580 Mt. Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Date Posted: January 12, 2023
Region: Eastern Massachusetts
Role and Responsibilities:
The Family Services Event Coordinator
assists families with the planning and coordination of private memorial
services, cremation events, and graveside burial services. The coordinator
serves as the primary point of contact with all families scheduling
funeral-related events on the Cemetery’s campus, guiding each through all
stages of the event planning and coordination process. The coordinator
completes all administrative tasks, including invoicing and receipt of all
requirement paperwork, and provides staffing at burials, memorial services, and
other funerary-related private events. The
coordinator works collaboratively with the Cemetery Operations, Cremation, and
Event Rentals staff to ensure that all private family events meet Mount
Auburn’s standards for exceptional customer service.
Qualifications and physical demands include but are
not limited to:
Hours of Work:
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM from Monday to Sunday. The work week will be five days a week that will
includes Saturdays and Sundays.Occasional
evenings as required.
Please send a cover letter
stating your career goals and objectives with a current resume, as Microsoft
Word documents, and include “Family Services Event Coordinator” in the subject
area, to: email@example.com
Or by mail to:
580 Mount Auburn St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Applications will be accepted
until the position is filled. No telephone calls please.
Mount Auburn Cemetery is an equal opportunity
Mount Auburn Cemetery comprises 175 acres and is situated in Watertown and Cambridge near
Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1831, and now visited by over 200,000 people
each year, Mount Auburn is a National Historic Landmark, recognized as the
first “rural cemetery” and the inspiration for the American Parks Movement
during the 19th century. As an active cemetery, Mount Auburn
inspires all who visit, comforts the bereaved, and commemorates the dead in a
landscape of exceptional beauty. As an accredited arboretum, Mount Auburn
features 5,000 trees and more than 20,000 plants overall.
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