Development Coordinator, Institutional Advancement Events

  • Job posted by American Museum Of Natural History

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


American Museum Of Natural History

Development Coordinator, Institutional Advancement Events

The American Museum of Natural History is seeking a Coordinator in the Events department of Institutional Advancement. The successful candidate will perform a vital function within the Museum by helping to ensure that all benefit, stewardship, and cultivation events are executed to their utmost capacity. As part of the team, the Coordinator will collaborate on all that is involved with producing and executing the main benefit events as well as any other smaller events. These events help support the Museum's educational and scientific initiatives.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Learn and maintain operational protocol for all Institutional Advancement events.

- Work as point person or team member to produce and execute Museum events both small and large.

- Develop and manage multiple timelines and task lists.

- Interface with Donors and Senior Museum Management.

- Manage printing, production and mailing schedules.

- Liaise with Museum Operations.

- Monitor proposals and contracts from external vendors to ensure cost efficiency.

- Assist Senior Director as needed with administrative and operational tasks, cold-calling and research.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree

- Minimum of 2 years of event, or similar, experience

- Capable of managing multiple projects and prioritizing tasks in order to meet deadlines

- Adroit Problem Solving skills

- Ability to think strategically

- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

- Ability to work independently, as well as a member of a team

- Ability to lead and guide staff on-site

- Available to work evenings and weekends

- Solid Computer skills, including: MS Word, Excel

The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world's preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education and exhibition. The Museum is renowned for its exhibitions and scientific collections, which serve as a field guide to the entire planet and present a panorama of the world's cultures.

The American Museum of Natural History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Museum does not discriminate with respect to employment, or admission or access to Museum facilities, programs or activities on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, current or former participation in the uniformed services, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin, or on account of any other basis prohibited by applicable City, State, or Federal law.

If special accommodations are needed in applying for a position, please call the Office of Human Resources.

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Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

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