Current Job Openings at the Currier
The Currier Museum of Art has openings for the following positions. Please read the job descriptions carefully before applying.
Manager of Special Events and Facility Rentals
The Currier Museum of Art seeks a Manager of Special Events & Facility Rentals to oversee event sales and operations to deliver exceptional client experiences for all special events and facility rentals at the Currier. These events include rentals to business and not-for-profit organizations, private parties and receptions (weddings, showers, and other social events), and executing all internal events (development and stewardship non-rental events). The Manager of Special Events & Facility Rentals is responsible for marketing event services and the necessary follow-through on all event inquiries to increase rentals and achieve earned income goals. In addition to selling and executing private rentals, the Manager of Special Events & Facility Rentals collaborates with Development and Education colleagues to ensure stewardship of key audiences, commitment to community building and appropriate support for public programs and constituent events to bolster affinity and support for the museum. This position may supervise Special Events Assistant(s).
- Bachelor’s Degree with 3-5 years of successful event planning and banquet experience.
- Proven success in planning and executing a variety of small and large scale events.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate and work well with all levels of an organization, including Board of Trustees, high level donors, executive staff, peers and volunteer committees. Team orientation and ability to collaborate across departments is key.
- Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills, positive attitude, sense of humor, with a commitment to confidentiality and ethical behavior.
- Creative, self-motivated and energetic with an entrepreneurial spirit.
- Superior organizational skills with a high attention to detail; proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines in a busy environment.
- Demonstrated commitment to providing outstanding customer/client service.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Proficiency with Advanced MS Office suite.
Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com. No phone calls please! EOE
Museum Security Officers (part-time)
The Currier Museum of Art seeks part time security officers to ensure the protection and safety of our 72,500 sq. ft. Museum, providing a safe and secure environment for the museum’s collections, properties, facilities, visitors and staff while delivering superior customer service. Successful candidates will have previous security and customer service experience (prior law enforcement or criminal justice experience a plus!), high attention to detail, strong interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment and decision-making, and ability to respond effectively in emergency situations.
Position requires standing for long periods of time, climbing stairs, and ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs. Must pass a criminal background check, have a valid driver’s license, and be available nights and weekends.
Please send letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Human Resources, Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH 03104.
No phone calls please. EOE
Graduate & Undergraduate Internships
The Currier Internship Program is designed to help students undergraduate and graduate students develop the skills necessary for working in a museum setting. Internships provide students with a broad range of experiences and are appropriate for those studying art history, museum studies, education, marketing, fundraising or related fields. Students are encouraged to view the internship as an exchange of professional ideas between the museum and intern.
All internships include professional mentoring, with the goal of helping students develop their professional identity.
Internships are granted for educational credit only.
Summer Internships (May 15 – August 15)
Applications Due: April 1
Notification Date: May 1
Fall Internships (September 15 – December 15)
Applications Due: August 1
Notification Date: September 1
Winter/Spring Internships (January 15 – April 15)
Applications Due: December 1
Notification Date: January 1
Department of Art Education
Complete the Internship Application Form and post the form with the supporting documents.
Download the application and submit completed submission packet to:
High School Students
Earn and Learn: Teen Volunteer Summer Program
The Art Center Summer program admits a select group of 15 teens to assist with our programming needs during each summer session. This program is ideal for teens who wish to contribute their time, creativity and energy to a variety of our organizational needs, including assisting in the classroom, assisting the Program Manager, assisting with After-Camp Care, assisting Artist Mentors and more. The experience gained by working in the Art Center is enriching on many levels, personally and professionally. The Art Center honors students in this program with tuition remission for classes at the Art Center, totaling half-off the price of tuition for every 30 hours contributed, and full tuition remission for every 60 hours contributed. Internships at the Art Center are granted through a review process. Students must be willing to commit to a minimum of two full-week schedules.
If you are interested in participating in this program, please submit a letter of intent to Linn Krikorian, postmarked or e-mailed by May 14. Interviews with final candidates will take place in late May and early June to determine our intern team. An Orientation Meeting will follow in mid-June. For more information, and to find out how you can apply to be involved in the “Earn and Learn” program, please call Art Center Program Manager, Linn Krikorian at 603.669.6144, x148 or email with attached Letter of Intent.