Employment \\ Open Positions

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 Employee Experience, 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.

  1. Position \\ Guest Experience
    Director of Guest Experience

    We are seeking a highly talented Director of Guest Experience as PEM embarks upon the final phase of its $650 million campaign to advance the museum’s mission.

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  2. Position \\ Security Staff
    Gallery Officers

    We are seeking candidates for full and part-time Gallery Officer openings. Our professional security staff is responsible for safeguarding and providing assistance to museum visitors and staff within and around the museum complex.

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  3. Position \\ Guest Services
    Guest Services Representative

    We are seeking friendly, dynamic individuals interested in contributing their talents as part-time, entry-level Guest Services Representatives.

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  4. Position
    HVAC Maintenance Mechanic II

    We are currently seeking an experienced full-time HVAC Maintenance Mechanic II to perform installations and preventative and corrective maintenance and repairs on a wide variety of HVAC equipment.

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  5. Position \\ Exhibition Design Department
    Lead Exhibition Designer

    The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the nation’s most dynamic art museums with a global perspective, is seeking a highly talented Designer in a full-time two year position to join our Exhibition Design Department.

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  6. Position \\ Individual Giving
    Major Gifts Officer

    We are seeking a creative, highly talented Major Gift Officer (MGO) to join our team during our unprecedented $650 million campaign.

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  7. Position \\ Museum Shop
    Museum Shop Weekend Supervisor

    We are seeking a highly motivated and outgoing part-time Weekend Supervisor for the award winning museum shop.

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  8. Position \\ Security Operations
    Security Control Room Operator

    The Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a full-time Security Control Room Operator. Reporting to the Security Operations Center Manager, the successful candidate will join a team of security professionals responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Museum's Security Control Room.

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