Natural History Museum of Los Angeles
Jul 02, 2019
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking a Senior Designer for our Creative Service department. The Senior Designer is responsible for leading the creative execution of projects and initiatives by delivering key elements of the organization’s holistic vision. You will be working in a team environment by supporting many projects at one time as well as independently develop concepts and supervise a team of designers. The Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHMLAC) is poised for an exciting new era following the completion of a new strategic framework. NHMLAC includes the Natural History Museum in Exposition Park, La Brea Tar Pits Museum, and the William S. Hart Museum in Newhall.   Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: 1. Has working knowledge/expertise in one or more core areas 2. Responsible for results through design excellence on key strategic initiatives 3. Develop concepts and executes concepts/complex tasks with expertise in many core areas 4. Plans concept visualizations or presentations 5. Develop and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships 6. Exhibits technical skills to review and resolve basic problems 7. Performs assignments that have clear and specified objectives 8. Contributes to concept visualization and builds/develops standards 9. Strategizes problems and develops creative problem-solving opportunities for expansion to implementation. Oversees required changes and teams. 10. Strong strategic judgment in making selections and adaptations of concepts 11. Observes and promotes all accessibility requirements and follows sustainability guidelines   This position has the following requirements: · Minimum 4-6 years related experience · University/Bachelor’s degree in the field of graphic design or equivalent required (masters benefit) · Basic experience with cross-platform (Mac & PC) software applications and document management · 100% hands-on design/production work · Applies sound concept visualization principles to the solution of basic problems · Manages multiple projects with critical deadlines · Assigned as Mentor for development of junior staff · Demonstrates strong presentation skills with an understanding of design strategy methods and practice · Innovation driven mindset through challenging existing processes and/or methodologies · Working knowledge in several of the following content areas: UI, UX, front end development, digital marketing, branding, journey mapping, wayfinding/signage programming, social engagement platform development, environmental design planning, retail story creation, packaging, and publishing. · Intermediate knowledge in motion graphics: use of After Effects, animating text, graphics and imagery, and the ability to edit existing animated footage.   The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion at culturally diverse audiences in museum and in sciences.   The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time regular, exempt position.   A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application.   The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please email  jobs@nhm.org .  for any application inquiries.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Jul 02, 2019
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking a Manager, Mobile Museum for our Education & Programs department. As part of the Education & Programs Division, the Manager, Mobile Museum will oversee the Museum’s Mobile Museum Program for students and educators. Specific responsibilities include implementation of teacher and student focused experiences for schools within Los Angeles County using the Museum’s outreach vehicles and other in-class mobile museum programs.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to : Manages Mobile Museum (MM) Program including budget, program design, vehicles, booking, scheduling and FT coordinators, educators and Class A Drivers.   Establishes measurable outcome goals for MM programs in collaboration with Education Department leadership and Evaluation Department staff and to ensure internal and funder goals are met.    Plans and manages growth of the MM Program, in partnership with Senior Manager, Education Outreach, including programs, tours and workshops. Oversees and evaluates teacher resources related to the MM, including curriculum and booking forms. Designs or identifies additional resources for MM program projects, curriculum development and revisions as well as instructor professional development. Collaborates with the relevant departments to ensure alignment of school focused content and curriculum with programs offered through the Mobile Museum Program. Assists with internal reports as well as those needed by the Advancement Division in order to meet the requirements for the Gluck Foundation. Establishes and maintains communication with schools related to MM and its offerings and receiving input from such groups on teacher and school needs related to these same programs. Serves as a liaison for education funders and school systems on behalf of the Gluck Outreach Program. This position has the following requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Education, Biological Science History, Anthropology or related field required. Master’s degree or equivalent preferred. Three years of project management experience with education programs. Prior museum, community or comparable experience at successively higher levels of responsibility preferred. Demonstrated success delivering school focused programs highly desirable. Experience in project management. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication. Excellent follow through and attention to detail. Must be extremely organized and able to work under pressure and within tight deadlines. Must be able to work efficiently and manage multiple projects at once, which may be at different stages of design and execution. Has the ability to effectively manage extensive volumes of material in a systematic fashion. The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion at culturally diverse audiences in museum and in sciences. The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time regular, exempt position.  A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please email  jobs@nhm.org .  for any application inquiries.   
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Jul 02, 2019
The  Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County  seek a seasoned communications strategist and media relations professional to design and implement strategies and institutional messaging that cultivate relationships with media and stakeholders, raising awareness of our museums and inspiring engagement with our many offerings. The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles .  County was the first museum in L.A. to open its doors 106 years ago, and is poised for an exciting new era as it plans for the future. Having recently completed a new strategic framework, the Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County—including NHM at  Exposition Park . ,  La Brea Tar Pits .  and museum in mid-Wilshire, and the William S. Hart Museum in  Newhall . —is looking forward to new building projects and campaigns, exhibitions, community outreach, and innovative audience engagement. The Director of Communications is responsible for leading the translation of institutional vision into a results-oriented communications program across all platforms.   The responsibilities for this position includes, but are not limited to: Works with the Sr. Vice President of Strategic Engagement to ensure divisional/departmental implementation of the communication components of NHMLAC strategic plan and framework. Raise awareness of museums by generating high-level media coverage of leadership, new strategic direction, new projects, campaign, announcement of major gifts. Develops relationships with local, regional, national and international print, broadcast, and online media outlets generating coverage and raising awareness for NHMLAC. Produces large press previews for exhibition openings and initiative launches, smaller press moments, and photo opportunities. Develops all attendant press material including press releases, image galleries, videos, b-roll, biographies and background documents. Creates talking points, position statements, and messaging for museum principals, trustees, supporters, and staff. Manages a team of content creators in the Communications section of Marketing and Communications Department (Senior Content Manager, Digital Content Developer, Social Media Manager, and Communications Coordinator). Participates in a departmental team that brands the three museums as relevant, engaging destinations for visitors of all ages and backgrounds, while maintaining scholarly integrity and buy-in from the curatorial staff. Adapt this brand voice into appropriate, audience-specific messaging in publications, video, social media, public relations, fundraising, marketing and advertising outreach, and internal communication.Writes, edits, and / or project manages, or collaborates on, content creation, vetting, and distribution for several museum departments, in digital, print, and video platforms including NHMLAC websites, digital marketing campaigns, social media, the  Naturalist  member magazine (print and digital), Board of Trustee material, campaign case statements, videos for internal and external audiences, leadership PowerPoints, and speeches. Makes sure these separate content pieces coalesce into a single, branded, strategic narrative, adhering to NHMLAC’s vision and strategic framework. The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion at culturally diverse audiences in museum and in sciences.   The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time regular, exempt position.   A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application.   The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please email  jobs@nhm.org  for any application inquiries.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 02, 2019
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking a  Digital Copywriter  for our Marketing & Communications department. As part of the Marketing & Communications Division, the Digital Copywriter works closely with the Director, Communications to create web content for Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County, write, or collaborate to write, engaging and mostly short-form copy for sites’ multi-departmental web pages, and contribute copy as needed to marketing email and digital campaigns, video scripts, and social media. The Digital Copywriter will create web content for Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County (NHM in Exposition Park, the La Brea Tar Pits in Hancock Park/Mid-Wilshire, and the William S. Hart Museum in Newhall.  Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: • Writing for new websites’ landing and secondary pages, and their event, exhibit, membership, advancement, and visitor information needs.  • Varying voice and style depending on content (creating some high level acquisition copy for our Advancement Department, and clear calls-to-action on our general visitor information pages, for example) but enlisting a vibrant and engaging tone that maintains the integrity of the museums and their institutional values (adventurous, inclusive, authentic, and intentional).  • Complete calendar deliverables with minimum guidance • Optimizing SEO/SEM across all web pages with SEO-friendly copy and site metadata • Editing and tagging relevant content to align with sites’ aggregation functionality  • Revise copy based on internal and client feedback/direction • Researching, fact-checking, and proofreading writing to ensure a high-quality output • Presentation skills: Ability to effectively present information to and respond to questions from various departments inside museums and external vendors.  • Computer experience: Has experience using a personal computer and with MS Office and its Word, Excel and Outlook functions (PC and/or Mac). Baseline knowledge of Adobe products, including Photoshop.  • Training: Shares knowledge with colleagues who may not be familiar with current copywriting and SEO best practices. This can include demonstrations and larger training sessions. This position has the following requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, marketing, journalism or advertising • Minimum 4-5 years professional copywriting experience with solid portfolio of work • Experience working with content management systems (we’ll use a Drupal 8 CMS for this website build)  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills with scrupulous attention to accuracy • Knowledge of SEO best practices to improve our search rankings The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time temporary position.  A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please,  No Phone Calls, No Fax. 
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Information / Web
Jul 02, 2019
The  Natural History Museums of Los Angeles County  is seeking a  Coordinator, Membership Marketing . This position is responsible for Collaborating with the Director of Membership and Special Gifts on membership retention, acquisition, and annual fund campaigns and overall membership marketing management and assist in the implementation of the Membership and Annual Fund marketing plans and meeting of projected foals. It is an exciting time as we embark new journeys of becoming a museum of, for, and with LA.   Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to: 1. Coordinates with external agencies for email campaigns and bulk mailings including direct mail, monthly membership renewals, and welcome packets for membership retention and acquisition campaigns. 2. Produces limited-time offers and special promotions sent to prospects, ticket-buyers, members, and marketing lists to increase membership and annual fund donations. 3. Produces the monthly newsletter, member emails, benefit awareness mailings such as postcards, special offerings, discounts, and more. 4. Participates in departmental brainstorming of promotions with external agencies, Advancement staff, and museum staff to create solicitations and programming to meet revenue goals. 5. Informs onsite staff and calling center of all promotions, projects, and solicitations. 6. Coordinates Annual Fund campaigns, gathering information from relevant parties, generating copy, coordinating assets, and creating crowd-funding webpages. 7. Works with data processing staff to create and update solicitation codes to help streamline the tracking of projects. 8. Creates reports to track sales and promotions for all solicitation and annual fund projects. 9. Coordinates the execution of special events for the Membership and Annual Fund programs including exhibition-based events, festivals, monthly programs, and more. 10. Coordinates the recruitment and scheduling of staff and volunteers required for the execution of the event. Coordinates catering, rentals, and additional materials needed for events. 11. Coordinates the designing of invitations, mailings, and guest lists. Prepares briefing materials and contact and event reports 12. Generates copy and manages membership website, webstores, and donation pages. Assists with web projects, including the member ticketing pages, event-specific pages, and annual fund pages. 13. Makes appointments and arranges conferences and meetings for the supervisor as directed. Arranges for parking for external guests and greets guests at the Security Desk and escorts them to the division.   This position has the following requirements: High school diploma, GED or equivalent required. Position requires two years of experience with progressively greater responsibility and successful outcomes for a comparable program or function. Working knowledge of membership/fundraising systems. Ability to effectively work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment. Must have excellent customer service and vendor negotiation experience. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to proofread documents. Experience using a personal computer and with MS Office and G-Suite.   The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion at culturally diverse audiences in museum and in sciences.   The  Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Salary is commensurate with experience plus excellent benefits. This is a full time regular, non-exempt position.   A cover letter, current resume, and list of 3-4 references are required for all applicants. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates please visit www.nhm.org/jobs and click the link of the position for which you are interested or go directly to the online application.   The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please email  jobs@nhm.org  for any application inquiries.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 02, 2019
  Los Angeles, an ethnically diverse metropolitan city known for its incredible biodiversity and fantastic weather, is currently on the verge of a once-in-a-generation transformation with the rise of light rail transportation, new museums, and gleaming stadiums that will welcome soccer teams and Olympians. Between the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, Los Angeles Football Club, and the 2028 Summer Olympics, $2.5 billion is currently being invested in the park first anchored by the Natural History Museum. In the coming years, the visitor level is expected to increase significantly. NHMLAC demonstrated overwhelming success from its recent NHM Next Campaign: a transformative capital campaign that raised $151 million and breathed new energy into NHMLAC’s historic home. Dr. Lori Bettison-Varga — the Museum’s President and Director — and NHMLAC’s Board of Trustees are currently envisioning another major campaign to complete the second phase of this transformation and claim a central place in Los Angeles’s newly revitalized Exposition Park. The total cost of the project is estimated at $170 million, of which $70 million is expected from County support with a $100 million from private philanthropy.    The Chief Advancement Officer, a visionary, energetic, and science-based fundraising strategist, will have an exciting and rewarding opportunity to build the next phase of transformative growth for the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. The CAO reports to the President and Director, works closely with NHMLAC’s Board of Trustees, serves as a high-functioning member of NHMLAC’s executive leadership team, leads a talented staff of 22 advancement professionals. S/he will be responsible for planning and leading all aspects of fundraising and campaign initiatives for the Natural History Museum, the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and the William S. Hart Museum. This leader will set a strong institutional vision for NHMLAC’s role in philanthropy by managing, inspiring, and continuing to grow the advancement team in order to support the upcoming campaign, developing a targeted, innovative strategy that enhances private philanthropy and builds a pipeline for major gifts from new high-net worth donors and prospects, and establishing a best practices advancement system operating from robust but achievable goals with clear metrics that ensure greater accountability. The ideal candidate must be a skilled listener, communicator, and relationship builder who possesses a passionate commitment to the vision and values of NHMLAC; a minimum of seven to ten years of senior-level leadership experience managing comprehensive fundraising teams; a track record of building significant annual, major, principal, and planned gifts; proven ability to hire, manage, motivate, and retain an advancement team; and experience planning and executing major multi-year campaigns. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college is required; an advanced degree is preferred. NHMLAC offers a highly generous compensation and benefits package. Relocation will be provided for the successful candidate. NHMLAC seeks applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Review the full position guide at: https://bit.ly/2XwyOvS To be considered for this opportunity, please send a letter of interest and resume to: Joey.Scheiber@campbellcompany.com.
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA Development