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:
sell admission tickets
operate cash register
provide general information about the museum to visitors
straighten and refill merchandise
Ideal candidates possess:
excellent public speaking skills
mature and outgoing personality; must love talking with people!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org