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Graphic Designer, Full Time

Fernbank Museum is seeking a graphic designer to join the marketing team. This is a highly creative, and high-profile role with great opportunity to showcase talent and ideas. Candidates must be able to collaborate with the full marketing team and quickly create design solutions that have a high visual impact across a variety of projects, including advertising (digital, print, social, OOH, broadcast), signage, brochures, collateral, branded products, website, social media and various other needs.

This self-starter should be highly conceptual, proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, be comfortable leading and presenting work, and able to excel in a collaborative work environment. Creativity and resourcefulness are highly valued, especially when working within the constraints of a non-profit budget.

With marketing as a primary focus, must have strong experience designing for digital and print mediums. Should be able to collaborate and share projects with other designers and integrate existing key art for traveling exhibits and giant screen films into the Fernbank brand identity. Candidates should be able to handle design projects for new creative from concept through completion, including translating all concepts into placements of varying sizes and formats while overseeing production on print jobs.

Must be able to work with internal museum clients to concept the design for and produce materials, including direct mail, invitations, brochures, event collateral, fundraising resources, presentations, reports and more.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of trends in marketing, event and social media design; must have a strong print background; must work well within a team; and must thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume and deadline-driven environment. Designers on the team must all be able to contribute to brainstorming sessions, be open to feedback, oversee scheduling, project management, timeline planning, job asset assembly, project trafficking, vendor relationships, print production and more. Must be able to accurately proof materials for typos or misspellings before submitting for further review. Experience managing others, including freelancers, is preferred.

Other roles include helping develop updated brand standards and assets, performing design research, working with vendors, working within defined budgets and/or researching potential costs to suggest a budget. 

Strong organizational, time-management and communication skills are required to successfully handle multiple projects with concurrent deadlines.

Please note that exhibition design, including the graphics used within an exhibit, is managed by exhibit designers in a separate department and is not a need for this role.

Other Required Skills:

You MUST submit all of the following to be considered:

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Special Events Coordinator, Full-time

Job Summary
To provide support to the Special Events Department with varied office tasks and the coordination of events.

Major Functions

Experience Requirements

Skills and Attributes

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Member and Volunteer Services Associate, Temporary/Full-Time

Employment Period: Mid-January through April 2017

Job Summary
The temporary Member and Volunteer Services Associate is responsible for providing dual department support including data entry of new and renewing memberships, processing online membership sales, managing volunteer check in and assignments and general office duties as assigned.
Must be available Mondays through Fridays, although work on some weekends may be required. Typical schedule will be between the hours of 9am to 5pm, an average of 30 hours per week and up to 40 hours as needed. The Temporary Member and Volunteer Services Associate serves as a supporting Membership and Volunteer representative, ensures the Greeter and IMAX positions are fully staffed, assists volunteers when necessary, processes memberships and answers the membership and volunteer phone lines. Pay is $9 per hour.

Major Functions
1) Assists Member Services

2) Assists Volunteer Services

Requirements

Skills and Attributes

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Fernbank Café Attendant, Part-Time

Job Summary
Responsibilities and job duties change from day to day. Activities include, but are not limited to: dish washing, clean-up, stocking, continual maintenance of the café area, set-up of guest dining area, minor food preparation, and overall customer service.

Major Functions

Requirements

Skills and Attributes

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Line Server/Cashier, Part-Time

Job Summary
Responsibilities and job duties change from day to day, or even within a shift, according to the immediate needs of the operation. Activities include, but are not limited to: food preparation, set-up, clean-up, stocking, cash handling and customer service.

Major Functions

Requirements

Skills and Attributes

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Museum Store Sales Associate, Part-time

Job Summary
Responsible for the timely processing of all sales in an efficient and friendly manner. Contribute to the efficiency of the Store’s daily operations and the creation of the proper atmosphere for a successful and profitable Store.

Major Functions

Requirements

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Program Instructor, Part-Time

Job Summary

Program Instructors primarily deliver science-themed programs for preschool-12 students, both on Museum grounds and off-grounds. Group sizes range from 15-32 students for a classroom setting to 180 students for an auditorium setting. Instructors also assist with public programming.

Major Functions

Experience Requirements

Skills and Attributes

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Security Officer, Part-Time

Job Summary
Fernbank Museum seeks a part-time security officer to work Friday, Saturday and  Sunday special events. Typical schedule 3pm – 11pm. Starting pay is $8.50/hour  and prior experience is required.

Major Functions

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Special Event Staff (Part-Time)

Position Summary
As part of Fernbank Museum's special events staff, bussers are a key element in ensuring a quality guest experience during internal, public, and external events (wedding receptions, corporate parties).

This position offers a flexible schedule in a truly unique work environment. Starting pay is $9/hour, plus tip out on cash bars.

Essential Functions

Requirements

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.


Visitor Services Sales Associate, Part-Time

Job Summary
The Visitor Services Sales Associate will generally be the first Fernbank Museum of Natural History employee visitors encounter. It is therefore imperative that all employees in this department be polite, courteous and professional at all times. Sales Associates must always display a genuine concern for the needs of all visitors and must be willing to exhaust all efforts to ensure that each visitor has as enjoyable a visit as possible. Sales Associates must also possess the necessary skills for counting monies received as each associate is responsible for balancing sales and revenue at the end of the day.

Major Functions

Experience Requirements:

Skills and Attributes:

Click here for a downloadable application. (Acrobat required.)
Completed applications should be submitted along with your resume and cover letter to human.resources@fernbankmuseum.org.
Thank you for your interest in becoming part of our team.
Please review employment eligibility information available in English and Spanish before submitting your application.