Nestled in 25 acres of beautiful gardens, Philbrook Museum of Art is a 1920s Italianate Villa featuring a dynamic and ambitious program of rotating exhibitions and galleries with selections from an actively growing collection of approximately 15,000 objects. With artworks from Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe dating from 3,000 BCE to today, Philbrook is Oklahoma’s most comprehensive art museum and offers visitors a glimpse into a broad range of cultures, time periods, and perspectives. The diverse collection supports a vision of Philbrook as central to the lives of our community as a place for learning, inspiration, and fun. Through bold action and strategic investment, we create a space for new ideas, diverse perspectives, and social connection.
In this position, you will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of a portfolio of large long-term and short-term concurrent projects including seasonal festivals and programs, music and food-centered events, and specialty fundraisers in both a lead and supporting role.
- Collaborates to identify and plan projects that will result in sustained increased earned revenue and attendance, and engagement of diverse audiences, funders, and partners.
- Assists in the development of individual project budgets, while setting appropriate revenue goals.
- Responsible for coordinating and implementing a portfolio of both long-and short-term projects.
- Provides pro-active leadership of project teams for program implementation.
- Assists in the development of compelling sponsorship opportunities.
- Oversees the development of collateral materials to promote individual and corporate sponsorship, ticket sales, and in-kind donations.
- Responsible for research and analysis of competing and aspirational events.
- Builds strong relationships with colleagues, vendors, donors, and volunteers by communicating proactively and maintaining a professional demeanor and positive attitude.
- Additional duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is a plus.
- Previous experience with organizing and implementing special events to support organizational growth is preferred.
- Previous non-profit experience within a museum setting is preferred.
The successful candidate has:
- The ability to research, identify, and maintain relationships with vendors and prospective in-kind donors.
- Strong organizational skills with ability to work on multiple concurrent projects independently and in group settings; with an aptitude to solve problems.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to prepare and deliver concise, understandable, and effective letters, proposal, reports, and presentations.
- Advanced interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport, as well as build and maintain relationships with donors, trustees, members, volunteers, and staff.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
- Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
Competitive Salary& Benefits
- $36,000 – 40,000 Annual Salary
- Health insurance
- Paid time off, Sick Time, Paid Holidays
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts
- 403(b) retirement plan and matching
For consideration, please submit both a cover letter and resume. Note, this position requires some evening and weekend flexibility for special events.
Philbrook provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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