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The Tallahassee Museum is located on Tallahassee’s southwest side of town on the shores of beautiful Lake Bradford. Free parking is available.

 

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A Family and Friends membership is less than $5 per month for unlimited family fun, and pays for itself in just 2 to 3 visits! The best recreational value in the Big Bend area is the Tallahassee Museum Membership program.

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Join our Team

The Tallahassee Museum offers a variety of exciting career opportunities and is one of the most rewarding places to invest your time and energy.  The museum provides a fast paced work environment that gives you many opportunities to grow within the community.

Current Positions Available:

Marketing Specialist – (Part-time)

The Tallahassee Museum is seeking a talented and highly-organized part-time Marketing Specialist to join our team. This position will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Membership to help coordinate internal and external communications. Responsibilities include assisting with media buying, managing social media marketing, writing content for both print and digital channels, developing content for marketing materials, crafting media alerts/press releases and other marketing/PR activities for the museum’s programs, special events/exhibits and Tree to Tree Adventures course. Occasional weekend work is required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in PR, journalism, marketing, recreation and tourism, communications, a related field OR at least four (4) years of professional experience working in one of these fields
  • Knowledge of media relations, digital content marketing and advertising, video production, fundraising, WordPress content management, and social media marketing preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative, work in a creative, fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • A creative eye and the ability to multitask
  • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines to achieve team goals and objectives

If you are interested please email your resume and two writing samples to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

Job Type: Part-time

 

On-site Membership Sales Associates

The Museum is looking for outgoing candidates to join our on-site membership sales team! Hours are flexible, but sales associate position is required to work mostly on weekends and some holidays (approx. 10 – 20 hours a month). Commissioned-based. Previous sales experience preferred. If you are interested please email your cover letter and resume to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org. No phone calls, please.

Adventure Course Guide

The Tallahassee Museum’s Tree to Tree Adventures is seeking Part Time (up to 24 hours per week) Course Guides to join our staff. Any candidates will need to be prepared to perform physically challenging tasks while up in our course, so good physical condition and comfort with heights is a must. Customer service is a large aspect of the job, so an inviting personality and an ability to work under pressure is critical to performing the job at an acceptable level. Must be a professional team player, be able to quickly move between tasks, and be dependable. This position is directly responsible for ensuring client safety, maintaining an acceptable standard on our course, and going above and beyond to ensure our clients have an enjoyable time on their adventure. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org; No phone calls please.

Café and Rentals Assistant (Part-time, up to 24 hours per week)

We are looking for an energetic person who is excited about food service and rentals to join our Trail Break Café staff! Primary responsibilities include food production, maintaining impeccable food handing quality, preparing for catered events, working catering and rentals events as needed, working with our birthday programs and operating a point of sales system. Candidate must have outstanding customer service skills, the ability to multitask, excellent communication, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. Estimated hours are 12-24 hours per week, MUST be available during the week, some weekend and some evenings may be required as well. To apply: complete employment application below and email resume to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org; no phone calls please.

Café Shift Leader (Full-time with benefits)

The Tallahassee Museum’s Trail Break Cafe offers a one of kind employment! Situated in the heart of a history and science museum, the cafe offers guests a variety of meal options. This position oversees the opening and closing of the Cafe, along with following all food safety guidelines. This position tracks and maintains product and supply inventory, along with making orders as necessary. In addition, the Trail Break Cafe Shift Leader supervises the staff schedules and support the Cafe Manager in arranging staff needs for the cafe, catering, and rentals. This position will also assist the Cafe Manager in various duties of rentals and catering as needed. Required Skills – 2 years hot line food experience, 1 year front of house, must be detail oriented, self motivated, outgoing and customer driven with great communication skills. To apply: complete employment application below and email resume to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org; no phone calls please.

Visitor Services Retail Team Member (Part-time, up to 24 hours per week)

We are looking for outgoing energetic people who are excited about enhancing our visitors’ experience through the sale of tickets and merchandise on our Visitor Services Retail Team. Primary responsibilities include direct interaction with our visitors and museum staff both in person and on the phone, maintaining impeccable customer service quality while selling tickets and merchandise using a point of sale system, as well as providing information about the museum and upcoming events utilizing the museum’s website and scheduling software and maintaining the visually appealing and inviting appearance of the Museum Store. Candidate must have outstanding customer service skills, retail experience, the ability to multitask, excellent communication, strong computer skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment as a part of a team. Estimated hours are up to but no more than 24 hours per week, must be available on weekends, and some evenings may be required as well. To apply: complete employment application below and email resume to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org; no phone calls please.

Birthday Party Programmer (Part-time; as needed)

Seeking a high-energy, enthusiastic team player responsible for implementing birthday party programs that incorporate the mission and philosophy of the Museum. Primary responsibilities include: setting up and implementing activities for birthday parties, greeting party participants and assisting them to the party site, facilitating fun and memorable experiences for guests.  Requires a pleasant disposition, excellent communication, and customer service skills. Must enjoy working outside.  To apply: email resume and the employment application to hr@tallahasseemuseum.org; no phone calls please.

Positions are open until they are filled, unless specified in the announcement or advertisement.

Employment Application Form

We welcome your completed applications and/or resumes and cover letters:

By Email: hr@tallahasseemuseum.org

Positions are open until they are filled, unless specified in the announcement or advertisement.

By Mail or Hand Delivered (M-F 9-5): 3945 Museum Drive Tallahassee, FL 32310


Tallahassee Museum

Tallahassee Museum 3945 Museum Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32310
Phone: (850) 575-8684 Info line: (850) 576-1636

MUSEUM HOURS

9 am – 5 pm: Monday-Saturday
11 am – 5 pm: Sunday

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve & Day and New Year’s Day