Freedom Trail Foundation

44 School Street Suite 250
Boston, MA 02108
www.thefreedomtrail.org
info@thefreedomtrail.org

Date Posted:
July 01, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Administrative

Type:
Part-Time

Freedom Trail Office Assistant

Description:

The Freedom Trail Office Assistant of the Freedom Trail Foundation serves as managerial support for other Foundation staff members and is a supervisory position. The Office Assistant may often be the first point of contact between the Foundation and the general public, and thereby serves in a critical role, representing the stature and distinction of the organization. 

Execute general office tasks, as needed, including, but not limited to:
Managing tour schedule, including ability to address emergency scheduling situations
Answering telephone
Responding to e-mail inquiries
Managing tour guest lists
Booking historic walking tours
Acting as Freedom Trail Player and Changing the Guard liaison
Acting as group tour contact
Assist with filing documents and database entry
Assist with costuming, including laundry
Conduct deliveries of Freedom Trail items
Conduct tours in emergency situations, as needed
Other duties, as assigned

Hours: 
Friday – Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Other occasional days, as needed
Please Note: End time may be extended dependent upon emergency tour situations.

Attire: Business casual attire

Qualifications:
Outstanding interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and presentation skills.Ability to make decisions for time-sensitive matters.  

Fully-comfortable performing in front of and speaking to large groups of people, in period dress and in every type of weather (training provided).
Preferred applicants will have experience in education and/or history.

How To Apply:
Please submit cover letter and resume to jobs@thefreedomtrail.org
Apply by:
July 26, 2019
Salary:
$17 per hour
About this Organization:

Established in 1964, the Freedom Trail® Foundation is the official non-profit organization charged to market, promote, and help to preserve the Freedom Trail through tourist services and activities, educational programs, and marketing and public relations efforts. Marked by a red line on city walkways, Boston’s iconic 2.5-mile Freedom Trail connects 16 of America’s most significant historical landmarks. The Foundation’s Preservation Fund supports preservation, rehabilitation, and capital projects for Freedom Trail sites to help avoid, minimize, or mitigate adverse effects of the elements and manmade wear and tear of Boston’s precious 17th, 18th, and 19th century sites. The Freedom Trail is a nationally recognized brand and draws over 4 million people to Boston and the region each year and impacts of over $2 billion in spending in the state.