[BCMA] Job Opportunity - Museum Host at the Nanaimo Museum

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Job Opportunity: Museum Host

Reporting to the Visitor Services Coordinator the primary responsibility of the Museum Host is to provide excellent customer service to all guests to the museum and gift shop, and to deliver programming to guests of all ages.  Working as part of a passionate and talented team you will receive support, training and opportunities to expand your museum and guest service skills.

Job Description:

  *   Host guests and share historical information in the museum gallery.
  *   Participate in development of museum programming.
  *   Act as onsite host for after-hours rental clients.
  *   Participate in events and programming.
  *   Deliver tours and school programming.
  *   Provide guest service and complete sales transactions at the front desk.
  *   Provide support to online presence through developing social media content with guidance from the Marketing Coordinator.
  *   Support housekeeping with regular checks and cleaning as per the new Communicable Disease Plan.
  *   Other duties as required.
Job Requirements:

*         Strong interpersonal skills as a team member and with the public.

*         Be adaptable and flexible to job requirements, self-motivated and responsible.

*         Ability and comfort delivering tours both onsite and downtown walking tours, and programming to all ages.

*         Experience with social media and MS Office and asset.

*         Some flexibility required for weekends, some stat holidays (in the summer), and occasional evenings.

*         Before working with children a Criminal Records check will be required.

*         Current First Aid an asset.

*         Willingness to take Serving It Right training.

*         A love of history and living culture!

The museum has adapted its COVID safety plan to a Communicable Disease Prevention plan. Employees receive training and are required to follow all the policies to support a healthy and safe work environment. Some adjustments include:

*         A cleaning schedule that all staff must follow.

*         Policies around staying home when sick.

*         Employees must wear masks when customer facing at the time of posting.

Salary: $16/hr.  Hours: Regular Part Time; flexible depending on your availability

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to manager at nanaimomuseum.ca<mailto:manager at nanaimomuseum.ca>

Posting closes Sept. 5th, 2022 at 4 pm.  Only those shortlisted for the position will be contacted.  Projected start date: Sept. 26th, 2022

The Nanaimo Museum is located in the Vancouver Island Conference Centre in downtown Nanaimo on Snuneymuxw Territory.


Becka Macdonald,
Communications & Rental Coordinator
100 Museum Way
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J8
Phone: 250.753.1821
My Hours: Mon-Fri 7am - 2pm
Museum Hours: Tues-Sat 10am - 4pm
Website: nanaimomuseum.ca<http://www.nanaimomuseum.ca/>
Follow us on Social Media:  @NanaimoMuseum<https://www.facebook.com/NanaimoMuseum>

The Nanaimo Museum is currently open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm.

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