The Flagler Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Museum is a smoke-free environment and drug-free workplace. Background checks are conducted as a condition of employment.
Public Affairs Director
The Flagler Museum is seeking an experienced professional for this full-time position. The Public Affairs Director (PAD) oversees the PA department and staff. The department represents the voice of the Museum and is responsible for all marketing and publicity, including the development of an annual publicity plan and budget. The PAD manages the following: development, writing, editing, design and production of all printed materials, including quarterly magazine, annual report, program brochures and invitations, signage in the Museum and at off-site events, and exhibition panels as necessary; all advertising, including ad development and planning; media relations, answering media inquiries, writing press releases and kits, conducting media tours, and managing photo request and use agreements; the Museum’s website, website data, collection of visitor data through surveys and web reviews; social media plan and execution, including email program notices, and daily/weekly engagement platform.
Must have strong background in the field, with experience in the non-profit sector. Must be comfortable and confident in all engagements with the general public, visitors and media representatives (including live or print interviews). Should enjoy crafting the Museum’s story each day, with creativity, excitement and energy; should be able to develop big picture strategies while also keeping attention to detail. Must be able to work cooperatively across departments on projects, ideas, and deadlines, while taking full responsibility for excellence and accuracy in all marketing and publicity materials. General experience in photography preferred; graphic design experience required. Bachelors degree in public relations/media. Masters degree preferred.
The Flagler Museum is seeking an experienced professional to serve as a full-time Retail Manager. The Retail Manager (RM) oversees the full operation of the Museum Store and Museum Café. The Store and Café offer Museum visitors high-quality experiences related to the Gilded Age elegance of Whitehall.
The Museum Store is open during Museum hours and provides a rich shopping experience for visitors. Qualified Store assistants and volunteers provide excellent customer service. The RM oversees staffing, purchasing, merchandising, inventory, sales reports, and product development.
The Museum Café is open to the public for lunch from November through April. An elegant tea service is prepared and served by a skilled seasonal staff. The RM oversees staffing, quality control, menu, ordering, and all required compliance and certifications.
The RM is responsible for achieving sales goals and managing budgets, assisting with creative marketing plans, including an expanded website presence, expanding wholesale opportunities, and enthusiastically striving to increase attendance and revenue. Bachelors degree and extensive retail experience required; restaurant experience preferred. The successful candidate will be creative, goal-oriented, and ready to jump into a busy environment.