Kenilworth Historical Society

The Kenilworth Historical Society

[email protected]

Position Title: Executive director

Reports to: President of the board

Supervises: Curator, support staff, and volunteers

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for daily operations of Society headquarters including administrative and facility management. Reports to board president.
  • Hires, supervises, evaluates and directs all paid staff to ensure effective and efficient delivery of services
  • Recruits, trains and manages Society volunteers
  • With executive board, defines and implements Society’s short and long-range goals
  • Represents Society to community, schools, professional organizations, and social media
  • Responsible for internal and external communications, including newsletter, website and other publications
  • Recruits members, updates membership database and prepares membership reports for board
  • With Special Events Committee, develops public programs and events for members
  • Leads fundraising efforts including annual appeal and grant writing
  • Assists the treasurer in developing the annual budget
  • Prepares payroll for the treasurer and outside accountant.
  • Notifies board of accessioning and deaccessioning of items from the Society’s collection, which have been determined by the curator.
  • Other duties as they arise or as they are assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred
  • Extensive non-profit experience, preferably in museums or community organizations.
  • Management experience
  • Experience working with boards and volunteers
  • Experience with fundraising and grant writing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and social media promotions.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines

Terms of Employment

Part-time employment, two days a week, Monday and Thursday 9am-5pm. Salary: $25-30 per hour.

Laurel Flentye, President, [email protected]