Now Accepting Tour and Programming Intern Applications
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The Tours and Programming Intern is a part-time seasonal position. The chosen intern will assist in the coordination of tours and events at the Richardson Olmsted Campus during the 2019 season. Intern will report to the Manager of Visitor Experiences.
Schedule and Stipend
- 10-15 hours/week beginning in late March 2019 through August 2019 (end-date flexible).
- Some evening and weekend hours will be required. Office hours are flexible, but availability on Mondays and Fridays is required.
- Majority of work to be completed at the Richardson Olmsted Campus.
- $400 stipend, to be paid in parts during the internship.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage tour attendee lists and send tour reminders to attendees for approx. 3 tours/week.
- Assist in the preparation of volunteer training materials and participate in training.
- Administer online tour satisfaction surveys and compile results.
- Update organizational mailing list with tour attendee contact information.
- Scan and digitally file paperwork from all tours.
- Other related duties to assist the Manager of Visitor Experiences.
Communications and Marketing
- Manage tours and events webpage to update and promote tour offerings.
- Manage public event listings to publicize tours and sell tour tickets.
- Create weekly social media content to promote tours and events.
- Provide assistance in the planning and execution of educational and community-centric public programs at the Richardson Olmsted Campus.
- Research public programming ideas at similar sites.
- Assist during programs as needed.
Capstone Project: Successfully research and plan a public program at the Richardson Olmsted Campus. With support from the Manager of Visitor Experiences, the Tours and Programming Intern will brainstorm public programming ideas and then make their idea a reality, including program administration, logistics, and publicity/marketing. The intern will be expected to create all necessary documentation to support the program.
- Completed or in-process Bachelor’s degree required. Graduate degree in-progress in History, Architecture, Arts Management, Hospitality, Communications, or related field preferred.
- Be self-motivated and able to work efficiently without supervision.
- Positive, proactive attitude that enjoys working with the public.
- Technological proficiency and comfort learning new platforms and programs.
- Demonstrated organizational, problem-solving, and trouble-shooting skills.
- Professionalism and attention to detail.
- Interest in history, historic preservation, and/or architecture is a plus.
Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Please submit cover letter and resume via e-mail to:
Ms. Corey Fabian-Barrett
Manager of Visitor Experiences
Please do not submit any additional materials by mail or in person.
Interview scheduling may begin upon receipt of qualified applications with an anticipated start date in late March/early April.