Careers

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Martin House. There are two open positions at this time.

Development Assistant

Full-time position – 40 hours per week

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as Development Assistant. This individual will be responsible for providing administrative support for the development office, and general office support as needed. The candidate will work on site at our administrative offices, located on the Martin House estate in the Parkside district of Buffalo.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Processing data entry for confidential donor records
• Assisting with monthly solicitation letters and reconciliations
• Assisting with all stages of special events from planning to execution
• Researching grant opportunities and assisting with grant applications
• Answering phones, assisting with tour reservations and general inquiries
• Supporting other staff with administrative needs
• Assisting with other ad hoc projects and tasks as needed

Education and Experience:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, mail merges)
• Knowledge of Donor Perfect / Customer Relationship Management software preferred but not required
• Must be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated and flexible
• Excellent oral/written communication and customer service skills
• Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends, particularly for special events

Physical Requirements:
• May need to help lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds on occasion.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best talent on our team. The Martin House is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@martinhouse.org.

Education Programs Coordinator

Full-time position – 40 hours per week

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House is seeking a qualified individual to join our Education Programs team. The candidate will work on site at our administrative offices, located on the Martin House estate in the Parkside district of Buffalo. If you are driven by lifelong learning and interested in the programmatic aspect of this international tourism destination, this position is for you.

Duties and Responsibilities:

∙ Work with the Director of Education and Executive Director to develop and execute a dynamic roster of programs designed for both adults and children. These include school programs, adult workshops, community events, public & specialty tours, curated travel trips, and more.
∙ Collaborate with educators, parents and other education program participants to ensure successful program execution.
∙ Work with education team to support docent training and continuing education programs.
∙ Coordinate the education volunteers as needed to support all programs.
∙ Serve as back-up to support tour team with scheduling and other operational needs.
∙ Serve as a Martin House docent to provide tours to the public, often on short notice as needed.
∙ Assist with other ad hoc projects and tasks.
∙ Be available to work weekends and evenings when required.

Education and Experience:

∙ Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience. Museum education experience is preferred but not required.
∙ Detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, flexible, and able to work well in a team setting.
∙ Excellent communication skills (both oral and written), exceptional customer service skills, and proven experience managing and completing multiple time sensitive projects independently and effectively.
∙ Solid computer skills, including proficiency in Office 365.

Physical Requirements:
• May need to help lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds on occasion.

We seek applicants from all backgrounds to ensure we get the best talent on our team. The Martin House is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to hr@martinhouse.org. Anticipated start date is January 2021.

Volunteer Opportunities

Martin House is always looking for energetic volunteers to help with various tasks around the site. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, contact us at volunteer@martinhouse.org.

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