Employment Opportunities

Events and Rental Coordinator – Part-Time - $12/hour (24 hours/week)

The Massillon Museum Events and Rental Coordinator is an hourly, part-time position with the possibility of becoming full-time in the future.  The staff member works with a dynamic team to orchestrate and implement a variety of Museum events.  Events range in scope from gallery openings, monthly programs, and unique ticketed events and fundraisers, to the largest annual event, the Museum's Island Party, held every July.  The Events and Rental Coordinator works most closely with the Guest Operations Manager and Administrative Assistant to recruit and coordinate events volunteers, and works with the volunteer Activities Committee.  The Events and Rental Coordinator will also be responsible for assisting with management of facility rentals.  The position benefits from a staff member with keen attention to detail, management skills, and an ability to be a team player.  The staff member should value the vital role museums play in preserving and sharing art and history. The staff member should have knowledge of best practices for planning events in the context of museum spaces, as well as creating and following a budget. The ability to communicate effectively and professionally with the public in person and in writing is essential. 

Applicants should be familiar and comfortable with Microsoft Office, and preparing/entering data into online calendar systems. Experience and expertise in Photoshop, web design and social media marketing are a plus. Applicants should be comfortable handling the logistics of ordering and coordinating supplies and deliveries online, by phone, and in person.  At least two years’ experience with fundraising and/or event planning is required. Applicants who have a degree or certificate in related areas, such as hospitality or public relations, are highly encouraged to apply; however, a degree is not required.  The employee has an opportunity to participate in the Museum’s Simple IRA retirement program after 90 days.  PTO is earned from the start date, with eligibility for paid vacation time starting at the first-year anniversary date.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to the attention of the Personnel Committee at the Massillon Museum by Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 5:00pm to jobs@massillonmuseum.org.

(posted 6/18/2021)

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