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Job Listing: Special Projects Assistant

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THE NATIONAL SOCITY OF THE COLONIAL DAMES OF AMERICA - WASHINGTON, DC

IMMEDIATE OPENING: SPECIAL PROJECTS ASSISTANT


The Special Projects Assistant will support the development and implementation of strategic initiatives for The National
Society of The Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA), one of the country’s finest nonprofit organizations devoted to historic
preservation and patriotic service. Areas of support will primarily include the Great American Treasures: NSCDA Museum
Alliance (GAT), the Women in Preservation Symposium, and the NSCDA Museum Alliance Grant Fund.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
 Provide administrative support as needed for the development and implementation of NSCDA strategic initiatives
including, but not limited to: the Great American Treasures: NSCDA Museum Alliance, Women in Preservation
Symposium, and Museum Grant Fund;
 Receive and organize information and digital assets from GAT member museums, and share collected data with
gathistory.org web team;
 Develop a social media calendar for GAT and create content for GAT’s various social media channels, in line with
the mission and vision of the program and the NSCDA;
 Research and catalog current and past NSCDA museum-related projects, and communicate changes in affiliation with
the Curator of Special Projects;
 Oversee master calendar of GAT museum events;
 In partnership with the Curator of Special Projects, GAT Team, and others, source and create content for periodic
public communications, sent out on behalf of the GAT program and member museums;
 Other duties as assigned by the Curator of Special Projects.


QUALIFICATIONS:
 Bachelor’s degree, with 1-2 years of administrative or similar experience preferred; Experience in small museums
and/or historic houses a plus;
 Excellent customer service skills;
 Tactful, congenial, self-directed, motivated, and proactive;
 Knowledge of WordPress preferred, but not required;
 Proficient use of social media platforms (Instagram and Facebook, primarily);
 Ability to effectively manage competing and changing priorities and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented
environment;
 Highly organized team-player;
 Must be an excellent communicator, both orally and in writing. Strong grammar and writing skills are required;
 Skilled use of the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


SCHEDULE AND COMPENSATION:
 Part-time, hourly (non-exempt) position; 20 hours/week; $18/hour
 Consistent weekly schedule required; please include scheduling availability (M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm) and flexibility in
application materials


TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter (with scheduling availability) and resume to CatherineNuzum@NSCDA.org with “Special Projects
Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls please.