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EXHIBITS PROJECT MANAGER

Date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Position Description: 
Boston Children’s Museum produces exhibitions for installation in the Museum, for touring to other venues, for sales as exhibit kits. Currently, BCM is developing two-three major permanent exhibits internally, and a major external exhibit project involving three early childhood exhibit areas. We tour 6 traveling exhibits nationally, and offer a growing number of exhibit kits and consulting services.

The Exhibits Project Manager will act as project manager and client liaison for existing external exhibit projects, new consulting projects as they develop, and will assist in managing permanent exhibit projects internally.

Qualifications: 
  • BA/BS required with 3 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Excellent logistical and organizational skills, with demonstrated independence
  • Previous experience and demonstrated excellence in project management, budget development and monitoring.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the educational value of our work, so as to be able to accurately and enthusiastically represent BCM and what we have to offer over the phone, in email and other written communication.
  • Excellent computer skills for budgeting, scheduling and project management.
  • Understanding of the design process preferred.
  • Experience with traveling exhibits and ability to trouble shoot and walk people though the necessary steps for planning, delivery and installation preferred.

Additional Requirements:
Annual travel approximately 2-3 times per year in support of museum consulting projects. More frequent local travel to area museums, client meetings and the BCM design and production facility.

Hours: 
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. This is a 1+-year position with the possibility to extend depending on developing projects.