Employment and Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT AT THE MUSEUM

The Brick Store Museum staff works as a team to provide the highest quality experiences for our visitors. Please continue to check this site as new opportunities arise throughout the year. The Brick Store Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 There are no position openings at this time. Please continue to check back!

VOLUNTEER DOCENTS:

The Museum is always looking for excited and dedicated volunteers to educate our visitors and take part in the growth of the Museum. We depend on you! If you are interested in visitor services, helping with membership, leading special tours, developing new programs, and much more, please let us know by calling 207-985-4802, emailing [email protected], or visiting the Museum at 117 Main Street. We are incredibly grateful for your help and support!

Learn more about our Volunteer Program by clicking here.

SPECIAL HIGHLIGHT:

BAUMAN ART GALLERY COMMITTEE:

The Museum is looking for interested artists and art lovers to join a small Curator Committee to select yearly exhibitions for the new contemporary art gallery, the Bauman Family Gallery, at the Museum. We depend on you! Committee members will be asked to make selections for monthly exhibitions through an artist application process; Committee members are also welcome to suggest artists to exhibit.

We invite you to apply for a position on the committee by sending the following information to Cynthia Walker, Executive Director, at [email protected]:

Name, Contact information, short bio, portfolio (if applicable), and a few sentences on why you would like to join the Curator Committee. Students, faculty, professional artists and community members are welcome to apply.

We are sincerely grateful for your help and support!

INTERNSHIPS:

Founded in 1936 by artist Edith Barry, the Brick Store Museum is a history and art museum and archives housed within five 19th-century buildings in Kennebunk’s National Register Historic District. It is open year-round, and produces 5-6 exhibitions per year, with programs and special events for all learning levels and ages. The Museum houses about 70,000 items in its collections, which range from documents and photos to chests of drawers and portraits. Volunteers and interns are an integral part of what makes The Brick Store Museum function and they perform a broad range of tasks in a variety of departments across the Museum. All internships provide an introduction to standard museum practice and hands-on experience in museum/archive work.

Current Summer 2018 Positions:

Merchandising Internship
Join the team this summer to work as a Merchandising Intern, to help develop the Museum market, develop, and build its Museum Store. You will support the Museum in growing online store offerings; writing and developing content for social media; writing content for and photographing new products; and developing prototypes of new products based on Museum collections (in a team atmosphere). The intern will report to the Executive Director.
Qualifications Preferred: The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in one or more of the following: Art history, American History, Merchandising, Fine Arts or Museum Studies. The intern should demonstrate attention to detail, patience, ability to work within a budget, and can think out-of-the-box. The candidate must possess the ability to work independently on one’s own initiative.
10 hours per week, for 8 weeks. $350 stipend.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Cynthia Walker, Executive Director, at [email protected]