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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The National WWII Museum. The National WWII Museum is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and seeks diversity in its workforce. The National WWII Museum is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process.

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AVAILABLE POSITIONS

GROUP SALES MANAGER

This position reports to the Director of Group Sales to ensure the highest level of group visitor experience while maximizing group revenue for the Museum from SMERF and tour and travel markets. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree with at least five years group sales experience within the hospitality or travel industries. In addition, applicants should have working catering knowledge, excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills, along with a demonstrated competence in computer technologies. A positive attitude, willingness to work with others in a team environment, and the ability to work a flexible schedule are essential. Finally, knowledge of WWII history and a passion for the mission of the Museum are preferred.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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EVENT RENTAL SALES MANAGER (SMERF MARKET)

The primary responsibility of this position is to profitably market and sell the Museum's unique facilities for venue/event sales to social, military, religious, and fraternal individuals or organizations (SMERF). Other responsibilities include coordinating and managing event details for meetings, receptions, dinners, and other occasions. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in a hospitality-related field and a minimum of 3–5 years experience in the hospitality, travel, or conference service industries with DMC experience preferred. In addition, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work evenings and weekends are essential.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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GRANTS MANAGER

This position reports to the Major Gifts Officer for Foundations to coordinate all grant-related activities, all in support of the Museum's mission and its operation, programmatic, campaign, and endowments goals. The primary responsibilities of the position include: preparing proposals to secure support of foundations, corporations, and individuals; prepping communication to facilitate fundraising efforts; and managing relationships with prospects and donors, all while overseeing a portfolio of 25–50 foundation prospects.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree, preferably in English or communications, and a minimum three years of successful fundraising experience in grant writing, proposal preparation, and prospect identification in fields like higher education, healthcare, cultural, or arts organizations. Other details that are a must: initiative, effective interpersonal and organizational skills, sound judgment, and attention to detail.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING EVENTS

This position will guide overall fundraising, strategy, logistics, and direction for revenue-generating events at the Museum. The Director of Fundraising Events will supervise a team of two and work collaboratively in the Museum and across the Museum's constituent network to raise operating revenue through personal solicitation, strong event committee coordination, and ticket and table sales with the goal of growing annual revenue for this program. This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Membership and Fundraising Events and works with Institutional Advancement.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree with at least five years experience in planning, creating, and soliciting financial support for fundraising events. In addition, excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with a demonstrated competence in computer technologies—specifically Raisers Edge and Excel—are required. Finally, creativity, initiative, good judgment, and the ability to work a flexible schedule are essential.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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SECURITY OFFICER (FULL-TIME AND PART-TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE)

The Security Officer is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of all guests, staff, and Museum properties in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Museum. The ideal candidate will have experience in law enforcement, security, or military service. In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule (which includes weekends and holidays) and perform the physical demands of the position are required.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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THEATER AND A/V SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN (PART-TIME)

This position reports to the Theater and A/V Systems Manager and operates the Museum's multisensory theaters and live performance space. The ideal candidate will have 3–5 years experience with multisensory theater technologies and live theater and an in-depth knowledge of large venue video and audio systems with an emphasis on audio engineering. In addition, knowledge of show action equipment and controls technology is required. Finally, the ability to research problems quickly and resolve issues with minimal direct supervision is essential.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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DIRECTOR OF PLANNED GIVING

Under the direction of the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, the Director of Planned Giving will be responsible for reviewing the planned giving program, strengthening the program, acting as a planned giving resource for Major Gifts Officers, and working with donors and their professional advisors to secure gifts to increase and sustain the growth of planned gifts to benefit The National WWII Museum.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

Apply now.

 

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CUSTODIAN EVENT SET UP PERSONNEL

This position reports to the Facilities Manager and is responsible for event set up as well as other custodial tasks. The primary job duties consist of setting up and breaking down tables and chairs for Museum events, floor care, pressure washing and other custodial tasks such as cleaning restrooms, vacuuming, dusting, mopping and cleaning glass.

The ideal candidate will be physically able to perform manual work and be familiar with cleaning procedures and custodial equipment. In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule is a must.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

Apply now.

 

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CUSTODIAN

This position reports to the Facilities Manager and is responsible for custodial tasks. Custodial tasks include general cleaning such as cleaning restrooms, vacuuming, dusting, mopping and cleaning glass as well as special floor care duties.

The ideal candidate will be physically able to perform manual work and be familiar with cleaning procedures and custodial equipment. In addition, the ability to work a flexible schedule is a must and basic knowledge of A/V equipment is helpful.

Interested candidates should apply online or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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WHAT'S ON:

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July 4, 2015
Independence Day at the Museum
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

July 5, 2015
Mason Lecture: Jonathan W. Jordan presents "American Warlords"
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

July 8, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

July 9, 2015
"Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II" Exhibit Opening
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion and Special Exhibition Gallery

July 11, 2015
"Sentimental Journey: The Big Bands of World War II"
6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket
BB's Stage Door Canteen

July 12, 2015
Sunday Swing
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
BB's Stage Door Canteen

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