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Donor Engagement and Events Intern


**Please note that this internship opportunity is for the Fall '24 semester. The Fall internship semester will begin on September 9 and end on December 13, 2024. If you are looking for a Fall '24 opportunity - please submit your application!** Join the Development Team as an intern, where you will assist the Peabody Essex Museumís Development Donor Relations and Events Team. This internship affords the applicant the unique opportunity to gain experience in events, ...

Director of Membership and the PEM Fund


Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Director of Membership and the PEM Fund oversees the strategic direction, communication, structure, and administration of the Membership and Annual Fund programs, securing $1M+ in unrestricted revenue in support of PEMís mission. The director will develop and facilitate the solicitation and renewal cycle for 6,000+ membership and annual fund households, ensuring the highest levels of member and donor satisfaction, ...

Exhibit Graphic Designer


The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the nationís most dynamic art museums and operates on a global stage through its initiatives, networks, and patrons. Founded in 1799, PEM is dedicated to transforming peopleís lives by creating a museum experience that celebrates the capacity of art and culture to inform and change our understanding of our place in the world. By presenting art and culture in new ways, by linking past and present, and by embracing artistic and cultural ...

Volunteer - PEM Gardens


Peabody Essex Museum seeks volunteers to help maintain its Ropes Mansion Garden at 318 Essex Street in Salem, MA, as well as other properties on PEM's campus. The Ropes Mansion's Colonial Revival garden brims with plant life and activity all summer long. The garden has been in operation for over a century and welcomes thousands of visitors each year. Volunteers are needed from April through October to help with all aspects of gardening, including planting, pruning, weeding ...

HVAC Mechanic III


Over the last 20 years, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has distinguished itself as one of the fastest-growing art museums in North America. Founded in 1799, it is also the country's oldest continuously operating museum. At its heart is a mission to enrich and transform people's lives by broadening their perspectives, attitudes and knowledge of themselves and the wider world. With an expansive campus, we are currently seeking experienced full-time HVAC Mechanic III ...

Lead Facilities Services Technician - Custodial

|Department Facilities and Maintenance

The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the nationís most dynamic art museums encompasses and operates over 500,000 square feet of gallery and public space, including 26,000 square feet of exhibition galleries and 55,000 square feet of galleries devoted to collection installations and interpretation. We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Lead Facilities Services Technician. Reporting to the Facilities Services Supervisor, this hands-on position ...

Associate Manuscript Librarian

|Department LIBRARY

The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum is among the oldest libraries in America. Rich primary and secondary sources Ė including vast quantities of manuscripts, books, photographs, maps, broadsides and ephemera Ė make it a fruitful location for research and discovery. The library is based at PEMís James B. and Mary Lou Hawkes Collection Center, a state-of-the-art facility with secure and climate-controlled storage, in Rowley, Massachusetts. The Associate ...

Museum Shop Assistant Manager

|Department MUSEUM SHOP

The Peabody Essex Museum Shop is searching for a full time, 35 hours a week, Assistant Manager to be responsible for the day to day oversight of the sales floors in the museum and off site shops. This individual must be highly organized, have excellent attention to detail and be able to forge mutually respectful and effective relationships with the team. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to, stock replenishment, cash reconciliation, merchandise maintenance, ...

Registrar for Exhibitions


The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM), one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a Registrar for Exhibitions. For over 220 years, PEM has been an anchor in the community, serving as a gathering place where anyone can learn, derive inspiration, and gain a deeper appreciation for shared human experiences from around the globe and through time. The Museumís collection of art, architecture and culture includes more than 850,000 objects, 23 historic ...

Gallery Officer

|Department SECURITY

We are seeking candidates for part-time Gallery Officers. Our professional security staff is responsible for safeguarding and providing assistance to museum visitors and staff within and around the museum complex. In addition, Gallery Officers are responsible for enforcing all museum security policies and procedures in order to protect PEM's notable collections, exhibits, and property. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working with the public ...

Donor Engagement and Events Specialist


The Donor Engagement and Events Specialist provides strategic planning, logistical and operations support for all strategic initiative, stewardship, cultivation and annual events, as well as ongoing donor relations, and event activities throughout the department. The Donor Relations and Events Specialist will work toward achieving the team fundraising goals related to strategic initiatives and annual events. In addition, they will provide onsite event support for all ...

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