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Membership and Circles Manager

Posted 11/24/21
Job Description:
The Heard Museum, one of Arizona’s preeminent cultural organizations, is seeking a dynamic and data-driven Membership and Circles Manager to lead an established annual program that engages the museum’s core supporters and generates $1M in annual unrestricted contributed income. The Membership and Circles Manager oversees and implements a comprehensive effort to retain, engage, and inspire existing Members to continue and increase support through effective communications, data management, special funding campaigns and benefits delivery, while growing the program through ongoing multichannel acquisition efforts. This position plays a critical role in strategic efforts to identify prospects for increased support and major gifts in partnership with departmental colleagues, senior staff and Trustees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Membership and Circles of Giving

Annual Giving Campaigns

Administrative

Education:
Bachelors Degree in Arts Management/Non Profit Management, Business, Public Administration, or other related areas of study.

Previous Experience:
Five+ years proven experience in fundraising and event coordination for a non-profit organization, or similar experience in a for-profit environment. One to three years of management experience.

This position is full-time, exempt, and in-person.
Selected candidate must pass a background check.
Please send a resumé and cover letter to hr@heard.org.


Senior Accountant

Posted 10/25/21
Job Description Summary

The Senior Accountant performs or assists with all day-to-day accounting operations, including functional administration over accounting, financial reporting, accounts payable, daily sales and payroll. The Senior Accountant will assist the Controller to ensure the maintenance of accounting records in accordance with GAAP and has adequate internal controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the Museum’s reported financial results. The position reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Education:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting required

Previous Experience:

Qualifications:

This position is full-time, exempt.
Candidate must pass a background check.
Please send a résumé and cover letter to hr@heard.org.


Retail Sales Associate

Posted 10/12/21
The Retail Sales Associate is responsible for working with customers to educate, develop relationships and ultimately sell art and other merchandise at the Heard Museum Shops. The position includes supporting the museum’s mission, vision and providing financial support through shop sales. This position reports to the museum’s manager of Retail Operations.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Other Important Aspects

Education
Bachelor’s degree in relevant business field preferred

Previous Experience
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience selling Native American Art and knowledge of the craft.

This position is non-exempt and will involve a background check.
Please send résumé to hr@heard.org and include “Retail Sales Position Application” in the subject line.


Major Events Manager

Posted 9/9/21
The Major Events Manager is the primary liaison between the Heard Museum staff and the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market (IFM) Chair (s). IFM is the Museum’s largest event of the year and is organized by the Heard Museum’s volunteer Guild. This position is responsible for supporting all IFM-related operations. This is a new staff position at the Heard Museum, therefore, building strong relationships with the volunteers and staff responsible for producing the IFM as well as documenting and refining procedures will be essential in the first year.

The position will also work on Digital Marketing content related to IFM and other major events – key to the Museum’s overall digital strategy. The Digital Content portion of this position will perform a variety of tasks, in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.

Outgoing, creative, collaborative, and detail-oriented applicants are encouraged to apply. Strong communication skills are required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Key Responsibilities

Digital Marketing Responsibilities

General

Other Requirements

Working Conditions
This position requires indoor office work with prolonged sitting and computer operations with limited strenuous movements. Active outdoor activity is expected during IF&M week and weekend.

Job Structure/Complexity
This position consists of job activities that are “predetermined” for the worker by the nature of the work, the procedures or other job characteristics.

Previous Experience
Minimum of two (2) years of management or lead supervision. database and/or social media experience

Math
This position requires intermediate level math skills to perform day to day assignments.

Education:
Bachelor’s degree

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Major Events Manager.


Chief Financial Officer

Posted 8/24/21
Job Description Summary:

A member of the Museum’s Executive Management team responsible for all finance administration and Payroll/HR administration functions of the organization. The CFO has responsibility for monitoring and reporting the museums financial status and recommendations to the Director/CEO, Deputy Director, and appropriate board committees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Employment Requirements:

Education:

Previous Experience:

Type of Previous Experience:
Significant experience and familiarity with complex, non-profit accounting, including the compliance and reporting needs of private grants and performing annual audits. Clear understanding of PR, TR and UR income and the utilization of each.

Other Significant Requirements:

This position is full-time, exempt.
Candidate must pass a background check.
Please send a résumé and cover letter to hr@heard.org.


Inventory Control Specialist

Posted 8/6/21
The Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for all aspects of inventory control including conducting the annual physical inventory. The Inventory Control Specialist is to be the expert regarding Counterpoint. Additionally, the Inventory Control Specialist is responsible for paying consignments, and sales reporting. This position reports to the Museum Shop Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Important Aspects

Education:
High School Diploma or higher

Previous Experience:
Previous experience with inventory control/documentation

Selected applicant must pass a background check to qualify for employment. This position is full-time, non-exempt.

To apply, send resumé to hr@heard.org with the subject line: Shop Inventory Control Specialist.




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The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the world’s preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes.

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Appraisals


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. Appraisal days occur in the spring and fall. Please check our calendar of events page for upcoming dates.