Guest Services Associate

The Sargent House Museum
Job Description

The Sargent House Museum is seeking Guest Services Associates. Guest Services Associates welcome visitors, briefly inform them about the Sargent House Museum’s collection and mission, provide information about the organization in person or on the phone, keep the gift shop neat and tidy, and handle admission and gift shop sales.

 

Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons from 11:45 am to 4 pm, Memorial Day Weekend to Columbus Day Weekend.

 

Salary: $11/hr


Qualifications:

Experience with sales transactions/retail.

high school diploma or higher and an interest in local history.

Are comfortable engaging with the public.

Have experience using an Ipad, or are willing to learn.


How To Apply:

Please email resumes to Joy Hennessey at vp@sargenthouse.org and Amanda Hurd at president@sargenthouse.org with “Guest Services Associate” in the subject line. No calls please.

 

Apply by:

June 20, 2018

 

About this Organization:

The Sargent House Museum was built in 1782 as the home of Judith Sargent Murray (1751-1820) an influential American woman writer and philosopher whose work was read and praised by founding fathers such as George Washington. She shared this home with her first husband, Captain John Stevens, and her second husband, Reverend John Murray. John Murray established the first Universalist Church in the nation blocks away from where the home now stands. Today, we are a  501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving this historic landmark and sharing Judith Sargent Murray’s legacy.

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