Traveling Exhibits Manager - National WWII Museum
Reporting to the Director of Exhibits, the Traveling Exhibits Manager is responsible for maintaining and managing the Museum’s traveling exhibits program. The traveling exhibits program will require a self-starter with initiative that can work well independently as well as in groups, and has experience with creative approaches to exhibit design, installation, marketing and sales. This position leads the delivery of consistently high quality traveling exhibits to large and small venues while building and maintaining strong relationships with exhibition host venues.
Bachelor’s degree in museum studies or related field required.
Minimum of three years of related experience in packaging, shipping, selling and supporting products in multiple locations / venues.
Proficiency in computer aided design programs, such as Sketchup, Auto CAD or Vectorworks.
Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
Experience in negotiating, business planning, and marketing analysis.
Ability to work with limited supervision, meet deadlines, plan multiple projects simultaneously and bring them to fruition on a timely basis.
Experience in artifact handling, mount making, crating and packing preferred.
Ability to work with hand tools and power tools to install / dismantle and maintain exhibits.
Experience with installing and troubleshooting exhibit A/V equipment.
Ability to develop and manage budgets and coordinate staff travel itineraries.
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills as well as strong organizational skills.
Willingness to work overtime to meet deadlines.
Ability to lift, carry, push, pull and place exhibit components on shipping trucks, up to 75 pounds without assistance.
Ability and willingness to travel frequently to host venues as well as trade shows.
The National WWII Museum offers a competitive wage and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, long-term disability insurance, 401k and paid vacation and sick leave.
Interested candidates should apply online at www.nationalww2museum.org/employment or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.