Ventfort Hall Association: The Museum of the Gilded Age

104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240

Date Posted:
November 04, 2021

Western Massachusetts



Executive Director

Actively participate in and foster Ventfort Hall's culture of excellence while supporting Ventfort Hall's strategic initiatives. Promote the mission of Ventfort Hall while providing exceptional leadership. Critical drivers: Fundraising, Administrative Management, Building Community Relationships, Management of Facilities
Bachelor's degree in museum studies, history or a related field or relevant experience; 5 years of comparable management experience; Understanding of Standard Museum Practices; Proven experience in nonprofit and/or business management; Demonstrated experience in the museum field with comparable management experience; Proven experience in successful fundraising and grant writing; Proven understanding of the challenges of historic preservation; Understanding of the importance of local history and an appreciation of the Gilded Age; Demonstrated writing and public speaking skills; Ability to work with Ventfort Hall community including Staff, Board, Volunteers, Donors, Town and Business leaders and Governmental authorities; Successful supervisory and volunteer management experience (i.e., Budget development, Fundraising, Conflict management); Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Quickbooks; Working knowledge of museum related software such as Past Perfect and Omeka and Fundraising management software such as Arreva a plus
How To Apply:
Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum; Attention Search Committee; 104 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240; Send cover letter and current resume to:
Apply by:
November 30, 2021
About this Organization:
Ventfort Hall Association is a museum representing the era of the Gilded Age. Its mission is to create a unique interactive national museum of the Gilded Age, to present programs, collections and exhibits interpreting this era and the town of Lenox and Berkshire County to the general public and scholastic and scholarly communities.