Freedom Trail® Foundation Players
The Freedom Trail welcomes over 4 million people annually to
experience over 250 years of history by exploring official Freedom Trail historic
sites and participating in official walking tours.
Freedom Trail Players® are a collection of historians, teachers, and
actors who conduct the official walking tours of Boston’s iconic 2.5 mile red brick
Freedom Trail, and are ambassadors of the City of Boston. Clothed in expertly tailored 18th-century
costumes, the Players study and read incessantly in order to portray specific revolutionary-era
Bostonians and lead residents and visitors through the history of our great
country. Players lead tens of thousands of school children and adults during
public and private tours year-round, help teach children in schools via
extensive education programs, and deliver speeches and lead reenactments
of revolutionary history for companies and organizations.
Foundation is seeking candidates to become Freedom Trail Players this spring
for year-round positions!
Ability to learn and memorize facts to
conduct high-quality, educational and fun, walking tours and the Changing the Guard program
Fully-comfortable organizing and speaking
to large groups of people and walking over 1 mile or more in every type of weather
Preferred applicants will have a Bachelor’s
degree and/or work experience in education, history, and/or theater
Work availability to include weekdays and weekends from May 1 through October 31
Availability for mandatory training in
March, April, and as needed
How To Apply:
To begin the application process,
please send an e-mail of interest and attach a current resume to firstname.lastname@example.org If you have any questions, please contact Emily Kovatch via phone at 617.357.8300 extension 200.
The Freedom Trail Foundation is
committed to diversity in hiring and encourages all interested parties to
February 15, 2019
About this Organization:
in 1964, the Freedom Trail® Foundation is the official non-profit organization
charged to market, promote, and help to preserve the Freedom Trail through
tourist services and activities, educational programs, and marketing and public
relations efforts. Marked by a red line on city walkways, Boston’s iconic 2.5-mile Freedom Trail connects 16 of
America’s most significant historical landmarks. The Foundation’s Preservation Fund supports preservation, rehabilitation, and capital projects for Freedom Trail sites to help
avoid, minimize, or mitigate adverse effects of the elements and manmade wear
and tear of Boston’s precious 17th, 18th, and 19th
century sites. The Freedom Trail
is a nationally recognized brand and draws over 4 million people to Boston and
the region each year and impacts of over $2 billion in spending in the state.