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Job Opening: Contractual Heritage Tour Coordinator, Baltimore Heritage (Baltimore, MD)
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Contributed By: Molly Ricks
Email The Author: ricks@baltimoreheritage.org
Website: http://www.baltimoreheritage.org

Job Opening: Contractual Heritage Tour Coordinator, Baltimore Heritage (Baltimore, MD)

We’re looking for a Contractual Heritage Tour Coordinator to join us in our work to preserve and promote Baltimore’s historic places. Below is description of the position and how to apply. The application deadline is August 15, 2023.


Pay & Benefits: $15,000 for a one year position, 12 hours per week (flexible with some weekends required)
Applications Due: August 15, 2023
Start Date: September 11, 2023

Position Description
Baltimore Heritage is seeking a 12-hour per week contractual assistant to help with the organization’s heritage tour programs. The Tour Coordinator has three primary responsibilities: coordinating the organization’s public tours and private group tours; conducting outreach about the tours through Baltimore Heritage’s website and social media channels; and assisting Baltimore Heritage grow its tours program by editing tours and training new tour guides.

This is a 12-hour per week contractual position that does not include benefits. The position is fully funded for one year. Baltimore Heritage expects to secure funding to extend the position for at least one additional year. However, the current commitment is for only one year from the start date. The assistant will report to Baltimore Heritage’s deputy director, Molly Ricks. Work hours are flexible and may be done at home or in the organization’s office. The position requires attending some tours on weekends and weekday evenings.

Position Responsibilities:

Scheduling and Coordinating

  • Plan and schedule public tours
  • Create tour guide schedule
  • Check in with venue (if applicable) and guides weekly
  • Coordinate and answer tour registrant questions 
  • Schedule & coordinate private group tours 
  • Send out post-tour surveys 


Outreach  

  • Create tour announcements for website (CiviCRM & WordPress)
  • Publicize tours across media outlets (social media & newspapers)
  • Occasionally create new tours
  • Edit and update tour scripts 


Growth

  • Help recruit and train new volunteer tour guides and tour helpers 
  • Attend tours of new guides


Qualification and Skill Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Very strong organizational and communication skills 
  • Familiarity with Google Suites (Docs, Slides, Sheets)
  • Familiarity with main social media platforms
  • Concern for Baltimore City and its history, heritage, architecture, and people
  • Commitment to sharing a wide diversity of heritage and history


To Apply
Send cover letter, resume, and short (500 words or less) statement of interest in this position via email to Molly Ricks: ricks@baltimoreheritage.org
For questions, contact Molly Ricks at 240-305-3984 or ricks@baltimoreheritage.org

We value a diverse workplace and strongly encourage women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

About Baltimore Heritage 
Baltimore Heritage is a city-wide non-profit historic preservation organization. Founded in 1960, it has two-full time staff positions, a 25 member board of directors, and dozens of volunteers. Baltimore Heritage operates in three primary areas: preservation advocacy for historic buildings and neighborhoods; education programs including an expansive Heritage Tours Program; and technical assistance to homeowners and building owners working to restore their historic buildings. Since March of 2020, the organization has produced over 250 short “Five Minute Histories” videos.

 


Keywords: Baltimore, historic preservation, walking tours, heritage, public history

Posted: August 7, 2023
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