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.
Scandinavia House Events Assistant
The American-Scandinavian Foundation seeks a part-time Events Assistant to provide support for events held at Scandinavia House by external institutions. 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; ideal job for student in the hospitality field or a recent graduate with a degree in that field. 20-25 hours a week depending on the schedule of events, which may include 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 EVENTS ASSISTANT in the subject line.
The American-Scandinavian Foundation/Scandinavia House seeks a Staff Accountant to work closely with the Controller and assist in all general areas of accounting including but not limited to A/P, A/R, and financial reporting. The Staff Accountant will also provide support to the Controller during year end audit.
Qualifications: B.A. in Accounting or related field of study, 1-2 years’ experience in general areas, preferable with a non-profit organization. Strong communications skills and attention to detail a must. Strong Excel knowledge important; knowledge of Blackbaud and/or Fund E-Z financial software a plus.
Please send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to HR@amscan.org and put Accountant in the subject line.
Part-time Temporary Positions at The Shop @ Scandinavia House
Part-time sales positions in a museum-style shop. Sales/retail experience, art/design knowledge, and fluency in a Scandinavian/Nordic language preferred. Flexible hours.
Also, Receiving/Stock positions. Computer knowledge a must, attention to detail required. Retail experience a plus.
If you are interested in and qualified, please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 212.686.2115. Phone contact: Laura 212.847.9726.