Thursday, January 12, 2012

Job Opening: Sons of Norway Seeks New Cultural Coordinator

Sons of Norway is currently accepting applications for an open Cultural Coordinator position at its Minneapolis Headquarters. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for managing media resources, developing new member programs, administering and promoting assigned programs while supporting various levels of leadership in their execution.

Specifically, they will be responsible for Sons of Norway's Media Lending Library, member communication and reference, Sports Medal program, Barneløpet events, Nordic American Thanksgiving Breakfast, and communications support.

This is an exciting position for someone with a Bachelors degree in Scandinavian studies/languages, education or communications.

The perfect candidate must have:
•    Excellent customer service skills (phone & email).
•    Excellent written & verbal communications skills.
•    Knowledge of Norwegian culture
•    Experience using Excel, Word, a database program and email.
•    Attention to detail.
•    Ability to be flexible, adaptable, proactive and to take initiative.

The preferred qualifications for this position include:
•    Basic competency in Norwegian.
•    Experience in event planning.
•    Knowledge of Norwegian literature and history.
•    Experience marketing and promoting programs and events.
•    Experience directing and working with/coordinating volunteers.

To learn more about this position and the application process, click here or go to:

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