Current Employment Opportunities:
- Donor Relations and Special Events Manager
Donor Relations and Special Events Manager
Reporting to the Director of Strategic Advancement and working closely with the entire Museum team, the Donor Relations and Special Events Manager will be responsible for creating, activating, and measuring a well-coordinated annual giving program designated to cultivate and solicit support from individuals, corporations, and family foundations with a focus on major giving. They will lead or support the planning and execution of fundraising events such as the annual To Life dinner, donor engagement events, point-of-entry tours, and other events as assigned. They will also lead or support the development of communication tools for fundraising and individual donor solicitation and stewardship (i.e., appeal letters, talking points, scripts, presentations, etc.). This position will manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospects/donors. They will be accountable for developing and managing budgets while growing revenues and managing expenses.
The Donor Relations and Special Events Manager must be able to meet deadlines and juggle responsibilities, working collaboratively with other staff members. Must be detail-oriented, calm under pressure, and have the ability to think creatively while working both independently as well as part of a team. Must also be able to work some night and weekend hours when necessary.
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 3-5 successful professional development experience with a proven fundraising track record preferred.
- Strong work ethic and adherence to the AFP Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct.
- Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
- Strong critical thinking skills
- Working knowledge of fundraising software – Raiser’s Edge or Altru preferred
- Ability to work independently, problem-solve and make decisions.
- Ability to organize, prioritize projects and produce work in a timely manner.
- Skill in operating a variety of software programs on a personal computer
Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: Sboyes@theFHM.org
Current Internship Opportunities:
- Public Relations Department (Part Time, Unpaid)
Public Relations/Marketing Intern (Part Time, Unpaid)
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a public relations/marketing intern.
The Public Relations Intern will assist the Marketing Communications Specialist with tasks related to marketing and media relations.
Supports Public Relations/Marketing in the following areas:
•Coordinate Museum’s newsletter.
•Assist in special events coordination, from beginning to end; selecting venue, set up and break down of the room, prepare programs/agendas, assemble gift packages.
•Assist with designing and layout of program/event invitations.
•Maintain and update media and VIP lists in database.
•Prepare bulk mailings, press releases and press kits.
•Organize and maintain Museum-related news articles and photographs.
•Perform other duties as required.
•Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship.
•Ability and willingness to learn about PR practices and protocol.
•Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop)
•Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
•Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
•High level of organization
•Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable
Education: Enrollment in or completion of an academic program in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Mass Media. Must have a basic understanding of public relations and its broad scope which includes all media relations. Competent proof-reader, and comfortable with revising and editing documents.
Please send your resume, including relevant coursework, and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Open for applications until this position has been filled.
About The Florida Holocaust Museum:
The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit www.TheFHM.org for more information about the Museum and its programs.
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