Current Employment Opportunities:
- Security Officer
Title: Security Officer
The Security Officer is responsible for the protection, safeguarding and security of assets, personnel and all visitors. Part-time position, 30 hours per week.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Performing security patrols on the floor and exterior of the Museum
- Protecting property from theft, sabotage, fire and accidents
- Investigates and writes reports (when necessary) on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations
- Provide any needed assistance to visitors and employees within the museum’s procedures
- Monitor Museum security cameras
- Check visitors in the Museum by use of metal detector and x-ray equipment
Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public
- Must be able to understand and follow standard operating procedures
- Perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
- Write and investigate required reports
- Make independent and good judgment decisions within museum policy and procedures
Must have a Florida class D Security License. High school graduate. Preferably military veteran or law enforcement experience.
Fax resume to (727) 894-8096 or drop off resume in person at The FHM’s security desk.
Current Internship Opportunities:
- Public Relations Department
- Exhibitions and Collections Department
- Development/Membership Department
Public Relations/Marketing Intern
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a public relations/marketing intern for the Spring and/or Summer 2017 semester.
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.
Exhibitions and Collections Intern
The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will assist with tasks related to traveling and permanent exhibitions and the Museum’s artifact, art, and archives collections as needed. Specific projects are not guaranteed. Exhibitions and Collections Interns are required to complete one transcript of an oral testimony interview. The intern’s activities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Contribute to design and research for exhibition catalogs, signage, didactic panels, and other exhibit materials.
• Assist with exhibition preparation, installation, and deinstallation.
• Provide additional support and assistance as needed regarding exhibitions.
• Assist with collections management and organization: may involve taking inventories, entering data and cataloging into KE Software database, writing condition reports, research, and handling for storage.
• Continue digitization of the collections by taking photos or scanning documents.
• Assist with and contribute to the organization and maintenance of the Museum’s storage Vault.
• Assist with conservation/preservation activities and disaster preparedness and recovery if needed.
• Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
• Strong recognition of the importance of historical artifacts and archives
• Ability and willingness to learn and follow proper handling practices
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs
• 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
• Ability to lift, move and/or carry 15 pounds and to assist other staff with large, heavy and awkward items (including objects, exhibition furniture, or storage crates)
• Ability to climb ladders or stairs for object storage, transport and/or maintenance as needed
Supervision: The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will report to the Exhibitions and Collections department staff.
Education: BA degree in Museum Studies, Library Science, History, Art History or related field.
Experience: Some museum-related experience required
This internship is voluntary and unpaid. The Florida Holocaust Museum offers internships for college and university students, graduate student, and emerging professionals interested in a museum career. The FHM will comply with academic guidelines in exchange for credit. Academic internships are by semester.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Tori King, Museum Registrar, at email@example.com. Open for applications until this position has been filled.
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a Development/Membership intern for the Spring and/or Summer 2017 semester.
Development seeks an intern who is currently attending college or graduate school, or a recent graduate, that has an interest in fundraising and membership. The intern will assist with researching prospective foundation, corporate, and individual donors; developing membership strategies, coordinating special events; filing, data entry, and other administrative tasks. Candidates should have good research and computer skills.
• Assist with administrative, clerical, and data entry duties
• Conduct research for special projects and prospective donors including individuals, foundations, government agencies, and corporations.
• Process monthly renewals for members and annual giving donors.
• Support cultivation and stewardship efforts including drafting solicitation and acknowledgement letters.
• Enter and track development activity in the department’s fundraising database system (Raiser’s Edge)
• Assist with special events and major campaigns logistics.
• Staff special events as needed.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
• Interest in fundraising and/or non-profit development
• Flexible, able to work in a fast paced environment
• Keen attention to detail and superior organization skills
• Professional attitude and respect for confidentiality of work
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
• Knowledge in Raiser’s Edge database preferred, but not required.
Education: Enrollment in, or completion of, an undergraduate or graduate academic program in Arts Administration, Museum Studies, Political Science, Nonprofit Management, or related field.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Maria Johnston, Director of Advancement, at 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.