Program Coordinator (Historical Society of Long Beach)
The Program Coordinator fills a critical role in the daily operation of the Historical Society of Long Beach’s (HSLB) museum, archive, and research center. The development of a community supportive of the HSLB starts with a visitors’ first interaction with an HSLB representative. The position requires someone who is cordial and gracious. Communicating clearly and effectively is imperative. A successful employee is: Flexible and able to change priorities when needed to effectively carryout projects; Willing to learn about the history of Long Beach; Productive with a minimal amount of supervision; Effective as a member of a team; and Detail oriented. The Program Coordinator is a full-time, hourly position, Tuesday through Saturday.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Coordinate and execute program plans. Including set up, break down, logistical support, rsvp systems,
• Manage Photographic Reproduction Research and Sales—all aspects of photographic sales fulfillment; research appointment; digitizing historical photographs and other materials; digital editing; producing pieces for resale and exhibitions; creation of rights and reproduction agreements; soliciting and facilitating photo reproduction sales.
• Visitor Services—greet and talk with visitors about the HSLB and our services; encourage membership; assess visitor needs; accept contributions of historical materials to the HSLB’s collection; talk about exhibitions; working some First Friday evenings with volunteer support.
• Exhibitions—assist in exhibition planning; execute exhibition plan; digitize and produce imagery; participate in framing and installing exhibition; logistics; develop print and web-based graphics
• Volunteer Coordination— recruit, and train volunteers for gallery and office support events and programs.
• Answer telephone calls and messages
• Maintains shared office calendar
• Develops print, electronic, and web-based graphics
• Website maintenance
• Maintain Gallery and retail sales area
• Electronic and Social Media—develop posts, promote HSLB programs
• Shared Tasks—answer telephone calls and messages; take out garbage; housekeeping; other duties as assigned
Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress, Microsoft Excel and Word
Interest in local history
Experience working with volunteers
Knowledge of nonprofit environments
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Hourly Wage Range: $14-$16 with paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Health benefits are not offered.
Hours: 40 hours; occasional evening and weekend hours for scheduled events and programs
To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 24, 2019.