Freedom Trail Foundation

44 School Street Suite 250
Boston, MA 02108
www.thefreedomtrail.org
info@thefreedomtrail.org

Date Posted:
January 22, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Other

Type:
Part-Time

Freedom Trail® Foundation Players

Description:

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.


The Foundation is seeking candidates to become Freedom Trail Players this spring for year-round positions!

Qualifications:

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 info@thefreedomtrail.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 apply.

Apply by:
February 15, 2019
About this Organization:

Established 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.