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)
Dental Plan
Vision Plan
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
Worker's Compensation
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.


Current Openings


The Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks a Marketing Coordinator to work in the Communications Department on creating integrated marketing strategies and campaigns to promote the Museum as a world-class institution of Jewish heritage and Holocaust memory. In addition, the Marketing Associate’s portfolio will include promoting a dynamic schedule of exhibitions, performances, films, discussions, educational programs, fundraising events, and other initiatives.


Project Management

  • Oversee production of print and online collateral materials, including but not limited to event calendars, invitations, postcards, flyers, and other materials to be determined, to ensure consistency of copy and branding across departments.
  • Serve as a point of contact between the Museum’s in-house graphic designer and other staff members for projects that originate outside the Communications department.
  • Work with staff in Development, Education, and Public Programs to ensure best practices, effective strategies, and ensure timely delivery of all email campaigns.
  • Work with graphic designer to build the monthly e-bulletin using basic HTML font coding.

Digital Marketing

  • Manage the Museum’s Facebook page with up-to-date content of programs, exhibitions, artifacts, and current events of general interest to the Museum’s audience.
  • Write, create, target, monitor, and calibrate the Museum’s Facebook and Google advertising initiatives.
  • Assist with managing the Museum’s e-mail marketing system and initiatives. Build, proofread, and troubleshoot campaigns, provide training to staff on how to use the e-mail program, track the performance of campaigns and develop strategies to enhance e-mail marketing strategies.
  • Oversee the Museum’s YouTube channel by doing basic video editing of public programs footage and uploading files.

Strategic Thinking and Planning

  • Assist Director of Marketing with developing media plans and overseeing schedule, creation, trafficking, and distribution of print and online advertisements, including writing ad copy.
  • Help to research and identify potential strategic partnerships with institutions and other businesses, web sites, and not-for-profit organizations.

Analysis and Evaluation

  • Update and maintain Museum’s e-mail subscriber base, utilizing website reports and statistics to track effectiveness and potential segmentation.
  • Analyze website statistics.
  • Build and run database queries to produce lists for distribution of marketing materials.
  • Develop potential areas for audience development based on market research.

Vendor Management and Administration

  • Steward and manage relationships with printers and ad representatives.
  • Manage financial paperwork and department record keeping.
  • Provide Communications representation at Museum events.


  • College degree and a minimum of 3 years background in marketing.
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong ability to drive and manage projects from conception to completion, including exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail as well as being proficient in creating and overseeing budgets.
  • High degree of digital literacy and insight across multiple platforms including experience using social media, online marketing, Google AdWords, and search engine optimization.
  • Experience working with graphic designers and printers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and create e-mail marketing campaigns using EMMA or equivalent e-mail marketing system.
  • Experience and facility with Altru or CRM/CMS equivalent.
  • Background/familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML, and/or Dreamweaver. For video, QuickTime Pro and iMovie preferred.
  • Excel in working with a wide variety of personalities and leadership styles and multiple departments in a complex organization.
  • A sense of humor.
  • The ideal candidate will be creative, enthusiastic, and have an interested in Jewish heritage, history, and the arts.

Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646.437.4250; or e-mail to humanresources@mjhnyc.org.



The Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks a dynamic individual to lead a staff of ten Visitor Services Representatives in providing excellent and welcoming customer service to Museum visitors, public program attendees, private event attendees, and our membership base. The Manager will work closely with other departments in implementing institutional initiatives to improve membership retention and acquisition, collect visitor and attendance data, and promote programming.


  • Hire, train, and supervise Visitor Service staff.
  • Work with Assistant Manager of Visitor Services to address any staff or visitor issues in order to maintain a high standard of customer service.
  • Handle major visitor complaints and queries.
  • Communicate operational recommendations and visitor feedback to proper department.
  • Insure proper opening and closing box office and cash handling procedures, using Blackbaud’s Altru system.
  • Evaluate box office and attendance figures and provide weekly reports to Senior Management of the Museum.
  • Create annual budgets, update training manual, and implement evaluation standards for the department, giving attention to maximizing efficiency and increasing customer service.
  • Foster relationships with Museum Members.
  • Empathize with Holocaust survivors, their families, and other constituent groups.
  • Actively engage other Museum departments to insure the Visitor Services department is well informed of all Museum activities and outreach.
  • Expand professional network of Visitor Service colleagues to keep up to date on best practices regarding customer service, accessibility, and front of house operations.


  • BA/BS in history, cultural studies, or communications.
  • 3+ years of staff management in a customer or hospitality setting.
  • Ability to train and supervise employees.
  • Superior computer skills (familiarity with Altru and/or BlackBaud preferred).
  • Excellent communication skills; knowledge of optimal customer service practices and ability to be an articulate and respectful representative of Museum.
  • Sundays and holidays are required.
  • Experience in a museum or cultural institution, foreign language skills, and familiarity with New York City attractions are pluses.

Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646.437.4250; or e-mail to humanresources@mjhnyc.org.


The Museum of Jewish Heritage- A Living Memorial to the Holocaust seeks a Budget and Finance Analyst to analyze current and past budgets as well as prepare and justify budget requests.


  • Administer and coordinate all aspects of preparation and ongoing management of Museum’s yearly budget including modifications and import of monthly line item budget into general ledger by projects.
  • Administer and coordinate all aspects of preparation and ongoing management of all grants and contracts including reviews, analysis, forecasting, reporting and preparation of various revenue/expense and actual/budget reports for internal and external reviews.
  • Active involvement with Development department in connection with pledges, payments, and membership issues, etc.
  • Processing of daily deposits including credit card transactions and recoding of such deposits into general ledger by deposit type.
  • Assist with the month-end closing and subsequent reporting.
  • Prepare and process journal entries and account reconciliations including all departmental allocations.
    Understand and support the affiliate’s consolidation process.
  • Prepare financial and performance reports as assigned.
  • Prepare schedules and backup documentations for audits/reviews.
  • Assist in preparation of long-term financial plans.
  • Identifies trends and recommends improvements (cost savings or profitability) accordingly.
  • Maintain, improve and enforce company practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform additional analysis on an as-needed basis as directed by Director.


  • BA/BS degree.
  • 3 to 4 years of nonprofit experience specifically with budgets .
  • Knowledge of MS Office and Blackbaud products.
  • Candidates must have excellent communication and documentation skills as well as strategic thinking.

Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646.437.4250; or e-mail to humanresources@mjhnyc.org.



The Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks a Manager of Membership to retain, increase, and upgrade memberships; identify and develop new sources for membership acquisition; solicit annual support; and provide stewardship through programs and communication to strengthen involvement and support for the Museum. The Manager of Membership reports to the Chief Development Officer.


  • Manage Membership Program including creation of annual goals, objectives and budgets; maintenance of membership database; direct mail and renewal solicitations; communication and administration of member benefits; member fulfillment, recognition and stewardship activities.
  • Manage membership renewal efforts through online, phone and print communication; coordinate with print production and mail houses.
  • Identify and implement integrated strategies for acquisition, cultivation and retention of members, including conducting research, writing, and administering the Member e-Newsletter.
  • Create, plan, and implement all Member events.
  • Coordinate and manage the year-end Membership and Annual Campaign Appeal with mail and electronic communication.
  • Collaborate with Visitor Services, Programs and Marketing/Communications staff to encourage new and upgraded memberships.
  • Maintain accurate records to track results and provide reports for analysis and Board updates.
  • Develop strategies for other special fundraising initiatives and member/donor recognition. programs, including Member Circle and patron/donor societies.
  • Maintain the Development Membership Calendar.
  • Promote and advocate Museum programs, exhibitions and events.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS.
  • Mminimum 2 years of experience overseeing membership-based programs (non-profit preferred).
  • Direct mail experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office; Raiser's Edge or Altru experience preferred).
  • Ability to multi-task; ability to cultivate relationships with colleagues and donors.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of Jewish philanthropic community.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Museum.

Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646. 437-4250; or email: humanresources@mjhnyc.org.



The Communications department of the Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks a Communications Assistant. This person will assist with promoting the Museum’s exhibitions, programs, and special events. This is a part-time position of 30 hours per week.


  • Assist with email marketing communications using the email marketing system Emma.
  • Create documents and images for use in marketing that follow the institution’s templates and branding.
  • Assist with social media management: create written and visual content, post, and optimize postings.
  • Assist with research of potential audiences and conduct community outreach for programs and exhibitions.
    Assist with writing for the Museum’s blog.
  • Work with Communications colleagues and the in-house graphic designer on the development of print and digital collateral materials, including extensive copy reviews.
  • Reserve and submit advertisements based on approved ad plans.
  • Maintain archive of collateral materials and advertising.
  • Provide general administrative support, budget assistance, and miscellaneous office duties.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years or more of relevant experience in communications doing marketing and/or media relations (internships are acceptable).
  • Experience doing social media in a professional setting.
  • Experience with the process of creating digital and print collateral materials.
  • Proficient in InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; basic knowledge of HTML a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, and flexibility.
  • Ability to multitask and work in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Strong desire to learn about all aspects of communications in a museum setting.

Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646.437.4250; or e-mail to humanresources@mjhnyc.org.



The Collections and Exhibitions department of the Museum of Jewish Heritage seeks a Director of Collections & Exhibitions to direct the Museum’s dynamic exhibitions program and oversee all collections-related activities.


  • Oversee a large department and direct multiple activities simultaneously.
  • Manage a staff of nine or more full-time employees and numerous volunteers.
  • Establish and maintain a detailed department budget for some 30 areas of activity.
  • Envision and implement an ambitious program of Jewish- and Holocaust-history exhibitions and other content-driven initiatives in fulfillment of the Museum’s mission.

The ideal candidate will be able to think broadly about how exhibitions and collections can enhance the Museum’s presence in communities and reach new audiences. S/he will have superior interpretive planning and exhibition development abilities, and will be skilled at all aspects of developing and managing original exhibitions, from identification of themes through concept planning, research in primary and secondary sources, artifact identification, script and label writing, and design and fabrication oversight including contracts, installations, and attention to detail.  The ideal candidate will have a solid background in the content areas of the Museum: nineteenth and twentieth century Jewish history and the history of the Holocaust.


  • An advanced degree in history, museum studies, Jewish studies, or related field is required.
  • 7 years of curatorial experience.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Interpretive planning and exhibition development experience.
  • Ability to manage complex projects and budgets.
  • Strong managerial skills.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong research and analytical abilities.
  • Reading knowledge of German, Hebrew, or Yiddish desired.

Send resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements, to Human Resources, Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY 10280; fax: 646.437.4250; or e-mail to humanresources@mjhnyc.org.



TOP LEFT: A Museum registrar at work. Photo by Trevor Messersmith. TOP RIGHT: Dr. David G. Marwell at an exhibition opening. Photo by Melanie Einzig.

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