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EMPLOYMENT

The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is always looking for energetic, up-beat people who love to work with children.  In particular, we are looking for individuals who have experience in education, theater or child care.


Part Time Membership Coordinator - Job Description

MISSION STATEMENT:  The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage young children’s potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity through the power of play.

POSITION:                            Membership Coordinator

REPORTS TO:                       Development Director

Description: The Membership Coordinator is responsible for managing and sustaining CML’s Membership program, including securing, recording, fulfilling and reporting all critical membership information.  The Membership Coordinator will use Blackbaud’s Altru database software to track all pertinent information and will be expected to use this database to its fullest potential to support all aspects of the organization.  The Membership Coordinator reports to the Development Director.

Duties: 

· Processing membership data including Data entry, mailings, emails, filing forms/maintaining records, running reports and maintaining email database and mailing lists.

· Ensuring accuracy of database information, coordinating data sharing between various departments and staying current with Blackbaud updates.

· Coordinating all aspects of the Membership Program including, training staff  to encourage enrollment, packet and brochure distribution, data entry, fulfillment, renewals and all Membership correspondence.

·  Leading the process for generating large campaigns and appeals that are derived from the database including working with all departments to create accurate lists.

·  Conducting Member prospect research and maintaining this information within database; preparing summaries as needed for review and update as necessary.

·  Working to enhance and develop our Membership Program to yield greater benefits and levels and generate more Memberships and income.

·  Ensuring that all staff receive timely notice of member events and recruitment efforts.

·  Working with Development Director to establish a Corporate Membership program.

·  Providing general administrative support to the Development Department i.e. coordinating meetings, processing letters and taking minutes as needed. 

·  Working as a team with other members of CML staff as needed.

·   Assisting with coordination and implementation of member events.

·   Assisting in building strong relationships with a cadre of diverse and strategic like-minded partners to expand the potential of the museum. 

·   Assisting on the implementation and development of CML’s Annual Fund.


Experience
:  A minimum of 2 - 3 years experience in a nonprofit development office with an emphasis on database entry and donor management systems.  Special consideration given to those with experience on Blackbaud’s Altru technology platform.   Familiarity with the nature and philosophy of children’s museums is a plus. 

Required Skills:  Candidate must have the following skills:

·  Excellent written and oral communication skills, phone skills and confidence making occasional PA system announcements.

·  Specialized computer/database training, including at least two years database (Blackbaud) experience in a non-profit setting or demonstrated willingness and ability to learn quickly.

·  Extreme attention to detail and accuracy as well as ability to multi-task and manage multiple objectives.

·  Proficiency in all MS Office applications, business e-mail systems and database management and excellent command of the Internet.

·  Ability to prepare accurate written acknowledgements for individual, corporate and foundation gifts.

·  Ability to coordinate all aspects of Membership programs, including recruitment, retention and fulfillment efforts, and all database entry and communication.

·   Ability to work independently and as a team player.

·   Experience with standard office procedures. 

·   Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, delegate jobs when necessary, and manage groups of children and/or volunteers.

·   Strong customer service skills with high energy level and ability to enthusiastically engage both large and small audiences.

·   Experience working collaboratively with schools, artists, vendors, and other cultural organizations.

·   Pass SLED background check.

DISCLAIMER:  The above job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position and in no way is to be construed as a contract.  As with all positions at CML employment is “at will” or voluntary on both the part of the organization and the employee.  Employment is not for a set period of time and may be discontinued by either party for any reason with or without notice.

To apply:

Mail, Fax or Email resume & cover letter to:
The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
25 Ann Street
Charleston, SC  29403
Fax:  843-853-1042
Email: 
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No phone calls please.

Closing Date:  Until filled.


Turkey Time & Winter Wonderland Camp Counselor - Job Description



MISSION STATEMENT: The Children's Museum of the Lowcountry is a non-profit organization whose mission is to engage young children’s potential by inviting families of all backgrounds to explore environments and experiences that spark imagination and stimulate curiosity through the power of play.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Leading and teaching camp activities for campers ages 3-6 or 7-10
  • Supervising teenage volunteers
  • Greet parents and campers at check-in and field questions
  • Prepare and facilitate daily arts & crafts projects, science experiments, outdoor play, story time, painting and more
  • Spark a love of learning in all visiting children

 

Candidate must:

  • LOVE WORKING WITH ALL CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
  • Have previous early childhood education or child care experience (preferred)
  • Be talented, creative and organized
  • Be positive, upbeat and energetic
  • Be able to roll up your sleeves and get messy with the campers
  • Be currently certified in child CPR/First Aid and Darkness to Light or willing to become certified prior to start date
  • Pass SLED background check

 

Terms

  • November 24, 25, and 26 (morning only)
  • December 22, 23, 26, 29, 30, 31 (morning only), and January 2
  • Approximately 5-8 hours per day

 

Please send résumé to:

Camp Counselor Position Search
Children's Museum of the Lowcountry
25 Ann Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Or, via fax at (843) 853-1042, electronically at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it       







While we may not have full-time openings at this time, we are always accepting applications from interested persons.  We will review these applications when a position becomes available.  Please submit a cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

PLEASE NOTE:  We are always looking for volunteers and interns to help out at the Museum as well.  Many of our current employees started off as volunteers.  CLICK HERE to check out all of our volunteer opportunities.