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Events Services Coordinator

Museum Vision and Mission:

MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant resource where history inspires us to be our best, individually and collectively. By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of our diverse history, MOHAI highlights our regional tradition of innovation and imagination. Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. MOHAI is a place and a community of people with histories of successes and failures that: bind us together; amuse, disturb, and inspire us; inform and guide us; and deepen our connection with our heritage.

Position Title: Events Services Coordinator

Reports to: Events Manager

Location: MOHAI, at Lake Union Park’s historic Armory building

Classification: Non-Exempt, Full-time, Hourly

Schedule: Variable, generally 35-40 hours per week. Evenings and weekends are required.

Benefits include: Medical and dental insurance; eligible for participation in 403(b) savings plan

Position Description:

As an essential member of the Events Services Team, the primary role of the Events Services Coordinator is to engage with individual and organizational clients to coordinate all the elements of private events once they have been booked, while providing excellent customer service and demonstrating a high degree of professionalism. During the events, the Events Services Coordinator will act as the central point of contact, talking with the client, and supervising support staff, technical staff, contracted caterers, security providers, and other event-related vendors. Generally this position will work one or two days of administrative office hours per week, will be responsible for advance coordination with clients, will act as lead during execution of events, and will prepare post-event reporting. This position reports to the Events Manager and is a member of the Finance and Operations Department.

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Museum Overview:

For more than 60 years, MOHAI has been dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing, and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. With a collection of nearly 4 million artifacts, photographs, oral histories and archival items, and an expansive schedule of exhibits and programs, MOHAI is the region’s premier history center. MOHAI operates a dramatic and award-winning museum in Lake Union Park in Seattle’s vibrant South Lake Union neighborhood, and a Resource Center in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. MOHAI also hosts the Bezos Center for Innovation, focusing on the history and future of innovation in the Puget Sound region.

MOHAI is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, and is an official affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. For more information, please visit www.mohai.org.

To Apply:

Please e-mail letter of interest, resume, and three references to: Human.Resources@mohai.org

No phone calls, please.

MOHAI is a 501(C)3 Organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer.