Public Programs Coordinator

The Public Programs Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Marketing department in implementing and promoting public programming and helping to manage all logistics on the ground. They will participate in programs ideation to further the Museum’s mission through lectures, performances, events, and commemoration activities. The Museum has a robust schedule of online programs, performances and special events that span historical programs to more contemporary social justice issues.


  • Coordinate full-cycle logistics for virtual and in-person programs for adults and families with children, including visioning, ideation, pitch review, research, outreach, contracts and agreements, day-of implementation and run of shows, livestream management, follow-up, and reporting in coordination with the programming and marketing team.
  • Act as stage manager; assist in equipment and facility setup and upkeep; and greet and prepare talent.
  • Administrative work for public programming including ticketing, databases, staffing and security, calendaring, and more.
  • Draft and deliver introductory remarks for events, and Q&A questions.
  • Create engaging program descriptions for use in collateral materials.
  • Build and maintain relationships with publishing houses, film distributors, academic institutions, community partners, and more to generate programming ideas.
  • Collaborate across Museum departments to support programs.
  • Communicate with the public including program reminders and follow-up, and answer inquiries from the community.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College degree with two to three years of work experience, preferably in theater and/or event production in a nonprofit setting
  • Must exhibit strong interpersonal abilities, verbal and written communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to engage across platforms.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work collaboratively with staff at all levels
  • Proficiency in hosting Zoom webinars, Microsoft Suite, and digital marketing platforms
  • Creative self-starter who is able to handle multiple, time-sensitive tasks
  • Must have a flexible schedule, with the ability to work evenings and Sundays
  • Knowledge of and interest in Jewish culture, with a personal and professional commitment to the mission of the Museum
  • This position is covered by the DC-37 collective bargaining agreement
  • If hired, we require all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious accommodation is needed as determined on a case by case basis.

Position Details:

  • reports to: VP of Marketing
  • Covered by the DC-37 collective bargaining unit
  • Hourly compensation rate of $20.60 
  • Full-time, 40 hours a week with flexibility for evenings and weekends as the program calendar requires

The Museum of Jewish Heritage is an equal-opportunity employer. As a cultural institution that teaches about the dangers of intolerance, the Museum is dedicated to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion in its hiring practices.

For consideration, qualified candidates should submit their resume and letter of interest to: