Career Opportunities

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

 

Museum Careers

Manager of Institutional Relations
Manager of Institutional Relations Job Description (pdf)
Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Manager of Institutional Relations will lead the Museum’s efforts to secure public and private institutional funding for our diverse and innovative exhibitions and programs, and for the maintenance of our unique collections and historic campus in the heart of downtown New Bedford. As a key member of the Development team, the Manager of Institutional Relations will oversee a robust foundation fundraising program and work in collaboration with other departments and senior leadership to develop and draft compelling approaches to new institutional funders. How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Emily Mead, Director of Philanthropy, at emead@whalingmuseum.org. No calls, please.

 

Apprenticeship Program Summer Associate (Temporary Summer Position)
Apprenticeship Program Summer Associate Job Description (pdf)
The New Bedford Whaling Museum High School Apprenticeship Program provides students access to resources and experiences that deepen community engagement, promote personal and professional development, and cultivate college and career success. The program runs year-round, beginning the summer before a student’s sophomore year and continuing through high school graduation. This summer we are hiring a temporary Program Associate to work closely with the Manager to assist in facilitating the summer program while working directly with apprentices who are in grades 10 -12. How to Apply: Send cover letter and resume as attachments to Christina Turner, Direction of Education at cturner@whalingmuseum.org by February 28, 2020.

 

Manager of Young Adult Programs
Manager of Young Adult Programs Job Description (pdf)
Reporting to the Director of Education and working as an active member of the Museum’s Education Team, the Manager of Young Adult Programs will lead all aspects the Museum’s High School Apprenticeship Program, an award winning youth development program engaging New Bedford students in grades 10 -12. How to Apply: Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Christina Turner, Director of Education at cturner@whalingmuseum.org.

 

Development Assistant (full-time)
Development Assistant Job Description (pdf)
As a member of the Development team, the Development Assistant will report to the Director of Philanthropy and work with two Development Managers to help ensure the Museum meets its fundraising goals. S/he will be an important part of a small but growing team as the Museum launches a slate of ambitious and innovative programs and exhibitions. How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Emily Mead, Director of Philanthropy, at emead@whalingmuseum.org. No calls, please.

 

Internships and Apprenticeships

Click here for information on these and other opportunities or contact:
education@whalingmuseum.org
(508) 997-0046 x186  

 

 

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