Current Available Positions
Assistant Director, Exhibition and Program Funding | Development
Serves as a senior member of the Exhibition and Program Funding team, with specific responsibility for managing a large portfolio of high-level sponsors and donors who contribute vital support towards the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. The position requires daily contact with current donors and active, ongoing cultivation of new prospective donors. Identifies, solicits, and stewards major corporate, individual, and foundation sponsors. Serves as direct point of contact for exhibition and program donors. Manages department’s prospect research and preparation of fundraising proposal materials, including narratives, budgets, images, and benefits. Negotiates sponsorship benefits and agreements. Collaborates with development and membership, marketing, communications, retail, curatorial, and other colleagues Museum-wide to coordinate sponsorship implementation, stewardship, and approvals for partnership materials. Works closely with finance, accounting, and exhibitions departments to ensure proper management of financial tracking, budgets, and reconciliation. Creates and presents sponsorship pitches and presentations in collaboration with marketing, graphic design and other colleagues. Oversees creation and dissemination of general departmental correspondence, including letters of thanks and acknowledgments for all gifts. Leads Museum tours for donors and other VIPs. Attends and assists with organization of related special events as needed. Supervises professional staff and interns. Reports to Director, Exhibition and Program Funding.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree preferred, and five to ten years progressively responsible fundraising experience including some managerial experience or equivalent. Knowledge of and interest in modern and contemporary art. Superior interpersonal and verbal and written communications skills. Ability to manage many projects simultaneously and with keen attention to detail. Effective and professional negotiating and diplomacy skills. Aptitude with budgets and financial documentation. Ability to work independently and proactively, especially under deadlines. Proficiency in at least one foreign language preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint, and Salesforce or other donor-management system. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends as required.
Assistant Director | International Program
Works with Director of International Program, senior staff of the Museum and C-MAP group leaders to assist in planning for the Museum's C-MAP (Contemporary and Modern Art Perspectives) initiative, together with the International Program's other projects and publications. Manages and supports these initiatives and all other aspects of the department's international initiatives, including the C-MAP “post” web site. Works closely with C-MAP group leaders to manage an active international and local fellows and counselors program, including: working with group leaders, Mellon Fellows and C-MAP participants to identify appropriate visiting fellows; working with Mellon Fellows and C-MAP Program Manager to coordinate meeting schedules, lunches/dinners and other social activities, public programs, documentation and audio/video recordings. Works closely with C-MAP group leaders, Mellon fellows, C-MAP participants and members of the Museum's senior staff to formulate goals for, to coordinate and to realize annual C-MAP Seminar. Shares oversight of the Mellon Fellows with C-MAP group leaders. In coordination with Digital Media department and consultants, as required, and working with Mellon Fellows and C-MAP Program Manager, oversees the C-MAP website. Also oversees the International Program website to reflect the Museum's international mission and global research initiatives. Works with Director of International Program and members of the Museum's senior staff, Development and Finance/Accounting departments to develop financial strategies and oversee resources for the C-MAP initiative and other international projects. Oversees research, translation and preparation of manuscripts for Primary Documents series and other International Program and C-MAP publications. Works with Director of International Program and departments across the Museum to focus on other international priorities, including receiving important international visitors. Produces reports on C-MAP activities for Museum staff, board members, and funders of the department's initiatives. Works with the Director of the International Program and Executive Director of the International Council to communicate with, and report to, the Museum's International Council and other supporters of C-MAP regarding the goals and activities of the International Program and C-MAP. Represents the department at local and international events, as required. Supervises Department Assistant and C-MAP Program Coordinator, in coordination with the Director. Reports to Director of International Program.
Requirements: Master's degree, preferably art history or cultural studies, including strong theoretical background, and minimum five years experience working in an art museum on programs and publications related to twentieth and twenty-first century global art. Familiarity with ideas that shape the ways museums are facing an increasingly global landscape. High degree of skill in diplomacy. Excellent communication, inter-personal, organizational, computer, and research and writing skills. Experience managing staff (both full-time and project-based) and interns. Ability to create and realize program priorities, including managing multiple projects with competing time-lines and budgets. Fluency in at least one foreign language, with Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese or Mandarin highly preferred.
Assistant Manager, Business Development | Retail
Coordinates with and provides support to service partners/distributors/international accounts (inquiries, pro-forma invoices, scheduling, special needs, and requirements). Provides supervision and guidance to warehouse for order entry, customer service, shipping, and problem resolution. Reviews daily order spreadsheet providing special information, pricing, instructions, etc. Manages and updates product information and dissemination including price sheets, specifications, sampling, promotional mailings, catalog formats, etc. Provides licensed partners with regular non-wholesale product updates and purchasing information. Manages partner samples and product review process. Manages new business solicitation process, including outreach, response, and tracking. Manages and updates website presence and online activities. Assists in preparation of annual wholesale catalog. Assists in creation and management of updated customer database. Manages creative review process for all licensed partners and distributors. Acts as liaison between creative department and external partners. Maintains department attendance via e-time system. Processes and maintains departmental invoices. Processes account set-ups and revisions as required. Serves as liaison between internal product and inventory planning department. Reports to Manager, Business Development and Wholesale Sales.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, marketing, or related field, and three or more years relevant experience in retail, wholesale, marketing, online sales, or account management or equivalent. At least some experience must be at the managerial level. Familiarity with international business and with the Japanese language a plus. Strong oral/phone and written communication skills. Must be detail oriented and analytical, with the ability to manage multiple time-sensitive tasks. Strong organizational and follow-up skills. Ability to supervise outside service providers as well as handle internal administrative duties. Proficiency with Word, Excel, Google Docs, basic web technology, and e-commerce.
Assistant Supervisor, Control Room | Security
Manages access, via Security Access System, to all areas in multiple buildings. Communicates response to emergency situations with internal and external responders. Supervises, deploys, dispatches, and trains security officers. Monitors security and fire system devices and equipment via Fire Command Center. Reports malfunctioning devices to control room supervisor or manager of Technical Systems and Operations. Tracks and distributes equipment to security personnel. Notes all daily activity and equipment distribution in the daily control room log. Tracks and communicates personnel call-offs to gallery supervisors. Frequently interacts with security supervisors and managers, plus internal/external contacts (e.g. Special Events department). Communicates closely with on-duty security supervisors and managers regarding situational awareness of building operations and issues. Communicates clear and concise information via, radio, telephone, and e-mail. Collaborates with on-site fire safety director and the fire command center regarding fire system status and pending issues. Ensures required communication and documentation are complete as it relates to daily operations/audits. Maintains the safety and security of confidential information and data. Participates in writing incident reports and documents control room and fire command center procedures. Provides first-level troubleshooting of security system and hardware issues. Reports security system and technical issues to manager of Technical Systems and Operations, or control room supervisor on duty. Resolves minor problems or issues and provides suggestions for improvement.
Requirements: At least two years experience of control/command room and technical/security system support. At least three to five years experience in the security or law enforcement field. At least one year of report-writing experience. Experience in cultural, educational, or large public access locations preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of security practices, including emergency response. Experience in utilizing various software applications including MS Word and Excel, and Google search engine. Basic first aid/CPR knowledge and AED certification. Fire Safety Director certification or ability to complete certification. Applied knowledge of fire-life-safety systems, security access and intrusion systems, CCTV, and other related security devices. If hired, individual must successfully complete a security threat assessment through the Department of Homeland Security. This position is for the early morning shift (11:00 p.m.–7:00 a.m.) at both Manhattan and Queens locations.
Building Project Digital Marketing Manager (five-year position) | Marketing
Works with Director, Digital Marketing Communications, to manage all aspects of digital marketing and communications strategy and content creation in support of the Museum's building project, including Web, e-mail, social media, and other digital channels. Works closely with communications, development, membership, digital media, IT, graphic design, and external partners to ensure excellence and consistency of content and strategic planning for dissemination of content and messaging across all digital channels. Assists director as needed with digital marketing communications. Provides creative and strategic thought to quickly develop content, assets, and plans with the goal of engaging audiences effectively in close collaboration with a wide variety of Museum staff. Reports to Director, Digital Marketing Communications. This is a five-year, fixed-term position.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree, with an emphasis in marketing, communications, journalism, or digital media, and at least five years experience in digital communications/marketing. Proven ability to develop digital marketing strategies that leverage technology and content to effectively communicate with the Museum's audience, and to work independently, proactively, and effectively under pressure. Excellent professional writing skills and strong background in content creation and distribution (especially video) and marketing applications related to website development, social media, digital advertising, email marketing, search, and e-commerce. Knowledge of the arts and not-for-profit landscape preferred.
Curatorial Assistant | Drawings and Prints
Assists senior curatorial staff with administrative work in the context of curatorial functions such as research for exhibitions, publications, internal and external Museum exhibition coordination, acquisition research, bibliographic and biographical records and files, departmental committee loans, collections records, and general curatorial functions. Assists in arranging exhibitions from correspondence, loans, catalogue preparation, and preparation of checklists; and coordination and scheduling of work to be done within the Museum and externally in such areas as budget, registrar, conservation, photography, matting and framing, construction, lighting, public information, education, etc. Assists with the preparation and installation of wall labels. Conducts daily inspection of works on view in temporary exhibitions and assists with necessary follow-up arrangements. Answers inquiries and conducts some gallery tours as necessary for visitors, etc. Researches and catalogs the Museum collection and archives under senior staff supervision and answers related inquiries from the public and scholars. Performs work in relation to care of the collection and expedites arrangements for custodial, registration, and preparation work as required by the curators in the maintenance of the collection in gallery, study, and storage areas. Reports to senior curatorial titles.
Requirements: Master’s degree in art history strongly preferred, with a particular expertise/exposure to art from 1960 to the present, with a working knowledge of Fluxus and Conceptual art in particular. Prior curatorial experience a plus. Previous direct experience with works on paper (drawings, prints, and/or photography) desirable. Superior research and writing skills and fluency in a foreign language, preferably German or French. Ability to work in collaboration with many individuals as well as independently. Strong organizational skills and demonstrated superior attention to detail. Prior experience working in an office environment. Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and other standard office procedures and equipment. Working experience with The Museum System collection management software (TMS, CMS, CEMS).
Department Assistant | Information Technology
Assists procurement manager in the purchasing and tracking of expenses. Follows up with vendors for deliveries and invoicing. Creates and maintains accurate records of all transactions. Attends and records notes at weekly procurement meetings. Works with accounts payable department to reconcile payment of invoices. Processes department travel and expense reimbursements. Coordinates equipment orders and returns with IT Help Desk. Maintains contracts and subscription information. Creates Gantt Charts, quarterly Dashboard Reports, and other tasks as requested by the CIO. Responsible for ordering supplies, using e-Time to keep department attendance, and assisting with meeting arrangements as directed. Reports to Procurement Manager, Information Technology.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of administrative experience relevant to the position, or equivalent. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, Google Docs, and PeopleSoft. Experience with other standard office procedures and equipment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Good communication and organizational skills with attention to detail. Ability to take direction and work as part of a team.
Department Coordinator, CCaL | Chief Curator at Large
Serves as general administrative and production assistant to the Chief Curator at Large (CCaL), including assisting with managing projects and coordinating with other Museum departments on the CCaL’s behalf. Works with exhibition programs on the creation and monitoring of exhibition budgets. Maintains and monitors a schedule of exhibition, installation, re-installation, etc. projects and activities. Works closely with audio visual, building operations, curatorial, digital media, education, exhibition design and production, registrar, human resources, legal, security, special events, visitor services, and other areas and facilitates cross-departmental coordination of all CCaL projects. May assist in research and preparation for potential acquisitions for the collection, including biographical and bibliographical research, maintaining files, and communicating with dealers, galleries, collectors, and artists, as necessary. Responds to messages and inquiries. Maintains calendar and schedules meetings. Attends meetings as required. Corresponds and acts as a liaison with others. Sorts mail and compiles information for response and/or responds on own initiative. Oversees and monitors department budget. Makes travel arrangements, handles petty cash expenditures, maintains files (records management), etc. Reports to Chief Curator at Large.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and three years related experience or equivalent. Film festival or theater production experience highly desirable. Comprehensive knowledge of office practices and procedures. Excellent computer skills (including Microsoft Office, Google, and PowerPoint) and the ability to use other standard office equipment. Good verbal and written communication skills. Strong attention to detail and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and coordinate projects simultaneously with tact and diplomacy. Background in history of modern art.
Department Coordinator, ED&P | Exhibition Design and Production
Provides administrative support to the Department of Exhibition Design and Production. Coordinates billing, payroll, purchasing, expense tracking, and materials inventory. Maintains departmental charge-outs, updates exhibition schedules and exhibition budget documents, maintains exhibition records, and communicates with vendors. Provides support to the designers and production managers by researching materials, creating maquettes, and updating exhibition floor plans; and sets up materials testing and installation mock-ups. Interfaces with exhibition team (curators, exhibition coordinators, registrars, graphic designers, AV technicians, conservators) as required to provide general administrative support to the department. Reports to Director, Exhibition Design and Production.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, in art or a design related field preferred, and three years related administrative experience or equivalent. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to efficiently manage several projects simultaneously. Ability to form and maintain successful working relationships with museum staff, designers, and artists. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and other standard office procedures and equipment. Knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, and a 3-D rendering program a plus. Interest in 20th- and 21st-century art preferred.
Group Services Assistant (part-time) | Visitor Services
Conducts check-in process for groups at Group Services stations in the Museum lobby and in the Education and Research Building. Coordinates the reception of groups (children grades K–12, adults, college students, seniors, and VIPs) with the Volunteer Group Greeters. Organizes the storage and retrieval of group belongings. Serves as liaison with group leaders and ensures that all details regarding visits are attended to in an effective and efficient manner. Opens and closes Group Services station, including daily set-up, cash handling, and cash drawer closeout. Assists with the coordination of and supports Group Services activities with Lobby, Security, and Operations staff, and the departments of Special Events and Education. Assists Group Services Manager with the scheduling and coordination of group visits reservations, including all aspects of group visits from initial contact through Museum visit and group departure. Makes group visit reservations and inputs information into the computer utilizing Group Services software. Answers Group Services telephone and e-mail general information and confirmation lines, and follows up accordingly.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and prior office experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Excellent organizational skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Working one weekend day required.
Library Assistant | Library
Pages, shelves, and checks out library materials as well as maintains stack areas. Packs and ships materials between libraries. Maintains items, holdings, and patron records in library database. Identifies materials in need of preservation or housing. Works with colleagues to identify and address problems and new situations. Concentrates in one or more of the following functions. Serials: checks in periodical issues; claims missing and late issues; maintains, initiates, and cancels subscriptions; works with Associate Librarian to add and maintain bibliographic records. Resource Sharing (Interlibrary Loan): processes incoming and outgoing requests in OCLC system, coordinates materials between Manhattan and QNS Libraries, handles materials for transport (packing, checkout, mail preparation, unpacking, checking), coordinates with Bibliographer regarding purchase vs. loan, coordinates with NYARC. Cataloging: copy-catalogs using OCLC system and maintains bibliographic and item records. Housing and Labeling: processes materials with labels, property stamps, barcodes and housing. Acquisitions: searches for duplicate materials, copy-catalogs using OCLC Connection, creates call numbers and minimal records for small exhibition catalogs (AEC/GEC), processes exchange requests, and acknowledges gifts.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in art history or fine arts with at least one year library- related experience. Familiarity with automated library systems. General familiarity with contemporary or modern art. Reading knowledge of foreign language(s) a plus. Ability to work independently with high level of accuracy. Ability to deal effectively and pleasantly with users of the Library, Museum staff, and Library patrons. Ability to lift 30 pounds and to reach high and low shelves.
Manager | Collection & Exhibition Technologies (CE-Tech)
Oversees the CE-Tech department, which manages data entry standards, offers user training, creates custom reports using Crystal Reports, and provides support for all six MoMA curatorial departments as well as logistic and interpretive support areas. CE-Tech also functions as a bridge between Museum departments and oversees in-house and public-access projects that utilize TMS, MoMA's Collection and Exhibition Management System (CEMS), functioning as the centralized database of collection, exhibition, loan, and shipping information. The manager performs the following duties: Maintains department budget and administration. Coordinates training of new TMS users. Supervises TMS Helpdesk and provides first-level support for TMS users as needed. Organizes and chairs TMS user group meetings. Develops and documents cataloguing standards and procedures for departmental use of TMS; develops TMS policies with senior-level staff. Oversees integration of TMS for public access and other Museum projects in conjunction with Information Technology and Digital Media departments, including but not limited to MoMA.org, as well as other internal databases, such as Image Portal, and Salesforce. In general, promotes and integrates use of TMS and collection/exhibition information. Develops new TMS Crystal Reports with Museum departments and maintains standards for existing TMS Crystal Reports. Partners with Information Technology on system hardware, upgrades, and SQL development. Maintains system administration and configuration, including application settings, security groups, and new user accounts. Evaluates work flow and communication to improve efficiency, output, and coordination among team members. Develops new and reviews existing policies and procedures. Works within SQL Server to run queries and updates, and creates SQL Views for use with TMS and Crystal Reports. Supervises and coordinates workload of three CE-Tech staff members, including work assignments, performance reviews, compensation, staffing, coaching, and time and attendance. Acts as primary contact with TMS vendor, Gallery Systems, New York. Reports to Senior Deputy Director, Exhibitions and Collections.
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in art history or related field, master's degree preferred. Five or more years experience administrating a museum collections and exhibitions management system; experience must include positions of increasing responsibility. Ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of development. Strong verbal and written communication skills, effective and professional skills, excellent interpersonal skills, exemplary organizational, writing, analytical skills with close attention to detail, as well as discretion and diplomacy. Strong relational database skills, Access and SQL Server preferred; knowledge of SQL; proven expertise with The Museum System (TMS); superior knowledge of Seagate Crystal Reports software. Demonstrated initiative and administrative ability as required to work with and understand the goals of a large curatorial and support staff in formulating and implementing an ambitious program of collections management, outgoing loans, and temporary exhibitions. Sufficient flexibility in management style and approach to understand and subtly adjust to complex, highly skilled staff both in the curatorial and support departments. Ability to supervise and manage a skilled departmental staff of three. Knowledge of 20th-century art preferred.
Projectionist | Audio/Visual
Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on 16/35mm Kinoton projectors, digital projectors, and playback devices. Applies a working understanding of PA audio, including wireless microphones, analog mixers, audio equalization, and compression. Edits performance and event video footage, gathering and organizing assets, assembly, media management, and output of final video. Operates camera and/or assists with media management and sound for video documentation. Communicates with curators and filmmakers to achieve their desired outcome and explains technical issues in a nontechnical manner. Works with internal and external clients for event support and management, including preparing and setting up audio/video equipment for special engagements, conferences, committee meetings, seminars, etc. Reports to Head Projectionist.
Requirements: Five or more years real-world experience in a screening environment. Skilled in operating 35mm changeover projectors with the ability to analyze, support, and troubleshoot a wide range of commercial and consumer electronics. These include, but are not limited to, tape and disc playback systems, digital cinema projectors, network/IP-based video control systems (Soundweb, Crestron), video conferencing (Tandberg), PC computers, Apple computers, etc. Understanding of the principles of film inspection and the handling of archival materials. Excellent computer skills to deal with the Museum’s increasing reliance on network and PC-based technology. Experience supporting computer-based audiovisual solutions, including webcasting, video streaming, video on demand, interactive kiosks, and video walls highly desired. Experience with live sound mixing, audio solutions, Sound Web, lighting control, video players and controllers, commercial LCD panels, and LCD and DLP projectors. Experience in event support, including preparing and setting up portable audio and video equipment for special engagements, theatrical shows, live music shows, conferences, committee meetings, seminars, etc. Experience at balancing multiple responsibilities in order to meet the increasing demand for technology-based presentations. Self-motivated and a team player. Excellent verbal and communication skills. Excellent documentation skills. Desirable certifications, skills and/or knowledge: project management certifications or degrees; electronics certifications or degrees (Crestron, AMX, etc.); well-documented and verified "real-world" knowledge and skills. Desirable computer skills: Apple QuickTime, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Photoshop, Aftereffects, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, CAD or Vector Works, Isadora, Watchout, QLab, and Max MSP/Jitter.
Sales Associate (temporary and regular) | MoMA Design Stores (West 53 Street locations)
Answers inquiries and assists customers in making selections. Stocks and restocks sales fixtures. Straightens and dusts merchandise and fixtures. Assists in physical inventories. Opens and closes cash registers and is held accountable for any discrepancies noted by Manager. Reports to Store Manager.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Some sales experience. Excellent customer service skills. An interest in good design, books, art, and architecture. Ability to work afternoon and weekend hours. Please indicate whether you are interested in a temporary or regular position.
Selling Specialist, Books | MoMA Design and Bookstore
Drives sales and the highest level of customer service by greeting and engaging shoppers and customers, responding to inquiries, and assisting in making selections. Approaches shoppers with knowledge of product assortment and aids in their decision-making with the goal of increasing conversion and average transaction amounts. Assists in the merchandising of fixtures in accordance with both store and corporate standards, ensuring optimal stock levels and presentation. Partners with assistant sales manager in assessing product performance and providing feedback to both store management and corporate product management team. Partners with assistant staff manager in coordinating and delivering sales and product training. Assists with annual physical- and periodic mini-inventories. Performs various cash register activities such as sales, returns, and name and e-mail capture. Assists in various stock handling activities such as receiving, stocking, and replenishment. Reports to Store Managers.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred. Minimum of two years retail experience or related. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability and desire to deliver a high level of customer service. Art book knowledge and merchandising experience a plus. Ability to perform physical tasks, as needed. Ability to work afternoon and weekend hours. Basic computer knowledge necessary. Fluency in a foreign language a plus.
Selling Specialist, Jewelry | MoMA Design Store
Drives sales and the highest level of customer service by greeting and engaging shoppers and customers, responding to inquiries, and assisting in making selections. Approaches shoppers with knowledge of product assortment and aid in their decision-making with the goal of increasing conversion and average transaction amounts. Assists in the merchandising of fixtures in accordance with both store and corporate standards, ensuring optimal stock levels and presentation. Partners with assistant sales manager in assessing product performance and providing feedback to both store management and corporate product management team. Partners with assistant staff manager in coordinating and delivering sales and product training. Assists with annual physical- and periodic mini-inventories. Performs various cash register activities such as sales, returns, and name and e-mail capture. Assists in various stock handling activities such as receiving, stocking, and replenishment. Reports to Store Managers.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred. Minimum of two years retail experience or related. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability and desire to deliver a high level of customer service. Knowledge of jewelry and merchandising experience a plus. Ability to perform physical tasks, as needed. Ability to work afternoon and weekend hours. Basic computer knowledge necessary. Fluency in a foreign language a plus.
Senior Group Services Assistant | Visitor Services
Assists with the coordination of all Group Services activities with various departments and staff. Assists Group Services Manager in the sales and marketing of group packages. Helps to identify audiences through tour organizers, community, and cultural groups. Checks in groups in various locations, greets and serves as liaison with group leaders, and ensures all details regarding visits are handled efficiently. Assists in scheduling lecturers and educators, and occasionally assists with screening, interviewing, and scheduling payments for lecturers. Issues requests for security guards and operational needs for all groups when applicable, and follows up with various departments regarding special arrangements. Assists in training Group Services staff members in departmental tasks including all aspects of the group visit: from initial contact, through the museum visit and departure. Answers Group Services telephone lines for general information and confirmation. Checks messages (voice, e-mail, fax) and follows up accordingly. Makes group visit reservations, inputs information into the computer using Group Services computer software, prints out confirmation letters, and sends all group correspondence. Follows up with group leaders regarding payment information, refunds, late payments, as well as other related issues.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Prior office experience and/or customer service experience preferred. Strong sales background, excellent organizational skills, and exceptional verbal and written communication required.
Stock Associate (temporary) | Retail (West 53 Street locations)
Replenishes stock and storeroom inventories. Receives, checks, and stores stock deliveries. Properly packs and labels store items for customer mail order shipments. Unloads and loads truck deliveries. Assists in all physical inventories. Reports to Assistant Manager, Operations.
Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. Ability to lift large packages. Shipping and stockroom experience preferred. Ability to work afternoon and weekend hours required.
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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. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at The Museum of Modern Art.
The Museum of Modern Art is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.
Current Available Position at MoMA PS1
MoMA PS1 is one of the oldest and largest non-profit contemporary art institutes in the United States; an exhibition space rather than a collecting museum, it serves as a catalyst and an advocate for new ideas, discourses, and trends in contemporary art.
Responsible for planning, initiating, and managing the marketing and public relations activities of MoMA PS1. Focuses on promoting and expanding the reach and impact of the organization and plans the overall communications strategy. This position serves as the primary liaison to MoMA communications department, and ensures coordinated communication efforts and information flow with MoMA.
Public Relations: Plans, develops, and implements press strategies. Conducts media outreach and acts as primary press contact for exhibitions, programs, special events, and the institution as a whole. Researches, writes, and distributes press releases to targeted media. Coordinates and organizes all press requests and press events. Prepares and manages the production of press materials, including publicity brochures, handouts, photographs, and multimedia programs. Schedules and coordinates installation photography of all exhibitions, public programs, and events. Cultivates and maintains direct relationships with local and international reporters in various facets of media, including print, digital, and broadcast media. Updates MoMA PS1 website for all news content, including press releases, events, and programs.
Marketing: Plans, develops, and executes a marketing, advertising, and media strategy in collaboration with the director and MoMA's marketing department. Manages and updates MoMA PS1 social media outlets, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Flickr. Manages and ensures timely and regular distribution of MoMA PS1 E-News. Develops, implements, analyzes, and manages marketing, advertising, and media performance measurements. Leads and manages the development of collateral material and presentations, working with MoMA graphics department as appropriate and maintaining MoMA PS1’s graphic identity in communications materials.
REPORTS TO: Director, MoMA PS1, and Chief Communications Officer, MoMA
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree with minimum four years experience in public relations and/or marketing, preferably in the nonprofit sector. Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle many projects simultaneously. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to work independently and proactively. Knowledge of and interest in contemporary art. Strong, established relationships with media organizations, reporters, and editors.
HOW TO APPLY: Please send your résumé and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and include “Communications Director” in the subject line. No phone calls please. For more information about MoMA PS1 please visit MoMAps1.org.
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 position.
MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.