JOBS

Development Associate

Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles 
Department: Development Department 

Position Summary 

Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Development, the Development Associate supports and assists with all administrative aspects of development and communication activities. The Development Associate will work closely with development department staff and other staff members to identify potential sources of donations and track the progress of fundraising campaigns. This position is an essential role on the development team with opportunity for growth, and requires an action-oriented, highly organized individual.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Document process and procedure for administrative departmental tasks

 

  • Maintain the donor pipeline and assist with tracking action items and prospect lists

  • Prepare and mail out acknowledgement letters for gifts and pledges

  • Assist with donor and prospect research

  • Research potential new donors and program attendees on an ongoing basis

  • Manage membership program and membership outreach

  • Schedule adult private tours and track attendance

  • Assist with Annual Gala fundraising efforts

  • Process online donations, as needed

Maintain Donor Database

 

  • Entering donation and contact data in Altru, as needed

  • Entering all donor correspondences and research notes in Altru, as needed

  • Creating and running all donor reports, as needed

Membership

 

  • Tracking members and members’ benefits

  • Drafting and sending membership outreach and renewal reminders

  • Assisting with the quarterly membership newsletters

Donor Research

 

  • Assists with donor/prospect research for annual campaign, events, Gala, and Capital Campaign

Fundraising Administrative Support

 

  • Processing donations and preparing all acknowledgement letters and other correspondence

  • Tracking Board Member dues

  • Scheduling meetings for development department

  • Assisting with drafting email communications

  • Tracking notes and action items from staff development meetings

  • Reconciling donations with Operations Manager monthly and assisting with Quickbooks Online coding weekly

  • Scheduling meetings for development department

Adult Private Tours

 

  • Scheduling adult private tours

  • Tracking attendance #s

  • Tracking donations received from adult tours

  • Updating necessary spreadsheets and Altru database

Annual Gala

  • Assisting Gala Event Producer with registration materials, income communication, and other duties as assigned

Requirements   

  • Minimum of two years serving in a professional administrative role

  • Proficient in CRM software with hands on experience in fundraising data management – Altru preferred

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office; including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Ability to take direction and work independently as well as collaboratively

The Ideal Candidate

 

  • Will be exceptionally organized, able to prioritize and complete multiple deadline-based tasks efficiently, with attention to detail, and excellent follow through

  • Must have strong technical computer skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office and CRMs

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills a must

  • Has a positive attitude and is open to new ideas

Working Schedule  

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. May involve working some evenings and weekends.

Salary / Benefits  

Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Generous PTO including vacation and paid holidays, and health benefits.

About the Museum 

Holocaust Museum LA, the first survivor-founded and oldest Holocaust museum in the nation, dedicates itself as a primary source institution, one that commemorates those who perished, honors those who survived, and house the precious artifacts that miraculously weathered the Holocaust. Since 1961, the Museum has provided Holocaust education to students and visitors from across Los Angeles, the United States, and the world, fulfilling the mission of the founding Holocaust survivors to commemorate, educate, and inspire. Through engagements and education programs that value dialogue, learning, and reflection, the Museum believes that we can build a more respectful, dignified, and humane world.

To Apply  

Please send your cover letter, resume and references to: jobs@hmla.org

Holocaust Museum LA is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that having staff, interns, and volunteers with diverse backgrounds enables us to better meet our mission.

Arts Education Intern

The Arts Education Intern will support and work with the Museum's Art and Memory creative programs. These programs connect students with Holocaust survivors to document their experiences through art, film, and theater projects, teaching the power of perseverance and the importance of social justice. Students are able to connect with Holocaust survivors for meaningful dialogue, artifact-based learning, museum gallery exploration, and reflective art workshops.

The Arts Education Intern will assist in coordinating art education programs for students, conduct content research for present and future education programs, assist with the day-to-day activities, and work on artistic and reflective lesson plans, curriculum, and workshops. The internship is flexible but requires a minimum of 25 hours a week for a total of 400 hours, (with the possibility of half the total hours being completed virtually if need be).
 
This is a paid position generously sponsored by the LA County Arts Internship Program.

Click here to apply  

Holocaust Museum LA is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that having staff, interns, and volunteers with diverse backgrounds enables us to better meet our mission.

Programs Administrator

Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles 
Department: Public Programs

Position Summary 

Under the supervision of the Director of Public Programs, the Programs Administrator will support all aspects of public programs including communications, scheduling, facilitation of in-person and virtual programs, and assist with the development of new public programs; as well as provide over-all administrative support to other departments.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Under the supervision of the Director of Public Programs, the Programs Administrator will support all aspects of public programs including communications, scheduling, facilitation of in-person and virtual programs, and assist with the development of new public programs; as well as provide over-all administrative support to other departments.

  • Supporting the Director of Public Programs in multiple capacities related to scheduling, preparing presentations, and maintaining administrative priorities

  • Setting up and posting programs online, and collecting and distributing program assets for marketing, website, and other communications

  • Maintaining schedules and calendar for all programs activities, including meetings, eblasts, and program-related events

  • Assisting in facilitation of public programs including running webinars, and helping to ensure the smooth flow and set-up for in-person events

  • Assisting in outreach to community stakeholders, potential presenting partners, and artists and speakers

  • Assist in drafting and sending contracts and agreements for speakers and artists

  • Supporting Holocaust survivor talks and assisting in survivor-related activities and outreach

  • Assisting with budget tracking for all program-related expenses and revenues

The Ideal Candidate

 

  • Will have demonstrated proficiency in a CRM system (preferably Blackbaud/Altru), and proficiency with YouTube, Zoom, Wix, and an e-mail marketing platform

  • Will be exceptionally organized, able to prioritize and complete multiple deadline-based tasks efficiently, with attention to detail, and excellent follow through

  • Will have strong technical computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft 365

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills a must

  • Will have an interest in public programming connected to the mission of Holocaust Museum LA

 

Qualifications   

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office; including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Proficiency in a CRM system

  • Ability to take direction and work independently as well as collaboratively

  • Experience in a professional administrative role preferred

Working Schedule  

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. May involve working some evenings and weekends.

Salary / Benefits  

This is a full-time, non-exempt position at $20/hour. Generous PTO including vacation and paid holidays, and health benefits.

About the Museum 

Holocaust Museum LA, the first survivor-founded and oldest Holocaust museum in the nation, dedicates itself as a primary source institution, one that commemorates those who perished, honors those who survived, and house the precious artifacts that miraculously weathered the Holocaust. Since 1961, the Museum has provided Holocaust education to students and visitors from across Los Angeles, the United States, and the world, fulfilling the mission of the founding Holocaust survivors to commemorate, educate, and inspire. Through engagements and education programs that value dialogue, learning, and reflection, the Museum believes that we can build a more respectful, dignified, and humane world.

To Apply  

Please send your cover letter, resume and references to: jobs@hmla.org

Holocaust Museum LA is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that having staff, interns, and volunteers with diverse backgrounds enables us to better meet our mission.

Intergenerational Fellow

Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Los Angeles 
Department: Education

Position Summary 

Holocaust Museum LA seeks to fill a position to work with the Education Department, overseeing a new project, which will engage elders in the community to inspire the next generation. The Intergenerational Fellow will focus on building relationships and expanding the Museum’s outreach to Holocaust survivors. The project’s primary focus is working with Holocaust survivors and teens to create an ethical will, which will pass wisdom and moral values from one generation to the next. The role will report to the Education Associate and be responsible for creating an educational toolbox in conjunction with the program. They will be responsible for research, coordination, planning, and evaluation during the pre and post phases for survivor interviews and project roll out. The survivor interview processes, and organization are crucial to program integrity and success. This requires the individual to be detail oriented, compassionate, patient, and highly organized.

The candidate will work closely with members in the Education and Archival Departments.


The ideal candidate is highly organized, will have experience in working with Holocaust history, elders, and teens, an interest in Holocaust history and preserving testimony.

 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work with the last generation of Holocaust survivors, ensuring their legacy will not be forgotten.

  • Work with teen advisory board and children and grandchildren of survivors to engage intergenerational conversation.

  • Lead workshops and train interviewers for collecting ethical will statements from survivors.

  • Build relationships and expand Holocaust Museum's outreach.

  • Create pre and post interview materials, including but not limited to, guidelines, transcriptions, and reflective questions.

  • Collect and organize archive of Ethical Will statements from Holocaust survivors.

  • Develop educational tool kit to go in conjunction with ethical will.

  • Oversee exhibition of Ethical Will, either physical or digital.

  • Manage development of final ethical will piece to be exhibited locally, nationally, and globally.

  • Use social media to share messages and build awareness of the project.

 

Qualifications   

  • Professional experience in a directly related field of work or study such as history, education, or museum work.

  • Experience working with elders and/or teens.

  • Experience in research with an interest in Holocaust/20th-century European history.

  • Strong organization and time-management skills, with an attention to accuracy and detail.

  • Proof of a valid driver’s license and insurance.

  • Knowledge of a second language is a plus.

Working Schedule  

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. May involve working some evenings and weekends. This contracted, paid position is full time and includes the flexibility of being partly virtual. 

Salary / Benefits  

Salary commensurate with experience and other qualifications. Generous PTO including vacation and paid holidays, and health benefits.

About the Museum 

Holocaust Museum LA, the first survivor-founded and oldest Holocaust museum in the nation, dedicates itself as a primary source institution, one that commemorates those who perished, honors those who survived, and house the precious artifacts that miraculously weathered the Holocaust. Since 1961, the Museum has provided Holocaust education to students and visitors from across Los Angeles, the United States, and the world, fulfilling the mission of the founding Holocaust survivors to commemorate, educate, and inspire. Through engagements and education programs that value dialogue, learning, and reflection, the Museum believes that we can build a more respectful, dignified, and humane world.

To Apply  

Please send your cover letter, resume and references to: jobs@hmla.org

Holocaust Museum LA is committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that having staff, interns, and volunteers with diverse backgrounds enables us to better meet our mission.