The Public Programs Coordinator will report to the Director of Museum Experience and will be primarily responsible for the creation and implementation of public programming at the National Hellenic Museum. This includes evaluating and developing potential programs, scheduling and coordinating programs, and assisting in the sponsorship and marketing of all museum programs. The Programs Coordinator will also be responsible for Institutional outreach, developing and maintaining partnerships with other organizations.
Essential Job Functions:
- Plan, schedule, and coordinate public programs that promote the mission and exhibitions of the NHM, including lectures, demonstrations, symposia, classes, and other non-traditional programming.
- Coordinate the Calendar of Programs and Events.
- Develop and manage productive partnerships with outside organizations, locally, nationally, and internationally.
- Collaborate with area schools, colleges, and arts institutions on lecture topics, joint programming and securing presenters.
- Assist marketing staff with marketing museum programming and events through a variety of media including print, email, website and social media outlets.
- Write copy for website, newsletters, and brochures.
- Assist in the recruiting of volunteers for museum programs and events.
- Provide support for all programming (includes evenings and weekends.)
- Collaborate with other staff to secure funding for programming.
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in art, education, museum studies or related field, Master’s degree preferred. Classics background preferred.
Experience: Experience developing, managing and promoting programs and events, and working with people of all ages, experience working in a museum or cultural institution setting.
Required Skills: Strong organizational and communication skills, strong computer skills, ability to work independently and collaboratively and as a self-starter, strong research and writing skills.
Preferred Skills: Knowledge of museum practices, museum education standards, and event planning.
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