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Director of Advancement
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art seeks a creative and entrepreneurial Director of Advancement to join our team. The Director of Advancement is a senior leadership position responsible for all fundraising efforts and earned income activities. The incumbent manages staff and collaborates with senior and executive leadership of the Museum in conceiving and implementing strategic initiatives that will fulfill the Museum’s vision and provide a secure future. The position reports directly to The Richard M. Scaife Director/CEO.
This is an exciting time for the Museum as it develops a new strategic plan and launches new initiatives. It will be an opportunity for the new Director of Advancement to directly shape the future of the Museum. The Westmoreland offers a very competitive salary and benefits package.
Museum Shop Sales Associate (Part-Time, weekend and evening hours)
The Westmoreland is seeking a part-time Museum Shop Sales Associate for weekend and occasional evening hours. This position works with the Advancement Team and reports to the Museum Shop Manager. Essential duties include greeting and servicing shop visitors, assisting in meeting monthly sales goals, cash handling, and inventory maintenance and merchandising as directed by the Shop Manager. The candidate should be able to work independently and have demonstrated problem solving skills.
Successful candidates will have at least one year of retail sales and/or service experience in a customer-oriented environment, excellent communication skills, ability to use Point of Sale retail system, ability to lift up to 50 pounds and other activities related to receiving, storage and shipping merchandise and cleaning shop shelves and display units. Hours are Saturday and Sunday from 11:00am to 5:00pm, and Wednesdays from 4 to 7pm. Additional evening hours may be required for special events.
Interested candidates, please send letter of interest and resume to email@example.com. The Westmoreland is an EOE. No phone calls, please.
Gallery Host (Part-Time)
The Gallery Hosts at The Westmoreland provide excellent visitor services for our guests. They ensure the protection and safety of our visitors, staff, the collection and the Museum’s physical facilities by being stationed in our galleries during public hours. All of our Gallery Hosts are welcoming to our visitors, providing general and wayfinding information as requested. As the Gallery Hosts are visible to the public on a regular basis, we expect them to deal with the public in a pleasant and diplomatic manner. The Gallery Hosts are also expected to assist if an accident or emergency occurs. The successful applicants should have prior customer service experience and must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with the public. The person should be able to stand for long periods of time, comfortable working with large crowds and physically able to react to emergency situations.
Interested candidates, please send letter of interest and resume to Tina Klym-Snyder, Manager of Visitor Services at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Westmoreland is an EOE. No phone calls, please.
Advancement Intern (Part-Time, Unpaid)
The Advancement Office is seeking a part-time intern to work with the Advancement Team. This internship is a 6-10 hour a week unpaid position with a flexible schedule. Students will gain experience in a non-profit arts organization specifically with fundraising initiatives including grants, individual giving, corporate sponsorships, special events and membership by assisting with day-to-day operations and special projects. The Advancement Office also oversees the Museum’s retail operations, which include the museum store and food amenities, and facility rental program.Candidates must be detail oriented, reliable, with excellent writing skills. This position will include some orientation into strategic plan.
General office duties including data entry, scanning and filing.
Assisting with fundraising activities such as editing and processing direct mail appeals, responding to inquiries and communications.
Assisting at Museum events such as Art on Tap, cultivation events, music concerts, etc.
Researching new funding opportunities and membership/fundraising trends.
Working with museum store manager in analyzing store sales data.
Working with events manager in coordination of facility rental program and special events.
Working with Deputy Director/Director of Advancement on special projects and strategic initiatives, other duties as assigned.
The Deputy Director/Director of Advancement will supervise the intern position. Working closely under her direction, the student will identify priorities and scope of responsibilities and work cooperatively with all staff and volunteers to accomplish tasks. Additionally, student may interact with the general public on occasion. Interested candidates please send letter of interest and resume to Catena Bergevin, Deputy Director/Director of Advancement at email@example.com.
Marketing & Communications Intern (Part-Time, Unpaid)
The Westmoreland Museum of American Art is seeking a part-time intern for the Marketing & Public Relations Department for Spring 2018. This internship is a minimum 10-12 hour a week unpaid position. The intern will gain experience in a non-profit arts organization by assisting with day-to-day operations in the Marketing & Public Relations Department.
Assisting the Director of Marketing & Public Relations and the Manager of Communications, the intern will perform a variety of duties including but not limited to:
assisting with creation of press releases and any printed/electronic materials, such as newsletters, brochures, postcards, eNewsletters, eBlasts, etc.
entering the Museums’ events and exhibitions on event websites, including local travel and tourism sites, newspaper sites, arts news sites, etc., and researching new online event listing opportunities
researching current social media trends
coordinating grass roots marketing efforts
assisting at events such as Art on Tap, and/or other special events and programs
attending departmental and organization-wide meetings when available
general office duties such as data entry, coordination of mailings, etc.
performing other Marketing & Communications duties and special projects as assigned
photography and/or video recording/production experience is a plus
The intern will be supervised by the Manager of Communications. Working closely under her direction, the intern will identify priorities and scope of responsibilities and work cooperatively with all staff and volunteers to accomplish tasks. Additionally, the intern will have the opportunity to learn about a broad range of departmental operations. Interested candidates, please send letter of interest and resume to Kaitlyn Zurcher, Manager of Communications, at firstname.lastname@example.org before September 5, 2018. No phone calls, please.
The Westmoreland is accepting proposals for Pop-Up Exhibitions, which are held in the Robertshaw Gallery (adjacent to the lobby on the 1st floor). Artists working in all media will be considered. Site-specific installations are welcome. Guidelines for submitting proposals are available on Submittable.