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Event and Programming Intern (15-20 hours/week in late-May to early August)
Reports to: Director, Volunteers & Visitor Services and Director, Education
Internship Projects: Assist museum staff with administrative tasks related to the following events:
- Museum’s Tenth Anniversary Event, May 17, 2015 – the event will welcome about 400 guests in honoring Museum founders, Milton and Tamar Maltz, while celebrating the Museum’s vision for the future. It will most likely be under a tent at the Museum. This opportunity provides hands-on experience coordinating day-of event logistics.
- Jewish Food and Culture Festival, August 9th, 2015 – This outdoors summer celebration will also showcase favorite traditions of the Jewish community and provide a learning opportunity for those unfamiliar with Jewish food and culture through food, games and music. The Festival will provide the chance to interface with the community on behalf of the Museum through promotional and sponsorship campaigns.
- Chasing Dreams: Baseball & Becoming American, on view April 12 through September 7, 2015 – produced by the National Museum of American Jewish Heritage, this exhibition celebrates the diverse groups of people that our national pastime has continually brought together. In addition to school tours, partnerships with the Cleveland Baseball Federation and little leagues will be leveraged to draw thousands of inner-city youth during the summer months. Through additional collaborations with the Cleveland Baseball Heritage Museum, local minor league teams, the Cleveland Indians and the recently restored League Park, the exhibition will draw on Cleveland’s rich history with the sport. This project will provide an inside look at how Museum programs and collaborations come together.
Learning Opportunities and Responsibilities:
- Help market and promote Museum events to the community including updating calendars and blogging
- Coordinate with vendors and potential sponsors for the Jewish Food and Culture Festival
- Aid in the planning and logistics for programming associated with Chasing Dreams
- Help manage day-of logistics for all of the above events
- Organized, detail-oriented, able to multitask and keep track of multiple projects
- Experience with Microsoft Office and online database systems
- Flexible schedule as position will require occasional evening and weekend work
- High degree of professionalism
- The ideal candidate will have an interest or be pursuing a degree in a field related to the following: Marketing and Communications, Education, Sociology, Museum Studies.
ABOUT THE MALTZ MUSEUM
The Maltz Museum celebrates culture and identity to encourage connection and promote a greater appreciation of Jewish heritage and the diversity of the human experience. Personal stories of struggle, courage and creativity are brought to life through interactive exhibitions and thought-provoking programs. For more information, visit maltzmuseum.org and follow us on Twitter @maltzmuseum and @stopthehateUS.
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, disability, political affiliation or other legally protected status.
Send your resume to Human Resources, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood, Ohio, 44122, firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.