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The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust seeks a Senior Public Programs Producer to execute the strategy, development, logistics, and production of the Museum’s annual public programming calendar and carries 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. They appeal to diverse audiences and families.

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, managing Q&As, and serving as moderator as needed
  • Ensure the team’s priorities and plans are on track, build supportive systems, policies, and documentation as needed, and liaise with other departments to inform, collaborate, and secure production and staffing needs for special programs as necessary
  • Manage event setup, execution, and breakdown, A/V needs, facility setup, recording, and live streaming
  • Initiate and maintain relationships with event producers and other vendors, publishers, film distributors, academic institutions, and more to generate long-term programming partnerships within and without the walls of the Museum
  • Supervise and mentor Public Programs Producer and Coordinator
  • Build relationships with public program attendees to build buy-in and feedback
  • Collaborate on event marketing and materials creation and coach speakers to ensure strong content
  • Database management for audience tracking, ticketing, and reporting

Requirements

  • College degree and 3-5 years of work experience in event production with an emphasis on live events
  • 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: Vice President of Marketing and Communications
  • Manages: 1 direct report
  • Salary compensation range: $56,000-$66,000 with generous benefits
  • The successful candidate will expect to work onside. (Limited/occasional telecommuting may be considered.)

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: humanresources@mjhnyc.org