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Thank you for your interest in The Studio Museum in Harlem. Current available positions:

Communications Coordinator

Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement

Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator

Communications Coordinator



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent. Now at the beginning of its 50th anniversary year, the Museum has entered an exciting transition period with its inHarlem programming initiative, while it lays the groundwork for the institution's vital next chapter and the construction of its new facility.

The Communications Coordinator creates, edits, monitors and disseminates content to diverse museum constituencies. As a vital member of a dynamic Communications team, the Coordinator acts as the managing editor of Studio magazine and contributes to print, digital and other initiatives. The Communications Coordinator is supervised by the Communications Director.

Responsibilities:

Manage production and distribution of biannual, award-winning museum magazine, Studio

Work with Museum and outside contributors to shape, gather, and edit content, while managing timeline and budget

Act as primary liaison with graphic designers to refine design and content of magazine

Manage online version of Studio

Draft and edit texts including but not limited to website content, Studio articles, and press materials

Maintain up-to-date style guide and work with colleagues to ensure all Museum communications are consistent with Museum mission, style and brand

Participate in cross-department editorial team for exhibition didactics and other publications

Participate in creating and managing cross-platform editorial calendar

Work with internal and external designers on creation of digital and print publications and other collateral

Other duties as needed in a faced-paced, rapidly-changing environment

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art history, African-American studies, English, or other related field

2+ years relevant experience required

Superior writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail

Excellent computer skills required, including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft platforms.

Interest in and familiarity with global contemporary art and/or African-American art required

Excellent interpersonal communication skills essential

Website content management experience, especially in Drupal, preferred

Experience with CoSchedule and/or Trello platforms a plus

Fluency in Spanish a plus

Please submit resume, cover letter, and relevant writing sample (under 1000 words) to {{{mre*frppxqlfdwlrqv*frruglqdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement



Thanks to its groundbreaking role promoting the work of artists of African descent, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena. Under the Directorship of Thelma Golden, the board and staff are looking towards the Museum's 50th anniversary in 2018 and its Capital Campaign, and are preparing to bolster programming and fundraising in honor of these landmark occasions.

The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Intuitional Advancement (DIA) with a range of administrative and departmental operational tasks in order to facilitate the efficient running of the busy and growing department including: senior level administrative support for the DIA; and coordinating the department's human resources and managing all financial accounting.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate meetings related to Development, Capital Campaign and Trustee meetings

Prep DIA for meetings and calls

Manage and maintain DIA schedule, appointments and travel arrangements

Schedule, coordinate and prep for meetings and events

Answer and manage incoming calls

Review and distribute incoming mail

Prepare, edit, collate and execute routine correspondence

Prepare and send mailings, messenger, and special deliveries

Help to prepare meeting packets/binders

Liaise with internal staff at all levels and receive incoming visitors

Liaise with the Director & Chief Curator's office for development related requests

Work with DIA on strategic planning to improve upon the department's operational processes in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures

Monitor, track, and reconcile monthly departmental budget and review and submit department purchase orders; assist DIA in developing and monitoring budgeting processes in conjunction with Finance

Submit expense reports and manage credit card account reconciliation for the department

Manage the department's HR needs, including managing time and attendance, the onboarding and transition of new/departing staff, and managing consultants' contracts; helping to coordinate professional development opportunities for team members and departmental meetings and retreats

In conjunction with Database Manager and Special Events Manager refine department's digital and paper retention policies and compliance; review and evaluate historic and archival materials

Ongoing organization and maintenance of physical and digital files

Other duties as needed

Key Competencies:

Organizational and planning skills; attention to detail

Ability to multitask and work under pressure with multiple deadlines

Excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve

Professional dress and demeanor

Confidentiality

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess exceptional organization skills, along with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work as part of a team. Must be highly accountable and often responsible for safeguarding confidential information.

At least 3-5 years' experience providing support at a high level

Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite

Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

Bachelor's Degree preferred

The position is based in Harlem, New York.

Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.

Send resume and cover letter to {{{mre*hahfxwlyh*dvvlvwdqw*lqvwlwxwlrqdo*dgydqfhphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Studio Museum in Harlem was founded in 1968 by a diverse group of artists, community activists and philanthropists who envisioned a new kind of museum that not only displays artwork but also supports artists and arts education. In celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018, the Museum has bolstered its programming and fundraising to honor the occasion and is actively working on the institution's vital next chapter, which includes utilizing community spaces and resources through the inHarlem initiative, as the Studio Museum awaits its new home to be built on its current site.

The Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Museum's General Membership Program, corporate membership, annual fund, and gift processing.

Key Responsibilities:

Membership and Annual Fund

Coordinate the membership program, which includes stewarding current members through the activation of benefits and personal outreach and overseeing the retention and acquisition of members

Execute all membership mailings including renewals, acquisitions and acknowledgments

In collaboration with the Communications Department, produce electronic communications to members (e-newsletters), membership content for Studio magazine (the Museum's award-winning semi-annual publication), and provide web content as-needed

Monitor, interpret and report on membership data to the Development team on an ongoing basis

Maintain accurate membership and donor rolls

Coordinate and plan member events, oversee outreach to members for Museum openings and other happenings

Develop strategic plans for two to four Annual Fund appeals annually, with at least one in the fall and another in the spring, in collaboration with the Director of Development and Deputy Director for Institutional Advancement

Execute Annual Fund campaigns, which involves working with outside vendors to facilitate printing and mailing of Annual Fund letters, targeted in-house mailings and electronic solicitations

Utilize Raiser's Edge Import, Export and Mail modules to prepare acknowledgment letters and print membership cards

Manage the department's stock of direct mail supplies and postage needs, including stationery, live stamps/postage meter, brochures, courtesy reply business envelopes and account

Discretely handle proprietary, sensitive and confidential information as it relates to Museum donors and their contributions

Work with Director of Development, Deputy Director for Institutional Advancement, and consultants to develop strategies for both sustaining and growing the membership program as the Studio Museum implements its inHarlem program and plans for the new building opening

Requirements:

The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, professional, discreet and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

The candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers and prospective donors. This is an exceptional opportunity for a fundraising professional who is looking to grow in their career during a historically significant moment for a major cultural institution.

Bachelor's degree required with three to five years relevant fundraising experience

Dedication to quality control and ownership of job responsibilities

Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) and Raiser's Edge

Good typing skills, attention to detail, able to work independently and as a team

Professional museum experience and/or a sincere interest in arts and culture a plus

Available to work events on evenings and weekends as needed

SALARY RANGE: Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills and knowledge.

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: {{{mre*phpehuvkls*dqqxdo*ixqg*frruglqdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position. No phone calls or faxes please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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Communications Coordinator



The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena with its groundbreaking role in promoting the work of artists of African descent. Now at the beginning of its 50th anniversary year, the Museum has entered an exciting transition period with its inHarlem programming initiative, while it lays the groundwork for the institution's vital next chapter and the construction of its new facility.

The Communications Coordinator creates, edits, monitors and disseminates content to diverse museum constituencies. As a vital member of a dynamic Communications team, the Coordinator acts as the managing editor of Studio magazine and contributes to print, digital and other initiatives. The Communications Coordinator is supervised by the Communications Director.

Responsibilities:

Manage production and distribution of biannual, award-winning museum magazine, Studio

Work with Museum and outside contributors to shape, gather, and edit content, while managing timeline and budget

Act as primary liaison with graphic designers to refine design and content of magazine

Manage online version of Studio

Draft and edit texts including but not limited to website content, Studio articles, and press materials

Maintain up-to-date style guide and work with colleagues to ensure all Museum communications are consistent with Museum mission, style and brand

Participate in cross-department editorial team for exhibition didactics and other publications

Participate in creating and managing cross-platform editorial calendar

Work with internal and external designers on creation of digital and print publications and other collateral

Other duties as needed in a faced-paced, rapidly-changing environment

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in art history, African-American studies, English, or other related field

2+ years relevant experience required

Superior writing and editing skills with a keen eye for detail

Excellent computer skills required, including Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft platforms.

Interest in and familiarity with global contemporary art and/or African-American art required

Excellent interpersonal communication skills essential

Website content management experience, especially in Drupal, preferred

Experience with CoSchedule and/or Trello platforms a plus

Fluency in Spanish a plus

Please submit resume, cover letter, and relevant writing sample (under 1000 words) to {{{mre*frppxqlfdwlrqv*frruglqdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position.

No phone calls or faxes, please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Executive Assistant to the Director of Institutional Advancement



Thanks to its groundbreaking role promoting the work of artists of African descent, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned an international reputation as a leader in the contemporary arts arena. Under the Directorship of Thelma Golden, the board and staff are looking towards the Museum's 50th anniversary in 2018 and its Capital Campaign, and are preparing to bolster programming and fundraising in honor of these landmark occasions.

The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for supporting the Director of Intuitional Advancement (DIA) with a range of administrative and departmental operational tasks in order to facilitate the efficient running of the busy and growing department including: senior level administrative support for the DIA; and coordinating the department's human resources and managing all financial accounting.

Responsibilities:

Coordinate meetings related to Development, Capital Campaign and Trustee meetings

Prep DIA for meetings and calls

Manage and maintain DIA schedule, appointments and travel arrangements

Schedule, coordinate and prep for meetings and events

Answer and manage incoming calls

Review and distribute incoming mail

Prepare, edit, collate and execute routine correspondence

Prepare and send mailings, messenger, and special deliveries

Help to prepare meeting packets/binders

Liaise with internal staff at all levels and receive incoming visitors

Liaise with the Director & Chief Curator's office for development related requests

Work with DIA on strategic planning to improve upon the department's operational processes in compliance with the organization's policies and procedures

Monitor, track, and reconcile monthly departmental budget and review and submit department purchase orders; assist DIA in developing and monitoring budgeting processes in conjunction with Finance

Submit expense reports and manage credit card account reconciliation for the department

Manage the department's HR needs, including managing time and attendance, the onboarding and transition of new/departing staff, and managing consultants' contracts; helping to coordinate professional development opportunities for team members and departmental meetings and retreats

In conjunction with Database Manager and Special Events Manager refine department's digital and paper retention policies and compliance; review and evaluate historic and archival materials

Ongoing organization and maintenance of physical and digital files

Other duties as needed

Key Competencies:

Organizational and planning skills; attention to detail

Ability to multitask and work under pressure with multiple deadlines

Excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve

Professional dress and demeanor

Confidentiality

Requirements:

The successful candidate will possess exceptional organization skills, along with the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work as part of a team. Must be highly accountable and often responsible for safeguarding confidential information.

At least 3-5 years' experience providing support at a high level

Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite

Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures

Bachelor's Degree preferred

The position is based in Harlem, New York.

Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills, and knowledge.

Send resume and cover letter to {{{mre*hahfxwlyh*dvvlvwdqw*lqvwlwxwlrqdo*dgydqfhphqw@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}. No phone calls or faxes, please.

Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator



The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

The Studio Museum in Harlem was founded in 1968 by a diverse group of artists, community activists and philanthropists who envisioned a new kind of museum that not only displays artwork but also supports artists and arts education. In celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2018, the Museum has bolstered its programming and fundraising to honor the occasion and is actively working on the institution's vital next chapter, which includes utilizing community spaces and resources through the inHarlem initiative, as the Studio Museum awaits its new home to be built on its current site.

The Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Museum's General Membership Program, corporate membership, annual fund, and gift processing.

Key Responsibilities:

Membership and Annual Fund

Coordinate the membership program, which includes stewarding current members through the activation of benefits and personal outreach and overseeing the retention and acquisition of members

Execute all membership mailings including renewals, acquisitions and acknowledgments

In collaboration with the Communications Department, produce electronic communications to members (e-newsletters), membership content for Studio magazine (the Museum's award-winning semi-annual publication), and provide web content as-needed

Monitor, interpret and report on membership data to the Development team on an ongoing basis

Maintain accurate membership and donor rolls

Coordinate and plan member events, oversee outreach to members for Museum openings and other happenings

Develop strategic plans for two to four Annual Fund appeals annually, with at least one in the fall and another in the spring, in collaboration with the Director of Development and Deputy Director for Institutional Advancement

Execute Annual Fund campaigns, which involves working with outside vendors to facilitate printing and mailing of Annual Fund letters, targeted in-house mailings and electronic solicitations

Utilize Raiser's Edge Import, Export and Mail modules to prepare acknowledgment letters and print membership cards

Manage the department's stock of direct mail supplies and postage needs, including stationery, live stamps/postage meter, brochures, courtesy reply business envelopes and account

Discretely handle proprietary, sensitive and confidential information as it relates to Museum donors and their contributions

Work with Director of Development, Deputy Director for Institutional Advancement, and consultants to develop strategies for both sustaining and growing the membership program as the Studio Museum implements its inHarlem program and plans for the new building opening

Requirements:

The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, professional, discreet and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

The candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers and prospective donors. This is an exceptional opportunity for a fundraising professional who is looking to grow in their career during a historically significant moment for a major cultural institution.

Bachelor's degree required with three to five years relevant fundraising experience

Dedication to quality control and ownership of job responsibilities

Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant software such as MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, and Word) and Raiser's Edge

Good typing skills, attention to detail, able to work independently and as a team

Professional museum experience and/or a sincere interest in arts and culture a plus

Available to work events on evenings and weekends as needed

SALARY RANGE: Salary will be commensurate with experience, skills and knowledge.

Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: {{{mre*phpehuvkls*dqqxdo*ixqg*frruglqdwru@vwxglrpxvhxp*ruj}}}

Please note that while careful consideration will be given to each submission, the Museum will only be able to contact those applicants whose knowledge, skills and work experience best fit the requirements of the position. No phone calls or faxes please.

The Studio Museum in Harlem is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

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