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Associate Producer & Researcher 

Excited by History, Mystery, Television, and Researching Clues? 

We are seeking a part-time Associate Producer & Researcher to support the execution of various television and media projects. The Associate Producer & Researcher will assist in the ideation, development, and production of key projects in a collaborative environment that includes team members from a large museum and a new media company.

The ideal candidate will effectively prioritize, handle tight and competing deadlines, efficiently manage time, and possess strong, sound judgment. This position is best for someone who is detail-oriented, hardworking, creative, and willing to take the initiative and perform multiple tasks under pressure while maintaining flexibility and patience.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

●      Writing up descriptions of the stories in varying lengths

●      Helping to locate and source film and photo assets

●      Locating and reaching out to experts, witnesses, and other key voices

●      Helping schedule interviews

●      General administrative duties as assigned

Qualifications

●      Excellent computer skills, including Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop), Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite;

●      Minimum one-year experience in a similar role, including internship experience;

●      Knowledge of modern history and best research practices

●      Excellent communication and written skills

●      Exceptional administrative, time-management, and organizational skills

●      Able to complete work efficiently and accurately in a deadline-driven environment

Position Type

This is a part-time position as an independent contractor with the potential to expand to full-time employment. This position is remote with a flexible schedule and meetings held via Zoom. 

Compensation

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a resume and letter of interest to opportunities@wendemuseum.org with "Associate Producer & Researcher" in the subject line.

Collections Internship Program

The Wende Museum is pleased to offer Collections Internships for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, as well as recent graduates. Positions are part-time, unpaid, and available for course credit. For more information, please see our flyer.

Internships are offered year-round, typically beginning in January, June, and September. We are accepting applications for Winter 2022 through November 26, 2021. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to internships@wendemuseum.org.

Internship Program

The Wende offers internship opportunities for college and graduate students interested in careers in museums. Based upon their academic training, interests and language skills, as well as the availability of projects, interns work in one of the Wende’s departments. While some projects require reading knowledge of German, Russian, or another East Bloc language, these skills are not necesssary for a successful internship. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

We have hosted interns from Bard College, Boston College, California Institute of the Arts, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CSU Long Beach, CSU Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate University, Dartmouth College, Duke University, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Freie Universität Berlin, Goteborgs Universitet, Grinnell College, Hampshire College, Loyola Marymount University, Macalester College, Manhattanville College, Occidental College, Otis College of Art and Design, University of California Davis, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Santa Cruz, University of Michigan, University of New Hampshire, University of Pennsylvania, University of Southern California, Utrecht University, VU University Amsterdam, and Wesleyan University, among others.