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Producer Public Programs

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Opened in 1982, the Museum is centered on Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, and draws over one million visitors each year. The mission of the Intrepid Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.

The Producer, Public Programs will be responsible for working with the Director of Public Programs to conceptualize and deliver on-site and virtual content-rich programming which aligns with the mission and vision of the organization and builds Museum audience, reputation, funding opportunities through festivals, series, film events, adult, family and youth events, for general audiences. This includes free and fee -based programming.
Program design and hosting (70%)
Administrative role (30%)

The staff person will be responsible for:


  • Participate in internal departmental meetings in order to plan future programs
  • Work with director and other relevant staff (i.e. IA/Govt Grants) to develop, report, analyze program metrics
  • Work with director and staff from other relevant departments to develop the institutional program calendar
  • Manage contracts,
  • Support the Writing of program notes for audiences and for internal calendar.
  • Support the director in organizing travel and lodging for presenters (for on-site)
  • Identify virtual and film opportunities with external talents and museum staff members
  • Communicate plans and needs with Education, Exhibits, IT, Events, PR, Marketing/Video Production, Business Development, Institutional Advancement, Group Sales
  • Act as “host” or the face of many of the on-site and virtual programs


  • Collaborate with director in Identifying programs and talent, third-party partners with relevant content
  • Vet quality STEAM and arts talents
  • Design programs that support the museum’s commitment to DEAI

Performs other duties as required by management

The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of experience in event production and/or event programming including festivals, lectures, panels, films, and debates and evidence of excellent communication (verbal and written) skills and performance based skills hosting live or virtual programs. Knowledge of program development.  Knowledge of performance and comfort serving as host/MC of events. Highly organized and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously required.
For consideration e-mail cover letter and resume to: Candidates may also include a portfolio or performance reel.

Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.