Cambridge Historical Society

159 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
www.cambridgehistory.org
mvandamme@cambridgehistory.org

Date Posted:
October 11, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Administrative

Type:
Part-Time

Program Manager (part-time)

Description:

The Society seeks an entry-level, part-time professional to help produce the Society’s annual public programming including our signature annual events: Opening Conversation, History Café series, walking tours, and Fall Conversation.


Duties

Under the direction of the executive director and Programs Committee, help Identify and secure presenters and venues for Society programs;
Track income and expenses for individual programs and work within a budget;
Coordinate, attend, and write notes for the meetings of the Society’s Programs Committee;
Write up event recaps for website;
Assist with marketing efforts, crafting and distributing event evaluations, and updating the website;
Assist in the cultivation of relationships with collaborating institutions and identifying new partners in the local and/or Cambridge community, with a goal of reaching audiences underrepresented in our membership;
Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
An understanding and appreciation of public history, and/or the museum field;
Organizational skills, such as ability to juggle multiple tasks, scheduling, and appointments;
Experience working in a team setting as well as independently; strong organizational and communication (written and oral) skills required;
Contemporary technology skills, including full Microsoft Office, CRM or equivalent, WordPress, and social media; ability to create presentations, and manage electronic office records;
Ability to transport program materials to and from events and move within the tight spaces of an historic building.
How To Apply:

Hours + Compensation

Position is part-time at 20 hours a week; compensation is $23/hour and eligible for paid time off;
Hours are flexible, as occasional night and weekend work is required;
Work will take place onsite at the Hooper-Lee-Nichols House, a non-accessible historic building, and at institutions across Cambridge.
To Apply

We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. If interested in joining a small team dedicated to making the past relevant to the present, please submit your resume and letter of interest to Marieke Van Damme, Executive Director, atmvandamme@cambridgehistory.org by November 25.


Apply by:
November 25, 2019
Salary:
$23/hour
About this Organization:
The Cambridge Historical Society, founded in 1905, is an active community organization dedicated to promoting an interest in all aspects of the history and heritage of Cambridge, MA