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Event and Program Manager, Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens
| Wake Forest University
United States, North Carolina, Winston Salem
|January 09, 2024
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Job Description SummaryThe Manager of Events is responsible for providing experiences that deliver on the Reynolda brand promise. This staff member creates and oversees welcoming and inspiring events for both donors and the general public. The Events Manager hires, trains, and schedules part-time staff members to ensure that Reynolda events are keeping up with the expectations of our visitors, reaching revenue aspirations, and cultivating collaborative and inclusive environments. Working in collaboration with all departments across the Museum, the Events Manager assists with planning and actively serves all departments in the execution of events offered by Reynolda House and Reynolda Gardens; assists the Director of Advancement with fundraising events; and manages a departmental budget for revenue and expenses.
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Additional Job Description
Light work. Exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently and constantly to move objects. Stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, talking, and hearing. Close visual acuity. Subject to both environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and outside. Not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Reynolda is set on 170 acres in Winston-Salem, N.C. and comprises Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Reynolda Gardens and Reynolda Village Shops and Restaurants. The Museum presents a renowned art collection in a historic and incomparable setting: the original 1917 interiors of Katharine and R. J. Reynolds's 34,000-square-foot home. Its collection is a chronology of American art and featured exhibitions are offered in the Museum's Babcock Wing Gallery and historic house bedrooms. The Gardens serve as a 134-acre outdoor horticultural oasis open to the public year-round, complete with colorful formal gardens, nature trails and a greenhouse. In the Village, the estate's historic buildings are now home to a vibrant mix of boutiques, restaurants, shops and services. Affiliated with and adjacent to the Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University, plan your visit at reynolda.org and use the free mobile app, Reynolda Revealed, to self-tour the estate.
Mission: Reynolda-as a museum, garden, and historic country estate-connects people with the beauty and complexity of the American story through the integration of art, learning and nature. We cultivate experiences and environments that foster belonging.
Values: exploration, open-mindedness, continuous improvement, community building, passion.
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by the employee's supervisor.
To help provide a safe learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Time Type RequirementFull time Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.