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Jobs

The American Visionary Museum has the below job opening(s):

VISITOR SERVICES ASSOCIATE

AVAM seeks a part-time Visitor Service Associate. Primary duties include welcoming visitors to the museum, processing admission fees, selling memberships, answering calls, and sorting mail and deliveries. Retail, sales, or hospitality industry experience preferred. Museum or arts background a plus.

Looking for a team player attentive to details with strong written and verbal communication skills, and positive attitude. Starting pay $10/hour. Immediate opening for 16-24 hours per week. Primary duties:

  • Maintain cheerful atmosphere as the admissions desk as the first impression of the museum.
  • Welcome visitors, groups and take admission fees.
  • Operate automatic phone system for either day/night operation. Answer phones and direct calls.
  • Operate cash register to properly receive and record each cash, check or credit card sale.
  • Accurately count all receipts at the end of shift.
  • Accurately prepare the daily deposit sheets.
  • Complete attendance surveys and compile reports.
  • Database inquiry for membership using eTapestry Database.
  • Direct deliveries to appropriate area.
  • Handle all postage, mass mailings, and shipping.

To apply, please send resume and three references to jobs@avam.org or mail to AVAM, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230, Attn: Human Resources. No phone calls please. EOE.

FACILITIES TECHNICIAN

AVAM seeks part-time Facilities Technician. Primary duties include light maintenance, custodial, event setup/breakdown. High School diploma or GED required. Background check and valid Driver's License required. 24-32 hours per week. Starting pay $11/ hour.

Looking for a positive, dependable, quick learner. Must be able to follow instruction and work independently. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions. Possess the ability to regularly stand, walk, sit, bend, kneel, reach and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

To apply, please send resume and three references to jobs@avam.org or mail to AVAM, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230, Attn: Human Resources. No phone calls please. EOE.

SECURITY GUARD

AVAM seeks 2 part-time Security Guards. Day shift: 24-32 hrs/week (weekdays and weekends); Evening shift: 8-24 hrs/week (weekdays/weekends). Primary duties:

  • Security of AVAM exhibitions and campus;
  • Monitor contractors, staff, and visitors in exhibition areas;
  • Enforce museum rules and follow security procedures;
  • Arm and disarm intrusion alarm as needed;
  • Provide documentation for incidents;
  • Follow emergency protocol if needed;
  • Provide excellent customer service to patrons. Answer questions about the exhibitions and facility.

Looking for a positive, dependable, quick learner. Must be able to possess the ability to regularly stand, walk and sit for extended periods. High School diploma or GED required. Background check required. Starting pay $10/ hour.

To apply, please send resume and three references to jobs@avam.org or mail to AVAM, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230, Attn: Human Resources. No phone calls please. EOE.

Internships

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN

Apply your graphic design skills in a real-world experience for the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM). AVAM seeks a graphic design intern to create digital and print collateral about its exhibitions and other programs. The intern reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications. The internship is unpaid. However, college credit is available.

Responsibilities

  • Create print and digital collateral for exhibitions and events, such as postcards, posters, signage, flyers, ads.
  • Edit images for digital publication
  • Other duties as assigned
To Apply

Send a resume and link to an online portfolio, or attach at least 3 examples of your work to marketing@avam.org.

MARKETING INTERN

Gain broad exposure to the field of marketing under the mentorship of the Director of Marketing and Communications. Learn about areas such as media relations, outreach, and social media. Help attract audiences to the exhibitions and other programs at the American Visionary Art Museum.

The position requires a minimum commitment of one semester and at least 8 hours per week. The internship is unpaid. However, college credit is available.

Responsibilities

  • Help create social media content
  • Perform marketing outreach activities such as tabling and populating event calendars
  • Proof copy and edit images for the monthly e-newsletter
  • Assist with community and third-party partnerships for cross-promotion of events
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to marketing@avam.org.

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