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 \\ Education & Interpretation
    Administrative Assistant

    We have an opening for an Administrative Assistant supporting two executives within the education and interpretation departments.

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  2. Position \\ Integrated Media
    A/V Production Assistant

    Peabody Essex Museum is seeking a part-time Audio Visual Production Assistant.

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  3. Position \\ Exhibition Design
    Exhibition Design Positions

    The Peabody Essex Museum is one of the nation's most dynamic art museums and operates on a global stage through its initiatives, networks, and patrons.

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  4. Position \\ Facilities Department
    Facilities Operations Manager

    We are seeking a full-time Facilities Operations Manager to oversee the day-to-day functioning of the Facilities Department and maintenance of the museum's buildings.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Position \\ Facilities and Operations
    Maintenance Technician

    We are currently seeking an experienced full-time Maintenance Technician to perform a variety of tasks to ensure the safe and proper operation of the museum's facilities and related historic properties.

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  8. 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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  9. Position \\ Museum Shop
    Museum Shop Sales Associates

    The museum shop is seeking weekend Sales Associates. The selected candidates will provide knowledgeable and courteous service to customers; operate a Point of Sale computer system to transact sales; maintain visual display and store cleanliness as required.

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  10. Position \\ Native American Fellowship
    2017 Native American Long-term Fellow

    The Peabody Essex Museum is pleased to announce a post-graduate curatorial fellowship for 2017-2018, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Beginning in mid-September 2017, this twelve month fellowship will provide curatorial training and support scholarly research related to the collections and exhibitions of the Peabody Essex Museum.

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  11. 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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