The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York City is one of the premier science, research and cultural institutions in the country. The Museum is seeking an experienced events coordinator to assist with all operations and logistics required to implement the full calendar of public programs.
Specific tasks include, but are not limited to:
– Arranging internal and external advance logistics for programs.
– Providing logistical support for talent, including organizing travel and ensuring technical and other onsite needs are met.
– Liaising between public programs and internal museum departments, as well as outside vendors/contractors.
– Creating and managing runs of show and program footprints.
– Coordinating, stage managing, and day-of support for public programs lectures, festivals, and other programs.
– Providing logistical support for exhibition education activities.
– Overseeing volunteer outreach, recruitment, and coordination for public programs.
– Providing coordination and support for the programming of the Margaret Mead Film Festival, including overseeing submissions and print traffic, coordinating the brochure production, tracking travel and hotel, and being a liaison to internal and external partners.
– Bachelor’s Degree.
– Interested in all aspects of public programming, from adult lectures to family workshops to non-festival film screenings.
– At least 3 years experience working with public programs and events.
– Excellent written and oral communication skills.
– Highly organized and detail oriented.
– Flexible and able to stay calm in high-pressure situations.
– A strong interest in/passion for science and film.
– Team player who can juggle multiple projects and work well under tight deadlines.
– Ability to work some nights/weekends a must.
– Experience working in events at AMNH, familiarity with internal departments and organization.
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