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Director of Marketing and Communications

The Heard Museum seeks a full time Director of Marketing and Communications. This person is responsible for developing an institutional marketing strategy that builds awareness of the Heard, while identifying and growing Museum audiences.

Responsible for the development and implementation of overall marketing and communications strategies including marketing, advertising, public relations, brand management, social media and internal communications.

The ideal candidate should have experience creating comprehensive marketing and advertising campaigns across media channels-digital, social search and traditional. Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years’ experience in marketing and at least 4 years in a senior position with audience development and managerial responsibility. Agency experience preferred.

Send resume to HR@heard.org. EEOC


Part-time seasonal server need for busy lunch-only café. Applicant must be experienced at fast-paced food service and have an open and flexible schedule. Send resume to HR@heard.org. EEOC

Part-Time Security

Experience not necessary. Position requires working weekdays and weekends with some night events. High school diploma or GED required. Must be able to pass background check. No phone calls, faxes or emails. Must apply in person at Heard Museum, 2301 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Selected applicants will be called for interviews.

Facilities Assistant

Performs general repairs and services in maintenance related disciplines: drywall, minor plumbing, painting, light fixtures and light ballast, pool pumps, etc. May be asked to work with custodial crew when shorthanded.

Essential Skills, Technical and Professional Competencies

  • Prioritize work orders, handle urgent requests, respond to repairs, clean, and complete any and all assigned preventative maintenance work and procedures
  • Expect to support various personnel on campus in the performance and completion of duties as needed
  • Communication skills are important, as the assistant has frequent contact with other departments
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and work while standing or walking
  • Must possess good verbal, written and computer skills
  • Good people skills
  • Professional appearance
  • Self-starter with ability to follow directions and set priorities
  • Reliability
  • Some nights and weekends may be needed outside normal working hours for events
  • Must be able to work Mercado de last Artes, Hoop Dance and the Guild Fair
  • Must pass a background check for consideration

Job Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Apply in person at 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix AZ 85004 or send resume to HR@heard.org.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Heard Museum is to educate visitors and promote greater public understanding of the arts, heritage and life ways of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes and other cultures of the Southwest.

Visitor Guide

2015 September-December Visitor Guide Cover

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The Heard Museum does not perform appraisals; however, the Heard Museum Council, one of our volunteer organizations, holds a semi-annual Appraisal Day event where people can bring their items to be appraised for a fee. Click here to see when the next Appraisal Day will be.

Photograph Credits

Unless otherwise noted, all photos are courtesy of either the Heard Museum Billie Jane Baguley Library and Archives or the following museum staff and supporters: Caesar Chaves, Debra Krol, Taylor Peterson, Mark Scarp, Apphia Shirley, Craig Smith and Lizard Light Productions.