Careers

New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Career Opportunities

New Bedford Whaling Museum is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.


 

Museum Careers

Part-time Visitor Experience Associate

Must be able to work weekends

Visitor Experience Associates (VEAs) are responsible for the daily operations of the admissions desk while providing excellent customer service. This involves pleasantly greeting guests, selling museum admissions, memberships, and special event tickets, answering questions, implementing visitor protocol, and creating a positive first impression for all museum patrons. VEA’s provide front-line support for managing visitor traffic including museum and library patrons, group tours, school tours, event and meeting attendees, and business appointments for staff. Success in this position requires a confident and outgoing disposition, attention to detail, prompt and reliable attendance, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Apply online here.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT & CEO

Reporting to the President & CEO, the Executive Assistant provides support with administrative, governance, strategic planning, and fundraising-related tasks.  As a highly trusted member of the team, the Executive Assistant will build and foster positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders and provide additional support for the leadership team, as necessary.  The Executive Assistant will help to manage the President’s schedule and coordinate meetings, draft accurate and timely correspondence, collect, organize, and maintain confidential information. They will assist with board and committee meeting preparations, documentation, and follow up.  For the full Position Description, Qualifications, and Application Instructions click here.

Internships and Apprenticeships

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