Louisiana Children's Museum

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As the Louisiana Children’s Museum anticipates our relocation to New Orleans City Park (late summer 2019), we are preparing for several new positions to be created and filled in the months ahead. Advance notice of key positions is listed below:

 

Birthday Host 

The Birthday Host is an essential player in the delivery of the museum’s experience. A child celebrates their birthday once every year, and at LCM we bring the party! Our Birthday Hosts are responsible for creating an extraordinary experience for each child celebrating with LCM. Each Host must have the ability to CELEBRATE and create meaningful memories for the birthday child, their family, and their guests.

Birthday Hosts serve as the day-of, on-site coordinator for visitor’s birthday parties. They will assist the family with a variety of party responsibilities: unloading supplies, setting up the party room, leading a fun birthday activity, facilitating “Happy Birthday” for the family, cutting and serving cake, and assisting with clean-up. Beyond this, Birthday Hosts will set the tone and energy for the entire party; they must be able to create a fun, playful, and child-centered atmosphere. In addition, Birthday Hosts must be able to address any issues, questions, or complications in a friendly and enthusiastic manner.

This is a part-time, hourly position and weekend availability is required. To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter to Erin Reynaud. In your cover letter please address the “Requirements and Qualifications” section of the job description and outline how your skill set aligns with our requirements. If a cover letter is not submitted with your resume, your application will not be considered. For a full job description, please click here.


Visitor Services Associate

The Visitor Services Associate serves as a frontline ambassador for LCM in a very multi-functional role. Primarily, they are directly responsible for setting the tone of every museum visit by welcoming each visitor and family to the museum. VSAs will be expected to share the story of LCM’s new location in City Park, and will need to know the full roster of programming and events and outdoor conditions featured at LCM. With the opening of a brand new building, each family and visitor to the museum will need to be “oriented” to the new experiences of the museum.

This is a part-time, hourly position, approx. 20-25 hours per week. Weekend availability is required.

To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter to Lauren Clay.  In your cover letter, please address the “Requirements and Qualifications” section of the job description and outline how your skill set aligns with our requirements.  If a cover letter is not submitted with your resume, your application will not be considered.  For a full job description, please click here.


Events and Sales Manager, reports to COO

This is a full-time position that will have the role of ensuring the success of facility rentals and catering at the Louisiana Children’s Museum and Acorn Café. The position will be responsible for driving sales and outreach efforts as it relates to private and group sales for Louisiana Children’s Museum and Acorn Café. The successful candidate will represent the Museum and Acorn Café with clients during all stages of the booking process and event execution. This position is also responsible for promoting and presenting the Museum and products to local businesses, the tourism industry and social group business to drive sales.

To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter to Lauren Clay.  In your cover letter, please address the “Requirements and Qualifications” section of the job description and outline how your skill set aligns with our requirements.  If a cover letter is not submitted with your resume, your application will not be considered.  For a full job description, please click here.


Museum Store Sales Associate 

A Museum Store Sales Associate is responsible for merchandising, selling, working with the customers, and presenting a positive role model to the children who come into the store.

Key functions include:

Merchandising inventory in Museum Store – strategic and artistic arrangement of varied inventory throughout the store’s display units, so as to satisfy potential customers and maximize sales

Selling inventory – connecting with potential customers to explain value of each item selected for Museum Store, value it brings to child development (or other value, such as souvenir of New Orleans visit or LCM trip), and ability to meet annual sales goal of $250,000.

Displaying the ability to build a positive culture within the Museum Store that advances the brand of LCM and has the technical capability (POS) and inventory knowledge to support the goals (financial and developmental) of the store.

To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter to Betsy Ordemann.  In your cover letter, please address the “Requirements and Qualifications” section of the job description and outline how your skill set aligns with our requirements.  If a cover letter is not submitted with your resume, your application will not be considered.  For a full job description, please click here.


Part Time Gallery Assistant 

The Gallery Assistant facilitates intentional exploration and play with museum visitors, and interacts with caregivers around researched best practices for childhood development. The Gallery Assistant specializes in a specific gallery, and supports the Gallery Manager with programmatic planning and delivery. Using the museum’s Learning Framework to guide his/her work, the Gallery Assistant helps to ensure that all museum visitors – both children and caregivers – maximize their experiences in each exhibit.

To apply, please provide a resume and cover letter to Maya McLaughlin.  In your cover letter, please address the “Requirements and Qualifications” section of the job description and outline how your skill set aligns with our requirements.  If a cover letter is not submitted with your resume, your application will not be considered.  For a full job description, please click here.


We look for the following leadership qualities in all of our staff: courage, humility, a life-long love of learning, a yearning to excel and help others excel, a deep moral code, excitement about the world, a sense of humor, the ability to illustrate your visions, and a genuine interest in people.     **Whistleblower policy**


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