Thank you for your interest in the Museum of Jewish Heritage. As a primary institution of public education about modern Jewish history and the Holocaust, we are one of the most meaningful museums in New York City. With 82,000 square feet of exhibition space, a collection of 25,000 objects, enlightening educational initiatives, and acclaimed public programs, there has never been a better time to be part of this dynamic educational environment.
The Museum is looking for energetic, creative, results-oriented professionals. The Museum employs individuals in a broad range of capacities across varied professions and specializations including fields of curatorship, registration, research, history, exhibitions, development, event planning, facilities, operations, public relations, marketing, education, public programs, customer service, finance, administration, information systems, human resources, and retail.
Apply your skills and experience to meet the needs of an influential museum with award-winning exhibitions, programs, and publications. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and champion diversity and equal opportunities. As an employer we are also committed to the professional development of all our staff.
The Museum also offers a generous package of benefits to its full time employees, including the following:
Paid vacation, sick, and personal leave
Medical Plan (including domestic partner coverage)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)- Medical and Dependent Care
Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance
403(b) Savings Plan
Discounted gym membership with Crunch Fitness and New York Health and Racquet Club.
Short-term Disability Plan
Long-term Disability Plan
Employee Assistance Program (counseling/referral services)
Commuter Benefit Program
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.
Major Gifts Officer, FASPE
Innovative ethics program is seeking a seasoned fundraising professional. The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) provides graduate students in professional disciplines (journalism, law, medical, and the clergy) a structured program that explores the conduct of those in their chosen profession during the Holocaust and uses that history as a launching point for an intensive course of study on contemporary ethics in their field. FASPE operates under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.
Responsibilities include the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors, foundations, corporations and prospects to increase donor loyalty and financial support for FASPE. Develop cultivation strategies for other special fundraising initiatives and donor recognition programs as well as plan and implement such events. Initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift prospects. Maintain effective donor, prospect and lay/staff assignment tracking systems. Produce a dynamic and cost effective series of major donor cultivation events, such as parlor meetings, private discussions with Fellows, and attendance at FASPE launch and/or Reunion programming. Assure proper communication to inform prospects and donors of special opportunities, including FASPE schedule, related public programs, reunion, and other activities. Manage and conduct prospect research. Move prospects in timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; acknowledge gifts appropriately. Contribute to the development of public relations and solicitation materials, and other fundraising materials; and ensure that all activities are coordinated with the Museum’s other fundraising efforts to guarantee a consistent message and approach.
Candidates must have BA/BS in related field: minimum 5 years non-profit fundraising experience; successful grant writing track record; knowledge of NY philanthropic community; superior communication and organization skills; ability to cultivate relationships with colleagues and donors; ability to multitask; and commitment to the mission of FASPE.
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