Special Events Assistant | Fort Worth, TX

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National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Fort Worth, Texas 


Job Title: Special Events Assistant 

Reports To: Director of Special Events 

Department: Exhibits and Education 

Status: Full Time/Salary Bi-Weekly 


About the Position: 

Special Events Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director of Special Events with the coordination, organization, and production of institutional events and programs. Programming includes educational and outreach activities, fundraising events, and all other public programs supported by the Cowgirl Museum.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist with coordinating special events and programs with appropriate supervisors and department leads, both in-person and digital 
  • Maintain and update internal calendar of programs and events  
  • Assist in developing marketing materials for events and programs  
  • Assist with setup and breakdown of space, including vendors, staffing, and technology 
  • Perform other Museum related duties as assigned 
  • Represent the Museum with high level of integrity and professionalism, adhere to Museum policies, maintain confidentiality, and support management decisions in a positive, professional manner 


Necessary Skills and Competencies: 

  • Experience in hospitality, event planning, logistics, customer service, and community engagement 
  • Experience working with diverse and intergenerational communities 
  • Proficiency in planning and organization  
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with individuals, groups, and organizations 
  • Proactive and organized 
  • Strong written and verbal communication 
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint) 
  • Experience or willingness to learn Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, Constant Contact, and Sustain  
  • Strategic thinker and creative problem solver 
  • Committed to accuracy and consistency 
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions, both written and verbal 
  • Work independently while being creative and resourceful with a team 



Pay Type: Salaried, Exempt, Full Time, 40 hours/week 
Salary: $40,000 Annually  
Benefits: Group Medical Insurance; Dental and Vision Discount Plan; option to participate in a 403(B) savings plan 

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend duties dependent upon Museum events. 



Send cover letter and resume to Jennifer LeGrand, Director of Special Events, at jlegrand@cowgirl.net