Communications Manager and Special Events Coordinator
Located in the
NEON district of Norfolk, Virginia, the d’Art
Center is an environment where working artists
are part of an interactive arts community that
engages the public through the experience of art
and the creative process. The d’Art Center
hosts exhibitions, fundraisers, and other events,
with studio space with over twenty professional
d’Art Center invites applications for
the Communications Manager and Special Events
Coordinator, a part-time (approximately 30 hours
per week) position.
design print marketing materials; update and
maintain website; coordinate printing; work
with the Executive Director to develop cost
effective marketing and printing strategies
within a limited budget; assist in the coordination
of classes, events, and exhibitions as needed;
assist in the installation of exhibitions; assume
responsibility for logistics for event coordination;
facilitate cost effective and innovative advertising
through traditional and social media; adhere
to a pre-established marketing budget; answer
questions and requests from the public; serve
as a point of contact for the media; write copy;
foster positive relationships with the staff,
board, public, resident artists, and media;
other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing,
communications, or closely related field (associates
degrees and/ or extensive related professional
experience without a degree will be considered);
proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite software;
strong design skills and writing skills; strong
interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrated
commitment to and understanding of an arts organization;
ability to work on both Mac and PC platforms;
familiarity with Microsoft products; ability
to effectively multi-task; excellent time management
skills; interest and desire to engage with the
working hours for this position are: Wednesday-Saturday
10:00am-5:00pm with occasional additional weekend/
evening hours for events and receptions.
consideration is given to applicants who apply
by Monday, April 17, 2017. To apply, please
• A cover letter which includes (1) specific
salary requirements and (2) when you are available
to start the position
• A resume emphasizing design, marketing,
and/ or communications experience and credentials
• Names, titles, phone numbers, emails,
and addresses for three professional references
• PDF versions (compatible for Mac and
PC) of the below:
and view second section titled “Workshops”
(after the d’Art Summer Camp 2017 section).
Including workshop titles, times, dates, cost,
and instructor names, design a (1) 8.5”
x 11” flier consistent with the d’Art
Center’s established designs. (2) Draft
a short press release to advertise all Spring
and Summer 2017 classes and workshops. (3) Send
two additional PDF examples of your original
above items must be submitted together in one
email to Carolyn Phillips, Executive Director
The subject line should read “Communications
no phone calls or in-person inquiries. Incomplete
applications will not be considered.
Museum Assistant - Fort Monroe Authority
FLSA status: Full-time, Non-exempt
Salary range: $25,000-$30,000 annually based
on knowledge and experience
Work conditions: Office environment in historic
building, not ADA accessible. Moderate lifting
ability and ability to stand and walk with or
without assistance for 90-120 minutes. Occasional
evening and weekend work.
Reports to: Casemate Museum Director
Responsibilities of Museum Assistant:
1. Conducts tours of the Casemate Museum
and grounds for diverse audiences.
2. Represents the Casemate Museum at special
events and programs.
3. Assists with tour and volunteer administration.
4. Performs exhibit and collections housekeeping
with supervision of curatorial staff.
5. Assists with museum operations such as open/close
procedures and environmental monitoring.
6. Supports museum communications with photography,
videography, and the creation informational
signage, flyers, invitations, social media posts,
etc. 7. Provides visitor services, such as responding
to phone and in-person inquiries, inducting
Junior Rangers, and maintaining information
8. Assists staff with historic research, writing,
9. Maintains inventory of museum supplies and
submits bi-monthly supply orders.
10. Assists staff with administrative tasks.
* 4-year college degree, or combination of experience,
in Museum Studies, History, Education, Social
Science, or related field.
*Good organizational skills and ability to work
passion for history, education, and public relations.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office and related
*Experience with graphic design a plus.
Note: All full-time employees are required to
contribute 5% of annual salary toward their
retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement
provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax
The Fort Monroe Authority is an Equal Opportunity
Employer in compliance with EEOC. This posting
closes Friday, March 24 at 5:00 pm. To apply
please forward (1) a copy of your resume, (2)
a cover letter and (3) an FMA Job Application
(available on our website at www.fmauthority.com).
to: Joan F. Baker, Human Resources Manager -
Or mail to: Joan F. Baker, Human Resources Manager,
20 Ingalls Road, Fort Monroe, VA 23651. Incomplete
applications will not be accepted.
Director - Jewish Historical Society of Greater
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington
(JHSGW) has launched a nationwide search for a
new Director, someone who will be tasked with
leading JHSGW through an expansion as it builds
itself into a larger museum operation. We have
engaged a search firm, Museum Search & Reference,
to help us with this search.
am asking you all to share this job opening
with your networks. Our search consultants would
also welcome any nominations. Time is of the
essence, as the job is posted only through February
10 (qualified late-comers will be accommodated
am attaching a copy of the job profile here.
You can also see it on the JHSGW website: https://www.jhsgw.org/about-us/jobs/director
or at www.museum-search.com/open-searches/
you have ideas or suggestions for candidates
or nominators, you should feel free to reach
out directly to our search consultants, Marilyn
Hoffman and Connie Rosemont at SearchandRef@museum-search.com
or by calling Connie at 603-545-9104.