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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

COPYWRITER

This full-time position will be responsible for writing and editing copy across all forms of media—including but not limited to digital and traditional ads, web copy, brochures, e-communications, and publications.

Bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of three years experience is required. Candidate must provide a diverse array of writing samples and demonstrate a mastery of Chicago Style.

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

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EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT

This position serves as the primary secretary to the President & CEO, and is responsible for a wide variety of internal and external communications involving day-to-day operations with specific attention to coordinating the work of the President. Additionally, the Executive Assistant performs numerous complex secretarial and administrative tasks requiring exceptional proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years senior level administrative experience. In addition, exceptional oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with sensitive and confidential information are required. Finally, exceptional organizational skills, sound judgment, and the ability to work on multiple assignments under pressure while consistently meeting deadlines are a must.

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

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SALES ASSOCIATE

This part-time position earns $9 per hour, reports to the Museum Store Manager, and is responsible for all aspects of customer service in the Museum stores. Job duties include: greeting and assisting customers; accurately processing transactions; stocking shelves; and maintaining a clean and orderly store. One year experience with apparel retail is preferred, with a strong history of customer service required. The candidate will assist customers on the sales floor, in the dressing room, and on the phone. The ideal candidate will have good communication skills, basic merchandising skills, and basic math skills. In addition, the ability to work on weekends and holidays is required.

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

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ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

The National WWII Museum seeks an Associate Vice President for Institutional Advancement experienced in capital campaign fundraising and strategic and administrative leadership within a national museum or other cultural institution.

The Associate Vice President is responsible for the management of key areas within the campaign and development programs—closely assisting the Vice President in strategic planning, and in the implementation and execution of a comprehensive development program in support of the mission, and the operational, programmatic, campaign, and endowment goals of The National WWII Museum. He/she will play a leadership role in managing a highly professional, geographically-dispersed, and regionally-oriented team.

This position reports to the Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and serves as a senior member of the Museum’s management team.

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

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FAMILY PROGRAMS AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans is seeking a dynamic educator to develop, manage, and lead several of our signature family and youth programs. Reporting to the Assistant Director of Education for Public Programs, the Family Programs and Outreach Coordinator oversees weekend family workshops, summer camps, the annual Museum Family Overnight, and the Victory Corps Youth Volunteer Program; develops and through the Museum’s Red Ball Express delivers outreach programming both in schools and the community in furtherance of the Museum’s mission; and serves as a member of the Museum’s public programming team designing meaningful educational experiences for various audiences. This is a full-time Tuesday-Saturday position.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) in history, arts administration, museum education, education, or related field.

  • Minimum of two years experience working with children in a school, museum, or other educational setting.

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to details as well as exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience developing educational youth activities.

  • Comfortable presenting programs to diverse audiences.

  • Experience running summer camps a plus.

  • Valid Louisiana driver’s license and ability to drive a panel van.

  • Willingness to work overtime during special events or heavy visitation periods or to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to push, pull and lift weights up to 50 pounds. May require prolonged sitting, standing and/or walking during which time objects are transported. May require bending, squatting, or reaching and occasional use of equipment.

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

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HISTORIAN

This position is funded for one year and reports to the Manager of Research Services. The Historian is responsible for collecting oral histories for use in and expansion of the Museum's oral history collection, exhibits, and online initiatives. A Bachelor of Arts degree in history, museum science, or related field is required. The successful candidate must be able to travel extensively; must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; be proficient with office computer software programs and video/recording equipment; and be self-motivated with strong organizational abilities. The candidate must demonstrate oral history interview and research skills, plus knowledge of World War II-era history.

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

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PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER

The National WWII Museum seeks a seasoned Public Relations professional to manage a comprehensive media relations program. Position is responsible for maximizing Museum visibility in local, regional, and national markets and the promotion of events, programs and other opportunities. Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills are required, as well as high-level media relations strategy experience. Candidates should be accustomed to a fast-paced environment and have experience with planning and executing major national campaigns. Candidates should also have experience in social media strategy and implementation on a high level. A minimum of eight years in the field is required. This will require occasional work on nights and weekends.

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

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MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

The National WWII Museum seeks a Major Gifts Officer experienced both in capital campaigns and in smaller exhibition and educational projects associated with museums or other cultural institutions. The National WWII Museum is in a capital campaign to raise funds for a multi-phased expansion project.

The Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for securing five to seven figure gifts from individuals for the duration of the Capital Campaign, in support of the Expansion Project, and for the endowment campaign. He/she will report to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement and will be part of a highly professional fundraising team with regional prospect assignments, operating from a centrally managed base in New Orleans.

The Major Gifts Officer will focus on individuals in the northeastern United States and the Midwest as well as other territories as determined by the Vice President of Institutional Advancement.

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.

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MANAGER OF CORORATE GIVING

The National WWII Museum is seeking a Manager of Corporate Giving responsible for conducting a corporate sponsorship program that supports the Museum’s annual funding goals. The Manager will be responsible for direct sales in the low six-figures as well as development of sponsorship proposals and fulfillment of recognition, reporting, and benefits agreements. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a Bachelor's degree, superior communication skills, and a minimum two years experience in corporate sales and/or sponsorship.

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

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SECURITY OFFICER (FULL- 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 the ability to 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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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.

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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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December 24, 2014
CLOSED: Christmas Eve

December 25, 2014
CLOSED: Christmas Day

December 26, 2014
"The Victory Belles Ring in the Holidays"
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

December 27, 2014
"The Victory Belles Ring in the Holidays"
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

December 28, 2014
"The Victory Belles Ring in the Holidays"
11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket
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