Science, Nature, & Gardens

Guest Experience Associate

Job Listing
Posted October 5, 2022

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

Marketing Intern

Job Listing
Posted August 2, 2022

Job Description

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is seeking a part-time Fall Intern to work closely with the Digital Content Manager. The internship will run from September – December 2022. The intern must be available 24 hours a week. This position will receive a stipend of $1,500. College credit is also available.

Projects will include: creative writing for blog, email, website, and internal and external communications; interviewing subject matter experts; helping to develop content calendars; fact-checking; reviewing analytics; and brainstorming.

Director, Member Engagement

Job Listing
Posted July 19, 2022

The Director of Member Engagement is part of the Academy’s fast-moving Institutional Advancement team.  This position is responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for all aspects of the general membership program and all related communications and member campaigns. This position is a member of the department’s leadership team, meeting regularly with other directors and the Executive Director to discuss and set strategy for Academy fundraising.  They also provide strategic guidance across the Academy on engagement opportunities, marketing, and mission-based content that will inspire prospects, ticket buyers, and the broader community to become members, as well as assist with developing upgrade strategies for current members. This position oversees the membership gift processing and fulfillment process and works alongside the Membership Coordinator to ensure accurate and efficient entry and acknowledgment of gifts. This position reports to the Executive Director of Institutional Advancement and supervises one full time position. 

The Director of Membership plays a unique role in connecting members to Academy science and staff by working across departments to create member components for public programs and producing members-only events such as the annual Members’ Night.  This is an exciting opportunity for a creative fundraiser interested in science and nature to inspire support for the Academy’s mission through unique offerings, experiences, and stewardship.

Visitor Services Assistant

Job Listing
Posted June 13, 2022

Glen Foerd is looking for Visitor Services Assistants to steward the museum during public visitation hours and during private, catered events. 

Visitor Services Assistants’ duties are two-fold: welcoming the general public for self-guided tours, and supervising vendors and partners when Glen Foerd is rented for private events. The majority of these events are weddings, taking place on weekends. Wedding guests are not only event attendees, but potential return visitors, and Visitor Services Assistants act as hospitable representatives for Glen Foerd while stewarding the site.

Visitor Services Assistants must be reliable, independent, detail-oriented, and confident, as they are often the only Glen Foerd staff represented at private events. They should be prepared to handle problems that may arise, such as excessive noise levels and general misconduct. The Visitor Services Assistant is responsible for seeing that Glen Foerd policies are followed, ensuring that the museum and collection are treated respectfully, and making sure that the site is clean and secure at the end of the night.

Visitor Services Assistant Manager

Job Listing
Posted February 28, 2022

The Delaware Zoological Society is currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the Visitor Services team at the Brandywine Zoo.  The Assistant Manager will assist the Visitor Services Manager and the Special Events & Marketing Manager. The Assistant Manager will work weekends and weekdays and select evenings with a focus on overseeing the Visitor Services staff, hosting birthday parties and assisting with any events.

Guest Experience Manager

Job Listing
Posted January 31, 2022

The Delaware Museum of Nature & Science is proud to announce the opportunity for a qualified Guest Experience Manager to join our team.  The Museum is in the final phase of an exciting metamorphosis from the Delaware Museum of Natural History to the now-named Delaware Museum of Nature & Science that will re-open to the public in May 2022. Under the supervision of the Director of Business Operations, the Guest Experience Manager supervises and executes all aspects of the Museum’s Guest Experience Department, ensuring a welcoming and safe atmosphere for guests.

Accounting Coordinator

Job Listing
Posted January 14, 2022

Under the guidance of the Director of Business Operations, provide general accounting, Versai database administration and a number of administrative responsibilities in support of all aspects of the Museum. 

Membership Coordinator

Job Listing
Posted October 7, 2021

The Membership Coordinator plays an integral role in delivering high value to our members. As a member of a team, this individual’s management and coordination of operational activities is vital to the execution of programs, initiatives, and day-to-day operations. This role is ideal for someone who is self-motivated and highly organized, customer-focused and has the aptitude to work as part of a strong team, maintaining a positive and constructive attitude.

Reports to: Director of Membership & Business Systems

Essential Functions

Visitor Assistant

Job Listing
Posted September 7, 2021

 

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking part-time, (average of 25 hours per week) Visitor Assistants for our Guest Services Department. The Visitor Assistant reports directly to the Managers of Guest Services.  The Visitor Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for the daily GFS operational procedures and assisting visitors. Their primary responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, selling tickets, enforcing security and safety guidelines and distributing information.

Senior Visitor Assistant

Job Listing
Posted September 7, 2021

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking a full time Senior Visitor Assistant to join our team. The Senior Visitor Assistant reports directly to the Manager of Guest Services and is responsible for daily Guest Services operational tasks, assisting visitors and providing excellent customer service, working on administrative tasks, training new Guest Service staff  and assisting with events held at GFS.  

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