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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.

Development Intern

The Denver Art Museum is seeking a qualified Development Intern for Fall 2015.  This is an opportunity for a college level student or recent graduate to be an active member of a non-profit development department and gain experience in a variety of development areas including event planning, corporate sponsorship, foundation research, individual giving and basic use of Raiser’s Edge database. This is an excellent opportunity to learn how a development department works in a museum environment.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Assist with prospect research and donor stewardship for corporations, foundations and individuals
  • Assist the development team in coordinating the logistics for a variety of fundraising and upper-level member events, including the November 5/6 Wyeth exhibition opening events and the December 10 Collectors’ Choice gala
  • Update donor information in Raisers Edge
  • Attend development events, development team meetings and provide limited administrative assistance

Qualifications

  • Positive attitude and ability to work within a team or on individual projects
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with donor and financial information
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong research capabilities
  • Flexibility to volunteer at various evening events
  • Preferably enrolled in a university as a senior or a recent graduate and interested in non-profit fundraising and development, event planning and management and/or museum studies
  • Estimate 2 days (16 hours) per week, depending on candidate’s availability
  • Early September through mid-December
  • Volunteer

Location: Museum Administrative Offices, downtown Denver, 1226 Bannock Street
Organization: DenverArt Museum
Manager: Gravely Wilson, Associate Director of Development - Events
               720-913-0034, gwilson@denverartmuseum.org

To apply for the Denver Art Museum Development Intern position, please email your resume to Gravely Wilson at gwilson@denverartmuseum.org. Resumes will be accepted until August 21. Thank you for your interest!

Part-Time Security Officer

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Part-Time Security Officer to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

Security Officers also prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; imparting information to and ensuring the comfort and safety of our guests.

Successful candidates will have stellar written and verbal communications skills as they are expected to provide exceptional customer service to guests and staff including completion of reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities and obtaining signatures.

In this highly team oriented environment successful candidates must be able to work together with current Security

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be able to work day shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as former security, police or military service, or equivalent related service.
  • At minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certified preferred. If the candidate is not certified must have the ability to obtain.
  • Certified Protection Officer (CPO) desirable.
  • Candidate must also be able to pass drug screen, background and guard physical exams. Veterans encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on August 15, 2015 to: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=550Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Part-Time Banquet Server

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Part-Time Banquet Server to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

The Banquet Server will play a major role in ensuring a pleasant experience for Denver Museum of Nature and Science guests who attend catered events and other group affairs involving food and beverage service.

The Banquet Server will actively participate in the preparation, set-up, service, break-down and cleanup of catered functions. Their highest priorities will be to provide exceptional customer service while maintaining DMNS’s standards for safety, cleanliness, and sanitation.

Required Qualifications:

High detailed, self motivated, friendly, personable, ability to lift 30 lbs, and be on your feet for long periods of time.

Specifically, you will be responsible for performing all, but not limited to, the following tasks to the highest of standards:

  • Participate in room set up and tear down in accordance with event standards and needs
  • Maintain tables by clearing plates, replenishing drinks, and ensuring guest satisfaction
  • Replenish buffets, food & beverage stations, and snack breaks in a timely manner.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of event rooms, bus stations, side stations, and kitchen
  • Serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in accordance with Federal, State, Local and DMNS regulations
  • Communicate with management, team members, and kitchen staff to ensure prompt and efficient service
  • Stock glasses, silverware, linen and related supplies, and complete other duties as assigned

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on August 12, 2015 to: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=550Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Administrative Director and Grant Officer

The Tesoro Cultural Center is seeking a qualified Director of Administration and Grant Writing to be responsible for grant writing, prospect research, basic accounting, budgeting, Quickbooks POS, etapestry sales, and assisting the Program Director on all events as needed. Assists with Tesoro mailings and collateral - working with designer and printer. Work with Program Director to provide all the reports due for Board meetings and to present Development report to the Board quarterly. Moreover, the Administrative Director and Grants Officer is a key member of the management team with input into all planning processes.

The Tesoro Cultural Center (Tesoro means “treasure” in Spanish) is committed to protecting and making available to the community the artistic treasures of our American past. All Tesoro events are inspired by Colorado’s rich history and shared experiences with Southwest, Spanish, Mexican, Native American, African American and early European cultures. From art and cuisine to historical re-enactments and music, the Tesoro Cultural Center’s mission is to create community-based events and educational outreach programs designed to enrich and celebrate our cultural heritage. For more information, please visit www.tesoroculturalcenter.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Write the primary funding grants Tesoro has established such as SCFD 2015 Grant, Colorado Creative Industries, Kinder Morgan, and prospect research and recommend additional grants.
  • Maintain administrative and financial records and provide information as needed to the Board.
  • Membership management through etapestry system.
  • Provide accounting firm with approved accounts payables on a weekly basis and Quickbooks financial reports bi-monthly. Ensure accounting firm provides financial reports for Board meetings.
  • Assist Program Director with all events when needed, working together as a team.
  • Administer a donor acknowledgment and prospect cultivation program.
  • Together with the Executive Director and or Board Committees, prepare grant applications to corporations and foundations, especially finding underwriters for the lecture series, school tour programs, and film and K-12 curriculum project.
  • Work with Program Director and Executive Administrative Assistant on Annual Holiday Auction to coordinate silent and live auction items.
  • Update and maintain Tesoro’s master mailing list.
  • Other duties as necessary to increase contributed income.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to handle multiple high priority activities simultaneously.
  • A high degree of interpersonal competency: the ability to work well with a diverse group of volunteers, staff, consultants, Board members, PR and design consultants, and reporting to the Executive Director.
  • Computer literate and able to produce simple yet attractive word and pdf materials when needed. Knowledge of Microsoft office, Quickbooks POS, Adobe, a plus knowing Etapestry , etc.
  • A self starter with persistence and flexibility.
  • Analytic capabilities and conceptual skills.
  • Experience with proven record of achievement – results oriented.
  • Service oriented, keeping the balance between representing the donors’ wishes and the integrity of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Education and relevant experience in fundraising and grantwriting. Tesoro is committed to providing continuing education experiences for the employee’s growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with additional professional development training in fundraising, plus three to seven years of grant writing and administration experience.

Report to: Executive Director and/ or Board of Directors

Close working relationships: Direct access to Board of Directors. Work directly with volunteers, work closely with other department heads, Tesoro sponsors, financial partners, and design and public relations consultants.

Work Hours: Full time managerial position

Interested candidates should email a brief letter of interest including salary requirements and why you feel you are a good fit for this position; your resume and contact information for two references by July 31, 2015 to tesoroinfo@tesoroculturalcenter.org

Senior Accountant

The Colorado Symphony Association is seeking a qualified Senior Accountant to maintain in accordance with an established system, a complete set of records to show financial transactions of the CSA.  Generally, the senior accountant will provide a variety of accounting and clerical duties under general supervision, in order to facilitate the work and goals of CSA. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process Bi-weekly payroll through ADP for Union and Non-union employees
  • Update and maintain benefit providers with employee information
  • Perform new hire orientation
  • Back up for Accounts Payable processing and disbursements
  • Prepares monthly general ledger account reconciliations, including bank account reconciliations
  • Prepares monthly Facility Development Admissions (seat tax) tax returns.
  • Assist with various audits and tax returns throughout the year.
  • Back up for filing of all financial and related information.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The duties listed above are not all inclusive.  The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties. 

Work Requirements and Qualifications

 Education

  • High school diploma required; college degree preferred

Minimum Required Experience

  • Three to five (3 to 5) years Payroll processing with ADP
  • Three to five (3-5) years of general accounting experience
  • Intermediate level of Excel

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Dedicated attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks timely with minimal revisions.
  • A willingness to adapt and be flexible. Ability to use discretion with sensitive information.
  • Ability to work independently. Excellent oral and written communication skills.   

Equipment to be used

  • Standard office equipment, personal computers, 10 key calculator

 Physical Demands

  • Light physical effort required by handling up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently. Sitting at computer for long periods of time 

Department:     Finance
Reports To:       Director of Finance

Application Deadline August 14, 2015

Send Resume and cover letter and salary requirements to Jobs@Coloradosymphony.org

The Colorado Symphony Association reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment. All employees are expected to adhere to all terms and conditions of the Association’s Personnel Policies and Employment Manuals and other Association policies and procedures which may be promulgated and published from time to time.

Part Time Educator

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a Part Time Educator. The Children’s Museum of Denver mission is to create a community where children newborn through age eight and their caregivers learn through play. As an employee of the Children’s Museum of Denver, Museum Educators are an ambassador of the Museum’s mission and brand, and will strive to spark children’s creativity and provide guest experiences that are inspiring, curious, welcoming, playful, inventive, and expert in nature.

Museum Educators develop and facilitate enriching, play-based educational programming for school groups. Educators represent the Museum and ensure an outstanding guest experience in programs and on the Museum floor. Educators contribute to the operations and creative work of the Museum and the Education Team through staff meeting participation, special event support, and project leadership. Other duties as assigned.

Hours:             20 hours per week; Monday- Friday   Occasional evening and weekend hours, schedule may vary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver engaging, developmentally-appropriate educational programs. These programs may include (but are not limited to): school group programs at the Museum and at schools, day camps, community outreach programs, special events, and some weekend, holiday and evening programs.
  • Develop appropriate, play-based curriculum that engage students within a school and camp setting. Manage supplies, resources and budget for school programs.
  • Serve as a customer service ambassador on the Museum floor, interacting positively and professionally with all Museum guests. This includes: welcoming and engaging guests, greeting & interacting with school groups and teachers, answering questions, explaining Playscape (exhibit) features, and working collaboratively with other museum staff and volunteers to deliver excellent customer service.
  • Respond appropriately and promptly to visitor concerns or complaints. Communicate as needed, and in a timely way, with supervisors, teammates and other departments to ensure issues are resolved.
  • Clean and reset exhibits during opening/closing times and throughout the day, as assigned.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Education and in other departments on projects as assigned, promoting a spirit of teamwork and professionalism.
  • As assigned, provide support for special events, Museum volunteers and/or Education department interns.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Engaging, dynamic presentation and teaching skills, including the ability to speak comfortably to diverse families and those that include children of different ages
  • Knowledge of experiential education approaches and developmentally-appropriate practice
  • Ability to develop memorable, fun educational programs for school programming.
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence
  • Minimum of six months experience in early childhood education or child development program; teaching experience preferred.
  • Informal education, theater, or performance experience desirable.
  • Flexible, energetic, fun, strong work ethic
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and public speaking skills; Spanish speaking, writing and comprehension skills strongly desired
  • At least 18 years of age
  • College degree required; concentration in relevant field preferred

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Abide by all Museum Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours). Other physical requirements of the position may include but are not limited to walking, bending, stooping, crouching or sitting on the floor, reaching.
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support and supervision of Museum volunteers and/or interns, as assigned

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

The Children’s Museum of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Please send a letter of interest and resume to TraciM@cmdenver.org by August 7, 2015.

Position remains open until filled.

**PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS**

Security Officer

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Security Officer to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

Security Officers also prevent loss and damage by reporting irregularities; imparting information to and ensuring the comfort and safety of our guests.

Successful candidates will have stellar written and verbal communications skills as they are expected to provide exceptional customer service to guests and staff including completion of reports by recording observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities and obtaining signatures.

In this highly team oriented environment successful candidates must be able to work together with current Security

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be able to work day shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as former security, police or military service, or equivalent related service.
  • At minimum a High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • First Aid, CPR and AED certified preferred. If the candidate is not certified must have the ability to obtain.
  • Certified Protection Officer (CPO) desirable.
  • Candidate must also be able to pass drug screen, background and guard physical exams. Veterans encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on August 15, 2015 to: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=550Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Patron Services Associate

The Patron Services Associate is responsible for assisting patrons with all ticketing needs while acting as a steward of both the box office and call center of the Colorado Symphony.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Box office Operations

  • Ensure that Symphony patrons are being served efficiently, accurately and politely at all points of contact.
  • Ensure highest level of patron satisfaction by serving patrons quickly, accurately and politely.
  • Maintain constant communication with senior staff as necessary.
  • Exhibit strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross and up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices as necessary.
  • General office support including: filing, data entry, labeling & stuffing envelopes, etc.
  • Adherence to all organizational policies and sales initiatives.
  • Represent the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times.
  • Utilize all available resources provided.\

Call Center Operations

  • Make outbound sales calls in our call center to pre-determined leads, primarily to solicit season subscriptions and donations.
  • Meet weekly sales quotas as determined by the Manager of Patron Services and Director of Patron Services.
  • Maintain accurate and precise sales and lead records.
  • Exhibit strong salesmanship, including ability/willingness to cross-sell, up-sell and to manage inventory according to Colorado Symphony best practices.
  • Adherence to all organizational policies and sales initiatives.
  • Represent the Colorado Symphony in a professional manner at all times.
  • Utilize all available resources provided.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends concerts of the orchestra regularly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Sales & Patron Services and Manager of Patron Services.

 Qualifications:

Education

  • High School diploma of GED equivalent required.    

Experience

  • Previous ticketing and/or outbound phone center experience required.  
  • Proven sales and/or retail experience required.  
  • Prior experience with Tessitura ticketing system a plus.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, both in person and by phone, with patrons, trustees, staff members, volunteers, and donors.
  • Strong skills in: cash handling, customer service and salesmanship.
  • Intermediate computer skills, 10-key and typing.
  • Ability to problem-solve and think quickly on one’s feet.
  • High degree of flexibility in response to daily shifting priorities.
  • Knowledge of the Colorado Symphony’s season programs and offerings.
  • A knowledge of and/or interest in music and performing arts is preferred.

Equipment to be used

  • Microsoft software including word, excel applications. 
  • Tessitura & SharePoint proficiency preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to handle the physical demands commensurate with an active box office and concert schedule. 
  • Ability to spend up to two hours on your feet with no break and some occasional lifting of 25+ pounds.

Availability

  • Evening and weekend hours required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Reports To: Director of Patron Services and Manager of Patron Services
Area of Responsibility: Sales and Patron Services
Status: Part-time, hourly plus commission opportunities in Call Center

The duties listed above should not be considered all-inclusive.  The person in this position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned, even though they may not be considered primary duties.

The Colorado Symphony Association reserves the right to revise this job description at any time.  This job description is not a contract for employment.  All employees are expected to adhere to all terms and conditions of the Association’s Personnel Policies and Employment Manuals and other Association policies and procedures which may be promulgated and published from time to time.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and professional references via e-mail to jobs@coloradosymphony.org no later than Friday, August 21 and please use the subject line “Patron Services Associate.”  No phone calls, please.

Guest Services Associate

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

At the Children’s Museum of Denver, we believe in kid-powered learning. Every day, our expertly designed exhibits and programs open doors for Colorado’s curious young minds to express what they know and to discover, create and explore more—on their own terms.

We are in the middle of a major Museum expansion to double the size of the Museum. The expansion is slated to be completed late 2015, with some exciting exhibit openings and milestones along the way, and we need an extraordinary team in place to make it all happen

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
  • Other duties as assigned

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.

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position.

Please send resume, references and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please. Please indicate which position you are applying for in subject line (GSA 40 hours, GSA 32 hours, or GSA 20 hours).

Open: July 13, 2015
Close: Open until positions are filled 
FLSA Status:
A) Non Exempt, Full Time 40 hrs a week
B) Non Exempt, Part Time 32 hrs a week
C) Non Exempt, Part Time 20 hrs a week

Facilities Lead Technician

The Children’s Museum of Denver is seeking a full time Facilities Lead Technician to assist in maintaining our expanded facility including the Museum building, Joy Park and associated campus. This position provides support for all departments and Museum activities including special events. This position reports to and supports the Senior Manager of Facilities through repairs and maintenance coordination and/or performance of tasks related to the facility, including: irrigation, mechanical equipment, vehicles, HVAC, plumbing, electrical systems and ordering of necessary supplies.This position conducts scheduled and reactive Museum maintenance duties, occasionally on an “on-call” basis.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ordering and inventory of supplies, tools and equipment
  • Coordination and scheduling of outsourced work
  • Mechanical, safety and security inspections
  • Drywall repair, painting interiors & exteriors
  • Lighting inspection & replacement
  • HVAC system monitoring, control adjustments and filter replacement
  • Custodial coordination and support as necessary
  • General landscaping, weeding, watering and tree trimming
  • General repairs & maintenance
  • Support of set-up and teardown for events and facility rentals as required
  • Support the opening and closing procedures of the Museum and Joy Park
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Qualifications and preferred areas of experience:

  • Must be able to lift up to 80 lbs.
  • At least 2 years experience in building and/or grounds maintenance, or general handyman work
  • Basic working knowledge of electrical, plumbing and mechanical systems
  • Drywall repair and painting experience
  • Furniture assembly and installation
  • Basic carpentry
  • Experience with power tools and safety procedures
  • Minor Irrigation repair and maintenance
  • Concrete and light masonry work
  • Valid Driver license and current auto insurance
  • All candidates must pass a background check

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide direction, training  and oversight to Facilities Tech positions as required
  • Volunteer oversight, scheduling & support
  • Outsource/contractor oversight support to Sr. Manager

The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented Non Profit environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.org. Please reference the name of the position you are seeking in your cover letter and email subject.  No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full time 40 hours 
Schedule:  Tuesday – Saturday
Rate:  $30,000           
Open: 7.22.15
Close: 8.3.15  

Executive Assistant

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking an Executive Assistant to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. 

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Official Title: Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Programs/Curator of Human Health

Job Description:

Position performs important administrative duties for executive management such as managing calendars; making travel, meeting and event arrangements; triaging calls and email; preparing reports and financial data; training and supervising volunteer staff; and tracking project progress. 

To be successful in this position, candidates should have:

  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong Internet research skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Project coordination experience
  • Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside partners such as donors and Trustees
  • Ability to handle complex and confidential matters

Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an office manager
  • Basic PC computer skills, including familiarity with the following software: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat. 
  • Some scientific and or museum background knowledge strongly preferred.
  • Solid “people” skills.

Application Instructions:

​Only apply if you love the Museum, have an exceptionally positive customer service attitude, and can artfully handle multiple deadlines and fast paced work.  If you represent the 4 P’s (Professionalism, Proactive, Productive, and Positive) and have past executive assistant skills, you are encouraged to apply: 

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by 5:00 PM MST on August 7, 2015 at http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=DMNS&cws=1&rid=552.   Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Marketing Manager

Swallow Hill Music seeks an organized, detail-focused individual to fill a full time position at our 71 East Yale location.  The Marketing Manager will manage Swallow Hill Music’s publicity efforts, our graphic designer and artists’ publicity teams, as well as other special projects as needed. The Marketing Manager is one of three members of the marketing department at Swallow Hill Music.

About Swallow Hill Music:

Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community for musicians and music lovers who appreciate the ability of music to bring people together. As a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music, Swallow Hill Music enhances Colorado's cultural vitality and is a model for experiential music schools and performance spaces across the country. The organization serves more than 147,000 people through its school, outreach programming and concerts annually. Swallow Hill Music also presents and produces concerts at a wide range of venues across Denver. For more information visit swallowhillmusic.org

Responsibilities:

  • Manage contracted graphic designer to deliver all advertising and marketing collateral projects on time and in budget.
  • Act as key communicator and information gatherer with artist publicists, agents and managers as necessary to communicate and obtain key marketing information.
  • Write press releases and contact key press contacts on a regular basis to keep them informed of Swallow Hill Music events and secure coverage of events.
  • Manage and generate mailing lists for direct mail pieces
  • Manage vendor relationships with printers, graphic designers and mail houses
  • Update online calendars
  • Act as marketing team lead on various special projects as needed
  • Support organization’s special events as needed

Requirements:

  • B.A./B.S and 2-5 years of previous marketing experience, preferably with experience managing people
  • Flexible, self-guided, self-motivated employee
  • Detail oriented with organizational skills, with an innate sense of immediacy
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven project management leadership and organization skills, including a consistent record of excellent execution (on time, accurate and on budget) and ability to manage large quantities of detail.
  • Proven experience managing multiple projects at a time.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and Google Drive products
  • Prior experience managing graphic design and advertising production preferred
  • Experience managing CRM systems and databases preferred

How To Apply: Send a resume and a cover letter providing in depth information on your professional experiences by email only to:

Lindsay Taylor, Director of Marketing
Subject: Marketing Manager
E-mail: lindsay@swallowhillmusic.org

Reporting To: Director of Marketing

Hours: Full Time/Salaried; Monday-Friday with occasional nights and weekends as needed.
Compensation: $28,000-$32,000, commensurate with experience
Post Date: 7/15/2015 Deadline to apply: 7/31/2015
Start Date: ASAP

Registrar/Administrative Assistant

Denver Ballet Theatre (DBT) seeks an immediately available full-time Registrar/Administrative Assistant for our Denver Ballet Theatre Academy (DBTA). The mission of DBT is to serve the region with artistic excellence in classical ballet through enlightening performances, educational outreach and the finest pre-professional ballet training in the Vaganova teaching syllabus.  This is an exciting opportunity for a detail-oriented, responsible, punctual and friendly individual to join our team as the vision for DBT takes flight with the expansion of our already extensive pre-professional ballet academy.  DBTA operates under the supervision of David Taylor, Artistic Director and Earl Anderson, Executive Director at studios at 99 Inverness Drive East, Englewood CO.  Plans include the creation of a professional ballet company of the highest caliber which will work in tandem with the Academy.  

Job Description:

The Registrar/Administrative Assistant will coordinate student registrations, billings, class scheduling, instructors scheduling and related administrative services for the comprehensive year-round Denver Ballet Theatre Academy (DBTA). DBTA serves a growing enrollment of students of all ages through approximately 68 classes/week during the school year with additional programs offered each summer.  The Registrar/Administrative Assistant will be the front office staff, greeting and serving students, families and the public and acting as liaison to faculty, artists and management. Hours are M-F 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. with one hour lunch. This full-time employee will help grow enrollment through a positive attitude and also support performances at DBT studios and other venues. Starting pay is $10/hr. The position reports to the Artistic Director and Executive Director.

Requirements:

  • Be experienced in dance/ballet and/or performing arts training or production 
  • College degree preferred
  • Computer savvy (word, excel, database management, email, calendar programs)
  • Be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Be a strong communicator with verbal, written and electronic methods 
  • Exhibit accuracy and keen attention to detail
  • Be experienced handling cash and tracking income, knowledge of on-line payment systems is a plus
  • Exhibit honesty, professionalism, confidentiality and patience in all settings
  • Experience with youngsters in a school, after-school or lessons setting is helpful
  • DBTA employees working alone with children will pass a CBI background check.

Key Duties:

  • Open Studio at designated times and handle phones and walk up business
  • Correspond with clientele and faculty members via email/telephone on a regular basis
  • Manage an online student registration database and register new students
  • Charge and process monthly tuition
  • Schedule studio usage and meetings, be a resource of information on classes and productions  
  • Protect DBT property and reputation with a safety first attitude
  • Assist with ballet productions (place orders for costumes)
  • Order inventory and manage sales of DBTA novelties
  • Support management as requested

To Apply:  Please submit a brief letter of interest, your resume and contact information for two references by email to: Earl@denverballettheatre.org

Guest Services Associate

The Children’s Museum of Denver has an opening for a full time and a part time Guest Services Associate to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.  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.  The Museum is a stimulating and team-oriented environment. The Museum is committed to diversity and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.                                    

At the Children’s Museum of Denver, we believe in kid-powered learning. Every day, our expertly designed exhibits and programs open doors for Colorado’s curious young minds to express what they know and to discover, create and explore more—on their own terms.

We are in the middle of a major Museum expansion to double the size of the Museum. The expansion is slated to be completed late 2015, with some exciting exhibit openings and milestones along the way, and we need an extraordinary team in place to make it all happen.

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
  • Other duties as assigned

Please send resume, references and cover letter to Bonnie Bosworth, Office Manager: (fax) 303-433-9520 or (email) bonnieb@cmdenver.orgNo phone calls please. Please indicate which position you are applying for in subject line (GSA 40 hours or GSA 32 hours).

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must be deleted, edited and then reattached to correspond with the position.

Open until positions are filled

FLSA Status:  A) Non Exempt, Full Time 40 hrs a week
                       B) Non Exempt, Part Time 32 hrs a week

Schedule:Variable. Must be available to work weekends, evenings & holidays.

Must be available to work more hours, when needed for events, holidays, etc.

House Manager

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is accepting applications for the position of House Manager for the Bonfils Theater Complex and Garner Galleria. 

The DCPA is the nation’s largest not-for-profit theatre organization dedicated to creating unforgettable shared experiences through beloved Broadway musicals, world-class plays, educational programs and inspired events. The House Manger plays a vital role in ensuring a high quality theatrical performance for all patrons.

General responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for ensuring a quality theatrical experience by providing a high level of customer service to patrons.
  • Responsible for their theatre, managing the venue, managing the volunteers and responding effectively during an emergency following DCPA protocols.
  • Responsible for being informed and knowledgeable about other DCPA events.
  • Accountable for resolving any patron, noise or temperature issues during the performance that could impact the customer experience.
  • Responsible for the oversight, cleanliness, and set up of all theatres prior and during performances.

We think of theatre as a spark of life – a special occasion that’s exciting, powerful and fun. Applicants should have a passion for the arts, a positive attitude, be a team player and exhibit professional work habits.

Requirements Include:  Bachelors degree required. Previous experience managing a staff or volunteers of similar size required.   Solid knowledge and experience in Microsoft office products including Outlook , Xcel and Word.  Working knowledge of ticketing software and ticket scanning devices.

This is a part time, hourly, evening and weekend, seasonal position.
Please email your resume and salary requirements to:  hrdirector@dcpa.org by Sept. 1, 2015.
No Phone Calls Please.  The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Steward

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) is seeking a Steward to join our amazing institution.  This is an exciting opportunity to play an integral part in the continued success of the Museum, with 450+ full-time and part-time employees and more than 1,800 volunteers.  We are building on our already solid foundation with a strong vision and solid strategy to recreate and redefine how we engage our community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world.  

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain region’s leading resource for informal science education. Located in the heart of Denver City Park, and neighbor to the Denver Zoo, the Museum offers a variety of exhibitions, programs, and activities that help Museum visitors experience the natural wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. More than 300,000 students and teachers are served by Museum each year. The Museum houses nearly 1.5 million artifacts and specimens in its collections from around the world.

Job Description:

Steward is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the Museum’s kitchen wares, floors, and dining surfaces. This position is responsible for maintaining the daily food services public eating areas clean and sanitary. Stewards also will be responsible for the setup and breakdown of catering events.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities 

  • Knowledge of chemicals
  • Knowledge of dishwashing machinery
  • Ability to be supervised minimally and work independently.
  • A good understanding of HACCP policies and procedures are to be followed and adhered to at all time.

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume by 5:00 PM MST on July 31, 2015 to: www.dmns.org Resumes will not be accepted after this time.

No phone calls please.  Calls and emails received to follow up on the status of applications will not be responded to.  Please check your email after applying for any positions, to see if you received an automated response to your application.  If you receive that email, then your information has been received.  Please check your spam/junk folder as well.

Applications may only be accepted electronically via the Museum’s website www.dmns.org

The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Performing Arts Marketing, PR & Development Manager

The Denver Brass is seeking a tenacious, outgoing and creative Writer, Marketing, and Public Relations Manager, motivated to expand the presence and visibility of The Denver Brass throughout the region and beyond. The Ideal candidate will have a background in music and be passionate about reaching new audiences and increasing ticket sales. This is a full-time benefitted position. A degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or similar, along with strong computer skills (including website management), is required.  Work days are generally Monday through Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours aligning with Denver Brass performances. Additional responsibilities may include stage management and assistance with grant writing.  For more details, visit www.DenverBrass.org/Marketing-Position.

Responsibilities:

  1. Marketing
    1. Designs and implements all advertising campaigns.
    2. Designs and disseminates all press releases and calendar postings.
    3. Designs and implements all postal service & electronic mailings.
    4. Establishes personal relationships with all key advertising media.
    5. Designs & implements social media activities & campaigns.
    6. Develops and implements group sales campaigns.
    7. Assembles and creates concert programs; oversees printing and delivery.
    8. Oversees planning and production of season brochure.
    9. Maintains website news and concert sections accurate, up-to-date, engaging, and consistent with organizational image and vision.
    10. Oversees volunteer marketing patron program.
  2. Public Relations
    1. Guides visionary approaches to branding and communications.
    2. Oversees presentation of organizational brand and vision.
    3. Raises organizational visibility in both the arts & general community.
    4. Secures visibility via TV & radio interviews, special stories, media critics, and more.
    5. Oversees in-house and external graphic design.
    6. Refines core messaging to ensure organizational consistency in all aspects of communication including development, marketing, sales and education.
  3. Technology
    1. Possesses experience in website editing, design and maintenance.
    2. Increases web sales.
    3. Grows online supporter base and traffic.
    4. Manages database programs.
    5. Manages computer and network software and hardware.
  4. Other Duties, including, but not limited to:
    1. Stage Manager for season and major concerts
    2. Assist with grant planning, writing and implementation.

Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communications or similar degree
Knowledge of computer and web technology
Understanding of current social trends and the resulting impact on arts presentation
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs, including Publisher and Access
Must be a self-starter, problem-solver and creative-thinker
Background in music is preferred
Strong analytical and administrative skills
Strong writing skills
Exemplary verbal communication skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Detail oriented
Strong customer service skills
Group management skills
Organizational and time management skills
Experience in non-profit arts preferred, but not required
Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends
Valid driver’s license and car for travel to concerts

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to info@denverbrass.org.  Submissions without these required items will not be considered.  No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged.  The Denver Brass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Facility Technician – Part Time  

The Denver Art Museum seeks a part time Facility Technician to ensure the general maintenance and repair of the grounds, buildings and building systems of the Denver Art Museum. Other duties as needed or assigned.

Welcome to the Denver Art Museum, where we believe that art can make a difference in peoples’ lives by celebrating & stimulating creativity and inspiring greater understanding & connection with our world. The DAM aspires to be a beloved anchor in Denver’s cultural & creative ecosystem and a national beacon for the ingenuity & boldness of our community. Are you ready to join a dynamic team of creative, motivated people who are passionate about delivering world-class experiences? If so, please proceed! In turn, the Denver Art Museum delivers competitive wages and benefits in a work environment that promotes excellence and rewards dedication and commitment.

Reporting Structure

This position is directly supervised by the Facilities Supervisor/Assistant Facilities Supervisor and reports through these positions to the Manager of Facility Services.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Performs general plant, grounds and building maintenance.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots museum facilities and equipment to determine construction and mechanical installation, maintenance and repair needs.
  • Works from blueprints, manuals, written and verbal instruction.
  • Estimates materials, labor and equipment costs.
  • Purchases and maintains tools and equipment used by the various museum trades.
  • Assists with periodic / routine maintenance of the museum’s HVAC systems. 
  • Understands and operates the computer software used by the department for incident documentation and e-mail communications.
  • Observes all established safety program practices and assures all facility contractors do the same.
  • Completes event set-ups and change-overs as needed.
  • Provides general grounds maintenance including, but not limited to, snow removal, lawn / sprinkler maintenance and the repair and maintenance of fountains, lights and other architectural grounds features as needed to supplement the museum’s grounds maintenance contract.
  • Assists the museum’s electrician and alarm technician with low voltage electrical work and maintenance.

Supervisory Duties

This position might be required to supervise contract personnel as needed to assure assigned tasks or projects are completed.

Necessary Experience

Minimum of 1 year of general building maintenance experience or equivalent

Necessary Certifications and Licenses

Possess and maintain a valid Colorado class “R” driver’s license.

Education or Formal Training

A high school diploma or GED.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  • Knowledge, communication, and application of basic installation, repair and construction methods and equipment. 
  • Knowledge and skill required to operate power tools, lifts and museum vehicles. 
  • General knowledge in the use of low voltage diagnostic equipment / techniques. 
  • General knowledge and experience in carpentry, drywall, plumbing, painting electrical, lighting and roofing.
  • Basic understanding of HVAC building systems and their maintenance.
  • Ability to understand and efficiently operate basic computer programs as used by the department for documentation and communications. 
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people, including upper museum management, contactors, staff, and volunteers.

Material and Equipment Directly Used

Low voltage diagnostic instruments; basic power/hand tools for construction, installation, repair, and maintenance of the building; basic computer systems operations and use; radio hand set; motor vehicles; ladders scaffolding and scissor lifts.

Working Conditions

Subject to long irregular hours and the use of ladder, power tools, hand tools, and scissor cart; exposed to a variety of electro-mechanical hazards; subject to burns, cuts, and injuries from moving parts of equipment; subject to many interruptions and scheduling conflicts; work in high locations on ladders, scaffolding and scissor lifts, etc.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand; walk; carry; push; climb; balance; kneel; crouch; stoop; reach handle; seize; grasp or otherwise work with hands; fingering, picking, punching or otherwise working with fingers and perform repetitive motions in the performance of all required duties.
  • Ability to hear a normal conversation, or radio traffic, in a typical work environment.
  • Have eye / hand / foot coordination to adequately perform all required duties.
  • Have the ability to see distance and space relationships; the ability to see peripherally; the ability to distinguish and identify different colors. 
  • Able to climb the building stairs, a minimum of 3 floors without stopping.  Maximum time allowed is 90 seconds.
  • Able to lift and carry 25 lbs for a minimum of 50 feet.

Mental, Emotional and Language Standards

  • Speak, understand, read, and apply the English language.
  • Read, understand and apply written procedure and policy. 
Position open until filled.If you are interested in this position, please use the online application process athttps://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/at-jobopportunities.php?clientkey=6F0CCA38B9135DC3CC20883865902788.
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.

Gallery Teacher

The Clyfford Still Museum’s Education & Programs department is seeking gallery teachers to lead
and conduct school programs for the Museum’s school gallery experience program called inStill.
Gallery teachers will facilitate activity, inquiry, discovery and discussion-based museum
experiences for school groups who wish to visit the Museum and lead off-site outreach
workshops as needed. InStill Gallery experiences are thematically integrated and standardsaligned.

Training and duties
• Participate in the Museum’s 8-10 week gallery teacher training course that is expected to
occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays
• Facilitate/conduct inStill gallery experiences with visiting school groups
• Liaise with Museum’s scheduler about school groups and dates
• Facilitate communication with other gallery teachers, Museum staff, and school teachers
to provide optimum experience for group
• Model appropriate gallery behavior
• Facilitate evaluation follow-up with school teachers and Museum staff
• Work with Museum staff to implement best practices
• Deliver offsite outreach programs as needed
Work hours and duration
• Daytime availability required
• Occasional evenings and weekends required
• Flexible schedule needed to accommodate various groups’ schedules and different types
of offerings
• inStill session time will include time to prepare, conduct, and wrap-up the visits
• Most school visits occur during the school year, however occasional summer availability
may be required

Qualifications
• Applicants should posses a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in art history, art, education,
museum education or related field. An M.A. is desirable but not required. Teaching
certificate highly desirable. A background check is required.

Skills & Experience
• Must enjoy working with children and possess teaching experience (non-formal, or
classroom)
• Applicants should be highly organized, reliable, creative, flexible and enthusiastic about
experiential learning and art museum teaching
• Strong teaching abilities required
• Must be able to conduct lessons independently as well as part of a team of teachers
• Spanish language skills a plus

To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Clyfford Still Museum, attention: Human
Resources, 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204. Emailed resumes will not be 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.

Editorial Content Intern

The Clyfford Still Museum is seeking an intern who will support its content strategy by creating original editorial pieces for its newsletter, website/blog, and social media channels on a variety of topics related to the Museum’s mission and programs. Excellent writing skills are essential to this position. An ideal candidate would also possess editing skills related to podcasting and video production.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop and pitch story ideas on topics assigned by Director of Communications
  • Write editorial copy following Chicago Manual of Style, as assigned
  • Conduct interviews with Museum staff and community members, as assigned
  • Interact with community members on Museum social media channels
  • Create and publish approved items on Museum social media channels
  • Organize workload to meet strict deadlines and perform other duties as needed
  • Some evening and weekend hours may be required

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree with coursework in journalism, creative writing, or AV production; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Solid, demonstrated writing skills for the web, print, and social media
  • Experience with a website content management system, preferably wordpress
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and adhere to deadlines, while maintaining flexibility in meeting shifting demands and priorities
  • Experience with Hootsuite, Adobe Creative Suite applications, and/or AV editing software is a plus
  • Current participation in a master’s level graduate program is a plus
  • Prior experience in a museum setting is a plus

Application Deadline:  August 7, 2015
Start Date:
 September 2, 2015
End Date
:  December 4, 2015
Compensation:
 None (academic credit, where offered by a student’s institution)
Benefits:
 Not eligible
Status:  P
art time, unpaid, 8–12 hours / week
Reports to:
 Director of Communications and Marketing

Please send cover letter, resume, and at least two samples of relevant work to john@clyffordstillmuseum.org

NO 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.