Taliesin Preservation, Inc.
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • 12.00
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

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Taliesin Preservation of Spring Green, WI is looking to hire a seasonal Tour Guides - Docents to deliver our world-class Tour Program staff and contribute to our organizational mission. If this sounds like something for you, please read on!

This seasonal position pays an hourly rate of between $12.00 - $15.50 depending on qualifications over approximately a 20-23 hour work week from April 1st to November 30th. The position supports our tour program by delivering our one-hour Hillside Studio and Theater Tours and contributing to the general operation of the tour program. There are opportunities to cross-train with other departments if you are looking to increase your hours.

ABOUT TALIESIN PRESERVATION

As stewards of the Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, our dual mission is to preserve the cultural, built, and natural environments that comprise the Taliesin property and to conduct educational and cultural programs that provide a greater understanding of his architecture and ideas. We are different from other historic sites because we are not satisfied with just being a museum. We want the estate to stay filled with life.

There is an energy here that captures and engages people. And the staff, without exception, are creative people who care passionately about their work and are full of ideas. We are a small organization and, as such, we offer a lot of flexibility and opportunity for people to develop within their areas of interest--and we are invested in their success!

QUALIFICATIONS FOR A TOUR GUIDE

  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Ability to retain and articulate structured tour material
  • A passion for customer service
  • The ability to remain poised and improvise when needed

Do you love working with the public? Enjoy seeing people smile and enjoy an opportunity to learn while they experience the immersive opportunities provided by Taliesin? Do you have good interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with diverse groups of employees and customers? Able to prioritize tasks while maintaining flexibility? If so, you might just be perfect for this position!

WORK SCHEDULE

This is a seasonal position from April 1st through November 30th and averages between 20-23 hours per week. In season, we are a seven-day-a-week operation, and this position would require a flexible schedule.

ARE YOU READY?

Please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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