• Rebecca Ehrhardt
  • Dan Finnemore
  • Linnea Dipillo
  • Walter Silver
  • Daiana Rosario
  • Maddie Kropa
  • Will Phippen
  • Karen Kramer Russell
  • Neil Sicard
  • David Thibodeou
  • Mimi Levesque
  • Eric Wolin

We're
hiring.

BECOME PART OF OUR GROWING TEAM.

If you're looking for an inspiring job, you've come to the right place. We seek individuals who want to explore, innovate and contribute in a wide range of ways to the growth of one of the nation's top museums. Join our fun, art-loving team, fuel your own creativity and help connect the community to our world-class collection.

Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to jobs@pem.org or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

  • Security Control Room Operator Open or Close

    We are seeking a Security Control Room Operator. Reporting to the Loss Prevention/Risk Manager, the successful candidate will join a team of six security professionals responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Museum's Security Control Room. Security Control Room Operators monitor and maintain computer driven security, access, CCTV surveillance, life safety systems, and building management systems, which provide electronic security for multiple museum locations. Operators respond to alarms, monitor galleries and museum spaces, and coordinate responses by interacting with service venders and emergency service venders. The Security Control Room operates 24/7 so weekend, night and holiday shifts are required and scheduled proportionally among operators.

    The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year of related security experience. Technical experience, particularly in computer based security/fire /CCTV systems, is a plus. A high school diploma or equivalent is required and a BS/BA or technical/computer training is preferred.

    TO APPLY:
    Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to jobs@pem.org or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
  • Security GuardsOpen or Close

    We are seeking candidates for several Security Guard openings. Our professional security staff is responsible for safeguarding and providing assistance to museum visitors and staff within and around the museum complex. In addition, security staff is 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 and uphold a professional attitude at all times. Training and uniforms are provided.

    The ideal candidate will have a degree in criminal justice or be enrolled in criminal justice program. Prior security experience or military service strongly preferred. Experience in a museum, cultural institution or non-profit organization a plus. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver's license, be available to work at off-site Museum properties and be available to work overnight shifts.

    TO APPLY:
    Interested candidates should submit resumes with a cover letter by email to jobs@pem.org or by mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
  • Corporate Relations OfficerOpen or Close

    The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) seeks a high-energy, proactive Corporate Relations Officer (CRO) to grow and manage its annual Corporate Partnership Program and oversee its Regional Corporate Sponsorship Program. Under the direction of the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving, the CRO's primary responsibilities include identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding corporate members; monitoring solicitation targets and program achievement; building and enhancing PEM's volunteer Corporate Leadership Committee; identifying, securing and stewarding regional corporate sponsors; collaborating with development staff on other major national and international sponsorships; and working closely with professionals from the North Shore and Greater Boston business community.

    PEM is looking for candidates who are comfortable engaging with business leaders, have demonstrated follow-through, are organized, detail-oriented, creative, and have the ability to effectively interact with museum departments. Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years of professional work experience required, previous development and committee management experience required along with exceptional writing, communication, and interpersonal skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office; Raiser's Edge experience desirable.

    TO APPLY:
    Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@pem.org, or send to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
  • Development AssistantOpen or Close

    Peabody Essex Museum has a full time opening for an Administrative Assistant within the Development Department. Reporting to the Director of Annual Giving, this individual will work in close partnership with the Director to provide administrative support in all aspects of the administration of the Annual Giving Program, including scheduling, word processing, phone work, correspondence, filing, office systems, routine financial reporting and other needs as required. The position assists in the planning, preparation, and execution of a range of events as well as high level donor stewardship activities. The Development Assistant also provides support to PEM's Major Gift Officers. The position handles highly confidential information and undertakes assignments as directed by the Chief Philanthropy Officer, supervises interns from time to time, and other administrative projects as assigned.

    The ideal candidate will be resourceful, able to work independently, adjust easily to changing priorities and must possess: a minimum of three years experience in an administrative support role and a BS/BA or the equivalent combination of education and experience; demonstrable computer skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); excellent telephone skills; well-developed interpersonal and customer service skills; ability to organize complex information for multiple outputs such as web and print material, ability to manage multiple tasks and to prioritize; individual initiative; and a team-oriented work style. Museum experience and knowledge of Raiser's Edge is a plus.

    TO APPLY:
    Interested candidates should send their resumes with cover letters and salary requirements, to jobs@pem.org, or send to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
  • Director of Public RelationsOpen or Close

    The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a creative, highly talented Director of Public Relations to join our Marketing and Communications team. Under the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for creating and implementing public and media relations strategies that raise the profile of the museum. Responsibilities for this position include:

    • Through media relations, strategic communications, and community relations, support institutional goals targeting local, regional, national and international audiences/media.
    • Promote all exhibitions, programs and events through feature story development and placement in print media, radio, television, social media and on-line;
    • Maintain and build media contact base--locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally;
    • Respond to media requests for background information and serve as the public spokesperson.

    This position has two direct reports.

    A BA/BS in liberal arts, communications, art history, journalism or other areas requiring significant development of verbal and oral skills is required. Graduate degree in fine arts, museum studies or communications highly desirable. A strategic thinker with the ability to connect PR programs with marketing and institutional objectives. Can work with ease in multiple subject areas; produce communication materials for diverse media. Knowledge of crisis communication practices. Experience with leveraging institutional goals through social media platforms. Knowledge of how media entities operate and function, including recent and emerging trends. A minimum of six years experience in the field of public, relations/communications with at least three of those years in a management role.

    TO APPLY:
    Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: jobs@pem.org, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.