Newport Historical Society, Newport, RI

Part-Time Brick Market Associate at Newport Historical Society’s Brick Market Museum. Assist in the daily operations of the museum and shop; engage with public, make sales in a retail setting, and lead public history tours. Must be willing to close the museum and shop and be available on weekends and holidays. Job Duties Include: Greet and assist museum patrons and store customers. Answer questions about the NHS, programs, services and historic properties. Open and close store and museum, monitor the cleanliness of the building and grounds. Encourage visitors to buy merchandise; encourage visitors to visit the museum, NHS sites, and take tours. Accurately operate the cash register, ensuring that sales and sales reports reconcile at the close of business each day; sell NHS tour tickets; document daily attendance. Lead site and walking tours. Skills & Qualifications: Customer Service, Dependability, People Skills, Energetic, Sales/Retail Experience, Comfortable with Computers (social media skills a plus), Strong Verbal Communication in Person and on Phone, and an Interest in History. Ability to climb several sets of stairs, lift up to 40 pounds, and walk for at least a mile. To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jenna Teachout Qualified applicants will be called in for an interview and position will begin ASAP.Posted on: 05/11/2016