Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature – Now Hiring – Temporary Positions
Do you want to take part in Denver Art Museum history? Do you enjoy working in a Dynamic, Respectful, Inclusive, Creative and Curious work environment? The Denver Art Museum is seeking team members to support our upcoming exhibition, Claude Monet: The Truth of Nature. We are hiring for many temporary positions. Apply online today! Begin your new position in early September.
Open positions include:
• SALES & SERVICES
Be an advocate for the Denver Art Museum’s membership program and help us build broad community support! The primary focus of this role is onsite customer service, membership sales, museum admission ticket sales and telephone sales (with the potential to include some back office and administrative support). If you are an arts enthusiast and love interacting with people, we want to hear from you!
• VISITOR OPERATIONS
The Visitor Operations department ensures the museum’s artwork and people are safe, that all visitors feel welcome and well cared for, and that visitors are able to experience the museum in ways that engage, delight and inspire them. This team staffs all of the museum’s galleries during regular museum hours and events before and after hours.
• GROUP SERVICES
Join the Group Services department and be the main point of contact for all school and adult groups interested in visiting the Monet exhibition! Team members will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service, booking and processing of group sales transactions, assisting in on-site reception, and continuing to generate and cultivate strong relationships with visitors.
• RETAIL OPERATIONS
A Monet specialty retail experience will be featured at the end of the exhibition. We are seeking team members to operate, stock, maintain and engage our visitors and enthusiasts in a fast-paced retail environment.
• PROTECTIVE SERVICES
The museum’s department of Protective Services is looking to add several individuals interested in being part of the inner-most foundation protecting the Monet exhibition and the museum’s other assets. Become part of our team, which operates on a 24/7 basis to assure these irreplaceable objects remain safe for all to enjoy.
• FACILITIES SERVICES
Monet may be what’s happening, but it takes sound and safe Facilities to make Monet happen! Join a team of systems experts in trouble shooting lights/electrical, heating, cooling, plumbing, grounds, and furniture to keep the operations up and running smoothly. Assist facilities technicians with their skilled trades to correct and prevent problems with our building and its systems.
Selected candidates will be notified and interviewed in mid-August. New hires will begin their new positions in September. Start dates are job specific and will include orientation and training. The exhibition opens October 21, 2019 and closes February 2, 2020.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Each position requires specific jobs skills and/or experience, and all positions require:
(1) AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS. We are seeking friendly, enthusiastic, service oriented people who love helping others and doing what it takes to ensure our visitors have the best possible experience.
(2) POISE UNDER PRESSURE. We are looking for people who thrive in a fast-paced environment. Our team members must have the ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities. Are you flexible, adaptable, comfortable interacting with people one-on-one and in crowds? If yes, the Denver Art Museum is a great fit for you!
TIME OFF AROUND THE HOLIDAYS
The Denver Art Museum is unable to consider time off requests from the opening of the exhibition through early January 2020. The museum is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. We are open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.
“DO I HAVE TO KNOW A TON ABOUT MONET OR ART TO GET HIRED?”
No. Although art lovers and enthusiasts are encouraged to apply, it is certainly not a requirement. Being excited to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment is more important than being knowledgeable about Monet.
“I’M SUPER INTERESTED IN JOINING THE TEAM. WHAT DO I DO NEXT?”
Please click on the “Apply Now” button and complete the application.
In your application, please answer each of the following questions; if you don’t, your application will not be considered.
• Based on the descriptions above, in which department(s) do you think you’d be interested in working?
• What is your customer service philosophy?
• Do you have the ability to be on your feet for at least eight hours at a time?
• Are you available to work both days and evenings on the weekdays and weekends? If not, when are you unable or unwilling to work?
• Why are you interested in joining our team?
• Are you a current employee of the Denver Art Museum?
AFTER I APPLY, WHAT HAPPENS?
All applications will be reviewed and candidates will be invited to attend an interview session in mid-August. At this session, candidates will learn more about each available position and department, and we’ll learn more about you! Job offers will be extended in late August. All potential new hires are required to submit and pass a background check.
Application Link: https://denverartmuseum.org/jobs-internships