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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.

Executive Assistant

The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks an Executive Assistant with excellent communication skills to provide support for the President and Board Secretary on administrative matters and on fundraising efforts, and to assist with cultural programs and special events. Strong communications skills and attention to detail a must.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience with a cultural institution and strong computer skills. Knowledge of the Nordic countries and cultures a plus, as well as familiarity with Raisers Edge and Adobe Creative Suite.

Please email cover letter and resume, as one PDF file, to hr@amscan.org and use “Executive Assistant” in the subject line.

Visitor Services Assistant

The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks a part-time Visitor Services Assistant to welcome visitors to Scandinavia House, provide information about events, programs and exhibitions, keep accurate counts of visitors to Scandinavia House, and maintain a daily log of all activities. The individual will be responsible for sales of tickets to events and programs, and maintaining reservations lists, and may also assist in programs and events held at Scandinavia House. Knowledge of and interest of Nordic culture a plus, communication and computer skills a must.

Minimum 15-20 hours a week including Fridays and Saturdays required, and flexibility to fill in on other days, although not required, would be appreciated.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume as one PDF file to hr@amscan.org and put “Visitor Services Assistant” in the subject line.

Scandinavia House Events Assistant

The American-Scandinavian Foundation is seeking an Events Assistant to provide support for rental events held at Scandinavia House.  Responsibilities include: working with clients to provide for excellent event experience, coordination of event particulars, including work with catering staff and other vendors, availability to be on-site for the duration of events, set up and breakdown of furniture and audio-visual equipment.

This is an ideal position for a student in the hospitality field or a recent graduate. 30 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 cover letter and resume as one PDF to hr@amscan.org and put “Scandinavia House Events Assistant” in the subject line.

Heimbold Family Children’s Playing and Learning Center Assistant

The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks a part-time assistant 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.

6-12 hours per week, Saturdays are required.  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.