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Part-time Events and Visitor Services Manager [Old South Meeting House]

Old South Meeting House, a busy museum, historic site, and active meeting place in downtown Boston, seeks outgoing, responsible, and dependable individual to assist in management of the museum on Sundays and Mondays, and for evening  events. Assists with all aspects of museum operation on Sundays and Mondays, including opening and closing, maintaining a high level of visitor satisfaction, and supervising  2-3 museum assistants daily. Also includes additional time managing evening events, such as cocktail and dinner receptions, lectures, concerts, public forums, and wedding ceremonies. Responsibilities include: opening, operating and closing the museum;  ensuring the security and safety of visitors, staff, and building during museum/event hours; cash management; interfacing with clients, caterers and visitors/guests; supervising event assistants and delegating responsibilities; working closely with clients, caterers and event staff to troubleshoot before, during, and after event. Reports to Visitor Services Director for museum operation and to Events and Marketing Director for events. Position is part-time at base level of 25 hours weekly plus additional evening events as needed.
Qualifications:
One+ year successful event management and/or visitor services experience. Demonstrated communication and customer service skills and enthusiasm for working with the public. Flexible, responsible, dependable and able to work well with others. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and work effectively in fast-paced environment. Interest in American history. Must be available to work Sundays, Mondays, and some additional days including occasional Saturdays and evenings as needed.
How To Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to visitorservices@osmh.org by May 25. Only applicants under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
Apply by:
May 25, 2015
About this Organization:
Famed as the place where the Boston Tea Party began, today the Old South Meeting House is a busy museum, a treasured National Historic Landmark and an active gathering place for civic dialogue and free expression in the heart of downtown Boston. Each year more than 75,000 children, parents, teachers, visitors and citizens visit and participate in a full spectrum of programs. For more information www.osmh.org

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