Event Manager

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Sep 01, 2017
Closes
Oct 06, 2017
Industry
Nonprofit, Other
Hours
Full Time

Event Manager
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens
Washington, DC

From the captivating life of Marjorie Post to the exquisitely maintained mansion and gardens, the Hillwood experience outshines even the Fabergé Eggs!  We are a passionate organization, proud of our reputation as one of Washington’s top cultural destinations.  Advancing our mission of preserving and interpreting Marjorie’s life story, her magnificent collection of fine and decorative arts, and her beautifully landscaped estate, requires a team effort and the talents of a diverse, highly engaged group of people. 

As a member of the development team, the Event Manager leads and facilitates the complete sequence of functions related to delivering high quality events in support of Hillwood’s mission, strategy and revenue generation goals.  Our significant name recognition and unique setting serve as marquee resources in support of your efforts.   

This position requires a dynamic, engaging, extroverted people-person with the proven ability to work cross-level and cross-functionally.   Competitive candidates will a possess a Bachelor level degree in a related discipline coupled with 5+ years of successful experience in event management preferably in a museum or arts environment.  Effectively utilizing the Tessitura CRM database will be integral to your success and productivity.   

We are a progressive, equal opportunity employer and all candidates are encouraged to apply.   Generous benefit and annual leave programs.   So, come work “Where Fabulous Lives!”    You will find more detailed information related to responsibilities and requirements along with instructions on how to submit your cover letter and resume under the “Jobs & volunteering” tab on our website:  www.hillwoodmuseum.org.