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  • 10/12/2017 11:18 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Job Title:  Historic Interpreter

    Job Type: Part Time Staff

    Supervisor: Director of Operations;

             Daily tasks may be assigned by the Curator of Collections

    Job Purpose: To give guided museum tours of Belmont Mansion and provide support to the mansion’s daily operations  

    Belmont Mansion is the largest antebellum home open for tours in Nashville, and is a must-see for any visitor interested in Tennessee history, the Civil War, architecture, art, and decorative arts. We are looking for an energetic person who enjoys history and interacting with visitors. Good people skills and weekend availability are a must. 

    Experience: Previous museum and customer service experience preferred

    Education: High school degree required; Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Working Conditions: Standing and walking while speaking for up to an hour without break, climbing stairs; dress code including wearing name tag required

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    1.     Interest in and basic knowledge of American History and furnishings

    2.     Superior verbal communication skills

    3.     Superior interpersonal skills dealing with other mansion staff and tour guests

    4.     Positive attitude and ability to work with the general public

    Job Functions:

    1.     Giving guided tours to the mansion’s paid and other guests as needed

    2.     Ability to comprehend docent training materials and effectively communicate to the public mansion history, early Nashville and Civil War history, and information about the museum collection and furnishings. Training will be provided.

    3.     Answering the telephone and greeting guests at the front door

    4.     Ringing up cash register transactions for admissions and museum shop purchases

    5.     Participating in special events hosted at the mansion and providing logistical support as needed and appropriate

    6.     Participating in maintaining museum shop inventory, staff meetings, training sessions, helping with seasonal decorating, and other mansion activities as assigned

    7.     Other duties as assigned

    Please direct any questions, your resume, and cover letter to mansioneducation@belmont.edu.


  • 10/09/2017 5:56 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    COLLECTIONS MANAGER FOR THE ANGOLA MUSEUM –

    JOB DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS

    The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation at Angola seeks a Collections Manager. This person will be responsible for performing all tasks involved in collections stewardship which include but are not limited to registering, cataloging/inventory, accession/deaccession, curatorial/interpretation and preservation functions of the museum’s unique Louisiana corrections’ collections which include primarily historical books and documents in addition to many artifacts.

    Candidates for this position:

    Must be knowledgeable and passionate about Louisiana’ corrections’ history and material culture.

    Demonstrate strong interest in utilizing documents and artifacts to tell stories and dedication to inclusion of all cultures and eras.

    Must demonstrate exemplary writing and communication skills.

    Be the lead and/or participate in grant writing also a must.

    This person will be very familiar with approaches to Louisiana history and adhere to rigorous standards of scholarship.

    Maintains and preserves museum’s collections.

    Register, inventory, access and de-access collections.

    Plans exhibition schedules with Museum Director, staff, and exhibitions committee.

    Works with Director to design the themes and layouts of exhibitions. Suggests and selects items to be put on display. Works with staff and oversees volunteers to install and de-install exhibitions.

    Conducts research on collections for public requests and for exhibitions. Writes exhibition text including panel text and labels. Writes press releases and related materials in support of exhibitions and programs.

    Responsible for interpretation of the collection, exhibitions, and the Red Hat.

    Participates in training volunteer greeters on interpretation.

    Collaborates in designing adult programming, such as speaker series, to accompany exhibitions and enhance knowledge of the Museum’s collection and of local history along with the Education committee.

    Makes recommendations on offered gifts and other accessions.

    Collections strengths at the Angola Museum are historical photographs and documents in addition to some artifacts including the original electric chair, guard uniforms and guns. The scope of our collections spans the history of corrections from the historical beginnings of the property where the Louisiana State Penitentiary is located (a former plantation) and the original penitentiary downtown in Baton Rouge, to present contemporary programs in the field of Louisiana Corrections. The Museum’s most significant artifact is the Red Hat, the first cell block at Angola, which is on the National Historic Registry.

    Requirements:

    Masters’ degree in history, American studies, museum studies, or closely related field.

    Although the following skills are preferred, the museum is willing to consider a brand new graduate of a masters’ program with some internship experience in the following.

    Some experience doing tasks required for museum work, including registering items, and accessing. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the PastPerfect software collections management system.

    Must be familiar with best practices in the field and proactively keep up with innovations.

    Have experience writing grants or some transferable writing experiences.

    Strong interpersonal, organizational, writing, proofreading and analytical skills, with meticulous attention to detail.

    Ability to work alone and to work as part of a team with the Museum Director, Director of Planning and Development, and Board Committee Chairs, especially the Education committee Chair.

    Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

    Must have or obtain a Louisiana drivers’ license

    Preferred skills:

    Familiarity with Louisiana history.

    Willingness to learn museum practices including knowledge of photographs, documents, manuscripts and artifacts.

    Facility with PastPerfect software or significant experience with other museum database programs and ability to quickly learn PastPerfect. Facility with Microsoft

    Office Suite and Adobe and Acrobat. At least basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.

    Ability to layout labels in design software a plus.

    Ability to do some hands on preparation, such as mounting labels an asset.

    CONTACT: Marianne Fisher-Giorlando, Chair

    Search Committee

    Collections Manager Position

    Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation

    mariannegsu@gmail.com or

    318-243-0514


  • 10/06/2017 3:05 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    TOWN OF COLLIERVILLE POSITION VACANCY

    OPEN TO: General Public

    TITLE: Collections and Special Projects Coordinator 

    LOCATION: Morton Museum

    OPENING DATE: October 6, 2017 CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

    JOB NUMBER: JN17-52AD CLASS CODE: 9203

    SALARY: $27,848 (DOQ) with excellent benefits package

    FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

    PRIMARY FUNCTION: This is responsible specialized administrative work managing services affiliated with the museum operation. This position works under the direct supervision of the Museum Director.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with major course work in Museum Studies, Art, Art History or a closely related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this job.

    SPECIAL REQUISITES: First-aid and C.P.R. certification required within 6 months of employment. Normal scheduled hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8-5, but hours are flexible depending on events scheduled each week.

    LICENSES: Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

    NOTES: Must be able to pass a work related physical and drug test. May require attendance at business functions outside regular business hours. May require occasional lifting/moving of items between 20 -50 pounds, therefore, some physical strength and agility is required. Incumbent may be required to work late hours, weekends, changing shifts and holidays, as necessary.

    Selection process may include: examinations, interviews, assessment centers, practical skills, etc. Drug testing may be required.

    WE REGRET WE ARE UNABLE TO ANSWER ALL INQUIRIES. WE WILL ONLY NOTIFY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR TESTING OR INTERVIEWS.

    APPLY: Human Resources Office, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN

    NOTES: Please submit a new application each time you apply for a Town job. Pursuant to Tennessee open records law, applications and resumes are subject to disclosure.

    THE TOWN OF COLLIERVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN HIRING. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY AND REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT (901) 457-2290. THE TOWN OF COLLIERVILLE IS A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE.


  • 10/03/2017 9:39 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)
    Description

    The Education and Service Coordinator creates and manages professional development and continuing education opportunities for history professionals at all stages of careers, as well as for avocational historians, lifelong learners, and other allies of history organizations.  The coordinator also helps manage AASLH committees and affinity groups. The Education and Service Coordinator reports to the Chief of Operations and works in the AASLH office in Nashville, TN.
     The ideal candidate:
    • Is an intelligent and self-motivated team player
    • Has experience and/or training in, and a passion for history
    • Brings a creative approach to continuing education
    • Understands the needs and expectations of public history professionals and volunteers 
                                                                            
    
    Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Five years nonprofit experience, preferably for a membership association or history-related institution such as a museum, historical society, or humanities council. Master’s in History, Public History, or Museum Studies or related experience is preferred, but not required. It is useful to have knowledge of historical practices/methods, and professional skills or abilities related to adult education, archives, libraries, historic preservation, historical interpretation, historical education, museum exhibits/curation, fundraising, cultural tourism, historical consulting, archaeology, cultural resource management, oral history, community engagement, or related activities. A successful candidate should also have knowledge of current issues within the field ranging from equity and inclusion to discussions impacting the future of the history profession.
    REQUIREMENTS
    The Education and Service Coordinator must have strong written communications skills because s/he will be producing content for the organization’s publications and other communication vehicles. The coordinator must also have excellent oral communication skills, an aptitude for event planning, and the ability to manage and report on multiple projects at the same time with attention to detail. Familiarities with databases, social media, and familiarity with the WordPress platform, as well as intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are necessary.
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
     Manage the Continuing Education program:
    • Plan Continuing Education programs including webinars, online courses, and workshops.
    • Recruit and develop expert instructor core for Continuing Education programs.
    • Anticipate future needs of members, outside of traditional history/museum trainings.
    • Oversee work related to continuing education budget and enrollment.
    • Plan and coordinate workshop meetings including host site and catering contracts and making sure participants have information needed for travel, lodging, and workshop participation. 
    • Maintain and update Continuing Education related pages on AASLH website and registration pages in AASLH’s database.
    • Communicate with participants by answering inquiries and sending program updates; collect and analyze participant data and feedback.
    • Create a vision for the program’s future including new components, increased earned income, partnerships with other organizations, and content review and revisions.
    • Develop collaborative professional development opportunities with other history organizations at the local, state, and national level.
    • Promote participation by working with the marketing coordinator on eblasts, the AASLH website, social media, brochures, online discussion lists, and other methods; answer email and telephone inquiries.
     
    Manage Standing and Affinity Committees:
    • Maintain volunteer committee rosters.
    • Manage committee member development and retention via appointment letters.
    • Keep committee staff liaisons aware of committee rules and regulations, as outlined by the AASLH Bylaws.
    • Work with the Court and Legal History, Women’s History, Military History, and Corporate History affinity committees along with the Diversity and Inclusion Task Force by scheduling conference calls and other correspondence, setting meeting agendas with committee chairs, managing their online forums and listservs, promoting committee work through blog posts and other means, and keeping committee projects moving forward and on schedule.
     
    Additional Duties:
    • Work with marketing coordinator on joint social media projects, such as #AASLHChat and Facebook Live events.
    • Work with External Relations Coordinator on History Relevance Campaign programming.
    • Collaborate with staff on funding proposals and other projects, including the Annual Meeting.
    • Promote membership in the Association; answer telephone and email inquiries from AASLH members and others; complete event registrations and other e-commerce related purchases via the association’s database system.
    • Other projects as assigned 
     
    To apply
    Visit AASLH website https://jobs.aaslh.org/job/education-and-service-coordinator/37354157/


  • 09/17/2017 7:30 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Position Posting –Administrative Assistant

    American Association for State and Local History

    Part-time Position

    Salary range: $18-20 per hour, commensurate with experience.

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Administrative Assistant is responsible for general clerical and administrative work of the association. This position is part-time and requires 20-25 hours per week. The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the Chief of Operations.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • High school diploma required. College degree is preferred.
    • 1-3 years clerical experience required
    • Experience in a history organization or related nonprofit is a plus.

    REQUIREMENTS

    • High level of analytical ability and problem solving skills
    • Skills in excellent customer service, both internal and external
    • Effective verbal and written interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and handle conflicting priorities and deadlines appropriately
    • Skills in utilizing Excel and data entry at an intermediate level

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

    • Acts as the primary receptionist; answering, screening, and directing calls to appropriate staff. Greets and assists visitors.
    • Supports general administrative functions of the association. This includes but not limited to copying, mass mailing and maintaining routine filing systems; files a variety of items including records, forms, correspondence, memoranda, purchase orders, invoices, personnel & budgetary.
    • Assists members with registration, invoices, account questions, and using AASLH resources.
    • Provides support for other AASLH employees including pulling reports, preparing/packing for onsite programs, mailing packages, etc.
    • Performs daily financial tasks including processing checks and payments.
    • Performs monthly tasks including preparing and mailing invoices and new member kits.
    • Maintains online store content and shipping orders.
    • Drafts and mails new job letters.
    • Promotes membership in the Association.
    • Handles other projects as assigned.

    To apply

    Submit resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to employment@aaslh.org. Review of applications will begin October 10 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is November 15. Please note that successful candidate will have to pass a background check.

    AASLH is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


  • 09/11/2017 8:30 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Public Programs Manager


    Reporting to the Director of Education and Public Programs, the Public Programs Manager designs and implements a broad range of programs intended to reach visitors of all ages and abilities, including children, families, and adults. Cheekwood’s public programs provide unique opportunities for visitors to experience our botanical garden, historic home, and museum of art through activities that enrich, educate, and entertain. The ideal candidate is creative and highly organized with extensive experience in developing creative programming for cultural institutions and a proven track record of developing programs and events that have generated significant audiences.

    The Public Programs Manager manages, develops and oversees all aspects of on-site public programs including; works closely with museum, garden, and other education staff to develop and implement public programs; oversees program logistics, planning, and execution, including production, set-up, and tear-down; utilizes software to schedule programs and create customer registration; develops and oversees all program operations for summer camp, including developing policies and procedures; hiring, training, and scheduling instructors and interns; creates class schedules and course catalogue; supply acquisition and distribution; monitoring daily operations for effectiveness, safety, and quality.

    The Public Programs Manager supervises the support staff including Public Programs Coordinator, instructors, interns, and program assistants for camps, classes, and workshops; seeks out community partners, food trucks, musicians, speakers, etc. to secure participation in public programs; maintains public programs calendar, attendance statistics and evaluation data; provides accurate and timely information for marketing and website information; responsible for managing the budget and meeting expense/revenue goals related to public programs; works as event supervisor as needed on weekends and after hours; actively researches opportunities for public programs at Cheekwood and prepares cost benefit analysis for presentation at internal meetings.

     

    Candidate Profile:

    The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing/public relations and/or one of Cheekwood’s mission disciplines in the arts, sciences or history and a minimum of three years’ public program experience in a museum, botanic garden, or comparable non-profit organization. This person must be self-directed and able to manage multiple projects at once; ability to work varied hours and weekends; supervisory skills; strong analytical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills and enjoys working with the public. Knowledge of Horticulture and Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign & Photoshop is a plus.

    This is a full-time position with a competitive benefit package. Send letter of interest and resume to Penny Bruckse, Vice President of Human Resources at Pbruckse@cheekwood.org. EOE


  • 09/06/2017 1:12 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Executive Director
    Cookeville Children's Museum

    Current Posting Expires: 10/31/2017  

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

     

    The Cookeville Children’s Museum is a small rural community-inspired museum created to build meaningful learning experiences through the joy of play using hands-on exhibits and programs. The Cookeville Children’s Museum is the only children’s museum within a 100 mile radius in the Upper Cumberland region.

    Position Overview

    The Executive Director is responsible for leading, managing, and achieving the mission of the nonprofit Cookeville Children’s Museum. The Executive Director plans, organizes, supervises, and participates in all activities pertaining to the museum, including but not limited to: personnel, financial affairs, community outreach and marketing, program development, general maintenance, fundraising, and overseeing clerical duties.

    Duties may include but are not limited to:

    • Responsible for opening and closing the museum
    • Chief fundraiser who delegates, maintains and contributes to all events, foundations, grants and exhibit sponsorship and needs
    • Responsible for the outreach, representation and maintenance of community partnerships
    • Manages daily activities of museum which includes employee scheduling, Web calendar, hiring staff, monthly newsletter, membership tracking and renewal, managing birthday club, supply stock, daily intake sheets and attendance tracking
    • Ensures timely payment of bills and payroll
    • Coordinates and oversees exhibit programming with Program Director for 12 month prospective
    • Coordinates with Board of Directors on long-term goals and make valuable additions to the Strategic Plan

    Qualifications:

    • The ideal candidate will have a fun outgoing personality, is passionate about projects, has exceptional communication skills, loves children and is extremely self-motivated.
    • The ideal candidate will possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Early Childhood Development/ Business Management or a related field.
    • The ideal candidate will have experience working with children , nonprofit boards and community outreach (3 years preferably)

    Benefits:

    • Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
    • No relocation benefits will be provided.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Job Categories:

    • Executive Director/CEO
    • Fundraising/Development
    • Program Management

    Contact Information and Procedure:

    please send resume and cover letter to cookevillechildrensmuseum@gmail.com. We will be accepting applications until October 1, 2017. No phone calls please.

     

    36 West 2nd StreetCookeville, TN 38501
    Email: cookevillechildrensmuseum@gmail.com


  • 09/06/2017 1:10 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Director of Communications
    National Museum of African American Music(NMAAM)

    Date Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017   

    Current Posting Expires: 11/4/2017  

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

    GENERAL DESCRIPTION

    • Sustains key interface with leadership, community and vendors and sets the tone for staff in terms of marketing/communications expectations
    • Displays a high degree of professionalism and thorough understanding of organization, mission, vision, goals and opportunities; builds relationships and has a solid understanding of strategies that will support the growth of the business
    • Provides leadership in the areas of marketing strategy, event management, public and community relations
    • Provides strategic guidance to museum leadership to move overall development and capital campaign plan forward
    • Reports results in an effective way and matches needs with the right resources while maintaining brand structure
    • Create and continually refine strategic brand management plan that:

    - Manages and refines NMAAM’s brand and other communication assets to  create a positive, cohesive image of NMAAM’s work with both internal and external audiences

    - Maximizes existing and new communication assets and channels (i.e., website, marketing collateral, social media, etc.).  Maintains and updates these channels ensuring a high-quality presence

    - Engages staff, board members, partners and other key allies in the work of NMAAM
    - Utilizes established and new media partnerships
    - Builds networks of individuals and organizations
    - Uses storytelling to capture and share brand messaging, stories and qualitative/quantitative data related to the NMAAM’s work

    - Develops and maintains marketing plan to present positive public profile and donor relations
     - Develops and oversees implementation of new and existing events and networking convenings, working closely with colleagues during execution
    - Designs strategy, analytics and metrics for communications and brand activation efforts
    - Demonstrates core organizational values in performing all duties
    - Works well in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment that requires passion for the organization’s mission and working collaboratively with colleagues
    - Travel is moderate
    - Other duties as assigned.


    WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    At least 8-10 years of public relations, marketing and/or communications experience
    Should have an in-depth working knowledge of traditional and non-traditional media
    Must have a track record of developing and executing successful brand development and activation strategies and programs
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    Demonstrated ability to supervise others (subordinates and contractors)

    EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    Bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations or communications from an accredited college or university, Master’s degree preferred
    Advanced working knowledge of office productivity software, including digital and graphic arts programs


    Closing Date: September 25, 2017

    Job Type: Full-time

    Job Categories:

    • Communications/Marketing

    Contact Information and Procedure:

    Send cover letter,resume, and list of three references to:

    National Museum of African American Music
    618 Church Street, Suite 130
    Nashville, TN  37219

    Or emailto hr@nmaam.com (preferred)

    TN
    Email: hr@nmaam.org
    Website: https://www.nmaam.org


  • 09/06/2017 1:09 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Museum Educator
    National Museum of African American Music(NMAAM)

    Date Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017   

    Current Posting Expires: 11/4/2017  

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:


    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The successful candidate will provide leadership in the development of educational initiatives and programs curriculum for all ages; provide input into the curatorial and storyline development process for the Museum.  They will have a passion for a variety of musical forms and be able to translate that passion and skill into enriching learning programs for youth and adults relating to music education, history and the correlation of music to science, technology, engineering and math.  Work involves assisting with scheduling, planning, and implementation of programs to maintain and expand the mission of the museum.


    GENERAL DESCRIPTION

    Program Administration:

    • Directs the development and delivery of educational and community programs and activities.
    • Establishes short-term and long-term goals and objectives for the department in consultation with the CEO and director of development.
    • Insures that program research, development, and evaluation are conducted according to nationally accepted standards.
    • Develops and monitors the department budget in cooperation with the Accounting Manager and with the assistance of education staff.
    • Prepares written and verbal reports for the museum’s board of directors.

    Program Coordination:

    • Oversees and/or coordinates major educational initiatives, especially those involving collaborations with external organizations.
    • Forms community programs advisory panels in order to foster communication between the museum and its community. Plans agendas for and runs meetings with these groups to create dialogue and learn more about these audiences’ perceptions and uses of the museum. Works with advisory panels to develop and pilot new programs and written resources.
    • Plans and implements public programs for new and existing audiences to meet departmental objectives and in consultation with a community programs panel and other community stakeholders as appropriate.
    • Conducts audience research and evaluates program effectiveness. Maintains and analyzes statistics on program attendance and cost. Writes reports as requested.
    • Works with curatorial staff to develop interpretive programs and resources for exhibitions and prepare exhibition text and publications.
    • Serves as education liaison to the curatorial team.

    Staff Management:

    • Recruits, trains, supervises, and evaluates the performance of education department staff.

    Communication and Promotion to Audiences:

    • Ensures the effective promotion of all departmental programs by coordinating efforts with marketing and development staff.
    • Maintains a visible presence in the local, state, and national professional community by presenting information about the museum’s education programs and establishing communication and exchange with other museums implementing exemplary programs.
    • Acts as the department’s resource person and spokesperson for both public and staff for music and education related issues, or delegates to appropriate education staff person.

    Performs other duties as assigned. Weekend and evening hours are required.


    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • Will be required to work in a very entrepreneurial manner and to participate in the support of other functional areas – curatorial, development and community programs.

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
    • 5-7 years of professional education experience, to include curriculum development
    • Excellent writing, speaking, organizational, project management and interpersonal skills
    • Computer literacy, particularly in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    *Closing Date: September 25, 2017

    Job Type: Full-time

    Job Categories:

    • Education

    Contact Information and Procedure:

    Send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to:

    National Museum of African American Music

    618 Church Street, Suite 130

    Nashville, TN  37219

    Or email to hr@nmaam.org (preferred)


    Email: hr@nmaam.org
    Website: https://www.nmaam.org


  • 09/06/2017 1:08 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Events Coordinator
    National Museum of African American Music(NMAAM)

    Date Posted: Tuesday, September 05, 2017   

    Current Posting Expires: 11/4/2017  

    Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The successful firm/candidate or firm will be responsible for providing event related administrative and operational support, on a periodic basis, ensuring the successful delivery of events for museum. The ideal firm/candidate will have experience in a relevant role and be commercially minded in order to maximize income generation. You will need to be impeccably organized, confident, efficient and proactive, whilst being able to remain calm and amicable in difficult situations.  This is a contract position; non-revenue generating events will be paid per event at an agreed upon fee; revenue generating events will be paid net of revenue.


    GENERAL DESCRIPTION

    • Research and assess venues for events 
    • Collect and produce accurate and complete details ahead of events, including attendee lists, running orders, catering and invoicing information 
    • Provide pre, during and post event support, including set up of the venue and basic IT and AV support
    • Arrange event staff and subcontractors, including (extra) cleaning, catering and AV, and act as supplier liaison for events
    • Lead response to event inquiries 
    • Produce Run-Of-Show and direct events
    • Book, schedule and address the needs of all event talent
    • Manage all event logistics
    • Exceptionally detail oriented and communicative

    JOB REQUIREMENTS

    • Will be required to work in a very entrepreneurial manner and to participate in the support of other functional areas – curatorial, development and community programs.  Events:  Legends Lunch, Curatorial Meetings, out of state events and Development related activities, and etc.

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

    • Understanding of budgeting and strong numeracy.
    • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint.
    • Willing and able to regularly work out of office hours

     

    *Closing Date September 25, 2017

    Job Type: Contract/Temp

    Job Categories:

    • Event Planning

    Contact Information and Procedure:

    Send cover letter,resume, and list of three references to:
    National Museum of African American Music

    618 Church Street, Suite 130

    Nashville, TN  37219

    Or emailto hr@nmaam.com (preferred)
    Email: hr@nmaam.org
    Website: https://www.nmaam.org


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