Job Opening: Engagement Coordinator at Brick Store Museum

22 Dec 2017 2:33 PM | Anonymous member

Engagement & Development Coordinator, Brick Store Museum

The job of the Engagement & Development Coordinator is to support the mission of the Brick Store Museum through public outreach and programs, collaborating on the fundraising team, and coordinating the Museum’s public activities and income-generating opportunities. A successful candidate will have a genuine, outgoing personality and a sense of humor. S/he should be computer savvy, highly organized, able to multi-task and meet deadlines, and able to create and maintain exemplary filing systems and records.  As the first face and/or voice most visitors and donors will see at the Museum, the Coordinator is expected to be community-oriented with an eye toward the engaging the public in fundraising, programs, and museum operations.

This is a full-time, 35 hours per week, position with benefits; beginning at $15/hour.



  • This position has several components:
  • Visitor Services:
  • ·         Weekly cash-out of Visitor Services cash register and preparation for bank deposit;
  • ·         Oversee Visitor Services desk, including for Museum admission; Museum store; and Visitor Services volunteers;
  • ·         Scheduling regional tour groups and special group visits to the Museum;
  • Marketing and Outreach:
  • ·         Point person for media contacts;
  • ·         Send out weekly calendars, information and press releases to local media;
  • ·         Works with Executive Director to select annual advertising opportunities;
  • ·         Produce history, art and cultural content for Museum blog and online exhibitions;
  • ·         Assist with social media content;
  • Development:
  • ·         Maintain and initiate all development records, including those pertaining to Membership, Annual Fund and Capital Campaign drives;
  • ·         Manage development and fundraising communications, including Annual Fund, Business Partner Program, and Annual Membership Program (with volunteer assistance);
  • ·         Assist with grant writing and identification as part of the grant writing team;
  • Public Programs & Events:
  • ·         Coordination and scheduling of lecture series and speakers;
  • ·         Coordinate weekly (during the summer) Kennebunk Beach Walking Tour Guides and Historic District Tour Guides;
  • ·         Coordinate the Museum’s Bridge Marathon with assistance from a volunteer committee;
  • ·         Collaborate with Executive Director and Collections Manager on annual program of events;
  • ·         Assistance with annual educational programs (i.e. school field trips, etc.), and exhibition installations, as needed.
  • Museum Operations:
  • ·         Coordinate Program Center rentals by outside organizations and individuals;
  • ·         Intake and orientation of new volunteers;
  • ·          Work with Executive Director to develop vendors for Museum Store;
  • ·         Work with Museum Team to develop community of local artists to support the new Modern Art Gallery;
  • ·         Office support: i.e. Answering phones; maintaining office supplies; greeting visitors.


Desired Skills and Attributes:

  • ·         Knowledge of museum development software PastPerfect, and website platform Wordpress
  • ·         Understanding of nonprofit museum operations;
  • ·         Creative problem-solving;
  • ·         Self-directed with a bright, positive attitude;
  • ·         Knowledge of Word programs (including Excel and mail merge), Photoshop, Publisher, and social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • ·         Understanding of Square or other iPad-based processing systems;


  • ·         Bachelor’s Degree in History, Art, Business, Museum Studies, Education or similar. Master’s Degree preferred; and/or 3+ years in the museum field;
  • ·         Night and weekend hours are probable due to the nature of the work.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Cynthia Walker, Executive Director, at, by January 15th, 2018.

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