Development & Prospect Researcher
The South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton is seeking a Development and Prospect Researcher to join its development team. The position is responsible for ongoing strategic prospect and donor research, tracking contacts with individuals, corporations and foundations; maintaining accurate donor records in a database, preparing reports and providing administrative support to the Executive Director and Development staff.
Experience with prospect research and working with a database is required. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills, pay attention to detail and accuracy, work well in a fast-paced team environment, set priorities and follow through to completion of tasks, maintain a high level of confidentiality, and be proficient with Microsoft Office suite. This position will report to the Development Director and is funded for a two-year period with potential for continued employment if budgets allow. Please send cover letter and resume to HR@SouthFloridaMuseum.org.
Education - Program Coordinator
The South Florida Museum is seeking a Program Coordinator to organize, administer and support our school and public programs. Working with the Education Department, this full-time, entry-level position is the key to “making programs happen,” with a wide range of responsibilities including administrative support, scheduling, logistics, ordering supplies, managing vendor contacts, overseeing program set-up and break-down and extensive interaction with the public. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, computer, communication, administrative and customer service skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
Some evening and weekend work is required, but schedule has some weekday flexibility.
This is a salaried position, with benefits
Please send cover letter and resume to HR@SouthFloridaMuseum.org.
The Program Coordinator will play a crucial support role with a wide range of responsibilities associated with group visits and public programs.
· Coordinate field trip programs for schools, summer camp and youth groups and tour programs for adult groups
· Communicate with teachers and group leaders via telephone and email to schedule tours
· Provide incoming tour leaders with necessary information to ensure a successful visit, i.e. arrival/departure times, tentative schedules, program options, pricing, special accommodations, etc.
· Maintain calendars using in-house scheduling software
· Work with Education staff and volunteer tour guides to coordinate resources and schedules
· Greet, facilitate bus unloading and organize incoming groups upon arrival.
· Generate invoices for group visits
· Inventory and order program supplies
· Track program budgets, accounts and invoicing
· Coordinate public program and exhibition event set-up, hosting and break-down, including regularly scheduled Film Friday, Family Night, think + drink and Stelliferous evening programs.
· Set up and run refreshment station for public programs
· Coordinate program volunteers, as needed
· Associates Degree, with two years customer service experience preferred.
· Highly organized
· Excellent communication skills
· Basic computer skills, ability to use scheduling, calendar, invoicing, word processing and email software
· Ability to work effectively with volunteers
· Ability to interact effectively with diverse constituents, including Museum visitors, children’s and adult groups, educators, corporate clients and the community at large
· Ability to work flexible schedule which includes evening and weekends.
· Ability to creatively solve problems and successfully handle conflict resolution.
· Ability to lift up to 30 lbs
· Ability to oversee group tours throughout museum for at least four hours per day