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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

ADMISSIONS ASSOCIATE

This part-time position reports to the Visitor Services Manager and is responsible for maintaining a rapport with visitors, while providing information and customer service as necessary. This position processes ticket orders in a courteous and visitor-focused manner. The ideal candidate will have outstanding customer service skills and experience working with the public. Experience balancing daily receipts is preferred and strong communication skills are essential. Finally, the ability to work a flexible schedule is a must, as weekend work is required.

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

Apply now.

 

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DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS

Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President of Marketing and in coordination with other Museum staff and the Museum's PR agency, the Director of Communications is responsible for the development and execution of a comprehensive communications, publications, public relations, and media relations program to maximize the Museum's visibility, prestige, visitation, and support. This includes both internal and external communications.

The Director of Communications will also be responsible for developing a communications portfolio that provides visual and written brand standards for the Museum and its portfolio of educational programs and venues.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of media relations, public relations, and experience with publications as well as a solid understanding of social media and community management as a marketing and communications tool. Excellent oral and written communications skills are required, as is an in-depth knowledge of Chicago Manual, publishing and content marketing best practices, and the social media realm with emphasis on the use and measurability of Facebook, Twitter, and blogs as effective outreach tools for an organization.

Bachelor's degree in communications, public relations, fine arts, design, photography, international relations, or related field is required, preferably with at least five years of experience.

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

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MEMBERSHIP & GUEST SERVICES COORDINATOR

This position reports to the Charter Membership Manager and is responsible for selling memberships and tribute products onsite. Additionally, the Membership & Guest Services Coordinator assists members and guests as necessary to ensure their visits are optimal. This position works closely with Membership staff as well as the Visitor & Volunteer Services department to improve and grow visitor conversion. This position works Wednesday–Sunday and maintains a presence at the Guest Services Desk from 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. each of those days.

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

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PUBLIC PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

The National WWII Museum is seeking a dynamic educator to develop, manage, and oversee educational program planning and coordination. The public programs coordinator reports to the assistant director of education, and is responsible for the following:

  • Creating and overseeing our daytime Lunchbox Lecture series and evening lectures

  • Managing the programs and commemorations calendars

  • Assisting in creating innovative public programming for visitors of all ages by using Museum resources, including film screenings and panel discussions

  • Developing and growing community engagement by actively seeking partners within the community for creative collaboration to bring the Museum to new audiences

  • Serving as a member of the Museum's public programming team to develop, implement, and evaluate programs that utilize the Museum's campus for creative programming that highlights the stories and experience of the war years and their relevance to today's visitors

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in education, history, or related field and at least two years experience working in a museum, public history program, or other educational environment planning programs

  • Demonstrated success delivering programs to diverse audiences and proven ability to develop and implement a wide variety of informal education programs including conception, planning, and communicating with multiple departments, delivery, and evaluation

  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills as well as strong organizational skills

  • Must be able to work evenings and some weekends

  • Willingness to travel regionally in support of the Museum's outreach efforts

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

Apply now.

 

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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.

Apply now.

 

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SECURITY OFFICER (PART-TIME)

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.

Apply now.

 

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THEATER AND A/V SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

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.

Apply now.

 

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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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September 2, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am–12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

September 2, 2015
Culture Collision 7
5:30 pm–8:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

September 2, 2015
Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of V-J Day
10:30 am–12:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

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

September 12, 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

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