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Join Our Team

Thank you for your interest in a position with the National Liberty Museum. Located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, NLM is dedicated to advancing liberty in contemporary America by engaging diverse audiences to come together to explore the issue of freedom. Visitors to the Museum have the opportunity to view four floors of exhibits, interacting with incredible stories of heroes and artwork that inspire them to think about liberty as an ongoing human quest we all share.

Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

The National Liberty Museum is looking for an Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative and support tasks for the museum’s leadership team including the museum’s CEO. They will provide hands on support for the day-to-day operations of the leadership team including managing calendars, taking notes, and preparing travel arrangements.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Act as the point of contact for executives when working with outside vendors, staff, and donors.
  • Manage information flow and prepare reports for the leadership team.
  • Manage the executives’ calendars and organize meetings with external and internal partners.
  • Assist in the creation of reports for a variety of meetings including our finance committee and board meeting.
  • Work with the administration and operations team to format information of internal and external communication – memos, emails, presentations, etc.
  • Make reservations and travel arrangements for the executive team.
  • Organize and maintain internal filing systems for the office.
  • Take meeting minutes for executives and prepare them for presentation.
  • Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and distribute as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications
  • 1-2 years in an office setting, preferably working as an assistant.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with high level internal information.
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Knowledge of the MS Office Suite.
  • Experience with Jira software a plus.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Professional level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortability with a changing work environment.

 

Working environment
  • Will involve some evening/weekend/holiday work
  • Hybrid office work with an expectation of at least 3 days in office, as public health orders allow

 

About NLM

 Located in Old City Philadelphia, the National Liberty Museum illuminates the strength and fragility of liberty through dynamic exhibitions, powerful programs and provocative events that inspire and empower us all to put liberty into action.  After 20 years, we are reimagining our museum – and liberty – for the 21st century.  With investments in interpretive planning, audience engagement and design, we’re building a museum that is capable of responding to the most pressing issues of today and stands for our collective future.

Salary
  • Commensurate with experience, within range of $45-50,000

 

The National Liberty Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse workforce. Interested applicants are asked to please forward your 1) resume, and 2) cover letter for immediate consideration to jobs@libertymuseum.org.

We regret we may not be able to respond to all applications. No phone calls, please.

Museum Programs Producer

Museum Programs Producer

NLM seeks an experienced program producer to oversee the conceptualization and delivery of digital and in-person programs that align with the Museum’s mission and vision, build new audiences, and generate brand awareness. The Museum Programs Producer works with staff across the museum to better engage current and reach new audiences with content-rich programs that are relevant, provocative, and engaging, including talks and tour programs, creative workshops, and after-hours social events. Reporting to the VP of Learning & Public Engagement, this role is responsible for high-quality educational content, as well as the administrative and financial oversight and planning of museum programs.

The Museum Programs Producer will work to build and maintain strong community-based partnerships and will recognize opportunities for integrating multidisciplinary approaches to the exploration of liberty. The right candidate will have a working knowledge of and experience in Philadelphia’s arts and culture community, as well as experience creating community-led programming.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Lead a team in the ideation, planning and implementation of the museum’s digital and onsite public programs, including talks and tours, creative workshops, family weekends and adult social programs.
  • Initiate and develop strategic partnerships and meaningful collaborations that advance the museum’s educational, programmatic and audience development priorities.
  • Supervise and support NLM Educators in creation and delivery of Museum Programs.
  • Organize and manage all logistics for the planning and execution of museum programs for adult and family audiences, both onsite and online.
  • Oversee audio, video and livestream production and manage relationships with 3rd party production vendors.
  • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness and impact of programming and outreach efforts to serve the needs of audiences and to provide insight for the museum’s wider audience engagement efforts.
  • Monitor budgeting, documentation, evaluation, and assessment of all Museum Programs, and contribute to quarterly and annual reports tracking programming and outreach progress.
  • Disseminate learning and best practices developed throughout our various public engagement initiatives at professional conferences, seminars and other appropriate forums.
  • Assist the Development department with tracking, writing, and budgeting for fundraising purposes and reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
  • First-hand knowledge of best practices in creating and managing cultural and/or arts programming
  • Genuine interest in community engagement and outreach, with working understanding of current trends in participatory practices in museums a plus
  • An appreciation for and knowledge of US and Philadelphia history and culture, its civic and cultural landscape, and interdisciplinary perspectives on liberty
  • A critical thinker who can analyze data, capitalize on information, and apply it to program development
  • A confident, intelligent, and articulate creative who is entrepreneurial yet collaborative and team-oriented
  • An outgoing and generous member of the team; one who shares information easily, listens as well as gives advice and respects the abilities of others, and has a high level of emotional intelligence and political awareness
  • Strong and persuasive communication skills
  • A self-starter with confidence and strong motivation to succeed in a change environment
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as program schedule demands

 

Experience & Qualifications
  • 2-4 years’ program production experience in museums, cultural organizations and/or similar setting.
  • 1-2 years’ experience in audio, video, and livestreaming production
  • Bachelor’s Degree in history, cultural studies, media or other relevant discipline, or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience mentoring and leading staff who are early in their career
  • Experience in data collection, management, and evaluation methods
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 365, CRM systems and project management software

 

Working Environment
  • Will involve evening/weekend/holiday work
  • Hybrid office work with expectation of 2-3 days in office per week average, as public health orders allow
  • Assist with the set up and take down of events, ability to carry a minimum of 25 lbs and stand for several hours.

 

Salary
  • Commensurate with experience, within range of $50-60,000

 

The National Liberty Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking a diverse workforce.

 

We are now interviewing and will continue to do so until we find the ideal candidate. Interested applicants are asked to please forward your 1) resume, and 2) cover letter for immediate consideration to jobs@libertymuseum.org.

We regret we may not be able to respond to all applications. No phone calls, please.

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Tue ‒ Thu: 09am ‒ 07pm
Fri ‒ Mon: 09am ‒ 05pm

Adults: $25
Children & Students free

673 12 Constitution Lane Massillon
781-562-9355, 781-727-6090