Current Employment & Internship Opportunities

  • Donor Relations and Special Events Manager (Full-Time)
  • Security Officer (Part Time)

Donor Relations and Special Events Manager (Full-Time)

Summary Description: The Donor Relations and Special Events Manager will be responsible for creating, activating, and measuring a well-coordinated annual giving program designated to cultivate and solicit support from individuals, corporations, and family foundations with a focus on major giving. They will lead or support the planning and execution of fundraising events such as the annual To Life dinner, donor engagement events, point-of-entry tours, and other events as assigned.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead or support the planning and execution of fundraising events such as the annual To Life dinner, donor engagement events, point-of-entry tours, and other events as assigned. They will also Lead or support the development of communication tools for fundraising and individual donor solicitation and stewardship (i.e., appeal letters, talking points, scripts, presentations, etc.). This position will manage a portfolio of 100-150 prospects/donors. They will be accountable for developing and managing budgets while growing revenues and managing expenses.

The Donor Relations and Special Events Manager must be able to meet deadlines and juggle responsibilities, working collaboratively with other staff members. Must be detail-oriented, calm under pressure, and have the ability to think creatively while working both independently as well as part of a team. Must also be able to work some night and weekend hours when necessary.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 successful professional development experience with a proven fundraising track record preferred.
  • Strong work ethic and adherence to the AFP Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Working knowledge of fundraising software – Raiser’s Edge or Altru preferred
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and make decisions.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize projects and produce work in a timely manner.
  • Skill in operating a variety of software programs on a personal computer

To Apply: Resumes with cover letter should be sent to: rlefante@thefhm.org.  No phone calls regarding position.

Security Officer (Part Time)

Summary Description: The Security Officer is responsible for the protection, safeguarding and security of assets, personnel and all visitors. Part-time position, 25- 30 hours per week. Must be comfortable wearing a mask.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing security patrols on the floor and exterior of the Museum
  • Protecting property from theft, sabotage, fire and accidents
  • Investigates and writes reports (when necessary) on accidents, incidents, suspicious activities, safety and fire hazards and other security related situations
  • Provide any needed assistance to visitors and employees within the museum’s procedures
  • Monitor Museum security cameras
  • Check visitors in the Museum by use of metal detector and x-ray equipment
  • Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with staff and the public
  • Must be able to understand and follow standard operating procedures
  • Perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
  • Write and investigate required reports
  • Make independent and good judgment decisions within museum policy and procedures

Experience/Qualifications:

Must have a Florida class D Security License. High school graduate. Preferably military veteran or law enforcement experience.

To apply, please email resume to gdeatherage@thefhm.org or fax resume to (727) 894-8096.


Current Internship Opportunities

  • Exhibitions and Collections Intern (Part Time, Unpaid)
  • Public Relations Department (Part Time, Unpaid)

Exhibitions and Collections Intern (Part Time, Unpaid)

The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will assist with tasks related to traveling and permanent exhibitions and the Museum’s artifact, art, and archives collections as needed. Specific projects are not guaranteed. The intern’s activities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Exhibitions:

  • Assist with exhibition preparation, installation, and deinstallation.
  • Provide additional support and assistance as needed regarding exhibitions.

Collections:

  • Assist with collections management and organization: may involve taking inventories, cataloging, entering data in the museum collection database, writing condition reports, research, and handling for storage.
  • Continue digitization of the collections by taking photos or scanning documents.

Administrative Duties:

  • Scheduling, travel coordination, purchasing supplies and mailings.
  • Drafting and processing purchase orders related to the Museum’s current offsite storage project.
  • Provide additional support and assistance as needed regarding exhibitions and collections activities.

Position Requirements:

  • Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
  • Strong recognition of the importance of historical artifacts and archives
  • Ability and willingness to learn and follow proper handling practices
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs
  • Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
  • Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
  • High level of organization
  • Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable
  • Ability to lift, move and/or carry 15 pounds and to assist other staff with large, heavy and awkward items (including objects, exhibition furniture, or storage crates)
  • Ability to climb ladders or stairs for object storage, transport and/or maintenance as needed

Supervision: The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will report to the Exhibitions and Collections department staff.

Education: BA degree in Museum Studies, Library Science, History, Art History or related field.

Experience: Some museum-related experience required.

Please Note: Those not local to the Tampa Bay Area, this is a voluntary/unpaid position. Priority will be given to students seeking college credit. The FHM will comply with academic guidelines in exchange for credit. Academic internships are by semester.

Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample and semester applying for to Victoria King-Taber, Museum Registrar & Exhibitions Manager, at vking@thefhm.org. Open for applications until this position has been filled.

 


Public Relations/Marketing Intern (Part Time, Unpaid)

Position Description: The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a public relations/marketing intern. The Public Relations Intern will assist the Marketing Communications Specialist with tasks related to marketing and media relations.

Supports Public Relations/Marketing in the following areas:

  • Coordinate Museum’s newsletter.
  • Assist in special events coordination, from beginning to end; selecting venue, set up and break down of the room, prepare programs/agendas, assemble gift packages.
  • Assist with designing and layout of program/event invitations.
  • Maintain and update media and VIP lists in database.
  • Prepare bulk mailings, press releases and press kits.
  • Organize and maintain Museum-related news articles and photographs.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Position Requirements:

  • Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship.
  • Ability and willingness to learn about PR practices and protocol.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop)
  • Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
  • Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
  • High level of organization
  • Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable

Education: Enrollment in or completion of an academic program in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Mass Media. Must have a basic understanding of public relations and its broad scope which includes all media relations. Competent proof-reader, and comfortable with revising and editing documents.

Please send your resume, including relevant coursework, and three writing samples to pr@thefhm.org. Open for applications until this position has been filled.


About The Florida Holocaust Museum

The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocide. One of only three American Alliance of Museum (AAM) accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum boasts an outstanding collection of contemporary visual art as well as the largest Holocaust research library in the Southeastern United States. Its permanent exhibition highlights the artifacts, photographs, documents and testimonies of Holocaust Survivors and Liberators who came to settle in Florida. Please visit www.TheFHM.org for more information about the Museum and its programs.

Learn more about volunteer opportunities with The Florida Holocaust Museum.