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Our culture is creativity and innovation. The previous work experience required to join THEMUSEUM team: childhood dreams. Here the bottom line is to awe, inspire and enlighten. After all, a museum built on imagination and wonder means the work will always be interesting.

We are currently hiring:

Partnerships & Special Events Coordinator

Organization: THEMUSEUM

Division: Sales, Partnerships, Special Events

Job Term: Full-time, beginning ASAP

Posted On: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Posting End Date: Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5:00pm

Job Summary

Reporting to the Senior Director of Sales & Operations, the Partnerships & Special Events Coordinator has a key role in producing revenue through third party rental sales, group sales, birthday parties, and special events. Part of a team of coordinators, the candidate provides support to the team through a strong commitment to customer service, growing and supporting THEMUSEUM to increase revenue through its mission, vision and values.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote large group sales by providing visitors with pricing, exhibit information, and THEMUSEUM amenities through inbound, outbound, and in person sales inquiries
  • Utilize THEMUSEUM marketing materials to sell facility rentals including rental packages specifically around current exhibits, corporate functions, weddings, conferences, fundraisers and general community events
  • Coordinate facility rentals by completing contracts and ensuring the client is provided with all relevant information regarding THEMUSEUM’s policies and overall effective use of the facility
  • Execute each facility rental or special event on-site and enforce policies and procedures
  • Liaise with external and internal suppliers to ensure proper set up of each event
  • Establish working relationships with relevant service providers to ensure smooth delivery of their support for events at THEMUSEUM
  • Assist Director with special event development, planning and execution
  • Attend sales and networking opportunities to increase professional development
  • Facilitate birthday party bookings providing pricing, timing and overall coordination of visit
  • Complete administrative duties including contracts, invoicing, filing, event summaries, etc
  • Create and maintain client lists for sales through phone and email for all sales objectives
  • Maintain knowledge of the Point of Sale system to complete invoicing and payment procedures
  • Schedule follow up phone calls with potential clients on a weekly basis
  • Maintain sales reports weekly
  • Adhere to and maintain policies and procedures as they pertain to the job
  • Stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the total job responsibility on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure Health and Safety training schedule is maintained and current
  • Take part in the JHS Committee for THEMUSEUM
  • Maintain a personal career growth track as negotiated with immediate supervisor annually

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Event Planning diploma and/or certificate or equivalent work experience would be an asset
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Self-starter and a team player who is resourceful and experienced in their problem solving abilities and not afraid to “roll up their sleeves”
  • Excellent time management skills with a highly organized approach to task completion
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – able to understand and be understood
  • Ability to work independently in a sometimes demanding environment with limited resources
  • Availability for frequent evening and weekend shifts
  • Willingness to learn
  • Creativity!!
  • Smart Serve license & First Aid Certification

About THEMUSEUM

THEMUSEUM’s vision is to awe, inspire and enlighten and as such stages permanent and travelling exhibitions for both children and adults.  Located in downtown Kitchener, THEMUSEUM is a charitable organization in an emerging field in Canada. THEMUSEUM offers a unique blend of art and technology at play and provides an opportunity for children and adults to learn in a fun, imaginative, non-traditional, creative environment. We encourage you to visit our website at www.THEMUSEUM.ca

Please forward cover letter and resume to Andrea.Jimenez@THEMUSEUM.ca  no later than May 5, 2017 at 5pm.

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POSITION: Day Camp Leader

DEPARTMENT: Exhibitions and Program Development

REPORTS TO:  Camp Program Coordinator

Start Date: June 12th, 2017

Accepting Resumes until 11:59 pm, May 7th, 2017

MANDATE:

Responsible for the day-to-day implementation of THEMUSEUM’s Themed Summer Day Camp Program.  These camps run from July 3rd to September 1st,2017.  This position is centered on leading and maintaining a fun, educational and valuable experience for our campers.  The successful applicants will be involved in preparing and presenting a variety of themed activities and programs for children between the ages of 4 – 12.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old.  Experience working with children is essential.  Your background should include proven leadership ability and the ability to communicate effectively.  Applicants should have knowledge or skills in one or more of the following areas:  education, science, history, and or art. Our Day Camp Leaders will be comfortable liaising with parents as well as dealing with minor discipline issues.  Additionally, a dedication to providing accurate, enthusiastic, engaging and age appropriate programming is a must.  The Day Camp Leader position is a physically demanding role, and you will be expected to spend the majority of the day on your feet interacting with and supervising campers. Patience, creativity, interpersonal skills, organization and the ability to take initiative where necessary will round out your qualifications.

Applicant must have First Aid and CPR training/certificate.

Starting Date:  Variable, paid mandatory training sessions may be booked as early as June 12th.

Full-Time Starting Date: July 2nd, 2017

Wage:  $12.00 per hour

Hours:  Monday to Friday between the hours of 7:45 am to 6:00 pm, for approximately 40 hours per week.

This position is sponsored and therefore must be filled by a full-time post-secondary student returning to school full-time.

Please direct resumes & cover letters to:

THEMUSEUM

10 King Street West Kitchener, ON N2G 1A3

Attention:  Andrea Jimenez

Email:  Andrea.Jimenez@THEMUSEUM.ca

We thank all interested applicants; however, THEMUSEUM will contact only those candidates to be interviewed.  No phone calls, please.

 

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