We are seeking part-time Visitor Services Associates. Applicants must have flexible availability with nights (some shifts are till 11:00pm) and weekends a must. This is a non-exempt position.
The visitor services associate position is a fast-paced, dynamic job that is both fun and rewarding. We expect potential visitor services associates to have a strong work ethic, the ability to multitask, and the stamina to keep calm under pressure. Applicants should be honest, hardworking, genuine, outgoing, and amiable.
The Visitor Center is a gateway for museum admission and a rapidly growing New York centric book and gift store. We have a wide range of specialty gifts and a wonderfully curated book selection. Our goal is to provide our customers with a great experience that is complimented by our quality products and exemplary customer service.
Visitor Services associates are responsible for the following:
To apply you please submit the following (1) a cover letter that describes how you are a great sales person; (2) In your cover letter please briefly describe a time that an employee enriched your travel experience and why? and (3) your resume (all in either PDF or .doc form) via our career portal: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=104161&lang=en_US&source=CC2
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is seeking outgoing and lively individuals to assist the Museum with a variety of evening events in the Museum’s visitor’s center. This position requires a flexible schedule, the ability to stand for long hours, and the capacity to move heavy furniture. Experience with food and beverage handling, as well as an interest in the history and foods of New York City, while not required, are favored. Customer service experience is required.
The Events Staff will be required to participate in the preparation, execution, and break down of events.
I. Preparation for Events
Preparation for these events includes three stages:
First: Walking or taking public transit to numerous restaurants in the Lower East Side to pick up the various foods that will be served;
Second: Setting up of events spaces and food handling devices;
Third: Food preparation, which includes washing, chopping and plating food.
II. Execution of Events
Event execution includes ‘front of house’ and ‘back of house’ staff:
‘Front of house’ includes a bartender – no drink mixing necessary – and staff to sweep the events space, remove used plates and bottles, empty trash when necessary, restock food table to keep a bountiful appearance, and ability to answer any questions that the patrons may have.
‘Back of house’ will make sure that extra or back up plates of food are ready, and clean the kitchen as the event progresses.
*Staff may be asked to plate and pass hors d’oeuvres.
III. Breakdown of Events
Break down includes removal of all dishes and trash, replacing all Museum furniture to its original state, and the proper and sanitary cleaning of all dishes. All per diem staff will be asked to carry tables and wash dishes.
Please send resumes and cover letters to KOPharrow@tenement.org. No phone calls please.
The Shop Associate is well-versed in all museum programs, tours, and events as well as shop merchandise; both books and gifts. Spending the majority of his/her time on the sales floor, he/she prioritizes tasks with an attention to detail while ensuring a visitor-first focus. He/she can operate both Retail Pro and Altru this includes selling tickets, checking-in will-call and ringing up shop sales.
How to Apply:
Please submit the following required documents (1) a cover letter (2) a list of your three favorite stores to shop at and why; and (3) your resume (all in either PDF or .doc form) on our career portal via the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=97549&lang=en_US&source=CC2
Under the supervision of the Evening Events Manager, the Evening Events Assistant is a key member of the events team. This position works closely with the Evening Events Manager to help assist with daily tasks, organize evening tours, receptions, and space rentals. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree with two years of experience working in event production. Strong writing and communication skills are essential. This is a full-time position with eligibility for benefits.
The highest priority is to assist the Manager of Evening Events with programs occurring after 5pm. Must have a flexible schedule, as events occur on weekends, weekdays, and evenings. This position does require long periods of standing, as well as moving and lifting furniture.
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter through our career portal: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=106128&lang=en_US&source=CC2
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum will be seeking Eloise Susanna Gale Fellows for its summer 2016 internship program. The internship program at the Tenement Museum offers interns hands-on-training in the museum profession as well as a comprehensive overview of museum operations. Interns are paired with senior museum professionals in the Curatorial and Education departments. Internships will be open to college and graduate students interested in pursuing experiences in a small museum setting in their particular field.
All summer 2016 internship positions have been filled.
The Tenement Museum is seeking a Marketing Manager that is primarily responsible for developing a strategic marketing plan for our evening events, including public programs, private events, and group sales. The Marketing Manager will also execute the Museum’s overall marketing program and group sales efforts to generate new and ongoing customers and visitors and foster stronger partnerships and relationships by maintaining and building community and market outreach through partnerships. These are critical and growing sources of revenue for the Museum, particularly evening events.
This position reports to the Vice President, Marketing and Communications.
Specific responsibilities of the Marketing Manager include:
General Museum Marketing
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements through our career portal: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=106514&lang=en_US&source=CC2
Position's primary focus may be in the areas of computer/network support and Audio and Video (AV) operations, included but not limited to equipment repair, AV and network wires installation and maintenance, user support (hardware and software), helpdesk, and AV equipment support (projectors, speakers, mics, among others.). The Information Technology and Digital Media Associate provides support for all planning, design, implementation, and operation of the Museum’s technology and information systems
Ideal Candidate will possess:
Please submit your resume and cover letter through our Career Portal: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=106516&lang=en_US&source=CC2
Under the supervision of the Vice President, Development, the Development Operations Manager is a key member of the development team. This position oversees all development marketing campaigns, including direct and email appeal strategy, membership program acquisition and retention, Altru and development-related website optimization, and financial reporting for the department. Candidates must have at least three years of fundraising experience, and outstanding judgment, organization, writing and communications skills.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements through our career portal: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=106788&lang=en_US&source=CC2
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to making all personnel decisions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected by law.