Organization Description:

The mission of The Wende Museum is to preserve Cold War history, inspire a broad understanding of the period, and explore its enduring legacy. Named for the transformative period leading up to and following the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the Museum collects and preserves art work, artifacts, archives, films, and personal histories from Cold-War era Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union; promotes rigorous scholarship, educates students, and stimulates general interest through lectures, symposia and publications; illuminates the past and informs the present through creative collaborations with contemporary artists and designers; and challenges and engages the public through experimental exhibitions and interdisciplinary programming inspired by the collection. Located in Culver City California, The Wende Museum is in the process of renovating a larger facility in the heart of Culver City and plans to occupy and open its new facility in late-2016.


Job Description: Administrative Manager:

The Administration Manager (AM) position is newly created, offering critical internal support to advance the Museum’s growth.

  • The Administrative Manager reports to the Deputy Director, but directly supports the Executive Director and all senior staff in a general administrative capacity.
  • The AM manages the Museum’s office space, supplies, files, and other resources, and manages staff and board coordination, including meeting documentation, calendars, and project management tools.
  • In the area of cultivation and communications, the AM manages all postal and shipping activities, monitors public communications and social media, supports PR and media activities, updates the CRM system Altru, manages design, distribution, and tracking of print and digital communications, and other duties.
  • The AM also supports the curatorial department with scheduling of tours, research access, and volunteers and with logistics for programs and events.

Full-time staff position, Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm, occasional evening and weekends

Compensation DOE with medical/dental

Position is available now, interviews July 2016


Go to http://www.wendemuseum.org/about-us/opportunities for job description with full list of responsibilities. Please do not apply if you do not meet the qualifications.

Questions – email hr@wendemuseum.org


To apply: submit resume, very brief cover letter or email, and salary history by email attachment to: hr@wendemuseum.org