Winter/Spring Development Internship
The development department raises funds from foundation, corporate, government, and individual sources to support the Museum’s annual operating budget.
The department seeks an organized and detail-oriented development operations and research intern with an interest in museum studies, fundraising, history, and/or arts administration to:
The ideal candidate will possess a friendly and positive demeanor, strong writing skills, and the ability to be discreet when working with sensitive information. Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel, is preferred. Interns will have the opportunity to learn to use Altru, a fundraising and ticketing platform, MailChimp, an email and marketing service, and IWave, our prospect research database.
This is an unpaid internship.
To apply, please send a resume and brief cover letter in the body of an email, including weekly availability and desired schedule, to Alexandra Gaylord at email@example.com. Please specify ‘Development Department Internship’ in the subject line of the email.
The Tenement Museum is seeking a Digital Content Producer who will be responsible for the implementation of the Museum’s digital content strategy. He/she will produce dynamic video multimedia content and manage digital projects, ensuring their alignment with the Museum’s social media and digital strategies, as well as the mission of the Museum.
This position will report to the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and works closely with departments throughout the organization including Programs, Visitor Services and Development.
For thirty years the Tenement Museum has fulfilled its mission of telling the uniquely American stories of immigrants, migrants, and refugees in the ongoing creation of our nation. In the last five years the museum has successfully completed a capital campaign, doubled its visitorship and budget, and expanded its programming to include post-WW II immigration. The museum has developed an ambitious new five-year plan to expand its reach and impact beyond the city of New York in order to advance its vision of a society that embraces and values the fundamental role of immigration in the evolving American identity.
This Digital Content Producer will contribute to and execute an integrated digital content strategy tied to this vision and led by the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. He/she will help shape the digital presentation of our educational, programmatic, interpretive and thought-leadership content, online and onsite.
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To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 work samples or portfolio, of multimedia work, preferably digital video, at our career center portal.
The Advance Sales Reservations Associate is a senior member of the Visitor Services team and is responsible for scheduling and coordinating all daytime group and ESOL programs at the Tenement Museum. This role requires strong organizational and forward-thinking skills and managing a busy and detailed schedule and calendar which sees up to 47,000 group visitors per year. They answer all inquiries related to private daytime group tours (by phone, email, etc.), and provide visitors with information on the various programs and policies with the objective of booking groups as efficiently as possible. They also provide excellent customer service and administrative support to the Visitor Services Department. They track group tours, produce sales reports, and maintain consistent and accurate records of all group program attendance throughout various databases. They are also the primary liaison between the Advance Sales office and the Education and Evening Events Departments and are one of the main stewards of the Museum’s Group Tour Calendar. Other duties include:
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume through our career portal.
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.
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