Bring your skills and energy to a dynamic, dedicated team working to keep history relevant and inspire positive change. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s words changed the world — yours can too!
ACTIVELY RECRUITING POSITION(S)
Visitor Services Manager
Under the direction of the Director of Programs & Visitor Experience, the Visitor Services Manager (VSM) is responsible for overseeing Visitor Center operations to ensure a high quality, educational, and enjoyable experience for individuals and groups taking tours or otherwise experiencing the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center.
The Project Manager is a part-time consultant position overseeing key aspects of Center’s ADA, Site & Structural Improvements capital project to upgrade functional access to the historic site and landscape, restore the Katharine S. Day House (1884), renovate the Visitor Center carriage house (1873) all to meet 21st century visitor expectations.
Facilities and Collections Associate
Responsible for actively monitoring buildings, collections and site to ensure a safe, secure, clean and welcoming environment. Assist with exhibit, maintenance and security of the historic collections, buildings and grounds in condition appropriate to the Center’s public mission. The Facilities & Collections Associate is a full-time position with guaranteed 37.5 hours of work per week. A member of an active and committed team, the Facilities & Collections Associate works both weekday and weekends in the Collections and Buildings & Grounds departments reporting to the Facilities & Security Manager in conjunction with the Director of Collections & Research and works closely with the Visitor Services team.
Director of Development
The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director, Board of Trustees, staff, volunteers, and other key stakeholders to cultivate giving from individuals, foundations, corporations, and government sources and to ensure that development activities are deeply embedded within the mission, work, and culture of the museum.
The Director guides the fundraising efforts of the Board, works closely with senior management and museum staff to achieve fund-raising goals, and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies that increase, diversify, and sustain philanthropic support. The Director provides direction for grant proposals.
The Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Management Team to advance and maintain the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center brand by promoting its mission, collections, programs, and events through public relations, marketing, and outreach efforts. In a cooperative, dynamic working place, the Marketing Manager will generate creative plans to increase public understanding of the Stowe Center’s mission, the connection between Stowe’s historic content and contemporary issues, and Stowe’s importance to the abolition of slavery and as a model for precipitating social change. The Communications Manager will also help advance development efforts with appealing campaigns that motivate philanthropy.
As an integral member of the Stowe Center team, the Office Manager handles all office tasks, interfacing with Staff, the Board of Trustees, and supporting the Executive Director. This position manages vendor relationships; interacts with visitors, callers, supporters, Staff, and the Board, extending excellent customer service; conducts routine financial transactions; maintains office supplies and equipment; and organizes and maintains paper and electronic files. The position is full time, exempt, and reports to the Executive Director. The Office Manager is a central internal point of communication and connection for the Center.