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Only SCFD funded organizations and selected partner agencies are eligible for submitting their job postings to this Board. If you would like to submit your posting, please email the position information, including application deadline, to scfd@scfd.org

Director of Marketing

The Mizel Museum, Denver’ Jewish art and culture museum, is seeking a Director of Marketing to oversee promotion of the institution, its programs, events and exhibits.

Responsibilities

  • Work with program and exhibit staff to develop and implement promotional plans for exhibits, programs and special events
  • Plan, develop and implement all advertising, including print advertisements, event flyers and posters, education brochures, print newsletters and signage
  • Manage media and public relations, including press release writing, distribution and follow-up; blogging and social media outreach
  • Collaborate with internal departments and provide input on marketing best practices
  • Develop and distribute email communications, including monthly e-newsletter
  • Collect, monitor and review important analytics to support marketing decisions
  • Maintain Museum website and events calendar
  • Consistently identify opportunities to raise awareness about museum’s mission, exhibits, programs, and events
  • Staff programs and events as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or similar field
  • Three to five years in marketing role preferred
  • Solid understanding and comfort using Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat)
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of and interest in designing for print
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS, as well as web and email platforms such as Wordpress and iContact
  • Familiarity with CRM databases, preferably Salesforce
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of non-profit environment helpful
  • Familiarity/interest with Jewish culture helpful but not necessary
  • Strategic thinking with ability to problem solve and adapt to changing priorities
  • Team oriented work style

To apply, send resume and cover letter to Ellen Premack, Executive Director, at epremack@mizelmuseum.org. No phone calls please.

Special Projects Assistant

The Denver Art Museum seeks a Special Projects Assistant to assist in the implementation of on-going Adult & College programs as well as the development and implementation of in gallery and live co-created programs and projects.  This is a 2 year IMLS funded position.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist Adult and College programs staff with conceptualization, design, implementation and evaluation of new in-gallery, on-line, and live program components; coordinate contracts, timelines and fabrication of above, including working with outside vendors and other departments within the museum.
  • Assist Adult and College Programs staff with the implementation of on-going live programming, including, but not limited to Untitled, Adult courses and classes, and other Adult offerings.
  • Assist with Adult & College online programs, including generating new content for Tumblr site and blogs and maintaining department’s other social media platforms.
  • Interface with and engage program partners in Denver’s creative community.
  • Assist with the training of program facilitators.
  • Assist evaluation team in all aspects of evaluation including coordinating travel arrangements and logistics for evaluation meetings; recruiting focus group participants, and coordinating/conducting on site surveys.
  • Maintain consistent and accurate records for project including meeting notes, drafts, statistics, photos, invoices, and other materials as required.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skill And Ability

  • Highly organized, independent, and a self-starter.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill with social media platforms including: Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and blogs (please include relevant links in resume).
  • Experience with Denver’s local creative community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Experience with visitor evaluation preferred.
  • Computer literate (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and social media platforms listed above)
  • Ability to communicate in both English and Spanish preferred.

Education or Formal Training

  • BA Degree  in Education, Studio Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Anthropology or a related field.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

  • Telephone, copier, fax machine, computer, digital recorders, transcribing equipment, art supplies

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  • Variable work schedule (weekend & evening work)
  • Sitting, working with hands, working with fingers, talking, hearing, vision
  • Subject to interruptions
  • May require some light lifting occasionally
  • Mental demands: written and oral comprehension, spatial orientation, memorization, mathematical reasoning

This is a part-time position with no benefits. This position is funded for two years.  If you are interested in this position, please submit a cover letter, resume to hrcoordinator@denverartmuseum.org. Please include in the subject line your name and the position for which you are applying. Application deadline: October 10, 2014.

It is the policy of the Denver Art Museum to prohibit discrimination against any person or organization based on age, race, sex, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, marital status, gender, veteran status, political service, affiliation or disability.

Educator/Coordinator for Museum Programs

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for an Educator/Coordinator for Museum Programs.

The Educator/Coordinator will coordinate DMNS Programs by developing, delivering, and promoting high quality, engaging and educational programs.  This position is also responsible for the support of Museum Educators/Performers by providing professional development opportunities and increasing teaching and engagement strategies for the most effective delivery of Museum Programs including the support of existing and building new Museum Partnerships.

This position will also coordinate logistical operations of the DMNS Museum Programs including the oversight of onsite school programs, studios and technology, program evaluation and reservations/scheduling and coordinate logistical operations of onsite community programs, camp-ins or summer camps as appropriate.

Educator/Coordinators also have significant supervisory responsibility and will work with the Museum Programs Manager and other Coordinator teams to develop, implement and upkeep training, and evaluating tools to insure quality training, effective delivery of training, and retention of Museum Educator/Performer staff.

Successful candidates must have at minimum a Bachelor degree; preferably in science or education field.  Candidates must also have at least 2 years of experience in informal education. Spanish language proficiency is strongly desired. Preferred candidates will also have experience with budgeting, curriculum development, project management, supervisory skills, professional development, and grant writing and reporting.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than October 8, 2014.
No phone calls please.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Assistant Coordinator of Museum Programs

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is searching for an Assistant Coordinators of Museum Programs.

The Assistant Coordinator puts the guests’ needs first while taking a lead role in the operations of assigned exhibit, supporting the Educator/Coordinator.  The Assistant Coordinator will help to ensure a dynamic, creative, and educationally effective program suite to enhance the guest experience for target audiences, and support the goals and mission of the Museum by supporting the operations and delivery of engaging on-the-floor programming (shows, activities, demonstrations, volunteer facilitators, special event days, etc.) with a focus on providing an excellent experience for the assigned exhibit’s target audience.

This position will also deliver dynamic, age appropriate science programming including: theatrical interactive performances, facilitated science activities, story time, exploration stations, and other museum programs as assigned. 

Successful candidates must have a High school diploma or GED at minimum and at least 1 year of experience in informal education program delivery, with experience in coordination. Preferred candidates will also have an interest in science, history, education or related field, a Bachelor’s Degree in science, education, theater, or related field. Preferred candidates will also be bilingual Spanish/English.

Application Instructions

Please submit cover letter and resume via www.dmns.org no later than October 8, 2014.
No phone calls please.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Program and Community Outreach Assistant

The DOI/VISTA will develop opportunities for underserved populations, particularly at-risk youth, to engage in experiential outdoor learning through ELK programming on public lands. These educational opportunities will raise awareness of the economic opportunity presented by continued study, employment, and careers in science, natural resource, and conservation related fields.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Enhance ELK’s existing outdoor educational programming’s capacity to impact underserved populations, particularly at-risk youth and their families   
  1. Develop and deliver new school-based (K-8) programming that creates opportunities for underserved populations to learn about and pursue economic opportunities presented by public lands, science education, and resource management fields
  1. Work with RMANWR partners to enhance opportunities for community engagement with natural resources and awareness of public lands through environmental stewardship projects on the refuge
  1. The DOI/VISTA will identify opportunities for job shadowing, internships, and employment at the RMANWR
  1. The DOI/VISTA will develop strategies to raise awareness in the community about economic opportunities related to science and natural resource careers
  1. The DOI/VISTA will identify employment related opportunities associated with the short grass prairie restoration and future trail building projects on the recently purchase ELK land located one mile south of the Refuge
  1. The DOI/VISTA will develop a comprehensive partnership outreach plan that will reflect the needs of both ELK and the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.  Identify outreach events in the community to participate in.
  1. Through outreach and engagement, the DOI/VISTA will develop strategies to engage targeted communities in the programming offered by ELK and the RMANWR
  1. The DOI/VISTA will build relevant and active community partnerships that increase the ELK and RMANWR’s capacity to better represent and reach underserved populations through programming

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education:  Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  1. 1.      Dedication to youth success and community building
  • Experience delivering informal education programs through in-school, after-school, environmental education, or summer camp programs
  • Experience instructing outdoor recreation in urban and/or wilderness settings
  • Ability to build relationships and work with stakeholders, volunteers, and community

members

  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Desire to learn and implement ELK’s and RMANWR mission.
  • Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds

2.  Communication

  • Strong language and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to give presentations to large groups
  • Desire to share the ELK’s and RMANWR mission with the community

3.  Commitment to service

  • Community service experience
  • Ability to fulfill a strong community service commitment
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others

4.  Professionalism

  • Ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Maturity and good judgment in relating to ELK peers, partners, and families
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Availability, dependability, and willingness to be flexible
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and think strategically
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude toward helping others
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Desired Qualifications: Spanish speaking ability; Experience working with diverse,  urban youth preferably in the Denver Metro Area; Familiarity with and/or experience living/working in far Northeast Denver; Lives in or willingness to relocate to Metro Denver area, primarily work areas far Northeast Denver.

Apply online at http://www.americorps.gov and/or

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, two professional references, and a writing sample addressing the following two items:

1) Your interest in working for ELK and your personal commitment to ELK’s and RMANWR articulated values and mission, including our commitment to inclusiveness and promoting educational rights through our work.

2) How your specific skills and experience would enable you to be successful in advancing ELK’s and RMANWR education programs.

Questions?

Please call 303-291-7554

Environmental Learning for Kids is an affirmative action/equal opportunity organization that includes staff, volunteers, board and persons who receive services and will not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, gender, gender variance, gender expression, transgender status, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or political service or affiliation.

Boulder Chamber Orchestra Seeks Managing Director

Boulder Chamber Orchestra is looking to fill a Managing Director position. BCO is one of Boulder's premier classical music organizations with concerts throughout the Denver metro area. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced person to help grow the organization.

Duties include (but are not limited to):

Concert Management
- Manage Box Office Sales prior to and on night of concerts
- Recruit and manage all volunteers
- Patron engagement at events
- Manage all Season Pass Sales
Event Planning
- We have 1 major fundraiser every year with a goal of raising about $30k. We need someone who can hit the ground running with auction item procurement, catering, venue, beverages, guest list, etc. This includes working with the board of directors and looking for corporate sponsors.
- We also host 1-2 smaller fundraisers that require planning and execution

Marketing/PR

- Work with graphic designer on annual program booklet including booklet design and content
- Make press releases prior to every concert and post concert information to various online calendars
- Promote concerts by putting posters around town at coffee shops/ on campus/ hotels, etc.
- Responsible for all print advertising deadlines and researching new outlets. Work with graphic designer on final print ads and submissions
- Manage social media outlets

Grant Writing/Research

- Research new grant opportunities and maintain calendar of grant due dates
- Write grants as needed in partnership with Music Director
Donor Management/Development
- Update eTapestry software weekly with information on new/existing donors or patrons.
- Sell advertising space for annual program booklet. This includes cold calling and renewing existing partnerships.
- Board of Directors engagement which includes attending and facilitating all board meetings, annual board retreat, and following up to collect donation commitments.

Office Management Duties

- Assist Music Director in maintaining schedule (google calendar)
- Assist Bookkeeper with monthly reconciliations
- This position is the main contact for the organization. There is a large element of customer service.

Experience/Skills required:
- Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience required
- Previous experience using eTapestry or other blackbaud donor management software a plus
- Grant Writing
- Event Planning
- Classical Music knowledge a plus
- Previous Non-Profit work a plus
- Office Management/Administration
Other
- Must be very organized and willing to work within very tight budget restrictions
- Night and Weekend work required for concerts or other events.
- Full or part time based on experience and interests
- Must be energetic, personable, have a sense of humor, positive attitude, passionate, and able to wear many hats at once
- Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills

Please email cover letter and resume to Liz@boulderchamberorchestra.org

Marketing Assistant

Colorado Chautauqua Association is accepting applications for a part-time, year-round Marketing Assistant. This position is responsible for assisting with the marketing and related needs surrounding CCA's brand strategies and events, with significant focus on Chautauqua event support, social media, photo libraries and preparing marketing materials for disemination to various channels, vendors and media.Full Description here (PDF)

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:ann.obenchain@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Director of Membership and Development

This is a dynamic position at the Clyfford Still Museum with responsibility for the Museum’s membership program as well as database management and some grant writing and management.

Principal Responsibilities

Membership (60% of time):  Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the museum’s membership program including: coordinating strategic planning and implementation of membership renewal and acquisition; fulfilling member benefits; planning and executing member events to foster engagement with the Museum; liaise with the Museum’s special support groups.

Data management and analysis (15% of time):  Oversee constituent database managing membership data, gift processing and acknowledgement records. Monitor, and periodically analyze and report on membership, attendance and other results. Serve as database expert, and pursue process improvement initiatives when necessary.

Grant writing and grant management (15% of time):  Manage grant process, including researching and submitting grant proposals including annual SCFD application (Tier II), grant fulfillment and reporting.

Communications (10% of time):  Work with marketing, public relations and other colleagues to develop content for membership collateral, e-communications, newsletters and other communications.

Other:  Perform other administrative and development-related duties as needed.

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three to five years experience in the membership and/or development office of a member or subscription-based organization; experience with membership renewal, acquisition and fulfillment of benefits
  • Experience with Blackbaud’s Altru or Raisers Edge or comparable constituent management system
  • Experience writing grants, tracking grant funds and submitting grant reports
  • Familiarity with SCFD (Tier II) highly desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Effective interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and organizational skills
      • Commitment to working with shared leadership and in cross-functional teams
      • Enthusiastic, self-motivated professional
      • Experience managing administrative staff or volunteers
      • Prior experience in the arts or nonprofit sector desirable
      • Experience with various social media platforms a plus
      • Event planning and management experience desirable

Application Deadline:  October 12, 2014
Start Date:
  Immediately
Salary:
  Commensurate with experience and education
Status:
 Full-time, exempt, benefits-eligible
Reports to:
 Museum’s Director and Deputy Director

Please send cover letter, resume and references to:
Human Resources
Clyfford Still Museum
1250 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80204

EMAILED APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Non-Discrimination Statement - The museum prohibits making any employment decisions or basing any terms and conditions of employment on the basis of a person’s race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, transgendered status, marital status, disability, political affiliation, military or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

The museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, leaves, and use of museum facilities.

The museum expressly prohibits any employment-based retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.

Marketing Administrative Assistant  (part-time)

Lone Tree Arts Center seeks a part time Marketing Administrative Assistant.The Marketing Administrative Assistant works directly with the Marketing Director to provide administrative support for marketing and promotions of all Arts Center and City of Lone Tree events.  http://www.cityoflonetree.com/jobs.aspx

Development and Marketing Associate (full-time)

Lone Tree Arts Center seeks a full time Development and Marketing Associate. The Development and Marketing Associate works directly with the Executive Director to implement development strategies, fulfill benefits and maintain outstanding relations with individual, corporate, and other donors – this constitutes the major focus of this position. The Associate will also work directly with the Marketing Director in specific areas, including copy writing for press releases, programs, and other written marketing materials and helping to lead promotions for the Arts Center that have both marketing and development goals.   http://www.cityoflonetree.com/jobs.aspx

Visitor Services Coordinator

Under the direction of the Museum Director, coordinates and manages visitor services, gift shop, facility operations, and volunteer program for the Golden History Museums including the Golden History Center, Clear Creek History Park and the Astor House Museum. This includes but is not limited to: management of daily visitor services; facilities maintenance and administration, and administration and implementation of the volunteer program.

Requires occasional weekend and evening hours.

Full description and application online at http://www.cityofgolden.net/work/jobs/job-opportunities/

2015 VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

This is a part-time, seasonal, position at Colorado Chautauqua, responsible for selecting, coordinating volunteer staff as needed for all Chautauqua public events for 2015 season.  This position supports house operations by supervising guest seating on night of show.  Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. Onboarding and training will occur in fall of 2014.

Full Description here (PDF)

To apply:
Send cover letter and resume to:
julie.pomerantz@chautauqua.com
No phone calls please.

Curator of Ornithology

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) invites applications for a Curator of Ornithology in the Research and Collections Division, Department of Zoology. We seek a scientist whose field and collections-based research addresses fundamental questions in modern avian evolutionary biology with some focus on the Rocky Mountain region.  The successful candidate will 1) conduct and support original field and collections-based scientific research in areas of specialty such as avian systematics, evolutionary genetics/genomics, ecology, bioinformatics, and/or related fields, with an established track record of publications and extramural funding; 2) actively curate and continue to grow a large and important ornithology collection, and 3) help inspire public understanding of, and involvement in, science by supporting museum-based programming, exhibitry, and external outreach.

The DMNS has 14 active curators and support staff spanning the fields of anthropology, earth sciences, health sciences, space sciences, and zoology.  We have recently completed a state-of-the-art collections facility with modern collections workspaces and room for growth (http://www.dmns.org/morgridge-family-exploration-center/). Additional facilities and resources include a core genetics lab, digital imaging equipment, a fleet of field vehicles, and field equipment. The museum has outstanding conservation, volunteer management, and library staff.  The museum has strong local public support and close collaborations with local organizations and universities. Numerous opportunities are available to engage with the general public through educational programming and exhibits and to work with a large, highly trained volunteer corps. We are situated in an ideal geographic location for conducting regional fieldwork and research. 

The Department of Zoology is an outwardly focused and collegial team that engages in research with a strong regional focus in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains. Current staff expertise is in arachnology, entomology, and mammalogy. The ornithology collection (~55,000 specimens, including eggs and nests) is sizeable, with excellent geographic, temporal, and taxonomic coverage, and continues to grow; it can be searched here: http://arctos.database.museum/home.cfm.  The Department has a full-time collections manager, office manager, grant-funded curatorial assistants, associates, and about 140 zoology volunteers who engage in science, collections, and outreach. Additional information about the DMNS Research and Collections Division and the Department of Zoology can be found here: http://www.dmns.org/science/.

A PhD is required at the start of the position and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The starting date of the position is flexible. 

Application Instructions: To apply, submit a single PDF file, which contains all of the following on single-spaced, single-sided pages in 12-point or larger font via www.dmns.org by October 31, 2014:

  1. a one-page cover letter that outlines your interest in the position, experience, and personal objectives.
  2. a statement (three pages max.) that addresses the following equally: 1) your research interests, accomplishments, and future research/funding plans that include a regional focus; 2) your plans to dovetail your scholarship with the existing ornithology collection at the DMNS, and to continue to build and steward the ornithology collection; and 3) a summary of outreach areas where you are currently most effective, ways to leverage your skills within and beyond the museum to improve the public’s understanding of science, and innovative approaches for leveraging the DMNS platform to effectively engage the general public and catalyze the next generation of scientifically literate youth.
  3. a complete curriculum vitae which lists your in-press or published peer-reviewed publications, funding history, record of collections experience, and outreach.
  4. a list of contact information for three professional references.

No phone calls please.

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer Gender/Minority/Veterans/Disabled. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Accounting Clerk and Receptionist

Colorado Ballet is seeking a motivated individual for a position as an accounting clerk and front desk receptionist for our office in the Arts District on Santa Fe. This is an ideal entry-level position in the accounting field with a customer service component. This position will report to the finance department. Hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with occasional evening and weekend hours. This position is full-time with benefits and will be paid a salary commensurate with experience.

Primary responsibilities include:
-Accounts Payable data entry
-Filing/Scanning
-Preparing and entering journal entries
-Creating, recording, and reconciling deposits
-Creating periodic Excel spreadsheet reports
-Greeting guests and some office manager duties including answering phones, receiving packages, etc.
-Other tasks as assigned
Desired Skills and Technical Knowledge:
-Professional appearance and friendly demeanor
-Outgoing personality
-Ability to handle multiple concurrent duties
-Attention to detail and ability to self-edit work
-Working knowledge of computers and experience with MS Office products
-Knowledge of general ledgers is a plus
-Strong communication skills
-Excellent organization skills

Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@coloradoballet.org. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Guest Services Associate

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a part time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.  

Job responsibilities include:

  • Heavy cash register operations / cash handling for high volume admissions desk, gift shop, and cafe sales. Must be able to accurately balance cash register sales.
  • Opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk and cafe operations
  • Daily cleaning, upkeep and stocking of gift shop, café and lobby areas
  • Membership application processing and check- in
  • Maintain clean and safe environment
  • Communicate with guests ensuring customer service issues are effectively addressed
  • Answer and direct incoming calls
  • Have knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word and the ability to quickly learn our retail and ticketing programs

Applicant must have exceptional customer service and communication skills, friendly, helpful, enthusiastic and able to work well with a motivated team. Requires a minimum ONE year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred. Physical requirements: lifting up to 50 lbs. Bilingual is preferred.

FLSA Status:  Non Exempt, Part Time 20 hrs a week

Schedule: Flexible. Must be available to work weekends & holidays.

Must be available to work more hours, when needed for events & school breaks.                            

Salary:  $9.00 Hour

Please send resumes and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please.