Cooper Hewitt’s highly anticipated exhibition, The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s, will be on view from April 7 to August 20, 2017, and the museum is searching for enthusiastic, personable volunteers to help promote membership during this period. Membership volunteers help serve as the first point of contact for visitors, and as important representatives of the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design.
Membership volunteers are required to commit to a weekly minimum of two four-hour shifts, either during the week or on the weekends, from April 7-August 20, 2017, in the Great Hall of Cooper Hewitt or at other parts of the museum, as requested by the Membership department. Volunteers are also required to be knowledgeable of the museum’s membership and programmatic offerings. Duties include answering questions about the museum and its membership, providing complimentary admissions for members, promoting specific membership campaigns, and selling memberships on site, among other tasks. For more information about Cooper Hewitt’s membership program, visit www.cooperhewitt.org/membership.
Interest/passion for museums, art, and design.
Communication skills and a joy to work with the general public
Sales/fundraising or marketing experience
Ability to enter information in a database (and proofread)
Familiarity with a fund-raising database
A minimum weekly commitment of two four-hour shifts (eight hours minimum per week) is required from April 7-August 20, 2017
Free entrance to New York museums and galleries (with ID)
Access to exhibitions, permanent collection and public programs (Cooper Hewitt)
Access to the Design Library
Tarallucci e Vino (museum cafe) Discount
SHOP Cooper Hewitt discount
General staff and design discounts
Please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Address your interest in volunteering and availability.
Deadline is March 24, 2017.