Penobscot Marine Museum Seeks Assistant Store Manager--Seasonal

15 Apr 2015 2:54 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Penobscot Marine Museum is seeking an Assistant Store Manager for the 2015 season, mid-May

to late October. This position will handle daily museum operations including admissions,

museum shop and membership sales, security, light housekeeping, and opening and closing the

museum. The Assistant Store Manager will be the lead staff person on weekends working with

museum interpreters to ensure the smooth operation of the museum, including answering

questions, directing inquiries to the correct department and managing the security system.

Position Description and Responsibilities include:

 assist visitors

 sell admission tickets

 promote membership

 operate cash register

 provide general information about the museum to visitors

 straighten and refill merchandise

 light cleaning


Ideal candidates possess:

 excellent public speaking skills

 mature and outgoing personality; must love talking with people!

 self-starter

 ability to solve problems independently

 interest in education, history, or museums

 outstanding customer service skills

 ability to work in a fast-paced team environment and manage several tasks


 reliability and professional appearance

Previous experience in retail or customer service preferred. The position is part time seasonal

and does not include benefits. The work schedule will vary in accordance with the program

schedule and will include weekends and holidays.

PMM is dedicated to preserving, interpreting and celebrating the maritime culture of the

Penobscot Bay Region and beyond through collections, education and community engagement.

The Museum houses superb collections of marine art, historic boats, scrimshaw, ship models and

19th export items as well as over 100,000 historic photographs. Our seaport village campus

comprises a National Register of Historic Places district along with modern purpose-built exhibit

and storage facilities. Museum programs take place year round, with the busiest time being mid-

May to Mid-October when the campus is open to the public.

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional

references to, Assistant Store Manager Search, Penobscot Marine Museum, PO Box 498,

Searsport, ME  04974 or via email to

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