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Special Events Coordinator

Overview

Maine Maritime Museum (MMM) is an independent, nonprofit institution dedicated to celebrating Maine’s vibrant maritime culture. Because this culture includes different backgrounds, perspectives, and voices—and because our museum welcomes visitors from around the world—our institution is firmly committed to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion.

If you believe in museums’ important role to reveal the past, to inform the present, and to shape the future, we invite you to join our team. You will join us on the beautiful banks of the Kennebec River, on a twenty-acre campus where collaboration and creativity are encouraged.

General Summary

The Special Events Coordinator is a full-time position and serves as the museum’s representative to our private event clients, catering business partners, and museum staff. The Special Events Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to exceptional customer service, with excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently. Primary duties include conducting site tours for prospective clients, answering ongoing questions prior to an event, and serving as the point of-contact for clients throughout the event including event set-up and breakdown. Duties range from preparing event spaces to assisting with A/V equipment and working with caterers and other vendors to ensure successful events.

This position is full-time and includes health, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement fund, and has a flexible schedule which includes nights and weekends. Opportunities for professional development are available. Basic skills in Microsoft Office are required. Flexibility, resourcefulness, and the ability to troubleshoot are also required.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of two years of event experience
  • Proven customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with a diverse team
  • Proven success of managing multiple projects and deadlines with attention to detail

Terms

The Special Events Coordinator position is a full-time, non-exempt position with full benefits. Starting salary is $37–39K per year, commensurate with experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

MMM is an equal opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, protected genetic information, status as a parent, marital status, political affiliation, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to hr@maritimeme.org.

Maine Maritime Museum