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Destination: Fairytale Town

Position: Executive Director

Date Posted: 7/16/19

About Fairytale

Located in William Land Park in Sacramento and founded in 1959, Fairytale Town is celebrating its 60th year as one of Sacramento’s premier cultural assets, welcoming families from all over the world through its iconic Humpty Dumpty’s gate into an enchanted realm. As the region’s leading institution for play, family entertainment, and celebration of children’s creativity, imagination, and fun, Fairytale Town stands as a meaningful contrast to today’s constant consumer advertisement and shock-value entertainment. As a result, 250,000 guests from all over the state, nation, and globe enjoy the park generating $2.2 million in revenue for the region.

The Fairytale Town Board of Directors is seeking a new leader to grow the park and serve the next generation of children and their families. Beginning in 2016, the park embarked on key signature amenities:

  • Adventure Playground, a free afterschool youth development program in South Sacramento.
  • Anansi’s Web, the park’s first new addition in 20 years.
  • An ambitious $6M park expansion that extends the park by a half-acre and includes a new box office and entry plaza, an outdoor classroom area, and a multipurpose “Story Center” that will feature exhibits focused on literacy, and opportunities for cross collaboration in shared spaces.

Position Profile

The Executive Director (ED) is the chief executive officer of Fairytale Town and responsible for overseeing the administration, fund development, community and organizational leadership, programming, maintenance and strategic planning of the organization. The Board of Directors is looking for the park’s next leader who will provide the broad strategic leadership and vision to build on the park’s assets and continue enhancing its vitality for the Sacramento region.  The ED will be the park’s public face to an external audience that includes children and families, donors, civic and business leaders, volunteers, and arts and nonprofit organizations.  The next decade of the park’s growth will bring great opportunities to iterate and expand Fairytale Town’s play portfolio for the region’s diverse communities. This exciting period will require a dynamic leader who can bring innovation, thoughtful strategic vision, a respect for diverse communities, and an engaging sense of fun and play to fulfill the park’s mission of promoting the imagination, creativity, and education of children for a park that balances itself as both a neighborhood park as well as a regional cultural attraction.

This is a full-time, exempt position. Compensation DOE with medical, dental and life insurance as well as a 401(k) plan.

Job Duties — Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership & Management: Possesses ethical and exceptional leadership for Fairytale Town in partnership with the Board of Directors and provides leadership, management and guidance for a dedicated staff of 30 to fulfill the organization’s mission.
    • Board Governance
      • Responsible for leading the organization in a manner that supports and guides the mission as defined by the Board of Directors.
      • Develop, maintain and support a strong Board of Directors and the Board Committee structure.
      • Responsible for communicating effectively with the Board and providing all information needed for the Board to function properly and make informed decisions.
      • Ability to collaborate with and motivate board members and other volunteers.
    • Organization Mission and Strategic Planning
      • Responsible for the implementation of programs to carry out the organization’s mission and for strategic planning to ensure the organization can successfully fulfill its mission in the future.
      • Ability to convey a vision of Fairytale Town’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, and donors.
      • Responsible for the enhancement of the organization’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.
      • Embrace the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in representing the park and its programming to its multiple audiences of visitors, staff, donors, and partners.
    • Staff Management
      • Lead, coach, develop and retain Fairytale Town’s high-performance management team and support staff.
      • Communicate effectively with staff members to ensure the quality implementation of programs and activities.
      • Ability to inspire, attract and empower high caliber volunteers and collaborators.
      • Ability to set a positive atmosphere and foster a multicultural and inclusive workforce in a flexible environment.
    • Liaison with Key Stakeholders
      • Develop/maintain positive relationships with the City of Sacramento, elected and administrative leaders and their staff, and other nonprofit partners.
  • Financial Management and Fund Development: Provides development strategy to successfully acquire earned and contributed revenue and resources to manage and ensure the financial health of the organization.
    • Responsible for the fiscal integrity of the organization including:
      • Submit a proposed annual budget and monthly financial statements to the board in a timely manner.
      • Ensure operating within the approved budget and maximizing resource utilization.
      • Ensure the implementation of an annual financial audit of the organization.
  • Responsible for all fundraising efforts and donor relations to support the organization.
    • Expand fundraising efforts, including individual donors, grants, sponsorships and in-kind contributions, to support existing programs, capital improvements and operations.
    • Maintain and deepen relations, engagement and interaction with donors.
    • Establish new strategic partnerships with funders and community leaders.
    • Oversee other advancement efforts including marketing, event planning, and community relations.
  • Facility & Operations Management: Ensures that the facility is well-maintained and operated to meet the organization’s mission and serve the community.
    • Ensure smooth daily operation of the facility.
    • Ensure proper maintenance of the facility and timely completion of capital improvement projects.
    • Overall management of all staff and contract workers.
    • Review, approve and manage contracts with donors, vendors and others.
    • Communicate regularly with the Board, providing information on the status of key responsibility areas.

Minimum Experience Requirements:

  • Demonstrated management, fund development and donor engagement abilities in a non-profit environment.
  • Proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience using creativity and innovation in a professional environment.
  • Fiscal and budget management and administrative experience.
  • Leadership experience with diverse populations, managing skilled and semi-skilled workers, and establishing and maintaining community relationships.
  • Experience with and strong interest in children’s programming, education and recreation, with knowledge of innovative play concepts and trends.
  • Experience partnering with community organizations, foundations, businesses, schools and school districts.
  • Facility in public speaking and management of diverse audiences from donors to elected leaders to the park’s neighbors.
  • Park facilities management, planning, and design of parks open to the public.
  • Highly organized; ability to plan and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Team player mindset.
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience in a similar setting.
  • Previous experience as an executive director preferred but not required.

Education / Certifications:

  • BA preferred but not required.

Specific Skills and Abilities Desired:

  • First aid certified.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and cash handling practices.
  • Clean DMV record.
  • Possession of a valid California driver license and reliable transportation with proof of insurance.
  • Ability to lift 15 pounds.
  • Able to work around and in close contact with animals daily.

To apply for this position please send a cover letter and resume to: Sherri Adams at sdadams@fairytaletown.org with “Executive Director Search” in the subject line by September 15. 

No phone calls accepted. Fairytale Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Organization: Friends of Sutter’s Fort

Position: Retail Manager, 32 hours per week

Date Posted: 7/2/19

Job Overview:

The Retail Manager will work in partnership with the Executive Director to manage retail operations for Friends of Sutter’s Fort including physical Trade and Gift Store, online store and event sales with attention to maximizing profitability.   The Retail Manager will be responsible for purchasing store products, daily accounting, merchandising, stocking and maintaining inventory.

The Retail Manager will work collaboratively with the Friends of Sutter’s Fort leadership team, State Park Staff, volunteers, and community partners to providing visitors with quality and unique products appropriate for Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, with attention to maximizing profitability. The Retail Manager will ensure that visitors experience a high level of service.

 Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manage inventory, including purchasing and receiving in physical Trade & Gift Store, event sales and online sales
  • Oversee all aspects of the Trade and Gift Store’s inventory control and point of sales system
  • Supervise staff and/or volunteers at Trade and Gift Store: onboard and train staff, schedule shifts to ensure appropriate coverage
  • Work with Executive Director to develop and maintain an annual retail budget
  • Identify opportunities  to increase earned revenue
  • Identify opportunities to increase visibility in the community
  • Create marketing and promotional materials; write articles for enews and social media
  • Prepare monthly Cost of Goods Sold and Damaged Goods reports
  • Build relationships with vendors and keep appropriate vendor records
  • Oversee product merchandising and store displays
  • Develop appropriate new products as needed
  • Oversee accounting back up and daily deposits  
  • Handle all customer service problems quickly and effectively
  • Oversee and/or assist with sales at events
  • Promote in store memberships and donations
  • Attend meetings and trainings as requested
  • Ensure store and storage areas are safe and well-maintained
  • Support Executive Director in other tasks, as needed

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of two years managing a museum, park or historic site store or comparable retail center
  • Extensive knowledge of retail procedures and operations
  • Experience in managing staff including hiring, training, performance management, and coaching
  • Knowledge of computer operation and POS software (experience with Quick Books Point of Sale preferred)
  • Strong math skills
  • Excellent and responsive customer service and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong self-motivation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds and stand for long periods.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and evenings

Work Environment
The majority of working hours will be spent in the Trade and Gift Store located within Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. Employees should be prepared for cold or hot weather conditions. Times will also be spent in the stockroom.  Shifts may vary, but will typically be during park hours. Hours will vary, depending on the needs of the store. Light to moderate physical activity such as walking, standing, and lifting boxes is required.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to linsey@suttersfort.org . This position is open until filled

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum

Position: Museum Store Manager

Department: Museum Store

Supervisor: Director of Visitor Services

Employment Status: Full-time/Non-Exempt

Date Posted: 7/2/19

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:
Oversee the operation of the Museum Store in an efficient and effective manner with attention to maximizing profitability while furthering the Museum’s mission. Participate in the Museum’s budget development process and oversee the development and day-to-day management of the Museum Store budget.

Work collaboratively with the Museum’s leadership team, other staff, volunteers, and community partners to uphold the Museum’s values and ensure that the Crocker’s programs and services to visitors reflect those values: creativity, excellence, integrity, passion, public good, and relationship.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create an annual business plan that includes a merchandising direction, inventory control standards and practices, customer service standards and practices, staffing levels, budget and other strategies to maximize earned income while maintaining high quality customer service and furthering the Museum’s mission.
  • Develop and ensure adherence to policies and procedures related to Museum Store retail operations.
  • Develop an annual staffing plan and ensure that staffing is within budget and adequate to meet customer needs.
  • Diversify the Store’s merchandise mix to include appropriate products at a variety of price points that reflect the Museum’s programs, experiences, and collections.
  • Oversee all aspects of the Museum Store’s inventory control and point of sales system.
  • Set qualitative and quantitative performance goals for staff to meet overall strategic retail goals.
  • Collaborate on the development of custom products that reflect the Museum’s brand identity, further the visitor experience, and contribute to elevating the Museum’s visibility.
  • Manage special retail events throughout the year to increase earned revenue and raise the Museum’s visibility in the community.
  • Work in collaboration with the Creative Arts League of Sacramento to produce the Holiday Art & Craft Festival. Oversee all aspects of the Museum’s participation in the event.
  • Work collaboratively with Museum staff and volunteers to maximize revenue generation through on-site sales and other retail opportunities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to achieve greatest success and serve the Museum’s Mission.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three years managing a museum store or comparable retail outlet.
  • Experience managing all aspects of a Retail space or store, including buying, customer service, and business planning.
  • Experience in managing staff including hiring, training, performance management, and coaching.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills with a demonstrated ability to work with diverse audiences and internal customers.
  • Ability to manage day-to-day activities while focusing on long-term goals and planning.
  • Extensive knowledge of retail procedures and operations.
  • Knowledge of business practice within a non-profit setting including financial planning and analysis.
  • Ability to maintain retail records associated with inventory, personnel and sales data to include time sheets, leave forms, receipt forms, and purchase orders as needed to prepare reports and monitor budget.
  • Excellent writing, analytical and verbal skills with the ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner a range of information including: technical information; policies and procedures; responses to visitor and client inquiries required.
  • Knowledge of computer operation and ability to learn and use POS software.
  • Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation; position may include some work-related transport.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervise Museum Store staff including sales associates and volunteers.
Contribute to creating a positive work environment to motivate staff.
Manage relationships with vendors and artists.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and monitor Museum Store budget adjusting as necessary to ensure positive impact on the Museum’s overall operating budget.

Please email cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum

Position: Development Officer

Department: Development

Supervisor: Director of Development

Employment Status: Full-time/Non-Exempt

Date Posted: 7/2/19

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Development Officer will be a member of a development team supporting the fundraising efforts of Crocker Art Museum. The Development Officer will cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of high-level individual donors and corporate partners to support the programs, exhibitions, and institutional priorities of the Museum.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work with development staff to establish and monitor short and long-term strategic goals related to fund development.
  • Maintain and deepen relationships with existing donors through personalized engagement and stewardship.
  • Conduct prospect research to identify new donors and cultivate existing donors with the potential to increase giving levels.
  • Moves management tracking in Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud.
  • Help ensure proper donor recognition.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of key stewardship events for donors.
  • Coordinate planned giving strategies including seminars, website and online marketing. Work with financial planners and allied professionals within the field.
  • Cultivate and solicit planned gifts.
  • Maintain knowledge of Museum programs and initiatives. Must be able to articulate a strong case for support to donors.
  • Attend appropriate and important community, civic and social events/activities.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; sit for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or three to five years of fundraising experience to include major gift solicitation or any equivalent combination.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to work with a variety of constituencies, including high net worth donors, volunteers, board members, and diverse staff.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to successfully plan and achieve short-term and long-term fundraising goals.
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated, utilizing a high level of initiative, judgment, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential information.
  • Demonstrated experience with Raiser’s Edge donor management software, Excel and Word.
  • Able to work in fast-paced, demanding environment and be responsive to deadlines managing and completing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of fundraising policies and procedures.
  • Requires flexible schedule, including some weekend and evening work.
  • Travel throughout Sacramento region and occasionally may travel nationally as part of Museum travel program.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist the Director of Development in preparing the annual budget and work plan for major gifts revenue and work within established budgets.

Please email cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum

Position: Sponsorships and Grant Manager

Department: Development

Supervisor: Director of Development

Employment Status: Full-time/Non-Exempt

Date Posted: 7/2/19

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Sponsorships and Grant Manager works to identify and generate funding from existing and new corporate and foundation funders, as well as government grants. Core to this position is the effective written presentation of the Crocker Art Museum’s mission, programmatic priorities, and initiatives, especially through the development, execution and follow-up of solicitations and proposals.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create and implement integrated fundraising strategies to secure gifts from corporations and foundations, including creative ways to introduce current funders to new programs.
  • Conduct research on foundations and other potential funders to increase the base of support.
  • Draft solicitation letters, concept papers, proposals, presentations, and reports, and engage in ongoing corporate and foundation outreach activities.
  • Oversee and implement stewardship strategies for corporate and foundation funders, including sponsorship fulfillment.
  • Manage the grants calendar and schedule.
  • Grant writing and administration: interface with education, curatorial, marketing, finance, and other Crocker departments ensuring all deadlines are met efficiently and effectively.
  • Oversee fulfillment of received grant proposals.
  • Provide analysis and reports to track progress toward fundraising goals and prepare corresponding reports.
  • Coordinate with communications staff on related activities, including but not limited to: annual report, ArtLetter, online corporate and foundation activities and other outreach materials.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS or equivalent.
  • Three years’ experience in the nonprofit sector soliciting funds from corporate sponsors and foundation grant funders.
  • Proven success in reaching fundraising goals through securing corporate and foundation support.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Detail oriented, accountable, and responsive to both external stakeholders and internal teams.
  • Excellent personal computer/database skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, and Raiser’s Edge).
  • Efficient and effective organizational skills.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment while able to juggle priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently and in a collaborative team environment across multiple programs and departments.
  • Sensitivity and reliability with confidential information.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand and walk; site for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.

MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position has no direct reports.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Sponsorships and Grant Manager must collaborate with Finance and Program Managers to prepare budgets for sponsorship proposals and grants as needed.

Assist in preparing the annual budget and work plan for expected corporate, foundation, and government grant revenue.

Please email cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org

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Museum: Crocker Art Museum

Position: Membership and Database Manager

Department: Development

Supervisor: Director of Development

Employment Status: Full-time/Non-Exempt

Date Posted: 7/2/19

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

Plan, implement, and evaluate the acquisition and retention of general Museum members. Direct and oversee the Museum’s Raiser’s Edge donor database, serving as the database administrator. Supervise Gift Processors.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and implement strategies and tactics to acquire new general members and retain existing general members.
  • Develop and implement strategies for the solicitation of members, lapsed members, and other non-major donor prospects for annual giving through direct mail, digital, and social networking campaigns.
  • Create and manage membership and annual giving budget—revenue and expenses—ensuring expenses are minimized and revenue is maximized. Monitor goals and budgets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis to assure financial objectives are met.
  • Work across departments, especially with Marketing, Visitor Services, Education, to create a membership acquisition and retention program that is creative and efficient.
  • Oversee the general membership stewardship and benefit program in order to achieve associated goals. Ensure prompt and professional fulfillment of benefits.
  • Supervise the Gift Processing team.
  • Serve as system administrator for the Museum’s Raiser’s Edge donor database. Establish systems and protocols for maintaining database integrity. Train staff in database use and function. Produce special reports, queries, and exports as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of three to five years’ proven track record in raising funds or in nonprofit business development in relevant areas such as membership, direct marketing, and online fundraising
  • Ability to effectively communicate the mission, vision and programs of the Museum.
  • Strong project planning and tracking skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Expert knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or fundraising databases including data entry and data reporting and analysis.
  • Broad knowledge of the development field, its best practices, code of ethics, and systems for maintaining good relationships with donors.
  • Ability to develop relationships with a diversity of individuals. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows and basic PC usage.
  • Management skills in hiring and supervising employees.
  • Weekend and evening work will be required on occasion.

Please email cover letter and resume to camajobs@crockerart.org

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Museum Partner: Sutter Health

Position: Employer Relations Event Coordinator

Date Posted: 6/4/19

Description
The Employer Relations Event Coordinator is responsible for developing and maintaining a system-wide approach for all employer related events, including but not limited to open enrollment, health fairs, sponsorships and health screenings. This includes event logistics, development and maintenance of an event calendar, recruiting and training volunteers. Team member of open enrollment strategy and implementation. Work closely with partnered health plans to identify appropriate employer participation and where possible, co-branding occurs to manage employee’s understanding of Sutter’s role. Create open enrollment collateral with employer specific messaging. Represent Sutter in a professional manner at employer events and be knowledgeable of health plan offerings and provide exceptional customer service to attendees.

Qualifications
Education-Bachelor’s Marketing, Business or related field required Or equivalent education/experience

Licensure-Driver License required

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of event management required
  • Must have knowledge in web based technologies and Microsoft products
  • Demonstrated expertise in healthcare product/benefit sales and customer service in a health insurance or managed care setting as typically acquired during 3-5years experience in a similar position.
  • Recognized experience managing multiple projects simultaneously, building positive working relationships with employers, Sutter leaders and physicians, establishing flexible work flow systems that accommodate rapidly changing priorities.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to positively work with physicians, Sutter leaders and internally and external clients.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Must have excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Solid understanding of healthcare marketing
  • Demonstrates creativity, initiative, resourcefulness and good judgment in performance of duties.
  • Working understanding of employer benefit/group health program design and their healthcare needs and issues.
  • Requires ability to solve problems and engage appropriate teams as needed.
  • Understand Sutter’s graphic standards with a working knowledge of the Sutter Health Brand Center and Workamajig tools.
  • Requires poise, confidence and professionalism.
  • Functional understanding of healthcare operations and delivery, industry trends, regulatory changes, disruptive technology, medical advances and emerging consumer behavior.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of clients, including external customers, payers, internal Sales teams
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, human relations and negotiation skills.
  • Must have ability to work independently and throughout the system to solve problems.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain effective, positive working relationships with physicians, business/industry managers and all levels of staff.

Primary Location: California-Greater Sacramento Area-Sacramento
Organization: Sutter Health System Office
Employee Status: Regular
Posting Type: All Applications Accepted
Benefits: Yes Position Status: Exempt Union: No
Job Shift: Day Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday Weekend Requirements: None
Shift Start Time: 8:00 a.m. Shift End Time: 8:00 p.m
Schedule: Full Time Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 40

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver’s license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Click here to apply.

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Museum: California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CSRMF)

Position: Marketing & Programs Coordinator

Date Posted: 5/30/19

Overview of the Position:
Reporting to the Director of Events and Marketing, the CSRMF Marketing & Programs Coordinator works closely with Foundation staff, Museum Docents, Sacramento Southern Railroad Volunteers and State Parks staff to assist in the planning and execution of a wide range of marketing projects. The reporting location is 106 K Street, Suite 200 in Old Sacramento and complimentary daily parking is available directly behind the California State Railroad Museum.

Examples of Essential Duties:

  • Social media creation and posting.
  • Creation of email communications.
  • Pulling and maintaining marketing lists.
  • Keeping calendars and marketing documents up to date.
  • Website postings and updates.
  • Graphic design.
  • Photography.
  • Boots on the ground support of marquee events as assigned.
  • Assist with the tracking and documentation of visitation metrics.

Our preferred candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Clear and crisp communication both verbally and in writing via various communication mediums.
  • Understand, appreciate, and thrive in a team environment.
  • Be highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Be able to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner to meet current needs.
  • Possess strong computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite is required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Constant Contact and website CMS is a plus.
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, and Lightroom.
  • Willingness to take ownership.
  • Personal determination and grit.
  • A keen sense of humor.
  • Schedule flexibility.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit at a desk performing typical office tasks for extended periods.
  • Ability to climb on and off railroad equipment.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to walk for extended periods.
  • Ability to work outside in hot and cold conditions.

Compensation:
This hourly 75% time benefited position is budgeted at $16/hr. Benefits package includes free parking, paid vacation, 75% coverage of medical insurance, and full coverage of vision and dental insurance.

How to Apply:
For full consideration, please send a resume outlining your experience and education, a cover letter explaining your interest and desire to work for the foundation, and a writing sample of your choice to Tim Schroepfer, Director of Events and Marketing at tschroepfer@csrmf.org with the subject line Marketing Coordinator Application by June 21. Interviews of selected candidates is scheduled for July 8 & 9th. Start date for this position is July 29. No phone calls please.

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Museum: California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CSRMF)

Position: Events & Programs Coordinator

Date Posted: 5/30/19

Overview of the Position:
Reporting to the Director of Events and Marketing, the CSRMF Events & Programs Coordinator works closely with Foundation staff, Museum Docents, Sacramento Southern Railroad Volunteers and State Parks staff to assist in the smooth and successful planning and execution of a wide range of development and revenue producing events. Additionally the Events Coordinator will execute day-to-day social media campaigns for assigned events. The reporting location is 106 K Street, Suite 200 in Old Sacramento and complimentary daily parking is available directly behind the California State Railroad Museum.

Types of events included within the portfolio of the Events Coordinator include:

  • Membership and Volunteer Appreciation
  • Fundraising Opportunities in the Museum and with the Sacramento Southern Railroad
  • Themed Excursion Trains (Spookomotive and Farm to Fork Trains)
  • The Polar ExpressTM excursion train ride. This large month long event occurs during the holiday season in Old Sacramento and is the number one fundraising event for the Foundation.
  • Other events and industry conference coordination as needed.
  • Examples of Essential Duties:
  • Assist with the planning, coordination, and boots on the ground execution of all CSRMF events including Spook-A-Motive and Polar ExpressTM.
  • Assist with the development of rentals and charter operations.
  • Assist with the coordination of volunteers.
  • Keeping event documentation current.
  • Assist with social media creation and posting relating to events.

Our preferred candidate will possess the following qualities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and have demonstrated success working with volunteers and large teams.
  • Clear and crisp communication both verbally and in writing via various communication mediums.
  • Understand, appreciate, and thrive in a team environment.
  • Be highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Have 2+ years of event management/ coordination experience in a non-profit or entertainment based organization. Experience in theatrical production as a stage manager or designer is highly desirable.
  • Be able to respond to changing situations in a flexible manner to meet current needs.
  • Possess strong computer skills, including the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with Raiser’s Edge, Constant Contact and website CMS is a plus.
  • Possess an understanding of social media use and marketing.
  • Willingness to take ownership.
  • Personal determination and grit.
  • A keen sense of humor.
  • Extreme schedule flexibility including nights, weekends, and holidays. Overtime maybe required depending on foundation needs.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to sit at a desk performing typical office tasks for extended periods.
  • Ability to climb on and off railroad equipment.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods.
  • Ability to walk for extended periods.
  • Ability to work outside in hot and cold conditions.
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly.

Compensation:
This hourly full-time benefited position is budgeted at $20/hr. Benefits package includes free parking, three weeks of paid vacation, 90% coverage of medical insurance, and full coverage of vision and dental insurance.

How to Apply:
For full consideration, please send a resume outlining your experience and education, and a cover letter explaining your interest and desire to work for the foundation to Tim Schroepfer, Director of Events and Marketing at tschroepfer@csrmf.org with the subject line Events Coordinator Application by June 21. Interviews of selected candidates is scheduled for July 8 & 9th. Start date for this position is July 29. No phone calls please.

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Museum: Sacramento Children’s Museum

Organization: Non-Profit

Museum Position: Internship/Unpaid

Date Posted: 4/30/19

Description:

Sacramento Childern’s Museum’s (SCM) Summer Camp Internship is a wonderful opportunity to help develop and lead day camps for children ages 4-11. SCM Summer Camp Interns will work alongside our Education Team to plan and facilitate camp activities.

Three half-day camps for children ages 4-8 will be held at Laguna Town Center in Elk Grove:
 June 3-7: Drama-Rama Theatre Play
 June 10-14: JurassiCamp
 July 22-26: Global Art Camp

Three half-day camps for children ages 4-8 will be held at Hagan Community Center in Rancho Cordova:
 June 17-21: Art Studio Camp
 July 8-12: Story Factory Camp
 July 29-Aug 2: Cooking Around the World Camp

Three half-day camps for children ages 4-8 will be held at Sacramento Children’s Museum in Rancho Cordova:
 June 24-28: Ocean Explorers
 July 15-19: Space Camp
 Aug 5-9: Concoction Lab

SCM Summer Camp Interns will be required to work all camp dates. There also will be preparation time required the weeks before each camp for activity planning. Sacramento Children’s Museum welcomes individuals who share the same vision in creating a positive environment that encourages children to learn and grow to apply to this internship position. A qualified candidate should be experienced, creative and enthusiastic about working with young children and their families.

Internship duties include:

  • Help plan camp activities and curriculum
  • Great and welcome campers
  • Assist with camp set-up and clean-up
  • Help administer camp programs and activites
  • Interact with campers and assist them with a variety of tasks as needed
  • Assist the Education team, as needed

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience working with children ages birth-11 in classrooms, recreational settings, and/or after school programs.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups from divers backgrounds
  • Background in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field preferred
  • Must be comfortable with being responsible for a broad variety of tasks.

To apply, please submit a resume in Microsoft Word or PDT attachment to info@sackids.org with “Summer Camp Internship” in subject line. This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

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Museum: Sacramento Children’s Museum

Museum Position: Play Facilitator

Department: Education

Division: Visitor Services

Pay: $13.50/ hour

Supervisor: Education Director

Employment Status: Part Time/Non-Exempt (up to 20 hours per week)

Date Posted: 4/30/19

Position Summary:
The Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks a Play Facilitator to play a key role in the museum’s day-to-day operations.

Play Facilitators work primarily on the museum floor in all exhibition galleries, interacting with children and adults as they play within the museum. Additionally, Play Facilitators lead activities and programs while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and responsive visitor service at all times.

Essential Functions:
● Positively engage and interact with children through play in the Museum’s various exhibits;
● Facilitate educational programming, which includes – but is not limited to – art, music, and science classes;
● Constantly circulate in assigned exhibit areas and respond promptly to visitor needs;
● Maintain Museum floor and exhibits;
● Assist visitors in the Museum by providing pertinent information regarding exhibits, programs, and services;
● Greet and welcome school groups;
● Perform museum opening and/or closing procedures;
● Enforce museum policies and safety rules in all exhibit areas;
● Communicate well with visitors. Remain polite, courteous and helpful;
● Be a strong team player with a proactive attitude;
● Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with all SCM staff;
● Complete assignments in a timely manner and within Museum’s standards; and
● Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
● Demonstrated experience working with children ages birth-8 in classrooms, museums, recreational settings, and/or afterschool programs;
● Currently enrolled in or have already completed coursework in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Teaching Credential, or equivalent;
● Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings;
● Expertise in art, music, and science education for early learners is highly desirable;
● Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups from diverse backgrounds;
● Must have the ability to remain calm, be flexible, and foster positive social skills;
● Must be comfortable with being responsible for a broad variety of tasks;
● Bilingual skills preferred; and
● Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter in a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to info@sackids.org with “Play Facilitator” in the subject line.

Sacramento Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Museum: Sacramento Children’s Museum

Museum Position: Education Facilitator

Department: Education

Division: Visitor Services

Pay: $14/ hour

Supervisor: Education Manager

Employment Status: Part Time/Non-Exempt (up to 20 hours per week)

Date Posted: 4/30/19

Position Summary:
The Sacramento Children’s Museum seeks an Education Facilitator to plan and oversee Museum programming.

Education Facilitators are responsible for developing educational programing and materials that align with the Museum’s standards, goals, and values. Additionally, Facilitators are expected to facilitate activities and programs throughout the day while maintaining the highest standards of friendly, helpful, and responsive visitor service at all times. A qualified candidate should be experienced, creative, and enthusiastic about working with young children and their families.

Essential Functions:

  • Create, develop, and facilitate educational programming, which includes — but is not limited to — science and art classes;
  • Conducting school programming, on-site field trips and off-site
  • Positively engage and interact with children through play in the Museum’s various exhibits;
  • Assist in planning hands-on activities for Museum special events and community outreach events;
  • Collaborate with management and staff to ensure educational programming meets the expectations of the Museum’s goals and agendas;
  • Assist visitors in the Museum by providing pertinent information regarding exhibits, programs, and services;
  • Maintain Museum floor and exhibits;
  • Communicate well with visitors. Remain polite, courteous and helpful;
  • Be a strong team player with a proactive attitude;
  • Consistently work in a positive and cooperative manner with all SCM staff;
  • Complete assignments in a timely manner and within Museum’s standards; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience working with children ages 0-8 in classrooms, recreational settings, and/or afterschool programs;
  • Currently enrolled in or have already graduated with a degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Teaching Credential, or equivalent;
  • Must be flexible with work schedule including weekends, holidays, and evenings;
  • Expertise in science education for early learners is highly desirable;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interact positively with children, adults, and large groups from diverse backgrounds;
  • Must have the ability to remain calm, be flexible, and foster positive social skills;
  • Bilingual skills preferred; and
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs.

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter in a Microsoft Word or PDF attachment to info@sackids.org with “Education Facilitator” in the subject line.

Sacramento Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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