Career Opportunities


PACE Instructor, FWCC

The Norton Museum of Art has an opening for a part-time position as arts instructor in the museum’s outreach program for children and youth, PACE (Progressive Afterschool Art Community Education), teaching 2 days/week at the Farm Workers Coordinating Council.

PACE instructors represent the Museum as art teachers in community centers throughout Palm Beach County and act as liaison between the site and the Norton Museum of Art.  The instructor we are seeking must be able to research and design projects for the students that are:

(1) multicultural, (2) arts integrated, (3) exhibition related, and/or fine art/art historical; the instructor will accompany PACE students during three visits to the Norton Museum throughout the year.

 

A BA degree is required, along with teaching experience in fine arts, art history. Candidate must be bi-lingual, well-organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to write lesson plans, interact with students and families and site coordinators; demonstrate independent judgment in professional setting; and must be a team player.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and Outlook. Knowledge of c a plus. 

Please send cover letter and resume to wattickj@norton.org.    


 

Development Associate

The Museum is seeking a full time  Development Associate to provide administrative support for the Director of Development, as well as the Development Department as a whole. The Development Associate will report to the Director of Development

The Development Associate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the proactive coordination and preparation of materials required to support the scheduled programs and functions of the Development Department; including management of the Department calendar.
  • Coordinate Museum’s Annual Fund mailings and solicitations with Director of Development Coordinate Museum’s Annual Fund mailings and solicitations with Director of Development and Membership Officer.
  • Provides support for Membership Officer, including gift entry process in Department’s Raiser’s Edge database
  • Assist Director of Development  with special projects, including events for Trustees and special friends
  • Manages Donor Recognition process for Department; including but not limited to listings in the annual Accomplishments report and seasonal Donor Boards
  • Responsible for acknowledging all incoming gifts with Director of Development; including but not limited to major gifts, special events, and annual fund donations.
  • Interact with all museum departments and outside vendors as liaison from the Development Department
  • Manage and coordinate the Director of Development’s calendar, in Outlook.
  • Perform administrative duties to relieve the Director of details associated with management of the office, such as completing her expense reports. 
  • Refers communications to the correct parties, routes incoming mail, arranges conferences and meetings, secures space, works with caterer when necessary, prepares materials for meetings and special events, reviews outgoing correspondence for accuracy, grammar, etc.
  • Maintain constituent records in Raiser’s Edge; responsible for weekly tracking and reporting to Director of Development.
  • Learn and be the Development point person for Siriusware and Financial Edge software.
  • Maintain professional communications with Trustees & donors.
  • Keeps track of the department budget.
  • Maintain Development Dept. files.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Microsoft Outlook and Raisers Edge on a daily basis.
  • Perform all duties with a high level of tact, confidentiality, professionalism, trust and efficiency. 
  • Participate in evening and week-end fundraising activities with Special Events staff
  • Other reasonable duties as requested.

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

BA required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including database management (Raiser’s Edge proficiency a plus)
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Ability to convey a positive and professional image, especially in high-pressure situations
  • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Good decision making and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate the highest level of personal and ethical standards
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in performance
  • Ability to meet deadlines, working with minimal supervision
  • Schedule flexibility; ability and willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to walk/stand for prolonged periods during events, and ability  to lift and/or move 15 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation

Please send cover letter, resume and three references to wattickj@norton.org

 



Media Designer
The Museum is seeking a part time Media Designer to format, design, and produce content for digital platforms including, but not limited to www.norton.org, emails, and social media. This part time position requires at least 20 hours a week, not to exceed 28 hours per week.

The employee will report to the Design Director, and work closely with the Communications Department and other museum staff.

Job Responsibilities

  • Apply existing brand standards to digital media
  • Create web pages and e-blasts that communicate effectively and extend the Norton’s brand.
  • Become thoroughly knowledgeable of backend engines currently in use for www.norton.org and bulk email sending
  • Create images for website, email, social media, and other digital marketing efforts
  • Research and report on existing website features and functionality – and where the Museum can look to expand and improve
  • Import, keyword, and otherwise manage the Museum’s archive of event images and studio shoots
  • Edit video into content for online distribution
  • Format digital presentations for other staff
  • Assist with printed design projects when asked
  • Follow procedures for publishing content for the Museum

 

Education/Training/Experience

  • While much of the website content management and eblasts use a WYSIWYG platform, working knowledge of the latest versions of HTML, CSS, and other coding languages is a requirement.
  • Excellent typographic skills and clean graphic design
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Experience applying brand standards to content
  • Excellent photo retouching skills
  • Thorough knowledge and experience editing video with quick turnaround timelines
  • Experience managing image workflow and data basing a plus
  • Digital photography and videography skills a plus
  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under deadline pressure, in a fast-paced work environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience in Web Development, Graphic Design, Computer Science, and/or Digital Marketing

 

Required Software Proficiency

  • Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Adobe Dreamweaver, or similar coding software
  • Adobe Premiere, or similar video editing software
  • Microsoft Office

Please send your cover letter, resume and three references to wattickj@norton.org


The Norton Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.