JOB POSTING: Massillon Museum Part-Time Events Coordinator

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JOB POSTING: Massillon Museum Part-Time Events Coordinator


The Massillon Museum Events Coordinator is an hourly, part-time position.  The staff member works with a dynamic team to orchestrate and implement a variety of Museum events.  Events range in scope from gallery openings, monthly programs, and unique ticketed events and fundraisers, to the largest annual event, the Museum’s Island Party, held every July.  The events coordinator works most closely with the Guest Operations Associate to recruit events volunteers, and work with the volunteer Activities Committee.  The Events Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with management of facility rentals.  The position benefits from a staff member with keen attention to detail, management skills, and an ability to be a team player.  The staff member should value the vital role museums play in preserving and sharing art and history. The staff member should have knowledge of best practices for planning events in the context of museum spaces, as well as creating and following a budget.  A bachelor’s degree in the areas of museum studies, arts administration, communications, business, or hospitality management is preferred.

Applicants should be familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Office. Experience and expertise in Photoshop, web design and social media marketing are a plus. Applicants should be comfortable handling the logistics of ordering and coordinating supplies and deliveries online, by phone, and in person.  At least two years’ experience with fundraising events is preferred.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of:  Personnel Committee, Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, OH 44646, or by Sunday, June 19, 2016 by 5:00pm.  Applications received beyond that time will not be accepted.


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