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If you are interested in this position, please email cover letter and resume to

ATTN: Tara Putegnat, Executive Director at tputegnat@brownsvillehistory.org

Administrative Professional

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree desired; associates degree in accounting required.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s recent experience providing administrative support and accountants work with a non-profit organization.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office Suite – including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Quickbooks.
  • Ability to prioritize workflow, answer phones, manage a fluctuating workload and perform a wide variety of work.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, record management, filing and planning skills.
  • Ability to assess/reassess priorities effectively and efficiently in order to meet deadlines.
  • Prior experience in professionally handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule determined by the needs of the BHA.
  • Spanish language knowledge desirable.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/EXPECTATIONS:

  • Record day to day financial transactions and complete the posting process.
  • Write checks, make deposits, pay bills, handle communications with Executive Director.
  • Enter data, maintain records, reports and financial statements.  File all necessary documents in an organized manner.
  • Handle payroll in a timely manner.
  • Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized by the Executive Director; monitor office supply levels and re-order as necessary.
  • Issue invoices to donors and customers.
  • Ensure that receivables are collected promptly
  • Record cash receipts and credit card receipts.
  • Provide all accounting information to the external accountant who creates the BHA’s financial statements, reports and tax returns.
  • Provide clerical and administrative support to Executive Director as requested and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Reports directly to the Executive Director and performs other duties as assigned.

 

EXPECTED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and management skills.
  • Proven ability to work on various museum projects, programs and event planning.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.

Programs and Events Coordinator

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a B.A. in History, Public Administration, Communications or related humanities field preferred.
  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills;
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work on multiple projects with little or no supervision;
  • Experience in the event industry is a plus; ability to follow instructions well; ability to be flexible in a hectic and changing environment; can work nights and weekends;
  • Good customer service skills, experience in membership services;
  • Spanish language knowledge desirable.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/EXPECTATIONS:

  • Coordinate and execute social media efforts, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Coordinates with Executive Director to achieve operational goals and special event activities including a marketing and outreach plan.
  • Assists with development and implementation of programmatic endeavors for the BHA including special event programming and daily family programming.
  • Provides innovative and creative leadership for development and expansion of educational/interpretive programs to keep pace with market trends and educational standards.
  • Works with the Executive Director and staff to plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate a variety of membership programs and special events, including fundraisers.
  • Works closely with staff to ensure visitor engagement and best visitor experience for a wide range of age groups and educational backgrounds.
  • Works to advertise and promote museums, events, rentals and other forms of outreach.
  • Report directly to the Executive Director and performs other duties as assigned.

 

EXPECTED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and management skills.
  • Proven ability to work on complex projects as team leader and major contributor.
  • Ability to write clear and concise press release information.
  • Some experience with video editing and other media used for promotion.
  • Skilled trouble-shooter and problem-solver.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00am to 4:00pm

Sundays - Mondays: CLOSED

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