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Posted July 21, 2017
Group Sales and Reservations Manager
Space Center Houston
Houston, Texas

The mission of Space Center Houston is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. We aspire to be the leading science and space learning center in the world. Owned and operated by the non-profit Manned Space Flight Education Foundation, we are the official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center.

We are seeking a full-time Group Sales and Reservations Manager responsible for managing the group sales and reservations functions. Position responsibilities include achieving attendance and revenue sales goals, creating and executing sales programs, managing a team of reservations and sales support staff and providing consistently high guest service. The qualified candidate will possess superior selling skills. The Group Sales and Reservations Manager reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of seven years of experience work experience selling to groups with a minimum of three years in a management role. Experience in strategy development to acquire new customers and grow current customer base. To read more about this position visit spacecenter.org/general-info/careers.

Posted July 19, 2017
Project Coordinator
Imagine Exhibitions, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Imagine Exhibitions is the global resource for all things related to traveling exhibitions. Imagine Exhibitions is looking for an independent contractor for the role of Exhibition Project Coordinator.

The Contractor will perform a variety of duties including, but not limited to:

  • Coordinating worldwide shipping logistics
  • Coordinating all aspects of exhibition installations and deinstallations between Imagine’s team and venue team
  • Occasional on-site exhibition installation and deinstallation management
  • Assisting Accounting Department with reconciling expenses
  • Maintaining excellent customer service with all host museums and venues

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Creativity
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time and work independently
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher completed education

We are looking for an outgoing team player with experience in the museum or exhibition industry, or related field. Must have a current, valid passport.

For inquiries and a full job listing, contact Debbie Donohue at ddonohue@imagineexhibitions.com.

Posted July 19, 2017
Exhibition Sales and Business Development Manager
Imagine Exhibitions, Inc.
Atlanta, Georgia

Imagine Exhibitions is the global resource for all things related to traveling exhibitions. Imagine Exhibitions is looking for an independent contractor for the role of Exhibition Sales. The successful candidate will have:

  • High level of sales skills
  • Resourcefulness
  • Creativity
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time and work independently

This position will directly report to and support the VP of Exhibitions and sell Imagine Exhibitions’ products and experiences to museums, science centers and other venues worldwide. This person will:

  • Promote/pitch/secure sales from existing and prospective clients around the world through a relationship-based approach;
  • Develop clear, researched, targeted and effective sales plans to generate sales leads, create sales opportunities and gain new business;
  • Identify and pursue growth opportunities to expand existing markets, penetrate new markets or market segments; match product offerings to target markets using effective communication to reach those specific audiences.

We are looking for an outgoing team player with excellent presentation and sales skills. A minimum of five years of experience in the industry or sales is preferred. The position is open geographically, primarily work-from-home, and requires approximately 15-20% travel domestically and internationally. Must have a current, valid passport.

For inquiries and a full job listing, contact Debbie Donohue at ddonohue@imagineexhibitions.com.

Posted July 13, 2017
Learning Research & Evaluation Specialist
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh in partnership with Indiana University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Learning Research & Evaluation Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the design, implementation and reporting of research and evaluation work at and for Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and in partnership with Indiana University. The majority of this work addresses making as a learning process, as well as innovative learning environments, both formal and informal. The research and evaluation efforts of the partnership between the Museum and IU sit at the intersection of research and practice, seeking to further both fields. This position will focus on the research and evaluation of a national program to integrate making as a learning process into schools across the country. This includes the rapid development and testing of tools to measure and evaluate learning through making, as well as evaluation of the program itself. The successful candidate is a member of the Learning and Research Team at the Museum, which includes researchers, evaluators, museum educators and administrators, as well as a member of the STEM Education Research Group at Indiana University. In addition, this position may have affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out of School Environments. Full Time, One Year Post-Doc Position, PhD required.

The Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer. All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@pittsburghkids.org. No phone calls, please.

Posted July 13, 2017
Senior Research Scientist
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Senior Research Scientist will be responsible for collaboratively leading the design, implementation and reporting of research and evaluation work at and for Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. The majority of this work focuses on creative learning processes, as well as innovative learning environments, both formal and informal. The research and evaluation efforts of the Museum sit at the intersection of research and practice, seeking to further both fields. This position is a member of the Learning and Research Team at the Museum, which includes researchers, evaluators, museum educators and administrators, as well as a partnership with the University of Pittsburgh Center for Learning in Out of School Environments and other collaborations. Full Time. PhD required.

The Children’s Museum is an equal opportunity employer. All interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@pittsburghkids.org. No phone calls, please.

Posted June 28, 2017
Human Resources Leader
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Burlington, Vermont

ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain is a dynamic, nationally acclaimed, lake aquarium and science center committed to engaging diverse public audiences in creating a healthier Lake Champlain.

ECHO seeks a strategic, thoughtful and highly communicative human resources professional to advance the recruitment, retainment, and development of ECHO’s team, which includes full, part time and seasonal employees as well as interns and volunteers. This key leadership position will recruit, hire and retain a team of well trained, motivated employees and volunteers, develop and implement strategies to support professional development, create a positive, engaging workplace culture that embraces lifelong learning and establishes fair and equitable organizational policies that clearly communicate and integrate our mission, vision, and core values into our daily practice.

The position requires a dynamic thinker and doer who takes initiative and actively engages in building positive organizational and human resource best practices to create a fun and effective workplace. The ideal candidate will embrace continuous learning, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a proven ability to build strong internal relationships and external partnerships. Full job description at echovt.org/jobs.

ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resumes from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@echovermont.org titled HR Leader.

Application Deadline: Friday, July 14, 2017