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The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust seeks a Public Programs Producer to be responsible for the Museum’s public programming and carrying out the Museum’s mission through events and commemoration activities.

The Museum has a robust schedule of online, live, and hybrid programs, performances, and special events. Our programs are meant to illuminate Jewish culture and storytelling, historic and current antisemitism, resistance against injustice, stories of survivors, and span historical events to contemporary social justice issues.

Responsibilities

  • Produce full-cycle logistics for programs, including long-term visioning, research, contracts and financial agreements, day-of implementation and run of shows, follow-up, and reporting in coordination with the programming and marketing team
  • Administrative management for the Museum’s public programs
  • Production of large-scale events, series, festivals, and other initiatives
  • Host programs in person and virtually; introducing speakers and managing Q&As
  • Build programs which align with the mission of the team and liaise with other departments to learn, inform, collaborate and secure production and staffing needs for special programs as necessary
  • Coordinate event setup, execution, and breakdown, A/V needs, facility setup, recording, and livestreaming
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with event producers and other vendors, publishers, film distributors, academic institutions, and more to generate long-term programming partnerships
  • Review submissions and pitches
  • Answer inquiries from and build relationships with the public
  • Write engaging program descriptions and coach speakers to ensure strong content
  • Database management for audience tracking and ticketing

Requirements

  • College degree and 2-4 years of work experience in theater, film, and/or event production
  • Must exhibit strong interpersonal abilities, excellent verbal, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to create engaging events and materials for in-person and virtual formats
  • Excellent organizational skills; creative and flexible self-starter
  • Experience hosting Zoom webinars and public speaking
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with staff at all levels and juggle multiple deadlines
  • Flexible schedule, with the ability to work evenings and some Sundays for programs
  • Strong knowledge of Jewish culture and heritage, with a commitment to Museum’s mission of educating diverse community about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust
  • 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

  • Reports to the Senior Public Programs Producer
  • Covered by the DC-37 collective bargaining agreement
  • Hourly compensation rate of $26.44
  • 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 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: humanresources@mjhnyc.org