An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the Japanese American National Museum is recognized as one of the nation’s premier cultural museums. The National Museum is located in the historic Little Tokyo neighborhood in downtown Los Angeles, a neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife.
The Facilities Rental Coordinator is responsible for providing customer service to potential rental clients and coordinating all logistical aspects of the National Museum’s on-site facilities rental program. Position is responsible for developing and implementing a marketing strategy to sustain and promote the event rental program. Will interface with clients and assist with planning and implementation of their event, position also provides oversight for internal space reservations. Once an event is booked, the Facilities Rental Coordinator will work with client from beginning to end in order to execute the event. This position includes weekend and evening hours and requires some flexibility of scheduling based upon facilities rental schedule.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, humanities or related field preferred. At least 3 years of event planning or marketing and customer service experience. Prior experience working with volunteers in a museum or non-profit setting beneficial. Prior experience in an administrative role, museum or office setting handling payments and contracts preferred. Ability to work well under pressure to meet deadlines. Excellent organizational skills with Strong proofreading skills and ability to prepare contracts for clients. Professional phone manner is essential. Ability to work in a fast paced team-environment, be a self-starter. Demonstrate commitment and flexibility at all times in order to ensure high quality service. Familiarity with Little Tokyo Community desired. Experience with MS Office, Google suite preferred. Knowledge of social media outlets, Twitter, Facebook and Wix. Visit https://www.janm.org/jobs/facilities-rental-coordinator for application form and full JD. EOE.
Benefits: M, D, ERISA 403(b), FSA, 17 holidays, sick, vacation time, on-site parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room.
To Apply Submit: Cover Letter, application form and resume
Japanese American National Museum
Attn: Human Resources, Re: Facilities Rental Coordinator
100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
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