The South Street Seaport Museum is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Marketing Associate who will work to develop and maintain a variety of marketing and communication materials, collateral, and platforms. This is an opportunity to assist in the advancement of one of New York’s principal cultural institutions while working alongside the Museum staff in developing and executing creative strategies for implementing the Museum’s marketing mix.
This is Temporary Full Time Position.
How to Apply
Email resume and cover letter with “Marketing Associate” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
South Street Seaport Museum is an equal Opportunity Employer
South Street Seaport Museum seeks experienced, enthusiastic educators to teach educational programs on board our sailing vessels, in our galleries, on walking tours, and in classrooms around the city. We celebrate the ships, the people who sailed them, the cargoes they carried, and the businesses that supported them. We also celebrate New York Harbor as a vital natural resource. Our educators bring to our students a sense of the Seaport’s history and the Harbor’s continued importance as an ecosystem and as an economic waterway.
Educational programs for visiting schools last from 90 minutes to 3 hours, and include topics such as New Amsterdam history, Life on Board a Tall Ship, and Estuary Ecology. Most of our programs are interdisciplinary in scope. In addition to academic content, our programs support social and emotional learning for diverse groups. Please see the “groups” page on the “education” section of the website for a course listing.
NOTE: We have need for educators sailing on board the schooner PIONEER, at the dock on board Tall Ships, in the galleries, and on walking tours. The most desirable candidates are able to teach in any of these roles (training provided) but you may also apply as only land-based educator or only sailing educator.
The role includes but is not limited to:
Academic background and Experience:
Desirable but not required::
Per Diem, Part Time, Seasonal, and Extended teaching positions are all available.
How to Apply:
Email resume and cover letter with “EDUCATOR 2018” in the subject line to email@example.com
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
SOUTH STREET SEAPORT MUSEUM IS AN EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Join a team telling the story of New York’s historic ships!
South Street Seaport Museum seeks Visitor Services Associates to join the Museum waterfront and galleries. Serve as the face of the museum. Work aboard hundred year-old ships. Tell the story of New York’s formation and its rich maritime past. Engage members, tourists, school groups, and other visitors in the fascinating world of sailing ships the trade that built New York. Extensive training will be provided, so no history experience required. Learn from experts on New York’s foundations and pass it along to our guests! Outstanding professional development with the opportunity for advancement.
Visitor Services staff are responsible for daily operations of the South Street Seaport Museum, and serving as the public face of the organization. The Visitor Services Associate will ensure high quality customer service and knowledge of the Museum’s history and current offerings. Energy, enthusiasm, an interactive and welcoming demeanor, are all required.
The role includes but is not limited to
Qualifications and Skills
How to Apply
Email resume and cover letter with “Visitor Services Associate” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Collections Care Internship
Are you looking for an exciting internship that will provide you hand-on experience and skills in a museum environment? If so, the South Street Seaport Museum’s Collections Internship is for you!
The South Street Seaport Museum (SSSM) is dedicated to telling the vital story of the foundation of New York and its link to its great natural harbor. The Museum houses exhibition galleries, two working nineteenth century print shops, a library, a maritime craft center, and a fleet of historic vessels on Pier 16. The Collections Department is currently in the middle of the first wall-to-wall inventory of its 27,000+ collections including paintings; drawings, prints and photographs; ship models; historic artifacts related to the lower Manhattan businesses of the 19th century; and a 65,000+ archival collections, including business and ship documents, manuscripts and ephemera.
As a Seaport Museum intern you be a member of the small, dynamic Collections team and will be able to make an enormous contribution to the work we do. You will also have the possibility to meet with other department heads, participate in meetings, and assist in summer community events. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain Collections experience and be involved in the day-to-day operations of the Museum that tell the history of “Where New York Begins”!
Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting the Collections, Curatorial, and Registration staff with the following tasks:
Candidates should be currently enrolled in or should have recently finished a museum-related graduate or undergraduate program, possess basic computer skills, an interest in collections/registration work, and the ability to lift 30 pounds.
Internships last for a minimum of 12 weeks beginning in early June 2018 and may be part or full time. Interns must work a minimum of 2 days/week with an 10am-5pm (full day); sorry no half day schedule permitted. This internship position is primarily for college credit.
Deadline: March 16th, 2018
Please send your cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references to the attention of the Collections Manager and Registrar at email@example.com. Please no phone or in person inquiries.
It is South Street Seaport Museum’s policy is to support equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, military status or status as a Vietnam‐era or special disabled veteran, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, domestic violence victim status, sex, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.