Careers

Please submit a resume and cover letter using one of the following options:

  • –  Email in Word or Adobe PDF format only to HR@thevalentine.org
  • –  Fax to the attention of Human Resources at 804.643.3510
  • –  Mail to Human Resources, 1015 E. Clay Street, Richmond, VA  23219

Please include salary requirements in your cover letter.

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Public Relations & Marketing Assistant

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Public Relations & Marketing
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

The Public Relations & Marketing Assistant assists the Director of Public Relations and Marketing with a variety of projects and programs, ranging from basic social media maintenance to assistance with Richmond History Makers, one of the Valentine’s largest events of the year. Candidates should have a basic familiarity with Richmond history and be able to commit 10-20 hours per week.

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Museum Technician for the 1812 Wickham House and Museum Galleries [INTERNAL HIRE ONLY]

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: The Elise H. Wright Curator of the General Collection
Job Posting Expires: Open until filled [INTERNAL HIRE ONLY]

The Museum Technician for the 1812 Wickham House and Museum Galleries will assist with the care and maintenance of the 1812 Wickham House interiors and the museum galleries including the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio. This work will involve the weekly care and cleaning the 1812 Wickham House collections and interior surfaces; the weekly cleaning of the museum galleries including the Edward V. Valentine Sculpture Studio; and other duties as assigned by the supervisor on an “as needed” basis. The Museum Technician’s work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, adhering to the code of ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.

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Museum Technician-Costume and Textiles

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Nathalie Klaus Curator of Costumes & Textiles
Job Posting Expires: Until position is filled

Museum Technician will assist the Collections Team with the care, cataloging and storage of objects in the costume and textiles collection under the direct supervision of the Nathalie L. Klaus Curator of Costume and Textiles. This work will involve inventory of collections; data entry in collections management software; photography of objects; preparation and installation of objects for photography and exhibition. The Museum Technician will assist with the management of volunteers and interns to communicate and ensure the use of best practices for installation, storage, and collections data entry. Will assist with research appointments as needed. This work is conducted in accordance with the museum’s official Collections Management Policy, in alliance with the code of ethics advised by the American Alliance of Museums.

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Visitor Services Associate (VSA)

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended*

The Visitor Services Associate is the first impression for the museum and the museum store. He/she has responsibility for implementing the daily procedures at the front desk.  He/she is a primary source of access and communication within The Valentine. This person answers and directs phone calls or other inquires, processes admissions fees, takes and processes reservations for the public walking and bus tours, conducts sales in the museum store, helps to provide security for The Valentine by issuing badges and keeping logs for visitors to restricted areas, and provides tours of the 1812 Wickham House.  Weekend availability required.

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Valentine Educator

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Student Programs and Tours Manager
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended Position

Valentine Educators conduct educational programs on and off site in accordance with the programs developed by the Valentine using high quality content and delivery. Valentine Educators will work approximately 3-9 hours per week, scheduled as needed for programs.

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Valentine Educator / Spanish Speaking

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Student Program & Tours Manager
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended Position

Valentine Educators conduct educational programs on and off site in accordance with the programs developed by the Valentine using high quality content and delivery. Valentine Educators will work approximately 3-9 hours per week, scheduled as needed for programs.

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Special Events Associate

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Operations
Job Posting Expires: Open Ended*

Job Summary:

The Special Events Associate has responsibility for monitoring and managing on-site special events. He/she ensures a safe and positive experience for guests attending events. This person also monitors and enforces compliance with the terms of facility rental contracts and Valentine policies by guests and vendors. Security or special event experience desirable but not required. Evening and weekend availability required.

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