Membership Manager [Louis Armstrong House Museum]

Posted July 21, 2014

The Louis Armstrong House Museum is a National Historic Landmark and a New York City landmark visited by people from all over the world, six days per week, 52 weeks per year. The Museum also holds the world’s largest research archives for any jazz musician. The Museum’s public programs include historic house tours, concerts, lectures, film screenings, and exhibitions. The Membership Manager supports the fundraising activities of the Museum. The Membership Manager also assists as needed with public programs and special events. The Museum is growing rapidly and this position holds great opportunity for advancement.

Reports to: Executive Director, Louis Armstrong House Museum.
Supervises: Part-time employees, interns, or volunteers as needed

Duties include: (1) Use Raiser’s Edge to process and track memberships, constituents, donations, etc.; (2) Administer membership program; (3) Participate in the planning and implementation of fundraising special events (e.g., annual gala, members-only events); (4) Assist as needed with public programs and special events (e.g., tours, concerts, lectures, etc.); and (5) Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: (1) Demonstrated proficiency in using Raiser’s Edge software; (2) Two years experience in a museum, cultural organization, university, or other job related organization; (3) Ability to compose correspondence, reports, memos, spreadsheets, and other such documents without significant errors; and (4) Satisfactory qualities of personality and character and ability to work with others for the good of the institution.

Highly Desired (but not required): (1) Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, music, museum studies, Africana studies, or other job related discipline; (2) Knowledge of jazz history; (3) Fluency in Spanish and English; and (4) Potential for significant achievement and growth.

Hours: 20 hours per week to be scheduled Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM. Occasional evening and weekend events.

Application Instructions
To apply: Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names, emails, and telephone numbers of three references as PDF files to with the subject header “Membership Manager Search.” You will receive an electronic acknowledgement of your application. The position is open until filled.

The Louis Armstrong House Museum and GrantsPlus are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Americans with Disabilities Act / E-verify employers.

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