In this Issue
1. Heritage Bulletin provides tip for taking photos to tell stories
2. Museum Association seeks part-time administrative assistant
3. Digital Archivist south by Oregon Historical Society
4. Corporate relations officer position opening at OMSI
5. Clackamas County Historical Society seeks program and experiences director
HERITAGE BULLETIN PROVIDES TIP FOR TAKING PHOTOS TO TELL STORIES
Great photos tell impelling stories; however, storytelling with photographs takes practice and planning. Heritage Bulletin 16: Good Pictures Tell the Best Story, offers tips for capturing a successful image that will not only grab the viewer’s attention, but might also instill a desire to learn more or to become involved. Whether your focus is on artifacts or a historic downtown district, this Bulletin provides guidance on taking photographs that will strengthen your heritage story. To download the Bulletin, or to find a Bulletin on a subject of interest to your organization, visit Oregon Heritage online.
MUSEUM ASSOCIATION SEEKS PART-TIME ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
The Oregon Museums Association (OMA) is seeking an energetic and self-motived individual who is interested in assisting with the expansion, enhancement and growth. The successful candidate will serve in a part-time, contract capacity under the direction of the OMA Board of the Oregon Museums Association. For full position details, visit OMA online. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and provide three references including telephone numbers to firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject Administrative Assistant Application. The application deadline is June 12.
DIGITAL ARCHIVIST SOUGHT BY OREGON HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The Oregon Historical Society (OHS) is seeking a creative, energetic, and technically savvy digital archivist to develop and maintain the OHS Digital Vault, the institution's new digital repository. The archivist will join a team committed to collaboration, public service, and stewardship of the extensive and diverse historical collections in the OHS Davies Family Research Library. This is a full time (36.25 hours per week), grant-funded position with an expected duration of two years.
For the complete job description, and to apply for this position, visit the Oregon Historical Society online.
CORPORATE RELATIONS OFFICER POSITION OPENING AT OMSI
The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a full-time corporate relations officer, who will focus on building and sustaining mutually beneficial relationships that generate support from corporations to help the OMSI achieve its mission and strategic goals. As part of the development team, the corporate relations officer works closely with OMSI’s development team and leadership in planning solicitation strategies to achieve its organizational goals. This position will develop and implement tailored strategies to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio for corporate giving donor and prospects. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial self-starter able to work independently and as part of a highly collaborative team with excellent time-management skills and confidence in approaching new prospects. Other desired attributes include non-profit/museum experience, experience with sales, understanding of Portland’s corporate culture and major companies, and experience working with volunteers. The application deadline is June 15. For a full description and to apply for this opening visit OMSI online.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY SEEKS PROGRAM AND EXPERIENCES DIRECTOR
The Clackamas County Historical Society is seeking a team leader to develop an educational visitor experience around Clackamas County History. The successful candidate must possess an appreciation and knowledge of history, familiarity with technology, great organizational skills, and the ability to tell a compelling story. The ability to think creatively and approach problems with a positive attitude is also essential. This position will work in a team building environment with volunteers and other community members. For a complete position description and application requirements, email email@example.com. The position will close on June 12.
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