Job Opportunities

Employment

Thank you for exploring employment opportunities at the Museum of the American Revolution. All employment questions may be directed to employment@amrevmuseum.org. Please review all open positions below and their job descriptions for information on how to apply.  Due to the volume of applications, only qualified applicants will be contacted directly.

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Available Positions

Digital Communications Coordinator

Position Description

The Digital Communications Coordinator will assist in the planning, management, and execution of digital marketing and content development for the Web, social media, and e-mail campaigns, and manage special projects including video and audio production. This position reports to the VP of Marketing.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all social media platforms for the Museum to engage target audiences and support the implementation of the marketing and communication strategies
    • Write and schedule posts. Create social stories, short videos and other features.
    • Oversee cross-departmental social media working group.
    • Track goals and metrics to measure social media success and draft monthly reports.
    • Monitor and engage with social media audience, i.e. read, review, and respond to comments, shares, questions, etc.
  • Working with the Marketing Manager, seek opportunities for digital partnerships with other institutions.
  • Responsible for writing in short and long formats for various outlets such as newsletter, emails, and social posts. Also provide editorial review internally to ensure consistent messages across departments.
  • Maintain an editorial calendar for web, email and social media.
  • Manage digital assets (video, photographs, etc.) for use in digital, print, and other materials as needed, includes photography and image editing.
  • Stay up-to-date on current digital trends and bring new ideas to the Museum’s digital space.
  • Assist with Museum’s two websites; create new events and pages; format images; propose and develop new content.
  • Participate in creative planning and brainstorming meetings.  Actively contribute ideas and strategies for expanding awareness and generating online contributions to support the Museum.
  • Manage special projects as needed.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree, with a demonstrated interest in history and the founding era preferred.

 

Experience/Skills

  • 2-3 years relevant professional experience;
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with strong storytelling capabilities
  • Deep familiarity and experience with social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn) to engage a target audience
  • Experience with social media tools for business, including those offered by the major platforms and third parties.
  • Familiarity with paid social media buying and optimization preferred.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Photography and/or videography background and editing skills a plus
  • Knowledge of Drupal Content Management system, HTML and CSS
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Energetic and enthusiastic personality, good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of integrated team.

 

To apply: 

Please submit a cover letter including a resume and three references to employment@amrevmuseum.org.

The Museum of the American Revolution is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Major Gifts Officer

Position Description

The Major Gifts Officer raises funds for the organization by managing a portfolio of assigned, qualified donors assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the organization and are upgraded in their giving and involvement. This position reports to the Vice President of Development.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Qualify a portfolio of approximately 150 donor prospects.
  • Create individual goals for each donor prospect in the portfolio based on their history of giving and the organization's knowledge of their potential.
  • Create a plan for each donor that will serve as a foundational communication and marketing plan for each person in the portfolio. Will faithfully and on a timely basis execute that plan so individuals in the portfolio are retained and upgraded.
  • Proactively build relationships with new sources of support while deepening relationships with existing donors and members to further their loyalty and encourage higher levels of support and involvement.
  • Work with other Museum staff to secure appropriate project information, including budgets, and create offers, proposals and asks that will be used with donor prospects in the portfolio to secure gifts.
  • Create monthly reports as required by management that accurately reflect caseload activity and performance.
  • Ensure maintenance of in-depth information on portfolio donors in Raiser’s Edge database.
  • Recommend and participate in special events and recognition activities for donor, prospects, and committee volunteers.
  • Serve as an effective spokeperson and representative for the Museum of the American Revolution.
  • Maintain best fundraising practices, including achieving weekly, monthly, and annual contact goals.
  • Perform other major donor activities as may be required.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with fundraising training and certifications desirable.

Experience/Skills

  • Proven ability to independently close major gifts of $25,000 and above demonstrated through recent experience as a donor-facing calling officer.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently, and effectively solve problems.
  • Discretion with sensitive information.
  • Experienced user of The Raiser’s Edge or comparable fundraising software as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and other reporting tools.
  • Personal interest in M*AR’s mission.
  • Collegial and collaborative style and ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment.
  • Willingness to travel.

 

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org.

Overnight Part-time Cleaner

Position Description

The Museum is seeking an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Part Time Cleaner who is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, restrooms, break room and all public areas of the Museum. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, flexible and must be available to work weekends, holidays and very early morning hours. This position will be reporting to the Lead Porter. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of flooring and stairs.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms.
  • Clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators in break room
  • Restock supplies in bathrooms, break rooms and common areas.
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary.
  • Dusting and cleaning office desks and furniture that are not cluttered.
  • Cleaning windowsills and windows.
  • Maintain janitor closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
  • Proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals.
  • Wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Maintain vending closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Able to operate a walk-behind scrubber and a high speed burnisher
  • Assist in snow removal as needed
  • Other routine maintenance duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Customer oriented and friendly
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal & written instructions independently.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, mornings, and nights.
  • Ability to perform light physical tasks, lifting 50 lbs. on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to perform such activities as grasping, lifting, reaching
  • High school degree

Applying for this position –

This position is a part time position.

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply, please send a cover letter including resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org.

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.