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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DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Status: Full Time
Reports to: Director of Advancement
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

The Development Administrative Assistant is responsible for daily administrative activities in support of the Valentine’s development programs and Capital Campaign.  This position maintains donor records, acknowledges donations, maintains files (digital and hard copy), makes deposits and prepares correspondence regarding the organization and its programs. The person in this position will be responsible for scheduling and managing daily donor lunches for the museum Director and development team. Appointment scheduling and management of the institutional calendar are also key roles.

This role will be best served by a person with great attention to detail and satisfaction in a well-organized and efficiently run office. A proven track record in an office environment is required.  Proven ability to take efficient notes and capture meeting minutes is essential. This position works closely with the Director, Director of Advancement, Annual Giving & Donor Relations Manager, Director of Public Relations and Marketing and Director of Finance and will gain exposure to all of the workings of the museum.

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Tour Guide

Status: Part Time/Non-exempt
Reports to: Adult Programs and Tours Manager
Job Posting Expires: Until Position is Filled

Valentine Tour Guides conduct Richmond History Tours that engage a diverse audience in learning about Richmond’s history on walking and bus tours. As ambassadors for the city and the Valentine Museum, Tour Guides are responsible for interpreting Richmond’s history for residents, visitors, students, and private groups, encouraging them to make new discoveries and historical connections through tours of the city’s sites and neighborhoods. Tour Guides work approximately 6-15 hours per month, scheduled as needed, including weekend and evening hours

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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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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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