Special Events Assistant

Organization: Museum of Science (AZA Member)
Location: Boston, MA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

Special Events AssistantMuseum of Science, Boston www.mos.org Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective. SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Special Events Assistant works closely with the Special Events team members, the Executive Director of Development/Campaign Director, the Senior Vice President of Advancement, and other Directors and Managers in the Advancement Division to assist in creating, administering, and executing approximately 50 events per year. S/he will be responsible for many administrative functions associated with all of these events. RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists annually in the planning and execution of 50 events, serving from 20 to 500 attendees with duties including: maintaining accurate and organized RSVP lists, overseeing production of print collaterals, recording attendance data, and various administrative tasks as needed • Assist in the planning and execution of up to 10 of the 50 events annually (mainly for the Annual Giving and Corporate audiences) with some evening/weekend hours as necessary (Schedule must be flexible during event weeks.) • Coordinates work of up to 50 staff and event volunteers annually to ensure smooth event coordination and implementation WORK SCHEDULE: This position is part-time, 20 hours/week, Monday through Friday. REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Development/Campaign Director and Program Manager, Special Events QUALIFICATIONS: • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree or business certificate preferred. • More than 1 year of event experience. STARTING SALARY: Non-Exempt (Hourly). Commensurate with experience. BENEFITS: Benefits for part-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 80 hours of paid time-off, medical insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more! TO APPLY FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IN OUR DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORK ENVIRONMENT, SUBMIT YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME TO: Human Resources Department Museum of Science Science Park Boston, MA 02114 Fax: (617) 589-0362 Email: jobs@mos.org Visit www.mos.org/jobs for our most up-to-date employment listings. No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application. The Museum of Science is an Equal Opportunity Employer.