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Assistant_Manager_Visitor_Services - Mill_Run, PA
Museum Store Assistant Buyer - Mill Run, PA
ASSISTANT MANAGER VISITOR SERVICES
Mill Run, PA
Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, is currently considering candidates for the position of Assistant Manager of Visitor Services. The position assists the Manager of Visitor Services in the day-to-day operation of the department. Primary duties include oversight of daily operations -primarily ticketing management and software and coordination of staff scheduling and training. Acts as the Visitor Services Manager in Manager’s absence.
- Must have very strong computer skills, with experience in administering reservation/ticketing software.
- Previous experience in a museum or similar front-line visitor services position like a Senior Visitor Services Representative is required.
- Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work well independently and with others. Must present a positive and friendly image to visitors.
- Must be able to remain calm under pressure.
- Three or more years of supervisory experience are required.
- Ability to work weekends and holidays is required. Must be flexible with schedule and hours.
- Post-secondary degree in business, marketing, travel and tourism, or equivalent experience is preferred.
This is a full time position offering an excellent salary and fringe benefits package. Interested candidates should send an application package which includes the following: a cover letter which includes salary expectation and information on where the applicant saw the job posting and a current resume. All applicants must email their package to email@example.com and list AVSM in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is 4/28/17.
HEAD OF HOUSEKEEPING
Mill Run, PA
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, has an opening for a full time hourly Head of Housekeeping position. This is a senior housekeeping position based on experience and performance reliability. Follows established procedures for cleaning the museum spaces and assists in cleaning other buildings on the property. Functions as supervisor to current housekeeping staff, prepares housekeeping schedules and updates site-wide calendar, prioritizes daily tasks and completes daily task log, orders supplies, takes the lead on training new hires. Must have prior housekeeping experience and supervisory experience. Prior experience working in curatorial housekeeping position at a historical property is preferred. Successful applicants must be dependable, flexible with schedule, able to work weekends as needed. Must be able to use all types of housekeeping equipment, and lift 35 lbs, and climb stairs and ladders. Position provides an excellent benefit package and competitive pay rate. This is a seasonal position, working 5 days a week March through November and an abbreviated schedule in the winter months. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Head of Housekeeping in the subject line of the email.
Mill Run, PA
Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, has an opening for a part time, seasonal assistant (approximately 300 hours per year), to work with the Horticulture Specialist on landscape projects throughout the Fallingwater campus. Duties include weeding, mulching, invasive plant removal, pruning and some planting. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid driver’s license and have a basic knowledge horticulture and love of gardening. The successful candidate will be reliable and willing to work outdoors and in inclement weather, as needed. Physical requirements include kneeling, walking, climbing ladders, operating light machinery, using gardening tools, and lifting up to 50 lbs. To apply, applicants should send a resume or letter of interest to email@example.com and list Horticulture Assistant in the subject line of the email. Application deadline is April 28, 2017.
MEMBERSHIP THEATER HOST/HOSTESS
Mill Run, PA
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has part time positions in the Fallingwater Membership Theater, located in Mill Run, PA. The Membership Host/Hostess gives a brief presentation to visitors at the conclusion of their tour of Fallingwater and invites them to become members and supporters of Fallingwater/Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Must be comfortable speaking in front of groups. We offer a professional and friendly working atmosphere in a beautiful location and the chance to meet interesting people from around the world. This position offers a competitive hourly rate, employee discounts, and free tickets to Fallingwater. Successful applicants must be flexible with schedule and available to work weekends as needed. To apply, send a letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Membership in the subject line.
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 email@example.com and list Assistant Buyer in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2017.
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