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
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 Director of Evening Events. The Director, Evening Events is responsible for selling, coordinating and overseeing all of the Museum’s evening events, including public programs, private events, and group sales. This is a critical and growing source of revenue for the Museum.
This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
Specific responsibilities of the Director, Evening Events include:
Qualified candidates will have at least 5 years of related work experience in Marketing/Event Planning. Candidates will need to work across departments and be able to maintain client relationships, event production, timelines, and schedules.
Successful candidates should be self-starters, detail-oriented, problem-solvers, multi-taskers, good communicators and a hands on leader.
Please apply through our career portal with your cover letter and resume: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=97369&lang=en_US&source=CC2
The Education Assistant supports the administrative needs of the Education Department. S/he will work closely with Human Resources and be responsible for coordinating the semi-monthly timesheets for 70 part-time Educators. The Education Assistant will also be responsible for calculating and tracking Educator paid-time-off. S/he also oversees the finances for food programming at the museum, including preparing funds for weekly shopping and creates daily gameplans for group programming. S/he works closely with the Director of Education on the management of the department’s budget.
The Education Assistant for Admin reports to the Director of Education with a dotted line to Human Resources. This position is part-time and 2-3 variable days per week.
Specific responsibilities include the following:
How to Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter through our career portal via the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=102248&lang=en_US&source=CC2
Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Institutional Giving Manager is a key member of the development team responsible for expanding the base of support from institutional funders, including foundation and government sources. The Institutional Giving Manager must have outstanding judgment, organization, writing and communications skills.
How To Apply:
Please submit your resume and cover letter through our career portal via the following link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=tenement&jobId=102789&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.