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Manager-Curator

The governing body of the Bideford Parsonage Museum (West Country Historical Society (WCHS), is seeking a dynamic, imaginative, and proven fundraiser to serve as its (Seasonal) Manager-Curator.  

The Manager-Curator reports to an engaged and committed Board of Directors, providing strategic vision, direction, development, and administrative leadership for this prominent nonprofit.

The ideal candidate must have a passion for history, effective written and verbal communication skills, financial literacy, and the ability to inspire both board and staff with tact and diplomacy.  

  

To be eligible, the applicant must qualify for Federal and Provincial government employment funding.

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ARE YOU READY TO SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY?

Introduction

There are tens of thousands of voluntary organizations and charities in Canada that undertake important work in every community in the country.  Volunteer board members are to be applauded and supported for their willingness to take on the responsibilities associated with directorships.

The purpose of this document is to provide potential directors with an orientation to the role of the Board of Directors and related responsibilities.

 
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Museum Guide

The Museum Guide is a full-time seasonal position responsible for providing excellent customer service to all visitors. The Museum Guide must be able to communicate information regarding the Bideford Parsonage Museum, our mission, and anything pertaining to the West Country Historical Society.

PRIMARY DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Regular, reliable attendance and punctuality are essential functions and are required 100% of the time

  • This is a full-time/seasonal position up to 35 hours per week and may require additional hours upon request

  • Must project a professional image while in uniform

  • Promotes the Museum and its partners using a variety of marketing materials and methods

  • Greets group tours and visitors as needed

  • Answers guest questions and give directions as needed

  • Monitors area to ensure a secure environment and reports problems to management

  • Provides exceptional internal and external customer service according to established guidelines

  • Assist the Society’s board and committees with private and public events accordingly

  • Monitor and update the museum's social media sites. (Facebook, website and twitter)

  • Perform light housekeeping and outdoor maintenance as directed by the Manager-Curator.

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