Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant [Orillia]

Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant



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Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant




Orillia Museum of Art & History


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Orillia, ON


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  The Orillia Museum of Art & History (Orillia, ON) seeks a post-secondary student to fill the position of Visitor Experiences and Membership Assistant for the summer. Under the direction of the Visitor Experiences Coordinator is responsible for supporting visitor experiences, membership and customer service. Duties may include assisting visitors, members, and volunteers through customer service, sales, gift shop procedures, membership benefits, and administration. They may also assist with coordinating and participating in museum signature events and local special events held either at the museum or in the community. Duties may include the creation of displays and/or exhibits to go to the events, preparing hand-out materials and hands-on activities, coordinating staff and/or volunteers to assist, set up and strike, budget preparation, promotion and reporting.

Eligible candidates will be a student returning to post-secondary education, having completed at least one year of study in a college diploma/certificate program or university degree specializing in marketing, communications, tourism, business, special events, or gallery/museum studies. It would be ideal if the student has a background and interest in visual arts and/or Canadian history. Applicant must be able to work independently with good clerical accuracy, and have the ability to organize and plan. Time management is also required. Applicant must have excellent English skills, including good verbal and excellent writing abilities. Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and a pleasant manner.
Police check, including Vulnerable Sector check mandatory.

Maximum length of position (funding dependent): 16 weeks (35 hours per week)
# of positions available: 1
Salary: $14/hr

The Orillia Museum of Art & History is an equal opportunity employer and has in place a Human Resources Policy that it follows with regard to hiring practices for applicants and the participation of the Government of Canada’s job equity groups.

Deadline for application for this position is Friday, April 20 2018 by 4pm.

Applications may be submitted, in confidence, by e-mail, mail, or dropped off in person to the attention of:

Ninette Gyorody
Orillia Museum of Art & History
30 Peter Street S.
Orillia, ON
L3V 5A9
Tel: (705) 326-2159 x101

The support of Employment and Social Development Canada through the Canada Summer Jobs program is gratefully acknowledged.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

This position is dependent upon funding from CSJ.