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COLLECTIONS ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

The Rosenbach, with a reputation for outstanding collections of literature, history and art, has experienced programmatic and demographic growth in the last four years, thanks in large part to a formal affiliation with the Free Library of Philadelphia. To continue its growth trajectory, the Rosenbach has just completed a strategic plan that seeks to reposition the institution as an intellectual center of Philadelphia that offers growing audiences unique and compelling experiences. The Rosenbach now seeks a Collections Engagement Manager to help meet this overarching goal. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the humanities, a college degree (master’s preferred), some museum or library experience, and ultimately be someone who can show they have the perfect blend of training and inclination to engage audiences with traditional objects in non-traditional ways.

The position is full-time, exempt. When evening and weekend work is required, a flexible work week can be arranged.

The position reports jointly to the Curator and Director of Collections at the Rosenbach and the Deputy Director for Enrichment and Civic Engagement at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Overall, roughly 80% of the individual’s time will be spent on projects at the Rosenbach site and 20% at the Parkway Central Library, though individual projects may have greatly varying ratios.

DUTIES

  • Play a proactive role on a growing team of curators, educators, librarians and others colleagues at The Rosenbach and the Parkway Central Library
  • Develop and curate temporary exhibitions at The Rosenbach and the Parkway Central Library, as well as public programs around them
  • Offer regular hands-on-tours and help to develop new ones
  • Bring innovative ideas for digital engagement of existing and new audiences
  • Present and/or install collections objects during classes, lectures and other programs
  • Help to evaluate and re-envision installations within The Rosenbach’s historic house in order to change the way audiences interact with historic objects
  • Develop and execute programs as part of the Free Library’s new Center for Public Life, which has been created to unify and elevate humanities programming across the entire Library system, including The Rosenbach
  • Work with the Visitor Services Department and a large corps of volunteers to create new, interactive tours
  • Work with the Collections Department on a variety of projects, and with other colleagues as appropriate
  • Other duties to be assigned

This position has a Full Benefit Package including Health, dental, life, and disability insurances; flex benefits and retirement plan; generous leave time allowance.

To apply:
Please e-mail cover letter and resume with “Collections Engagement” in the subject line to: [email protected]

Deadline for resume submission is July 27, 2018

 


Manager of Marketing & Communications

The Rosenbach, part of the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation, seeks a smart, articulate team-player to manage its external and internal communications, ranging from social media to the development of marketing materials and plans. The ideal candidate will quickly develop the appropriate marketing initiatives for a wide variety of situations and is flexible enough to stay on top of multiple projects simultaneously, keeping colleagues in several departments informed along the way, and is also very detail-minded and requires little supervision to produce high-quality, well written materials. This is a full-time, exempt position that reports to the Vice President of External Affairs of the Free Library; two days a week will be spent in the Free Library External Affairs Department and three days at the Rosenbach.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and track the effectiveness of all direct-mail and online marketing campaigns, including social media and e-newsletters/e-announcements
  • Design, place, and track the effectiveness of all print and radio advertisements
  • Design and coordinate the production of marketing and donor-related materials, such as save-the-dates and invitations for events and public programs, including working with various vendors
  • Design and/or coordinate the design of institutional materials, such as brochures and surveys
  • Devise and implement new marketing initiatives that align with the Rosenbach’s strategic plan
  • Track and analyze visitor data, including visitor Zip codes and media impressions
  • Manage advertising and marketing budgets and provide reports on expenditures
  • Serve as the primary contact for local and national media
  • Be proactive in seeking coverage for the Rosenbach and its director, exhibitions, and programs
  • Provide regular reports on marketing and PR efforts to the Vice President
  • Maintain the Rosenbach’s website and blog
  • Maintain the Rosenbach’s social-media accounts
  • Working with department heads, develop messaging platforms for programs and campaigns
  • Ensure branding consistency throughout all materials
  • Serve as primary writer for all public external communications and edit development materials, including press releases, website copy, mailers, e-newsletters, and social media
  • Occasionally coordinate events and assist with their execution
  • Seek partnerships that will enhance the visibility and programming of the Rosenbach
  • Hire and oversee interns who help with videography, photography, and special projects
  • Other duties as assigned

General qualifications:

  • Proactive communicator internally and externally
  • Excellent writer and editor
  • Ability to work independently across departments throughout the Rosenbach and the Free Library
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and similar design programs
  • Proficiency with MailChimp and similar online communications tools
  • Proficiency with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and similar social-media outlets
  • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge or other donor databases a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Availability for occasional evening and weekend work
  • Bachelor’s degree, and at least four years of relevant work experience
  • Familiarity with nonprofit work environment, especially museums and libraries, a plus
  • Love of great literature

This position has a full benefit package: health, dental, life, and disability insurances; flex benefits and retirement plan; generous leave time allowance.

To Apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume with “Marketing & Comnmunications” in the subject line to: [email protected]

For more information contact:

Christine Kowalski
Manager of Human Resources
Email: [email protected] (Attachments in Microsoft Word, please)

The Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.


Development Coordinator

About The Rosenbach:
The Rosenbach, with a reputation for outstanding collections of literature, history and art, has experienced programmatic and demographic growth in the last four years, thanks in large part to a formal affiliation with the Free Library of Philadelphia. To continue its growth trajectory, The Rosenbach has just completed a strategic plan that seeks to reposition the institution as an intellectual center of Philadelphia that offers growing audiences unique and compelling experiences. The Rosenbach now seeks a Development Coordinator to help meet this overarching goal.

Position Summary:
The Development Coordinator plays an important role at The Rosenbach by helping to create and implement plans and processes for membership, annual fund solicitations, and donor communication primarily for donors of gifts under $1,000. The Development Coordinator works closely with the Manager of Marketing and Communications and the Manager of Special Events and Visitor Services at the Rosenbach. The Rosenbach raises all of the money for its own budget each year but also works hand in glove with its formal partner, for which reason the Development Coordinator collaborates with colleagues in the development office at the Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation (FLPF) on numerous projects.

This position is full-time, non-exempt, and reports to the Director of Development – Rosenbach.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • With the Director of Development, create strategies for donor acquisition, renewal and retention for the museum’s annual giving and membership groups
  • Work closely with the Public Programs Manager and Manager of Special Events and Visitor Services to identify and follow up with prospects who attend adult programs and events
  • Communicate with donors and members (under $1,000) individually and through tools like newsletters and e-communiques. Work closely with the Manager of Marketing and Communication to develop and create communication tools and schedules under the direction of the Director of Development.
  • Work with Prospect Researcher to identify prospects who can be moved along the development pipeline and work with development colleagues to create strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Liaise with Development Operations at FLPF to ensure accurate and timely gift entry and acknowledgement for donors under $1,000.
  • Work with FLPF grants department to coordinate grant proposals for government and foundation annual fund and restricted project support.
  • Spearhead young adult group research and development.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Three to five years of experience in a development office, preferably with a strong knowledge of museum membership programs
  • Experience working one-on-one with donors
  • Database management experience – Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Experience with an email automation system (such as Mailchimp) preferred
  • Ability to organize time and prioritize work in a very active work environment
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work autonomously with little supervision but also collaboratively with a large development office
  • Ability to be tenacious and creative in meeting department and organizational goals
  • Ability to work within a budget
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

This position has a Full Benefit Package including Health, dental, life, and disability insurances; flex benefits and retirement plan; generous leave time allowance.

To apply:

Please e-mail cover letter and resume with “Development Coordinator” in the subject line to: [email protected]

For more information contact:

Christine Kowalski
Manager of Human Resources
Email: [email protected] (Attachments in Microsoft Word, please)

The Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.