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The New-York Historical Society is one of America’s pre-eminent cultural institutions and dedicated to fostering research and presenting history and art exhibitions and public programs that reveal the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today. Founded in 1804, we have a mission to explore the richly layered history of New York City and State and the country, and to serve as a national forum for the discussion of issues surrounding the making and meaning of history.

TITLE: Marketing Volunteer
DEPARTMENT: Communications
REPORTS TO: Marketing Manager

The New-York Historical Society is currently looking for Marketing Volunteers to assist with the following opportunities:

  • Special programs and events (check-in, information table, ushers)
  • Visiting concierge desks at Manhattan hotels with promotional materials
  • Visiting Upper West Side businesses with promotional materials

Being a New-York Historical Society Marketing Volunteer is an excellent opportunity for people who like to work with the public and are passionate about the study of history. This volunteer opportunity will allow individuals to play an integral role in producing innovative audience development programs and/or promotion of exhibitions and events at the New-York Historical Society.

About the New-York Historical Society:

The New-York Historical Society is one of America’s pre-eminent cultural institutions and dedicated to fostering research and presenting history and art exhibitions and public programs that reveal the dynamism of history and its influence on the world of today. Founded in 1804, we have a mission to explore the richly layered history of New York City and State and the country, and to serve as a national forum for the discussion of issues surrounding the making and meaning of history.

The ideal Marketing Volunteer candidate should:

  • Have a friendly and outgoing personality and like working with people
  • Be able to work in a crowded environment at events and programs
  • Be able to comfortably approach strangers and carry on a conversation

Marketing Volunteers must attend two training sessions each year (spring and fall) and will have volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Business attire required for programs and events. We ask that all volunteers commit to one year of service.

Benefits include:

  • Free admission to the New-York Historical Society
  • Free admission to participating museums in NYC
  • 20% discount in the NYHistory Store
  • 20% discount in Storico and Parliament (restaurants at the museum)

To apply, please send the following to koconnor@nyhistory.org:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Availability (days, evenings, weekends)
  • Volunteer Opportunity Preference (programs, hotel visits, and/or local business visits)
  • A few sentences about why you want to be a Marketing Volunteer at the New-York Historical Society

The New-York Historical Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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