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Public Programs Coordinator [American Museum of Natural History]

Posted by Amanda Gustin on January 18, 1972 in job announcements |

American Museum of Natural History
Job Title: Public Programs Coordinator (Education/Public Programs)

Responsibilities & Duties:
This position assists with all operations and programming to implement the
full calendar of public programs. This position is split equally between
general public programs and coordinating the Margaret Mead Film Festival.
This
position is the main coordinator for the Margaret Mead Film Festival.
Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:
€ Researching and requesting possible films for festival, and researching
potential program speakers and resources for exhibition-related programming

€ Overseeing and coordinating entire festival submission process
including: creating and disseminating guidelines and entry forms,
maintaining festival database, previewing and reviewing festival entries

€ Manage all aspects of Mead Traveling Festival

€ Training festival and public programs volunteers and interns. This
includes: database training, film trafficking, marketing and
promotions, etc.

€ Coordinating all guests speaker and filmmaker needs which often involves
continuous communication.

€ Gathering/compiling of assets for festival program and
other supplementary documents

€ Coordinate all technical aspects of the festival. Managing, processing,
and tracking Mead Festival
and Mead Traveling Festival budgets

€ Coordinating internal and external advance logistics for programs

€ Coordinating day-to-day relationship with A/V, Photo Studio,
and Institutional Advancement

€ Stage management and day-of support for programs

€ Researching potential funding opportunities and in-kind donations

This position sits within the Public Programs division of the Education
Department, and reports to the Senior Manager of Public Programs.

Qualifications:

This position requires someone with exceptional organizational skills
and the
ability to juggle many tasks. Candidates must excel in time management,
writing, and verbal communication.  Bachelor¹s Degree required.

€ Knowledge of international documentary film and film history

€ Interested in all aspects of public programming, from adult lectures
to family workshops to non-festival film screenings

€ Extensive knowledge of current audio visual technology and
exhibition standards

€ At least 2 years experience working with film festivals or
public programs and events

€ Excellent written and oral communication skills

€ Highly organized and detail oriented

€ Team player who can juggle multiple projects and work well under
tight deadlines

€ Ability to work some nights/weekends a must

€ Proficiency in using MS Excel and FileMaker Pro

Send resume and cover letter to programsintern@amnh.org

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