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Employment Opportunities

The American-Scandinavian Foundation is seeking applicants for the following open positions.

Please note that for all positions you must be eligible to work in the United States.

Assistant to the President

American-Scandinavian Foundation is seeking an Assistant to the President to start in August 2018. Duties and responsibilities of the position include providing support for the President on administrative matters, including drafting and preparing correspondence, drafting speeches and remarks, and scheduling meetings. Responsibilities also include serving as a liaison with the Foundation’s Board of Trustees, maintaining permanent records on Board Members, coordinating Board and Trustee meetings, and compiling the President’s Report.

Other administrative responsibilities include coordinating selected cultural programs and special events, assisting the Development Department in organization of ASF Annual Spring Gala, copyediting ASF brochures and periodicals, responding to inquiries, forwarding calls and taking messages as necessary. Additional responsibilities include photographing Scandinavia House Programming, designing invitations/documents using InDesign / Photoshop and maintaining archival lists.

Applications are now open for the position. To read the full job description, please click on the link below. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to hr@amscan.org and include the words “Assistant to the President” in the subject line.

Scandinavia House Events Assistant

The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks a part-time Events Assistant to provide support for rental events held at Scandinavia House. Responsibilities include meeting with clients to discuss logistics, setting up and breaking down furniture and audio visual equipment, and being on site during events to help with concerns and needs of the clients.

This is an ideal position for a student in the hospitality field or a recent graduate. 20-25 hours a week depending on the schedule of events, including weekends and evenings. Prior experience in event rentals or catering, and knowledge of A/V equipment, is preferred, but not required.

To apply, please email resume with cover letter to hr@amscan.org and put “Scandinavia House Events Assistant” in the subject line.

Heimbold Family Children’s Playing and Learning Center Aide

The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks a part-time aide for its Heimbold Family Children’s Playing and Learning Center at Scandinavia House.  Responsibilities include providing a safe, clean, and welcoming environment for young children, helping to organize and plan activities for children, and providing information to parents and others about the center and other programs at Scandinavia House.

10-20 hours per week, including Saturday afternoons.  Prior experience with children and/or coursework in early childhood education important.

To apply, please email resume with cover letter to hr@amscan.org and put Children’s Center Aid in the Subject line.

Sales Associates at The Shop at Scandinavia House

The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks part-time sales associates for the Shop at Scandinavia House. Retail experience, design knowledge, and fluency in a Scandinavian/Nordic language are preferred. Flexible hours are available for this position.

Receiving/Stock positions are also available. Computer knowledge is a must, as well as a strong attention to detail. Retail experience a plus.

Interested and qualified candidates should email a cover letter and resume to winterhalter@amscan.org and put “Shop Assistant” in the subject line.