Far Fund Internship

The Jewish Museum is offering a virtual or hybrid internship opportunity for an individual on the autism spectrum who is interested in the administrative aspect of working in an art museum. The intern will have the opportunity to work in a variety of departments at the Museum including Education, Membership, and Marketing. 

Department: Education
Reports to: Senior Manager, School and Educator Programs
FLSA Status: Paid Internship
Schedule: 10 hours per week

Responsibilities:

The intern will be assigned a selection of the following tasks below depending on their interests and strengths:

  • Data entry using Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets
  • Entering and updating constituent information into Salesforce and Acme 
  •  Ticketing to track the success of telemarketing campaigns
  • Research projects for the Marketing Department including investigating exhibitions at other museum and ways to promote Museum programs
  • Create online listings for Family Programs 
  • Observe Education programs in all areas including School, Adult, Family, Teen, and Access
  • Attend curatorial lectures on current and upcoming exhibitions
  • Follow up with tour participants about payment and with evaluation forms
  • Create slideshow presentations for virtual tours
  • Write Alt Text for works of art in the Museum’s collection (training would be provided)
  • Prepare materials for school partnerships
  • Learn about the Jewish Museum, its history and collection
  • Participate in educational programming with larger Jewish Museum intern cohort; attend virtual talks and field trips

Requirements:

  • An interest in art history or visual arts
  • A strong interest in working in museums
  • Comfortable using a computer
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Google Applications
  • Willingness to learn or familiarity with Zoom, Salesforce, Acme Ticketing, The Museum System (TMS), and NetX
  • Comfortable working remotely, independently, and without direct supervision
  • 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)

Send Resume with Cover Letter and intern application 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.

Academic Year Internships

The Jewish Museum is hosting paid part-time internships during the academic year for undergraduate and graduate students in the NYC area. Interns will work a flexible hybrid schedule, both remote and onsite at the Museum, for the equivalent of two days per week from October 2022 thru April 2023, with a winter break in late December / early January. The available department positions are listed below. In addition to the department-specific work, there will be scheduled programs in which interns will connect as a group and learn about work happening at the Museum in discussion with staff from various departments.

On the internship application form under "type of internship sought," please indicate to which department position you are applying.

Department: Curatorial Affairs / Publications / Registrar / Education, Public Programs
Reports to: Department Supervisors
FLSA Status: Paid Internship ($15/hour)
Schedule: October 24, 2022 - April 29, 2023; 14 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Curatorial: Research specific topics in art; organize visual material; create and maintain checklists and exhibition documents/presentations; assist with generation and editing of exhibition texts.
  • Publications: Assist with editorial work – preparing exhibition texts and exhibition catalogs – and rights clearance and management – working on copyright permissions, image gathering, and related tasks.
  • Registrar: Work with a team of registrars and collection specialists to assist with exhibition planning and logistics, object care, and records management.
  • Education, Public Programs: Assist with planning and implementation of public and academic programs for adult audiences, specifically at in-person events on select Thursday evenings. Work directly with the Assistant Director of Public Programs and Manager of Adult Programs on planning and ongoing research for future events, as well as in the growing areas of outreach to University audiences and Adult Studio Workshops.

General Responsibilities:

  • Completion of department work
  • Regular communication with department supervisor
  • Attend regularly scheduled programs for intern

Requirements:

  • Current university student (BA or MA level)
  • Resident of the NYC metropolitan area
  • Interest in museum work, art, and Jewish culture
  • Must have internet access and computer with camera

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and internship application to interns@thejm.org. Make sure to save your completed internship application PDF before sending.

Due to the Jewish Museum’s payroll parameters, applicants must have a Social Security number.

On the internship application form under "type of internship sought," please indicate to which department position you are applying.

Applications due: September 28, 2022

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Administrative Coordinator, Curatorial

The Administrative Coordinator, Curatorial serves as a trusted right-hand to the Sr. Deputy Director/ Chief Curator and helps to ensure the smooth day-to-day operation of the Curatorial Department. This is a highly facilitative role that requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and the highest level of discretion and attention to detail.

Department: Curatorial Affairs
Reports to: Chief Curator
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full time

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a trusted assistant to the Sr. Deputy Director/ Chief Curator, including overseeing her correspondence, fielding/answering questions on her behalf, maintaining her files and records, managing her calendar and travel schedule, and handling other confidential information
  • Communicate on behalf of the Sr Deputy Director/Chief Curator internally to staff and externally to colleagues, donors, trustees, artists, and other members of the public 
  • Assist with preparations for internal and external meetings, including staff and personnel meetings, trustee meetings and weekly curatorial department meetings 
  • Manage departmental intern recruitment, assignments and space allocation in collaboration with the Human Resources coordinator
  • In coordination with the Sr. Deputy Director for Program Administration, develop and monitor departmental budgets and professional development allocations
  • Make departmental purchases and reconcile the monthly invoices 
  • Maintain departmental invitation lists and manage RSVPs for events 
  • Provide scheduling coordination for yearly performance appraisals and ensure all final documents are compiled, signed and returned to Human Resources on behalf of the Sr Deputy Director/Chief Curator 
  • Collect requests for and distribute exhibition catalogues 
  • Coordinate meetings of the Board Exhibition Committee and Acquisitions Committees, including drafting and distributing agendas, taking and circulating minutes, and helping to prepare presentations
  • Orient new staff and interns to curatorial department policies and procedures
  • Track the status of exhibition and acquisition proposals and respond to proposals following curatorial review
  • Assist curatorial staff in preparing and updating exhibition checklists, drafting correspondence, processing loan requests and agreements, and responding to requests from other departments
  • Organize and submit Immunity from Seizure applications 
  • Input and update the Museum’s CRM system as needed
  • Help coordinate the annual Purim Ball and “Art Tour” fundraisers, and assist staff from other departments on other cultivation events for trustees, Museum Council members and patrons
  • Represent the Museum at openings of exhibitions, conferences and other events, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A. degree in art history, museum management or administration or related humanities field preferred
  • Professional/administrative experience in the form of temporary assignments/internships of one-two years
  • Broad knowledge of contemporary art, art history and interest in Jewish history and culture
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Unquestionable ethics, integrity, and trust
  • Knowledge of German, French, Spanish or Hebrew language a plus
  • Computer and digital media literacy
  • Knowledge of The Museum System, Net X, and Salesforce a plus
  • Ability to work nights on occasion
  • 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.

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

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

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Guard (Local 241)

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)  

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.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director of Membership and Development Operations

The Director is a senior member of the Leadership team of the Jewish Museum’s Development Department, reporting to the Chief Development Officer. The Director ensures optimal use of the Museum’s donor database towards fundraising goals, analyzing data to draw impactful insights and developing innovative events that support the mission of The Jewish Museum and meaningfully engage our members and prospective donors. The Director also provides oversight of the IT systems used to support development operations.

Department: Development
Reports to: Chief Development Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time; 35 hours / 5 days a week

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Museum's Membership program and Development Operations
  • Manage and mentor staff in the unit, and supervise staff charged with responsibilities in Memberships and Development Operations.
  • Develop and manage the multichannel strategy to retain, steward, upgrade, and grow the Museum's membership base
  • Oversee IT systems supporting development operations, working with the Marketing and Communications Department to integrate ticketing and email marketing solutions into an overall Museum wide solution. Work with Museum departments to make effective use of these technologies and to update, improve, or replace these technologies as necessary.
  • Collaborate across the museum work to Identify opportunities for system enhancements or new technologies (auto-renewal, digital member cards, recurring gifts)
  • Ensure team members provides excellent customer service, facilitate fulfillment and acknowledgement
  • Prepare financial reports for presentation to the CDO, Museum leadership and Trustees.
  • Maintain the donor database to ensure accuracy and proper use of donor records
  • Implement policies and procedures to optimize gift processing and data entry; maintain updated procedures in a gift processing manual
  • Develop and analyze fundraising financial reports for goal tracking, grant applications, and leadership updates
  • Complete the annual Cultural Data Project (CDP) online report and run analyses
  • Oversee fulfillment/acknowledgment of membership and development gifts

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in membership or development preferred
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Previous experience with Acme, Salesforce, or other database preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with staff at all levels
  • Creative, analytical, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed
  • Willing to work evenings and weekings periodically as needed
  • Interest in museums, cultural institutions, or nonprofits 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)

Note: The Museum currently is operating with a hybrid model, with all full-time staff working on-site three days per week.

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.

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Per Diem Adult Group Tours Educator (Local 2110)

Over the past two years, the Jewish Museum has been conducting virtual tours of current and past exhibitions for an international audience. We are seeking additional per diem educators to primarily conduct virtual tours for adult groups, however, some on-site gallery teaching opportunities may also be available. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Education & Programs, the adult group tour educators will conduct lectures on a range of topics with a special focus on modern and contemporary art. The ideal candidate possesses the interpersonal skills to teach diverse audiences and the ability to conduct art historical research and prepare PowerPoint presentations independently.

Department: Education
Reports to: Deputy Director, Education & Programs
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: On-Call, as Needed

Responsibilities:

  • Present lectures (either online or onsite) on a range of topics related to the Jewish Museum’s collection and exhibitions with a special focus on modern and contemporary art
  • Conduct art historical research and prepare PowerPoint presentations independently
  • Attend occasional training sessions which will be recorded for future reference

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art history, museum studies, museum education, or related field, master’s preferred
  • Deep knowledge of art history
  • Knowledge of modern and contemporary art
  • Five or more years related experience working in museums and/or teaching art history
  • Strong verbal skills, dynamic educator
  • Flexibility in adapting to the needs of diverse audiences
  • Reliability
  • Comfort teaching on Zoom with Power Point presentations (for virtual teaching) and/or experience teaching in a museum with original works of art (for onsite teaching)
  • A flexible schedule, with Sunday, weekday, and evening availability 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) for those working onsite

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.

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Special Events Associate (Local 2110)

The Special Events Associate supports a large variety of events produced by the Special Events Department including but not limited to the annual Purim Ball Gala, Art and Design Tour, New York Jewish Film Festival Opening Night, donor cultivation and fundraising events, and travel opportunities for members and donors. This position requires strong organizational, communication and problem-solving skills.

Department: Special Events
Reports to: Director of Special Events
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-time; 35 hours / 5 days a week

Responsibilities:

  • Support the strategy, conceptualization, development, and execution of Jewish Museum fundraising events, including the annual Purim Ball, Art and Design Tour, donor cultivation events and travel opportunities, and more
  • Assist with day-of event logistics from set-up to breakdown, including registration, staffing, catering, audio-visual, décor, seating, and live program
  • Collaborate with external service providers, such as caterers, designers, producers, printers, mail houses, etc.
  • Assist in collateral process and execution in partnership with the marketing team (internal routing, collaborate with graphic designers/Marketing and Communications team, and vendors)
  • Work with external vendor to manage communication with attendees and donors to collect appropriate details including guest information
  • Draft solicitation letters, acknowledgements, invitation, and program copy
  • Ensure department database protocol is followed and develop and proofread mailing lists
  • Help facilitate outreach for corporate sponsorship and in-kind donations
  • Coordinate travel planning and itineraries for honorees as necessary
  • Collaborate across the Development team to ensure appropriate donor touchpoints
  • Perform post-event follow up process to solidify pledge payments/contributions and process invoices
  • Assist in maintaining and updating revenue tracking and special event opportunity records
  • Assist in implementing fundraising strategies to further increase revenue associated with Special Events and expand event supporter engagement
  • Provide back-up assistance and coverage for Museum events, rental events and site visits as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Note: The Museum currently is operating with a hybrid model, with all full-time staff working on-site three days per week.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in special events at a major cultural institution
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with superior proofreading skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a high-pressure environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Excellent judgment and strong decision-making abilities
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
  • Previous experience with Salesforce, or other database preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with staff at all levels; be detail-oriented
  • Creative, analytical, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Knowledge of the laws of kashrut a plus
  • Interest in visual arts and museum operations
  • Bachelor’s degree 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)

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.

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Membership & Development Operations Assistant (Local 2110)

The Membership & Development Operations Assistant is the primary contact for the Museum’s members and provides critical administrative support to the entire department. The Assistant reports to the Manager of Membership & Development Operations, and works with staff across departments as needed.

 

The Membership & Development Operations Assistant is the primary contact for the Museum’s members and provides critical administrative support to the entire department. The Assistant reports to the Manager of Membership & Development Operations, and works with staff across departments as needed.

Department: Development
Reports to: Manager of Membership & Development Operations
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Process membership and development gifts accurately and efficiently
  • Perform data entry and data cleanup as needed
  • Create daily and monthly reconciliation reports and maintain the Membership & Development operations google drive as a resource for the Finance department 
  • Oversee Membership fulfillment by third party vendors, handle special fulfillments in-house, and route acknowledgement lists and materials for fulfillment by appropriate development teams
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of Museum programs and provide excellent customer service over the phone, via email, and in person to ensure a positive experience for Museum members and donors
  • Manage membership inboxes, track and monitor event RSVPs, and assist with member events
  • Work with Visitor Experience team to maximize member conversion onsite and ensure that members have a positive experience on every visit
    • Keep team members informed about member benefits and events and help develop sales strategies
    • Maintain a Membership and Development manual for use at the front desk and across the Museum 
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in membership services or other office setting preferred
  • Excellent organizational, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite and Google Drive
  • Previous experience with Acme, Salesforce, or other database preferred
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with staff at all levels
  • Creative, analytical, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed
  • Willing to work overtime periodically in office and at events, including evenings, weekends, and some National holidays
  • Interest in museums, cultural institutions, or nonprofits 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)

Note: The Museum currently is operating with a hybrid model, with all full-time staff working on-site three days per week.

Send Resume with Cover Letter To:

Director, Human Resources

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128

Phone: 212.423.3232
 

The Jewish Museum is committed to diversifying its staff and encourages individuals of all 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.

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Budget Manager

The Jewish Museum seeks a Budget Manager to oversee an annual operating budget of approximately $22M.  This position is responsible for the preparation of annual and capital budgets, budget reporting and analysis. 

Department: Finance and Administration
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Under guidance from the Chief Operating Officer, coordinate the annual budget planning process for the museum; gather and analyze information, prepare draft budgets, assist leadership with effective allocation of resources across the institution, including the alignment of a diverse stream of restricted funds with museum activities.
  • Analyze and monitor museum and department budgets on a regular basis; prepare and run monthly budget monitoring reports, meet with department managers and be a resource to assist them with monitoring and allocating funds.
  • Manage restricted funds; ensure utilization of endowment and donor designated gifts are in accordance with donor intentions.
  • Prepare quarterly budget projections; build an understanding of museum operations to assist in the accurate projection of museum’s revenues and expenses; partner with Human Resources to monitor and project salary expenses
  • Partner with controller and accounting team to adjust chart-of-accounts for more effective and efficient budget reporting and monitoring.
  • Assist Chief Operating Officer with building and maintaining multi-year financial forecasts.
  • Assist in the creation and monitoring of major project/capital budgets
  • Create presentations to clearly articulate financial performance to museum’s board and leadership.
  • Create budget reports and other financial reports as needed.
  • Review operating budgets to analyze trends affecting budget needs.
  • Perform cost-benefit analyses to compare operating programs, review financial requests, or explore alternative financing methods.
  • Consult with managers to ensure that budget adjustments are made in accordance with program changes.
  • Collect and report fiscal information as required, and assists in analyzing financial information.
  • Coordinates with various departments on budget and accounting matters.
  • Assist in financial audits and annual compliance reports for government funders.
  • Monitors systems and operational issues to improve overall workflows.
  • Seek new ways to improve efficiency and increase productivity.
  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • 8+ years’ work experience in a related field
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business or related field preferred
  • Experience building detailed line-item budgets for an organization with multiple departments and divisions
  • Financial reporting experience
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Excel
  • Excellent written, verbal and computer skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Nonprofit experience preferred
  • Experience managing donor restricted funds 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)

Note: The Museum currently is operating with a hybrid model, with all full-time staff working on-site a minimum of three days per week.

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.

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Manager, Special Events & Rentals (Local 2110)

The Jewish Museum seeks a detail-oriented, multi-tasker to manage its facility rental program and to oversee on-site Museum events, including exhibition openings, member viewings, shabbat dinners, and more. In addition to having strong organizational and administrative skills, this position requires someone with the ability to handle a broad range of client needs with professionalism.

Department: Special Events
Reports to: Director of Membership, Events, and Development Operations
Date posted: April 29, 2022
FLSA Status: Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

● Manage all aspects of the Museum’s rental program, including fielding rental
inquiries for institutional, corporate, 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.
● Manage relationships with vendors such as caterers, party planners, and floral
designers.
● Coordinate the Museum approval process for print and digital materials.
● Maintain current rental program information on the Museum’s website and
input relevant data in Salesforce.
● Oversee the execution of Museum events including exhibition openings,
member viewings, shabbat dinners, and more
● Prepare detailed event planning and production timelines and maintain
schedules
● Traffic event related collateral materials, including print and digital
invitations, programs, and journals; work with in-house graphics
department on design
●Manage day-of event logistics from set-up to breakdown, including
registration, staffing, catering, audio-visual, décor, seating, and live
program
● Manage relations with external service providers, such as caterers,
designers, producers, printers, mail house, etc.
● Negotiate contracts, create and monitor detailed budgets, process
invoices
●Oversee department database protocol and mailing list development
● Coordinate invitation mailings, maintain guest lists
● Provide important support for major Museum fundraising events, including the
Annual Purim Ball, Art and Design Tour
● Attend weekly event logistics meetings and engage with colleagues, donors, and
other key Museum stakeholders.
● Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

● 3+ years experience with facility rentals, event management, or related field
● Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
● Ability to interact with sophisticated clients and willingness to go the extra mile
to provide excellent client service
● Highly detail oriented; adept at trafficking logistics and prioritizing workload
between several projects
● Excellent organizational and computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
● Previous experience with Salesforce, or other database preferred
● Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with staff at all levels; be detail-oriented
● Creative, analytical, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed
● Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as necessary
● Knowledge of the laws of kashrut a plus
● Interest in visual arts and museum operations
● Bachelor’s degree 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)

Note: The Museum currently is operating with a hybrid model, with all full-time staff
working on-site three days per week.

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.

Sales Associate (Local 2110)

The Sales Associate is an ambassador of the Jewish Museum who provides guests with a positive museum and shopping experience.  Candidates should truly enjoy proactively interacting with people and have a welcoming, engaging personality.  Candidates must be flexible enough to provide both individualized attention for high-end purchases and fast-paced sales during times of increased crowds and holiday shoppers.

Department: Shop
Reports to: Associate Manager, Retail / Director of Retail
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Schedule: Part-time; 4 days with benefits; weekends & events required

Responsibilities:

  • Engage with guests and contribute to a positive museum experience
  • Provide exceptional customer service to all guests
  • Proactively approach guests and assist with their merchandise selection, including presenting merchandise and effectively communicating product features and stories
  • Continually learn about new and existing products to better sell a range of clients
  • Execute accurate computer generated point of sale transactions, including capturing guest information for future communications
  • Sell Museum Memberships
  • Gift wrap and bag customer purchases
  • Replenish inventory in shop from stockroom
  • Assist with maintaining organization and appearance of shop
  • Process phone orders; assist with processing web and other special orders
  • Participate in annual year-end inventory in June
  • Help with special events as needed

Requirements:

  • High-end retail experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be computer literate, with knowledge of Retail Pro or similar POS computer program preferred
  • Knowledge of Judaica a plus
  • Interest in art and cultural institutions
  • Works well within a team
  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, Sundays, and some holidays. 
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and handle light lifting
  • 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)

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.

Staff Accountant (Local 2110)

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

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.

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)  

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.

The Jewish Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Building Engineer (Local 241)

The Jewish Museum seeks an experienced building engineer to provide critical facility support by maintaining, troubleshooting, and servicing all aspects of the building mechanical systems.

Department: Operations
Reports to: Associate Director, Operations
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-time

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, maintain and repair all HVAC equipment to ensure adequate levels of temperature and humidity throughout museum.
  • Perform necessary adjustments either manually or via BAS to maintain desired climatic conditions.
  • Inspect all life safety systems as mandated by code.
  • Perform daily inspections of lighting systems throughout museum and Townhouse and replace bulbs as necessary maintaining specified levels of light.
  • Prepare lighting equipment for new exhibitions, work with lighting designer installing lighting fixtures.
  • Respond to all building related malfunctions, call service contractor if unable to correct problem.
  • Install and repair door locks and associated door hardware as instructed.
  • Perform electrical installations and repairs including wiring for communications systems.
  • Maintain and repair plumbing systems.  Install new fixtures and/or equipment as necessary.
  • Order parts and supplies as necessary to keep plant in good working order.
  • Generate Trend Reports and issue TOD commands via BMS for special events.
  • Clean and maintain all mechanical rooms, paint when necessary.
  • Respond and participate in all Fire drills in conjunction with the Security staff.

Requirements:

  • Environmental Control Technology Diploma.
  • NYC Fire Department Refrigeration License, Q-01 or Q-99
  • NYC Fire Department Certificate of Fitness: S 95, P 98, P 99.
  • Knowledge of Building Automation Systems.
  • Ability to read Blue Prints.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as Building Mechanic/Engineer with emphasis in HVAC.
  • Computer literate.
  • 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)  

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 encourages individuals of all ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for this position. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization and want to engage all those who can contribute to this effort.  The Jewish Museum provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected characteristics prohibited by applicable law.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 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.

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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 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.

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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: 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.

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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.

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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: 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.

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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.