Thank you for your interest in the Museum of Jewish Heritage. As a primary institution of public education about modern Jewish history and the Holocaust, we are one of the most meaningful museums in New York City. With 82,000 square feet of exhibition space, a collection of 25,000 objects, enlightening educational initiatives, and acclaimed public programs, there has never been a better time to be part of this dynamic educational environment.
The Museum is looking for energetic, creative, results-oriented professionals. The Museum employs individuals in a broad range of capacities across varied professions and specializations including fields of curatorship, registration, research, history, exhibitions, development, event planning, facilities, operations, public relations, marketing, education, public programs, customer service, finance, administration, information systems, human resources, and retail.
Apply your skills and experience to meet the needs of an influential museum with award-winning exhibitions, programs, and publications. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and champion diversity and equal opportunities. As an employer we are also committed to the professional development of all our staff.
The Museum also offers a generous package of benefits to its full time employees, including the following:
Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave
Medical Plan (including domestic partner coverage)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)- Medical and Dependent Care
Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
403(b) Savings Plan
Discounted gym membership with Crunch Fitness and New York Health and Racquet Club.
Short-term Disability Plan
Long-term Disability Plan
Employee Assistance Program (counseling/referral services)
Commuter Benefit Program
Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions.
Manager of Membership
The Museum of Jewish Heritage is seeking a Manager of Membership to retain and increase memberships; increase patron level memberships; research, cultivate and solicit gifts from membership; provide member stewardship to strengthen involvement and support for the museum.
- Manage Membership Program including planning of annual goals, objectives and budgets; maintenance of membership database; communication and administration of member benefits; direct mail and renewal solicitations; member fulfillment, recognition and stewardship activities;
- Identify strategies for acquisition, cultivation and retention of members; track results and provide reports for analysis and Board updates
- Create goals and implement integrated strategies to retain and upgrade members
- Collaborates with Visitor Services, Programs and Marketing/Communications to staff to encourage new and upgraded memberships
- Support membership renewal efforts through online, phone and print communication; coordinate with print production and mail houses
- Develop strategies for other special fundraising initiatives and member/donor recognition programs, including Member Circle and donor societies
- Maintain the Development Membership Calendar
- Promote and advocate museum programs, exhibitions and events to prospects
- Other duties to be assigned
Requirements: BA/BS; minimum 2 years of experience overseeing membership-based programs (non-profit preferred); direct mail experience; excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; computer proficiency (MS Office; Raiser’s Edge/Altru required); knowledge of Jewish philanthropic community, ability to multi-task; ability to cultivate relationships with colleagues and donors; meticulous attention to detail; and commitment to the mission of the Museum.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is seeking a fundraising professional to cultivate relationships and build support from a wide variety of donor groups, including the Young Friends of the Museum, Members, Corporate Partners, and other prospects. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Development Associate will identify, cultivate, and solicit donors with the goal of increasing and broadening support for Museum programs; will create, implement and assist with cultivation and stewardship activities, including special events, public programs, and large scale fundraisers; and complete ancillary duties such as budget preparation, project management, production of collateral materials, board reporting, and other tasks as assigned.
Candidates must have: BA/BS in related field; minimum 3 years of nonprofit development experience that includes direct and mail solicitation, event management, and volunteer coordination; excellent computer skills (knowledge of Raiser’s Edge/Altru and aptitude for social media platforms required); superior communication and organizational skills; strong ability to cultivate relationships with colleagues and donors; a positive and friendly demeanor; ability to multitask; and commitment to the mission of the Museum. Candidate must also be willing to work occasional extended evening hours for events, committee meetings, etc.
Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: (646) 437-4250; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.