NEW YORK OFFICE
Our clients include some of the world's most respected and venerable cultural institutions, as well as many highly innovative and forward-thinking organizations that challenge traditional creative and cultural boundaries. With ongoing projects around the world, a focus on physical and digital visitor experiences, and unmatched knowledge of the changing cultural landscape, Lord Cultural Resources offers you the exciting opportunity to make a positive, lasting impact.
This position is based in the US and will primarily support US team projects; however, you will be undertaking a range of functions to help projects and initiatives across the organization. This is a hybrid remote/in office position, and the successful candidate will be located a reasonable commuting distance from our New York office Reporting to a Director in the New York Office, you will be responsible for providing research, project management, and administrative support including presenting information and data in a variety of formats.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
- Conducting primary and secondary research by gathering and analyzing data and preparing synopses and summaries of studies, documents, interviews
- Prepare environmental scans and case studies
- Conduct background document review and getting key points
- Identifying and obtaining relevant source material; Tracking, organizing and categorizing relevant material;
- Writing research papers and summaries on required subjects related to specific projects with an emphasis on topics germane to arts and cultural organizations
- Providing project management support for various projects, maintaining calendars and schedules and coordinating both internally and externally to track progress and deadlines for deliverables
- Participating in internal teams and initiatives as required;
- Working with Survey Monkey and analysing reports
- Promoting the Lord Cultural Resources brand, services, and products to prospective and existing clients;
- Contributing to the development of proposal submissions;
- Proof-reading, research on museums and cultural institutions, and administrative support such as responding to information requests,
- Other duties as required.
- The qualified candidate must be a motivated, committed and adaptable team player with the ability to multitask, work independently, learn quickly, and deliver on tight deadlines. The candidate will have strong analytical abilities, take initiative, be detail oriented, be an excellent communicator, and have a genuine enthusiasm in museums, culture, and the arts. Other key qualifications include:
OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
- A Bachelor or Masters-level degree related to museum planning or related field, and/or equivalent experience
- 1-3 years of relevant work experience, ideally for cultural institutions;
- Demonstrated research experience;
- Experience compiling and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and to identify trends;
- Strong analytical skills;
- Exposure to business writing;
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English;
- Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
- Ability to work on a number of projects simultaneously and be well organized;
- Ability to work independently and in a team setting.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED KEY QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:
- Familiarity with Lord Cultural Resources’ methodologies and/or willing to excel in them as expressed in The Manual of Museum Planning, 3rdEdition 2012, The Manual of Museum Management, 3rdEdition 2009, The Manual of Museum Exhibitions, 3rdEdition 2022, The Manual of Strategic Planning for Cultural Organizations, 2nded. 2017, The Manual of Museum Learning, 2nded., 2016 and other publications as required;
- Project management capabilities;
- Strong visual communication skills, with experience in developing simple graphics (such as charts and diagrams) to communicate data, concepts and ideas;
- Additional languages such as Spanish, French, or Arabic , would be an asset.
Base Salary Range: $50,000 - $55,000
The advertised pay scale reflects the good faith minimum and maximum salary range for this role. The advertised pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage for any specific employee. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may be dependent on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the candidate's experience, education, special licensing or qualifications, and other factors.