correspondence to vendors, banks, investment managers
  • Manage paperwork requirements for all investment and bank accounts

Operations & Exhibitions Services:

  • Process invoices and payments, create check requests, code and submit departmental statements; assist with preparation of budget reports. 
  • Manage internal distribution of executed contracts to relevant parties, monitor payment schedules and execute forms for payment.   
  • Schedule and coordinate outside vendors for varying work, and orders necessary supplies. Assist with managing the shipping and receipt of related supplies
  • Attend exhibitions and operations meetings and assist with planning and implementation of projects, as assigned. 
  • Manage the Museum’s building calendar
  • Assist in scheduling and logistics for Museum programs, as requested
  • Provide general administrative support including maintaining files, ordering and inventorying supplies, and providing calendaring support

Human Resources:

  • Process daily outgoing mail
  • Provide administrative assistance with monthly billing reconciliation
  • Manage institutional-wide calendars and conference room bookings
  • Assist staff with questions or issues regarding payroll, benefits, and personnel policies
  • Assist with employee benefits administration, including enrollments, terminations, 403b data entry, monthly invoice reconciliations, coordinating open enrollment periods, and assisting the staff with benefits questions
  • Assist with talent recruitment, including strategic outreach, vetting candidates and conducting on-boarding orientations
  • Provide additional clerical support, as needed

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of professional administrative experience required
  • Excellent computer skills with a command of the Microsoft Office suite. Strong proficiency with Excel spreadsheets required.  Knowledge of Google Workspace preferred
  • Keen organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Diplomatic and clear communicator; enjoys working with teams in a collaborative fashion.  
  • Quantitative skills to manage and track invoices and payments.  
  • Self-motivated and able to manage time to prioritize takes in order of importance; adaptable to changes in schedule over the life of a project.  
  • Ability to work on-site 5 days per week required
  • Prior experience in a museum or cultural institution a plus
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)

Salary Range for Position: $45,000-$53,000

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Associate Development Officer, Exhibitions

The Jewish Museum seeks a grants manager and persuasive writer to play a key role securing and stewarding support from foundations, individuals, corporations, and government agencies for exhibitions and other Museum initiatives. The Associate Development Officer for Exhibitions will write highly effective grant proposals for exhibitions and special projects as needed; maintain and grow relationships with funders; and participate in creating funding plans and strategizing approaches to meet the Museum’s goals. The ideal candidate will be a skilled writer, a project manager, an excellent communicator, detail-oriented, and able to meet all deadlines. A passion for the arts and a strong understanding of cultural funders is required.

Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Institutional Giving
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement fundraising strategies for exhibitions, including researching new foundations, individuals and corporations; and building upon trends in cultural philanthropy
  • Write and submit a portfolio of high-quality exhibition proposals, including creating cover letters, LOIs, and effective funding requests as well as preparing budgets and other supplementary materials
  • Oversee reporting and tracking of exhibition grants, including preparing interim and final reports, reconciling budgets, managing the stewardship process, and working with departments throughout the Museum to ensure successful execution of related contractual requirements
  • Track current and potential funders to ensure timely and appropriate solicitation and follow up
  • As needed, review and edit other proposals, supplementary materials, and budgets
  • Maintain complete and up-to-date donor and research files and Salesforce records
  • Represent the Museum and interact with all levels of the organization and donors
  • Participate in development-related special events, entailing some evening and weekend hours

Requirements:

  • At least two years of grant writing experience with a proven record of success
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills, reflecting clear, critical, and creative thinking
  • Experience managing grants, including budget creation and oversight
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects under the pressure of deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative as well as direction
  • Demonstrated willingness to work effectively as part of a team and with all levels of donors
  • B.A./B.S. degree preferred
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and preferably Salesforce)
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)
  • Note: The Museum currently is operating with a hybrid model, with all full-time staff working on-site three days per week.

Salary Range for Position: $50,000-$55,000

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant to the Chief Development Officer

The Jewish Museum seeks a detailed-oriented, proactive individual to provide essential administrative support and project coordination for the Chief Development Officer (CDO), 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 while working 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: Chief Development Officer
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as main administrative support and liaison for the Deputy 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 Deputy Director of Development, including drafting and editing letters, emails, and reports
  • Organize and prepare materials for meetings including for the Board Committees, donors, prospects, and staff
  • Prepare budget reports, oversee departmental expenses, and coordinate Trustee invoicing
  • Manage the CDO’s to-do list and contact lists, including making accurate entries into the Development database (Salesforce)
  • Schedule CDO’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
  • Experience with budgets and financial reporting
  • Strong judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Previous work in development and proven project management experience is preferred
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office and experience with Salesforce
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)

Salary Range for Position: $45,000-$53,000

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

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Guard

The Museum’s Security Guards play a vital role in maintaining the security and safety of the Museum premises, assets, visitors, and staff, while also serving as ambassadors with the Museum’s visitors and guests. 

Department: Operations
Reports to: Associate Director, Security
Date posted: October 13, 2020
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Part-time; 5 days/week, Thursday - Monday; less than 40 hours with occasional mandatory OT

Responsibilities:

  • Reports in full uniform to daily security briefing, ready to take assigned post
  • Patrols assigned post noting and reporting all unusual situations related to security and fire safety
  • Interacts with museum visitors and staff in a courteous and helpful manner
  • Conducts daily safety and security survey of assigned post
  • Operates and monitors computer based CCTV and security alarm systems
  • Follows direction and performs all duties related to physical security and fire safety, including assisting during emergency situations that may affect staff, visitors or the museum collections, while maintaining a composed demeanor.
  • Fills-in as Control Room Operator when necessary
  • Takes appropriate action to correct safety and security conditions
  • Responds to medical situations and takes appropriate action
  • Reports for emergency duty when necessary
  • May be required to assist with snow and ice removal from the museum sidewalks and property
  • May be required to perform custodial duties when needed

Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid Unique Security Registration Number with the N.Y.S. Department of State, Division of Licensing Services
  • Ability to obtain a New York City Fire Department , “Fire Guard, Certificate of Fitness”
  • Ability to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Ability to deal with the public and respond to emergency situations
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time both indoors and outdoors
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs
  • Customer service experience
  • Experience operating computer based CCTV and security alarm systems, a plus
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)  

Salary: $20.62/hour

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 241, TWU, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Staff Accountant

The Jewish Museum is seeking to hire an Accountant who is experienced in Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), knowledgeable in Nonprofit GAAPs, and with 2 to 4 years of transactional/corporate accounting experience. This position is under the supervision of Assistant Controller of the Museum’s Finance Department.

Department: Finance
Reports to: Controller
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate needs to be strong in analytical and reconciliation skills with great attention to details, and will be responsible for the following:

  • Record revenue and cash receipt/credit card transactions triggered by various revenue sources/streams, including but not limited to contributions and exchange transactions
  • Analyze revenue and receivable accounts on a timely fashion (at least monthly); work with staff at various revenue source (department) levels to reconcile discrepancies/errors identified between revenue/AR records kept in Finance Department versus those kept in various platforms at the revenue source levels, such as Salesforce and Shop platforms
  • Update various required reports in relation to revenue streams as instructed by Assistant Controller
  • Prepare and record journal entries as instructed by Controller and Assistant Controller
  • Record fixed asset transactions into and perform depreciation process using Great Plains’ Fixed Asset module
  • Review cash and credit card transactions, investigate discrepancies/errors, and perform bank reconciliations
  • Follow internal control procedures and obtain proper approvals in relation to AR (and other) responsibilities
  • Backup Bookkeeper position’s duties, including bank runs/deposits and follow up with banks on discrepancies/errors in relation to bank transactions
  • Work with other team members in response to audit (and other compliance) requests

Other Duties and Responsibilities or Relevant Information:

  • Assist Controller and Assistant Controller on ah-hoc reports/projects and other responsibilities in response to changes in responsibilities among members in the Finance team
  • Order office supplies for the Finance team and transfer job position associated accounting records/files to storage at year end

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (i.e. a formal 4- or 5-year college accounting program)
  • 2 to 4 years of transactional/corporate accounting experience in a Nonprofit corporate environment preferred
  • Experienced in Great Plains modules and MS Excel preferred
  • Must be a motivated self-starter with great attention to details

Other Requirements:

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)
  • Require working both onsite and remote due to COVID-19 pandemic

Salary Range for Position: $75,000-$80,000

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Box Office & Group Sales Associate

The Box Office & Group Sales Associate will be responsible for overseeing the Museum’s reception, Box Office, and Group Sales functions. As a member of the Visitor Experience Department the incumbent will oversee all phone and email correspondences to the Museum’s main channels, ensure all programs, admission categories, and tours are entered in the POS, will be responsible for prospecting, and booking group visits, tracking Box Office data, coordinating daily operations related to group visits and box office duties, and ensuring exceptional customer service. The incumbent will collaborate with staff across The Jewish Museum to ensure prompt and courteous response to audience inquiries and requests.

Department: Visitor Experience
Reports to: Assistant Manager of Visitor Experience
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the main information and reception point for the Museum, ensuring a professional, customer-focused, and welcoming service for all guests and visitors.
  • Become an in-house expert on the Museum’s box office POS system. Maintain POS data and reporting including entering calendar events, maintaining admissions categories, and updating automated email confirmations. Contribute to long-term maintenance of the POS system, including planning for system enhancements and managing relationships with IT team and third party vendor.
  • Coordinate and book reservations for group ticket sales and (both onsite and virtual) programs and tours through the POS ticketing system.
  • Identify, communicate, and resolve any ticketing or customer service issues.
  • Manage guest communications, including pre-visit reminders, post visit surveys, and general inquiries (via telephone, email, and in-person).
  • Enter customer reservations, process payments, and distribute confirmations and tickets.
  • In collaboration with other departments, manage implementation of discounts, coupons, and promotions.
  • Provide administrative support to ensure updated Museum information is shared with external partners and affiliates and update discount and affiliate categories on the Museum’s website.
  • Prepare timely sales, attendance, and ticket-buyer demographic reports for senior management.
  • Follow up on inquiries for adult tours through email or Google Tour Request Form.
  • Correspond with adult groups about adult tours offerings - familiarize oneself with exhibitions and collection.
  • Book tours in Acme Ticketing and send confirmations and invoices to group leaders.
  • Follow up on payment for tours and process payments through POS.
  • Liaise with Education Staff to engage educators to lead tours.
  • Prepare public information such as box office and phone tree scripts to ensure customers are knowledgeable about the Museum’s offerings.
  • Provide excellent customer service and attention to the needs of our constituents by phone and email.
  • Cultivate an inclusive environment in alignment with The Jewish Museum’s strategic Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility (DEIA) plan and commitments.
  • Other administrative tasks and special projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years professional experience
  • Prior experience in and sincere interest in hospitality and customer service
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize work and resources
  • Professional demeanor and ability to work well with staff and visitors of diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Tech savvy; Mac and PC proficiency; fluent with MS Office Suite
  • Experience with ticketing software platforms preferred
  • Genuine interest in art, and in Jewish culture
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)

Salary Range for Position: $45,000-$53,000

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Manager, Interpretive Media

The Manager, Interpretive Media oversees the development and production of compelling interpretive media content, managing the production of original audio and video to enrich exhibitions and foreground the Museum’s collection. As a member of the Public Programs team, they also provide recommendations to the Museum’s curators to support content that is accessible and inclusive. The Manager of Interpretive Media role is charged with maintaining an audience-focused approach to produce material that deepens engagement, furthers understanding of the Jewish Museum, its mission and collections, 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. The ideal candidate is someone who can think outside the box and who possesses a strong background in art history, studio art, and/or museum teaching.

Department: Education
Reports to: Assistant Director, Public Programs
Date posted: October 23, 2022
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time; 35-hours; 5 days a week

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead project manager for the production of interpretive audio, video, and text featured on the Jewish Museum’s mobile platform, including creating production timelines and overseeing the development of necessary assets
  •  Serve as an advocate for Museum audiences, striving to create interpretive content that is welcoming and inclusive for all visitors, with an emphasis on access and inclusion
  • Collaborate with the curatorial team to articulate intended audiences and key interpretive goals for select exhibitions
  • Work with outside content partners on development of tour outlines and scripts for mobile tours and actively participate in the editing and proofing of exhibition and promotional texts for clarity, accessibility, and accuracy
  • Hire and manage freelance consultants, including editors, artists, producers, and videographers
  • Ensure to the best of their ability accuracy of all content, as well as consistency with the Museum’s brand and institutional voice, and coordinate with internal Creative Studio to ensure that graphic elements align with the Museum’s visual identity
  • Work closely with Audience Development teams to find opportunities to leverage content across the Museum’s other platforms, including Web, advertising, media relations, and social media
  • 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
  • Manage budgets across both programming and audio content related to the scope of the project, including selection and payment of additional vendors to support object photography, video production, motion graphics, animation, etc.
  • Assisting with pre- and post-program materials, including creating and tracking letters of agreement and processing payment forms
  • Gather and organize program statistics for Museum reports
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, art history, museum education, history, creative writing, film studies, journalism or other relevant field; minimum of 3-4 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
  • Strong research and organizational skills required; ability to handle and prioritize detailed projects simultaneously and carry them through to completion
  • 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.
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Center for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)

Salary Range for Position: $60,000-$65,000

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

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

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO. 

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visitor Experience Assistant

Visitor Experience Assistants provide visitors with a positive and welcoming experience at the Jewish Museum through courteous, proactive, and efficient sales and customer service.

Visitor Experience Assistants are responsible for fulfilling an array of job functions in a friendly, positive manner, including selling admission and program tickets; selling memberships and serving member needs; providing visitor information and wayfinding assistance; administering and orienting visitors to the Museum’s mobile tours; ticket scanning and queue management; providing customer service support by telephone; assisting with the fielding of audience intercept surveys; and acting as in-gallery attendants as needed. The position pays a competitive rate of $18.00/hour, plus a commission on Museum memberships sold.

Department: Visitor Experience
Reports to: Assistant Manager of Visitor Experience
Date posted: September 23, 2022
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Schedule: Part-time; less than 20 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Act as an ambassador to the museum, greeting all visitors in a warm and respectful manner, and delivering a customer experience aligned with the museum’s brand and core messaging and ensuring all programs, exhibitions, and services are properly communicated to visitors. Adhere to outlined training materials and steps of service. 
  • Work closely with the Membership and Marketing departments to achieve monthly sales goals, including upselling visitors to become members, and upgrading and renewing existing members.
  • Participate in day to day management of cash drawers, including financial reconciliations and reporting.
  • Attend periodic trainings on Museum standards and protocols (e.g. security, accessibility); responsible for upholding these standards as part of daily duties.
  • Maintain proper appearance of the front desk and manage visitor materials, including replenishing printed materials throughout the building and maintaining mobile tour devices.
  • Partner effectively with colleagues in other departments, including Security, Retail, and Operations, to provide a consistent visitor experience.
  • Handle visitor concerns, comments, and complaints in a highly respectful and diplomatic manner.
  • Evaluate visitor experience and make recommended changes as needed.
  • Potential to be cross-trained in expanded functions within the division, including work with group tour sales, outreach, and retail.

Requirements:

  • Naturally outgoing and positive demeanor
  • Experience in and enjoyment of customer-facing roles, such as retail or hospitality
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills; adept team player
  • Able to report to duty during inclement weather to maintain the Museum’s operations
  • Proficiency in foreign languages preferred (priority given to fluency in Spanish, French, Hebrew, and Russian)
  • Strong interest in art and Jewish culture a plus
  • Computer savvy; able to learn new technologies quickly; prior experience with POS systems a plus
  • Ability to sit and stand for extended long periods of time
  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) or World Health Organization (WHO) authorized vaccine (or approved for an exemption as a reasonable accommodation due to a qualified disability or sincerely held religious belief or other legal basis)  

Salary: $18.00/hour

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all abilities and ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds to apply for this position. The Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristic prohibited by applicable law.

This is a unionized position with covered employees represented by Local 2110, UAW, AFL-CIO.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Design Intern

The Creative Services Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent remote internship opportunity for an individual who is interested in communication design, and would like hands-on experience designing creative materials for a non-profit art and culture museum.

As an intern in the department you may be asked to assist on a variety of projects that include print design, print production, website, motion graphics, and more. The intern will also be invited to attend department meetings.

Department: Creative Services
Reports to: Creative Director
Date posted: May 19, 2020
FLSA Status: Unpaid
Schedule: Two to three days per week

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Creative Services Department with the design of print and digital assets
  • Prepare design files for production
  • Assist in defining brand guidelines and iterating visual system

Requirements:

  • B.F.A. candidate in Graphic Design or Communication Design
  • Experience and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop); Experience in After Effects, Sketch, and Figma a plus
  • Interest in branding, strong typography skills 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels
  • A good sense of humor

To apply send resume, cover letter, internship application, and portfolio to: 

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

646.358.3040

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 30, 2019
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 3 - 5 days per week

Responsibilities:

  • Media research related to the exhibition Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything and other summer and fall 2019 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.

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Intern Application To:

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Marketing Intern

The Jewish Museum seeks an attentive individual with a passion for New York creative culture to assist the Marketing Department advance its attendance and brand awareness goals. Working closely with the Advertising & Outreach Coordinator, this internship is a terrific opportunity to assist with each stage of exhibition and program marketing, from paid advertising campaign strategy and delivery, to unpaid audience growth tactics.

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Advertising & Outreach Coordinator
Date posted: October 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 14 – 21 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Artist Research
  • Identifying cross-promotional opportunities through research of current cultural events in New York, including exhibitions, museum public programs, concerts, and academic events
  • Audience data collection and basic analysis
  • Light event calendar data entry

Requirements:

  • Current Bachelors or Masters student of Art History, Marketing, Business, Jewish Studies, or other related studies
  • Superb research and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel  

Please submit resume, cover letter and internship application to:

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: October 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

Please submit resume, cover letter and internship application to:

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Development Intern

The Development Department is seeking a high-energy, detail-oriented intern with a keen interest in fundraising and research. This internship is an excellent opportunity for a college or graduate student to gain first-hand professional experience in a museum, with introductions to membership, major gifts, and grant writing. The ideal candidate is an individual with a passion for museums and the ability to think creatively in a bustling cultural institution.

Department: Development
Reports to: Deputy Director of Development and Assistant to the Deputy Director of Development
Date posted: October 18, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Flexible; Minimum 10 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Researching museum donors and gift histories, helping us make connections to future institutional fundraising goals  
  • Creating an organized system for disseminating the researched data on an institutional level
  • Occasional miscellaneous projects, as assigned

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude with a creative stride
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Interest in learning about fundraising in a major New York City cultural institution
  • Ability to communicate and work with staff of all levels
  • Passion for museums
  • Ability to respect matters of confidentiality
  • B.A./B.S. or M.A. candidate

Please submit resume, cover letter and internship application to:

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Curatorial Intern - Contemporary Art

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: Barnett and Annalee Newman Curator of Contemporary Art
Date posted: August 29, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2 - 3 days / week

Responsibilities:

The intern works directly with the curator on a wide range of upcoming contemporary exhibitions to open 2019-2021. This will include:

  • A solo presentation of an American artist based in New York, their first in the U.S., that will span 25 years of work in sculpture, painting, drawing and video. The exhibition will open Fall 2019. The intern will:
    • communicate with the artist, their studio and galleries, exhibition lenders and team members, and other departments within the museum on all matters related to exhibition development.
    • be responsible for managing the exhibition checklist, images and info, and creating presentations.
    • assist as needed with all details related to the exhibition catalog
    • draft important documents such as loans.
    • conduct and present research for the curator and other team members on the exhibition.
  • A group exhibition about a legendary singer/songwriter to open Spring 2019, that includes substantial audio/visual presentations by contemporary artists, filmmakers, and sound artists. This is a traveling exhibition that requires logistical support. The intern will be responsible for all manner of organizational needs, including correspondence with the artists and their studios, checklist management and presentation creation.
  • Researching and developing future exhibitions; major solo presentations by a contemporary artist and fashion designer. These exhibitions are in their initial phases and the intern will provide critical research support.

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.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop.
  • Fluency in non-digital research tools such as Microfiche.

Send Resume, Cover Letter and Internship Application To:
 

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

212.423.3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Marketing Intern

The Jewish Museum seeks an attentive individual with a passion for New York creative culture to assist the Marketing Department advance its attendance and brand awareness goals. Working closely with the Advertising & Outreach Coordinator, this internship is a terrific opportunity to assist with each stage of exhibition and program marketing, from paid advertising campaign strategy and delivery, to unpaid audience growth tactics.

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Advertising & Outreach Coordinator
Date posted: August 1, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: Part-Time; Schedule TBD

Responsibilities:

  • Artist Research
  • Identifying cross-promotional opportunities through research of current cultural events in New York, including exhibitions, museum public programs, concerts, and academic events
  • Audience data collection and basic analysis
  • Light event calendar data entry

Requirements:

  • Current Bachelors or Masters student of Art History, Marketing, Business, Jewish Studies, or other related studies
  • Superb research and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel  

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:

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

(212) 423-3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: April 23, 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

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Intern Application To:

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

(212) 423-3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: April 23, 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

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:

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

(212) 423-3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: April 23, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 3 - 5 days per week

Responsibilities:

  • Media research related to fall 2018 and spring 2019 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.

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:

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

(212) 423-3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: Associate Curator
Date posted: April 23, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 2-3 days per week

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 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.

 

Other Duties and Responsibilities (if applicable):

Typing, photocopying, digitization, filing, sorting mail, etc.

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.

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:

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

(212) 423-3232

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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: April 23, 2018
FLSA Status: Unpaid Internship
Schedule: 3 days per week

Responsibilities:

Intern will assist staff with:

  • Family tours 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:

  • Working towards BA (Art History), BFA, (preferred), MA (Art Education, Museum Education), or 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 some Sundays preferred

Send Resume with Cover Letter and Internship Application To:

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

(212) 423-3232

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.

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.

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.

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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.