Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. While working at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, including at Fallingwater, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.
Mill Run, PA
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, has 2 openings for part time custodians. Responsible for cleaning buildings, removing debris, and keeping areas neat and clean. Focus of work will be mainly at the Fallingwater Visitor Center Pavilion and the Fallingwater Barn, but may be assigned to work in other areas on the property as needed. Successful applicants must be dependable, flexible with schedule, able to work weekends as needed, and work well independently and with others. Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 35 lbs, climb ladders, move tables and chairs, and operate janitorial equipment such as brooms, mops, leaf blowers, snow shovel, vacuum, and floor buffer. To apply, applicants should send a resume or letter of interest to email@example.com and list Custodian in the subject line of the email or may contact Human Resources to request an application at 724-329-7813.
MUSEUM STORE ASSISTANT BUYER
Mill Run, PA
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is seeking an Assistant Buyer for its Museum Store. This exciting position will assist the Museum Store Manager in selecting and buying merchandise, budgeting, inventory control, merchandising, product development and licensing. Qualifications include a degree in visual arts, art history, merchandising, interior design, with retail buying experience. Must have 2 or more years of buying experience in books, fine craft, art or architecture related items, preferably in a high volume retail or museum setting. Must be creative and be able to demonstrate visual merchandising skills. A graphic arts or photography background, along with a working knowledge of Photoshop is preferred. This position will require the ability to travel several times a year to various product markets.
Additional skills required are excellent verbal and written communications skills, customer service and sales skills, and well developed organizational skills.
This is a full time position, providing a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. To apply, email a cover letter, resume and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Assistant Buyer in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2017.
WEB AND MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has an opening for a highly motivated, creative individual who is knowledgeable about communications and branding to design, produce, lead and manage print publications, digital media pieces, websites, advertising, videos and podcasts. The successful candidate will have a mix of both website management and graphic design experience.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, web design and development, communications or digital media, or equivalent experience. Prior experience creating website, social media and video content is required. The successful candidate will have at least four years of experience hand-coding using CSS3 and HTML5, and using the WordPress platform for creating and updating websites. At least four years of experience with video production and Adobe Creative Cloud Master Suite, specifically Adobe Photoshop and InDesign, are required. The candidate must have the ability to coordinate all facets of print and digital production from conception to final product. Google Analytics and Adobe Premiere Pro experience is preferred.
Additional skills in project management and excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to edit written materials, are required. Must possess very good interpersonal skills, and be highly organized, results-oriented and be capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
This is a full time position, providing a competitive salary and excellent benefit package. To apply, email a cover letter, resume, three work examples (or a link to an online portfolio) and salary expectations to email@example.com and list Web/Multimedia in the subject line of the email. Application deadline is March 31, 2017.
If you're interested in applying for an internship, please see our Internships page.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.