Concord Museum is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual to work at
the front desk of the Concord Museum on our team of Head Guides. Head Guides are
responsible for the daily operation of the Museum including selling tickets, processing
shop sales, coordinating the daily tour schedule, leading tours as needed, opening
and closing the building, and greeting visitors with a warm and welcoming
should have 1-3 years of experience in a customer service role; previous
experience in a museum or other historic setting is a plus. Excellent
communication skills, computer literacy, and cash handling experience are
required. High school diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred. Interest
in American history highly desirable.
Guides are required to work at least two weekend days each month; occasional weekday
and evening shifts are also available. This part-time position is perfect for
college or graduate students, retirees, and others with a flexible schedule
looking to be part of a dynamic team in a historic environment.
How To Apply:
Send a resume and cover letter to the Director of Education and
Public Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org
February 15, 2019
Hours vary per week, 3 to 10 hours. $13.00/hour.
About this Organization:
Founded in 1886, the Concord Museum has a nationally significant collection of over 35,000 objects, widely emulated education programs, and an active changing exhibition program. The Museum educates visitors of all ages about the history of Concord and its continuing influence on American political, literary, and cultural life. Renowned as the site of one of the first battles of the American Revolution and the home of great American writers and thinkers, including Emerson and Thoreau, Concord has long been a popular destination. The Museum is a center for cultural enjoyment for the region and a gateway to the town of Concord for visitors from around the world. The collection includes American icons such as Paul Revere's lantern; the contents of Henry David Thoreau's cabin at Walden Pond; major Revolutionary War holdings; and exceptionally well-documented furniture, clocks, silver, ceramics, textiles and other artifacts. Accredited by AAM since 1973, the Museum is open 362 days a year and is located 20 miles from Boston.