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Membership Intern

Jewish Museum
Working Time

Schedule: Schedule is flexible: three days or 21hrs per week

Internship Term: Summer 2018


The Jewish Museum:

Founded in 1904 and located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people. The Museum has a unique identity as a hub for art and Jewish culture, drawing on a collection of nearly 30,000 works of historical and contemporary fine art, Judaica, antiquities, folk art, ceremonial objects, and broadcast media. The Museum applies a contemporary lens to its exhibitions, which range from ancient to contemporary art.


The Position:

Gain firsthand professional experience in a membership and development office, and learn about the

inner workings of a museum.

Assist membership staff with important customer service tasks, in person, over the phone, and via email.

Work on special projects in support of overarching membership strategy.

Perform data entry as needed. Gain experience in marketing strategy, customer service, database and ticketing platforms, and other software.


Responsibilities Include:

Assist membership staff with customer service tasks in person at the Museum, over the

phone, or via email

Perform data entry as needed and pertaining to membership and transaction information

Provide general administrative support to the membership department as needed

Work on special projects in support of the membership marketing strategy, including

competitive analysis research and updating membership manuals



Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, and computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite

Ability to meet deadlines, work on multiple projects, and interact with members and staff at

all levels

Be a detail-oriented, creative, thoughtful, energetic team player and self-starter with a good sense of humor and a strong desire to succeed

Willingness to work in office and at events, including evenings, weekends, and some National holidays

Previous customer service experience a plus

Interest in museums, cultural institutions, or nonprofits preferred

B.A./B.S. or M.A. candidate, or recent graduate


Send Resume with Cover Letter and Intern Application To:

Human Resources Coordinator

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128


Fax: 646.358.3040

Phone: 212.423.3238