Passionate about soul music? Fascinated by Memphis music history? Put your interests to work. We’re looking for part-time tour guides to join our team. We want soulful, outgoing, passionate, museum-loving people! The position is part-time, 2 to 3 days a week. Your schedule must be flexible.
ABOUT STAX MUSEUM
The Stax Museum of American Soul Music seeks to present, preserve, promote and interpret the art, history, culture and heritage of American Soul Music, specifically the Memphis Sound and its influences internationally. We just need your help to do that!
We pride ourselves in crafting amazing museum experiences for guests of all ages. Our best tour guides are not the center of attention — they make the museum the STAR attraction. We lead with passion and charisma. The TRUTH is – WE PRODUCE the HIP tour. (You’ll catch that if/when you’re hired.)
∙ Background in one or more of the following: theater, improv, music, Museum Studies, K-12 Education, making passionate speeches about nerdy subjects to your friends, being awesome, Museum Education or History
∙ Warm, friendly, eager, a “people person” with excellent communication skills and attention to detail
∙ Ability to think on your feet, be a self-starter, learn and memorize content + add your flair, and develop your own content
∙ Estimated 12-24 hours per week
Must have availability between the hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Must be able to stand for up to 6 hours, carry equipment, and race through museum spaces at top speeds.
Must have reliable transportation and be extremely dependable.
Must have valid work authorization.
Must be able to effectively communicate.
Must consent to a background check.
Must be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus.
HOW TO APPLY
Send us a link to a short video of yourself (1 minute or less) explaining why this position is a good fit/opportunity for you and how you plan to maximize the opportunity. You can submit your videos via YouTube or email to email@example.com. Please be sure to include the link to your video and your resume, otherwise it will NOT be accepted.