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Job Opportunities

Employment

Thank you for exploring employment opportunities at the Museum of the American Revolution. All employment questions may be directed to employment@amrevmuseum.org. Please review all open positions below and their job descriptions for information on how to apply.  Due to the volume of applications, only qualified applicants will be contacted directly.

The Museum of the American Revolution is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Available Positions

Porter

Position Description

The Museum is seeking an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Part Time Porter who is responsible for cleaning and sanitizing offices, meeting rooms, restrooms, break room and all public areas of the Museum. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, flexible and must be available to work weekends and holidays. This position will be reporting to the Lead Porter. Day and overnight shifts available.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Vacuuming, sweeping, and mopping of flooring and stairs.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms.
  • Clean sinks, countertops, microwaves, and refrigerators in break room
  • Restock supplies in bathrooms, break rooms and common areas.
  • Empty all trash cans and replace liners, clean receptacles as necessary.
  • Dusting and cleaning office desks and furniture that are not cluttered.
  • Cleaning windowsills and windows.
  • Maintain janitor closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Maintain janitorial equipment in a clean, safe and operable condition.
  • Proper labeling, dilution and use of all chemicals.
  • Wearing proper Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Maintain vending closets in a clean, organized and safe manner.
  • Restock vending machine ƒ Restock vending supplies in appropriate storage area
  • Purchase cleaning and vending supplies as necessary
  • General maintenance of grounds
  • Deliver mail/packages to administrative offices
  • Other routine maintenance duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Customer oriented and friendly
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal & written instructions independently.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, mornings, and nights.
  • Ability to perform light physical tasks, exerting up to 60 lbs of force on a frequent basis and up to 60 lbs on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to perform such activities as grasping, lifting, reaching
  • High school degree

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseun.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

Development Coordinator

Position Description

The Development Coordinator will support the Museum of the American Revolution’s fundraising efforts by working closely with the Vice President of Advancement, the Director of Development, Corporate Partnerships Officer and other Museum staff to support the Museum’s strategic fundraising efforts.  The Development Coordinator is a primary liaison to ensure that Development team is working in tandem with operations, marketing, education and curatorial teams to support the Museum’s goals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage all routine gift processing, including membership gift batching, as well as data imports from off-site gift processing and website donations.
  • Manage regularly scheduled data imports and exports ensuring timely and accurate data transmittals between Raisers Edge and Financial Edge, Luminate and Gateway Galaxy, establishing the donor database as the central information source.
  • Support the data needs of the Museum’s national direct mail program, both donor and membership.  Liaison with the Museum’s direct mail, caging, and fulfillment vendors to facilitate data extractions and reporting.  Serve as day-to-day interface with the Museum’s Arch-e account, which houses all data processed off-site.
  • Coordinate event ticketing and fundraising appeals through Luminate for development activities and events.
  • Coordinate the logistics of select fundraising meetings and donor events, working in coordination with Director of Development, Corporate Partnerships Officer, and others, to ensure that these events are strategic, efficient, and effective in furthering the Museum's fundraising efforts.  Duties may include monitoring event revenue projections and budgets, invitation tracking, liaison to vendors, managing food and beverage for self-catered meetings and events, and on-site management of event logistics.
  • Oversee Development Department petty cash and manage reconciliation of petty cash and credit cards.
  • Provide excellent customer service to national and direct mail donors, including premium fulfillment request, and do-not-mail requests.  Proactively record and track donor information and call reports in database, to ensure that records include updated contact information, recent interactions, and major life events.  Assist with membership customer service during peak times.
  • Support the Director of Development, Corporate Partnerships Officer, and other team members through preparing correspondence and collateral, writing proposals, and developing presentations.  Provide technical assistance as necessary.
  • Support the Director of Development and Corporate Partnerships Officer with screening and cultivation of donors and prospects through acknowledgement, fulfillment, event invitations and other outreach. Responsibilities include conducting research on prospects to grow donor prospect database and tracking data to ensure timely and proper moves management. 
  • Coordinate the Museum's digital fundraising efforts on third-party fundraising sites, ensuring that donation pages and digital acknowledgements are accurate and working properly.  Liaison to Museum’s social media team. 
  • Serve as back-up support for the Donor Systems Manager.  These duties include processing of gifts and actions, preparation of metrics reports, generation of prospect research profiles, maintenance of donor records, generation of mail and email lists, and import/export functions with other systems, such as Luminate.
  • Provide back-up support to the Museum’s membership program as necessary during peak times or the Membership Manager’s absences, to include back office duties such as data entry of incoming memberships and renewals, oversight of membership fulfillment, handling membership inquiries via phone and email, membership presence at special events, and special member appeals.
  • Support Development Operations by managing the events and meetings calendar, preparing supplemental materials for Development fundraising activities, assisting with correspondence, scheduling and organizing committee meetings, and recording meeting minutes.
  • Serve as primary coordinator of donor files, ensuring that gift documentation is handled securely and that accurate records are maintained.
  • Monitor Development department supply inventories, and work with Director of Development to ensure that supply inventory and orders are on track with Development department budget.  Serve as primary liaison for Museum gift shop orders.
  • Prepare on-boarding materials for all new hires on the Development team.
  • Work as a team member of the Museum staff, assisting with all general fundraising activities and other special events.
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional experience should include at least two years of development work with a nonprofit organization, preferably a museum or other cultural institution, with proven experience in database management.
  • Experience with Raiser's Edge is desirable.
  • Must possess effective communication skills, both in speaking and writing.
  • Demonstrate excellent organization skills with attention to detail.
  • Be able to problem-solve and multitask under tight deadlines.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, donors and staff.
  • Must maintain donor confidentiality always.
  • The ability to work in a positive team-oriented environment while also functioning autonomously is essential.
  • Some nights/weekend hours are required.  Must plan to work the last two weeks of December, during peak year-end gift processing.

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseun.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

Email Marketing Coordinator

Position Description

The Email Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation, execution, and reporting of all email marketing campaigns. The Email Marketing Coordinator must stay current on email marketing best practices regarding content strategies, data capture and campaign analysis, deliverability and CAN-SPAM compliance. The Museum has a robust email subscriber list of 60,000 and ambitions to grow it in the coming year. Please note that in order to qualify for this job you need to have HTML writing and editing skills. This position reports to the VP of Marketing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with marketing colleagues and department managers to develop e-mail marketing campaigns that support individual department objectives including general newsletters, membership campaigns and support appeals.
  • Optimize e-mail and CRM integration, ensuring seamless user settings, preferences and subscription management.
  • Maintain email calendar with accurate dates and email content; this involves segmenting, building, quality testing, tagging and approving all email campaigns by checking for accuracy.
  • Manage all customer segmentation to accurately target contacts for each email campaign.
  • Craft and test engaging content (including subject lines and creative) to optimize open rates and deliverability.
  • Recommend new ideas and innovations to grow and improve the email channel.
  • Knowledge and adherence to CAN-SPAM act to ensure e-mails are in compliance.
  • Timely reporting on e-mail deliverability and engagement analytics including opens, clicks and bounces.
  • Work with directors to develop and execute automation plans and assets in conjunction with business objectives.
  • Ability to analyze data to answer questions including the ability to identifying data issues and trends – familiarity with Google Analytics a plus.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to communicate efficiently and effectively.

Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2 years’ experience in email marketing and marketing automation platforms (e.g. Luminate, Mail Chimp, Marketo, Act-on, HubSpot, SalesForce, Adobe Campaign etc.).
  • Experience with Google Analytics
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with strong storytelling capabilities
  • Knowledge of Drupal Content Management system, HTML and CSS
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects;
  • Energetic and enthusiastic personality, good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of integrated team.

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

Educator I

Position Description:

Educator Is deliver engaging educational experiences, especially for school, educator, and youth group audiences. These positions are responsible for implementing daily and monthly programming, special events, and classes and workshops. Qualified candidates are flexible and creative in meeting the needs of guests; skilled at and committed to engaging visitors of all ages, interests, and abilities in discussions of the American Revolution; and are devoted to the mission of the Museum. Educator I is a part-time, nonexempt position with a work schedule that will vary according to tour bookings, and is highly seasonal and includes working on weekend days. Educator Is must successfully complete the Museum’s 100-hour training course. The Museum operates a tiered part-time staffing model for delivery of certain educational programs. Educator Is who complete one full Fall or Spring school season and additional training are eligible for advancement to Educator II. Educators report to the Manager of School Programs with supervision by the Gallery Interpretation Manager and Public Programs Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Engage guests in interactive discussions about Museum’s subject, programs, exhibitions, media, and collections. Encourage interactions and conversations among guests.
  • Help guests develop historical thinking skills and historical empathy through guided viewing and group discussion of original and replica artifacts and documents, role-play activities in immersive and classroom environments, use of multimedia experiences, and participation in hands-on activities.
  • Facilitate interactive, inquiry-based tours, add-on programs, and activities for students (especially grades 4-12), families, and adults, including:
    • The Museum’s Through Their Eyes School Tours, school add-on programs, and school outreach programs
    • Adult, group, and family Highlights Tours of the Museum’s core Galleries
    • The “Washington’s War Tent” Discovery Cart
  • Orient guests to the Museum, assist with the smooth flow of foot traffic, and operate certain Museum theaters.
  • Enforce Museum rules to ensure a safe, friendly learning environment for all guests and the protection of Museum staff, objects, media, and displays.
  • Support ongoing evaluation of programs, including data collection.
  • Master historical content and a variety of interpretive techniques, with a commitment to ongoing learning.
  • Attend staff trainings, meetings, and continuing education sessions; complete assigned readings and research (supported by a quarterly study stipend).
  • This job is seasonal, with peak working hours in the Fall (October-November) and Spring (April-June). Evening, holiday, and weekend work required.
  • Additional duties, as assigned.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or Associate’s Degree plus relevant work experience; coursework in early American History, American Studies, or Museum Education preferred.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills required. Ability to see, speak clearly, write, and understand the English language required. Proficiency in ASL, Spanish, Chinese, or other languages desirable.
  • Previous educational and/or front-of-house experience in museums, heritage sites or other informal learning environments strongly preferred.
  • Interest in the American Revolution, and a commitment to ongoing learning about the Revolutionary era.
  • Flexibility, the willingness to cheerfully and calmly adapt to rapidly changing situations, and the ability to “think on one’s feet” essential. 
  • Enthusiasm for working and interacting with guests of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, learning styles, and knowledge levels.
  • Ability to interact with and collaborate with other staff in a clear, pleasant, and effective manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a cohesive team with colleagues to achieve desired program goals.
  • Availability to regularly work a schedule that includes weekend days, holidays, and evenings.  (The Museum is open seven days a week).
  • Ability to use email and online scheduling software required.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, kneel and stoop, climb stairs frequently, and occasionally sit on the floor.
  • Ability to handle and carry objects and lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Possession of valid driver’s license.

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

*This position will be available starting August 14th*

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

Security Guard

Position Description

The Museum is seeking an experienced, energetic and highly motivated Part Time Security Guard. This position will provide routine security of all museum visitors, employees and museum property. Coordinate with other staff members. Monitor CCTV cameras and alarm systems inside security room. Interact with the business guests including badging, assist in connecting guest with staff person. Respond to emergency situations.  Must be available to work nights and weekends. The Security Guard reports directly to the Chief of Security.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide security of all museum guest, assets and other employees.
  • Coordinate with other team members to provide a safe and secure environment.
  • Monitor CCTV cameras and security systems.
  • Interact with guest/employees in a courteous manner
  • Patrol interior and exterior.
  • Answer questions and assist guests
  • Answer phones or greet guest/employees in a welcoming manner
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be available to working early morning or evenings as needed. 
  • Weekends a must. 
  • Certified in First aid and CPR              
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years’ security or police experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Neat and Professional appearance
  • Must have the ability to maintain a positive working relationship with leadership and staff to ensure a safe and secure environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills

*This position is a part time position*

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

Guest Services Associate

Position Description: 

The Guest Service Associates (GSAs) is responsible for a successful guest experience in the Museum.   Must provide a high level of customer service and satisfaction to ensure an excellent experience for all guests and are responsible for a broad range of activities including selling tickets and memberships, overseeing access control, engaging with guests in the exhibit spaces, handling questions and complaints, monitor guest compliance with Museum safety/guest or protocols, and facilitating entry/egress from theaters.  The GSA reports to the Manager of  Guest Services. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Provide superior guest service to all guests  
  • Project a positive image, serving as an ambassador for the museum 
  • Maintain proper cashier operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes 
  • Relay accurate information about planned programs and events 
  • Be friendly and outgoing 
  • Handle customer service issues/questions in a professional, polite, and positive manner 
  • Actively participate in all provided training classes and properly implement newly learned skills 
  • Ensure that the Museum’s rules and safety protocols are followed  
  • Following established protocols, open/close building and areas within the Museum as scheduled; carry out light housekeeping and cleaning duties as outlined for each area throughout the day 
  • Other duties as assigned  

Skills and Knowledge:

  • General interest in the American Revolution 
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and interface effectively with visitors in both conveying information and listening to their questions/complaints 
  • Be open to multiple points of view and avenues for problem solving  
  • Must be able to walk, stand and interact with the public for long periods of time 
  • Be well organized and thorough with close attention to detail and follow-through 
  • Act as a team player who works well with others and shows courtesy and respect to colleagues 
  • Be willing to assume responsibility  
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, holidays and special events. 
  • Outgoing personality and enthused to interact with guests and colleagues 
  • 1-3 years of front line customer service experience 
  • Experience in another museum or related attraction strongly preferred 

Education:  

  • Associate or Bachelor of Arts degree or be in the process of securing a college degree 

*This position is a Part Time position*

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.

 

Executive Assistant

Position Description:

The Executive Assistant directly supports the President/CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution. This position handles a wide range of administrative and executive support-related tasks, working closely with the President/CEO while carrying out assignments independently.  Interacts with all levels of management, staff, volunteers and members of the Board. 

The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in equality and self-government.  The Museum, a private, non-profit educational organization, opened to the public in April 2017 and has since welcomed nearly three-quarters of a million guests. The Museum is poised to play a key leadership role in the approaching 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding in 2026.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely and accurate follow-up responses to and from the Pres/CEO’s office.
  • Manages Pres/CEO’s calendar, including coordinating meeting schedules, calls, and prioritizing appointments.
  • Produces correspondence and reports by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
  • Handles logistics associated with meetings and events for Board of Directors including preparing Board notebooks, arranging for meals, handling RSVPs and communication with Board members related to the meeting, and preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Reads, screens, researches, and routes or responds to correspondence; collects and analyzes information to determine those that require priority attention.
  • Conserves executive's time by screening and prioritizing communications and inquiries from external and internal sources.
  • Prepares detailed itineraries for travel, agendas, and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Assists with and provides research and background information, content development, and creation of presentations and coordinates meetings.
  • Builds appropriate rapport and demonstrates a high degree of courtesy, efficiency, and professionalism when interacting with individuals inside and outside of the organization.
  • Welcomes guests of the Pres/CEO by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or directing inquiries.
  • Provides historical reference by developing and utilizing filing and retrieval systems and secure information by completing data base backups.
  • Utilizes Raiser’s Edge to make note of discussions, meetings, correspondence relevant to fundraising efforts and membership cultivation.
  • Maintains constituent confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Completes expense reports and credit card reconciliation reports monthly
  • Provides support to Pres/CEO by drafting e-mails and correspondence, scheduling and coordinating board meetings, sending email correspondence and monthly bullets, taking meeting minutes and publishing and distributing results.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • 3-5 years of experience in senior administration position.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to confidentiality.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Flexible, detail-oriented team player able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as guests and vendors.
  • Must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Proactive, resourceful and efficient with a high level of professionalism.
  • Enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced work environment.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree required.

 

The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseum.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to employment@amrevmuseum.org

**Please note – in order for you to be considered for this position we will need a cover letter, resume and three professional references.  Unfortunately, applicants that do not include these items will not be considered for the position. The Museum will contact you if an interview is considered appropriate.