Under the direction of the Director of Education,
the Manager of Exhibitions and Events is charged with attracting and serving a
diverse population of new and existing audiences at Tower Hill through a robust
array of stand-alone events and mission-focused exhibitions which include
displays (art and/or plant), interpretation, complementary events, and youth
and adult programming. From proposal to delivery, the Manager oversees all
aspects of these educational offerings including planning, development,
implementation, and evaluation. The manager must have high expectations for
quality and excellent customer service and interpersonal skills, including the
ability to deal tactfully with visitors, students, volunteers, instructors,
vendors, artists, and staff and the demonstrated capability to conduct one’s self
with a calm and professional demeanor at all times. The ideal candidate is
enthusiastic, highly organized, strategic, creative, a strong team-leader, and
has experience with exhibitions and events.
· Commitment to
principles of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility.
working on exhibitions and/or events by, for, and with diverse audiences.
· Ability to work
independently with minimum supervision in a face paced environment.
· Ability to give
and receive feedback and cooperate with staff to solve problems.
working in a public garden, museum, or other cultural or educational non-profit
developing art, science, or history exhibits, and writing and designing
developing drop-in educational experiences.
managing employees and volunteers.
ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
· Excellent record
keeping, organization, and planning skills.
· Success working
professionally as a member of a larger team and willing to assist at every
level of a project.
management and negotiation skills and a proven track record of generating
revenue from events.
communication skills (both verbal and written).
interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism.
· Superior time
management skills, multi-tasking abilities, team playing skills.
· Experience with
hiring and managing vendors for event production.
· Flexibility, a
willingness to adapt to change, and an interest in helping to envision change.
· Proficiency in
computer applications including Excel, Raiser’s Edge, Word, Google Docs,
Outlook, Smartsheet, and other internet applications.