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  1. Summer Internship – Rock 102 Radio

    April 26, 2016 by careers

    Internship – Now Recruiting for Summer Semester, 2016

    Job Type: Promotions/Programming/Production/Sales

    Salary:   $10 per hour & school credit
    Location: East Longmeadow, MA
    Contact: Alex Byrne
    Contact Email: abyrne@springfieldrocks.com
    Job Requirements: MUST BE TAKEN FOR SCHOOL CREDIT
    Job Details: DEADLINE TO APPLY IS APRIL 30TH. NO CALLS PLEASE

    Promotions:

    Students looking for a broad-based position in Radio should consider Promotions. The Promotions Department functions as a liaison between all other divisions in the Radio Station. This position requires someone with a strong personality and the ability to multi-task. Duties include helping with the execution of on-site appearances, live remotes and coordination of on-air contests. Promotions interacts directly with the listeners as well as with customers of the station. Students will learn how to communicate with industry professionals, create proposals and negotiate business to business trade and transaction. Promotions is a great place to start establishing a professional working relationship with decision makers in the Springfield Community. Students will be required to work some nights and weekends.

    Programming/Production:

    The Springfield Rocks Radio Group is comprised of two Radio Stations: Rock 102 & Lazer 99.3. There is a lot of activity between the two stations and we are always looking for a fresh perspective. Student will have the opportunity to work with the on-air staff, assist with show prep and learn to operate studio equipment including: Audio Vault, Music Master, Adobe Audition, as well as a mixing board. Students interested in this field of work should be well-versed in current affairs and have some general knowledge about the format and demographics of the radio stations. Students may be asked to investigate news stories, monitor for breaking news, script on-air narratives and voice commercials.

    Sales:

    Anyone interested in Radio Sales should have good business sense. Student may attend client meetings and learn how commercials are bought and sold. Student may be asked to prepare sales presentations, assemble station portfolios to meet specific customer needs, type memos, operate the switchboard, file and perform other administrative duties. Student will be asked to establish a weekly schedule during normal business hours.

    – See more at: http://rock102.com/2016/04/15/summer-internship/#sthash.q7LPMGLo.dpuf


  2. Cultural Site Interpreter – Trustees of Reservations – PT

    April 26, 2016 by careers

    Job Details

    Experienced

    USA-MA-Stockbridge

    Negligible

    Seasonal

    Day

    4 Year Degree

    Description

    Ashley House (by appointment) | Mission House | Naumkeag
    Sheffield and Stockbridge, MA

    Are you an engaging storyteller with a passion for history?

    Do you enjoy meeting and talking with people?

    Are you open to learning new things and participating in a dynamic work environment?

    If so, consider joining our dedicated and lively team of Cultural Site Interpreters. Our interpreters bring the stories of our special places to life for our visitors in meaningful and relevant ways. They are responsible for making connections between our visitors and our special places by engaging visitors through interactive and multi-sensory strategies that provoke, excite, and inspire. We believe that by engaging and exciting our visitors they will feel more connected to our cultural heritage and be inspired to help preserve and protect it for future generations.

    Currently we are looking for interpreters for three historic properties in the Berkshires: Naumkeag, Mission House, and Ashley House (tours by appointment only).

    In the Berkshires, The Trustees own and steward the Ashley House in Sheffield, MA and the Mission House and Naumkeag, in Stockbridge. Together, they cover periods in history ranging from the mid-18th century to the mid-20th century. Today we aim to bring the stories of these special places to life, and make connections between our visitors and the unique spirit of each place through interactive and multi-sensory strategies that provoke rather than instruct.

    Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our 113 extraordinary places. With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties. Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

     

    Essential Functions:

    This is a part-time, seasonal position, expected to begin in April and end in December. Daytime and weekend hours are required. Cultural Site Interpreters are responsible for:

    • Leading and facilitating interpretive experiences for visitors of all ages, including interactive guided tours and other participatory activities
    • Welcoming and orienting visitors, acting as an ambassador for the site and The Trustees of Reservations, providing excellent customer service and promoting membership
    • Staffing and setup of on-site programs and events including, but not limited to, workshops, performances and lectures
    • Participating in regular trainings and team meetings that provide professional skill development, inform staff of interpretive philosophies and techniques that improve visitor experiences at each site, and update staff on current developments at The Trustees of Reservations
    • Participating in guided research and ongoing study of the history and cultural context of the sites
    • Participating in peer and supervisor evaluations
    • Promoting the mission of The Trustees of Reservations and our work; encouraging guests to join us as members in preserving special places across the state of Massachusetts
    • Following best practices in safety, collections care and security, in order to protect the collections, gardens, house and visitors
    • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    Cultural Site Interpreters have:

    • have 1-3 years experience with a teaching, museum, customer service, and/or theater background
    • possess a Bachelor’s degree in history, education, or a related field (preferred, but not required)
    • are friendly, active listeners with excellent conversational and public speaking skills
    • enjoy engaging visitors through multi-sensory interpretive techniques including storytelling, hands-on activities, and interactive discussion
    • are intellectually curious and open to learning and sharing new things
    • are professional and team-oriented
    • are respectful of all visitors and able to provide exceptional customer service
    • are flexible and willing to meet the needs and interests of visitors
    • are self-reflective and eager to continuously improve job skills
    • are reliable and committed to the position, the site team, and the mission of The Trustees of Reservations

    Skills:

    • have the ability to handle multiple tasks and the unexpected with a calm demeanor
    • have the skill to work with staff, volunteers and visitors comfortably and welcomingly

    Other:

    • have the flexibility to work on weekends, and some evenings
    • are able to stand and walk for long periods of time, climb steep inclines and multiple flights of stairs, and work indoors and outdoors in inclement, hot, and cold conditions.

    The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

    In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

    No phone calls please.

    To APPLY visit website below

    https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/jobs&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15&jpt=


  3. Visitor Services and Museum Shop Assistant – Naumkeag – PT

    April 26, 2016 by careers

    Job Details

    Experienced

    USA-MA-Stockbridge

    Negligible

    Seasonal

    4 Year Degree

    Description

    The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 40,000 members.

    Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places.  With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties.  Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

    With views of Monument Mountain, original artwork, a shingle-style house, and a stunning collection of gardens created over 30 years by renowned landscape architect Fletcher Steele and Joseph Choates’s daughter, Miss Mabel Choate, Naumkeag is a quintessential country estate of the Gilded Age.  Bequeathed in its entirety in 1959 – from furniture to garden tools – Naumkeag offers an unforgettable experience for visitors to explore.

    About the Position:

    Do you love helping people and seeing visitors leave with a smile on their face?  Do you enjoy knowing that when you greet a guest warmly, it sets the tone for the rest of their visit?  As Visitor Services and Museum Shop Assistant, it is your job to ensure that every aspect of the experience enchants our visitors. Reporting to the Engagement Site Manager, your responsibilities include:

    • Welcoming and orienting visitors upon arrival while providing information about the property and the programs available each day
    • Establishing positive visitor experiences and providing excellent customer service
    • Assisting visitors and answering questions cheerfully throughout the day
    • Acting as an ambassador for the site and The Trustees of Reservations while promoting membership
    • Conducting pre-opening setup at the Welcome Center / Museum Shop to assure that everything is ready when the first visitor arrives
    • Closing and securing the Museum Shop at the end of the day
    • Providing ongoing merchandise inventory control
    • Reconciling cash register and credit card machines
    • Arranging and selling museum and garden merchandise
    • Tracking all daily admissions at the site
    • Advising the Engagement Site Manager of any problems, maintenance needs, or supply shortages as necessary
    • Consulting with the Guest Services Coordinator in resolving problems and making decisions appropriate for the smooth running of the museum store
    • Participating in regular trainings and team meetings that provide professional skill development, update staff on current developments at The Trustees of Reservations, and inform staff of both interpretive philosophy and interpretive techniques that improve visitor experiences on site
    • Promoting the mission of The Trustees of Reservations and our work; encouraging guests to join us as members in preserving special places across the state of Massachusetts

    Qualifications

    The Visitor Services and Museum Shop Assistant should be cheerful, professional and knowledgeable in their work. Excellent customer service skills are required. They should possess the talent to answer questions patiently and the ability to make guests feel welcome and important.

    Successful candidates:

    • are professional and team-oriented
    • are respectful of all visitors and able to provide exceptional customer service
    • are detail oriented and able to carefully track revenue and visitation numbers
    • are comfortable and proficient with cash management systems
    • are reliable and committed to the position, the site team, and the mission of The Trustees of Reservations
    • have a retail or customer service background

    This is a part-time, seasonal position, expected to begin in April and end in December. Daytime, weekend and some evening hours are required. The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

    In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team.  We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

    No phone calls please.


  4. Property Steward – Naumkeag – PT

    April 26, 2016 by careers

    The Trustees of Reservations

    Peter Tummino – ptummino@ttor.org

    Date Posted:
    April 01, 2016

    Region:
    Western Massachusetts

    Category:
    Facilities/Security/Grounds

    Type:
    Seasonal

    Property Steward – Naumkeag

    Description:

    The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 40,000 members.

    Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places. With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties. Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

    About Naumkeag

    Naumkeag is one of the last surviving intact Berkshire “Cottages.” Designed by McKim, Mead and White in 1885, this 44-room shingle-style house is filled with original furniture, ceramics and artwork. Naumkeag served as the summer home for two generations of the Choate family. Joseph Hodges Choate (1832-1917) was a prominent New York attorney who served as U.S. Ambassador to England from 1899-1905. Mable Choate, one of five children, inherited Naumkeag in 1929. She spent the next 30 years working with Landscape Architect Fletcher Steele to create the now famous gardens at Naumkeag. The gardens cover 8 acres and include the well-known Blue Steps, a series of deep blue fountain pools flanked by four flights of stairs climbing up the hillside and overhung with white birches. Naumkeag is open to the public April through October.

    Position Summary:

    The Property Steward is responsible for preparing the grounds and Welcome Center to open daily to visitors. The seasonal Property Steward reports to the Southern Berkshire Stewardship Manager and works along side stewardship and engagement staff who manage the property. The position is seasonal, non-exempt and expected to work 15 to 25 hours per week beginning in mid-May and ending in October.

    Essential Functions:

    • Help provide an excellent visitor experience by ensuring the grounds and Welcome Center are clean and presentable.
    • Rake and sweep paths and walkways
    • Weed and clean planting beds, driveway, lawns and stone walls
    • Water and deadhead planters and planting beds as needed
    • Clear lawns of litter, sticks or debris
    • Turn on fountains and clean or skim fountains as needed
    • Assist engagement staff with set up and break down when programs are scheduled.
    • Conduct basic maintenance of the Welcome Center and restrooms
    • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

    Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to use hand tools and lift up to 40 pounds
    • Willingness to work actively outside in all weather conditions
    • Ability work independently and as part of a team
    • Basic gardening or property maintenance skills preferred
    • The seasonal Property Steward must work well with a diversity of people, be able to work independently and have a keen eye for detail.
    • A genuine commitment to the values and mission of The Trustees

    How To Apply:

    Click here to see all job opportunities at The Trustees of Reservations

    The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

    In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

    About this Organization:
    The Trustees of Reservations is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. We preserve and protect places of natural, scenic and historic beauty and hold these “reservations” in “trust” for public use and enjoyment. Our passion is to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth, using our properties and their many programs as a powerful and compelling platform to engage more residents and visitors in our mission-driven work. We believe in protecting the irreplaceable forever, for everyone.  Today, we care for 114 special reservations — from beaches to farms, gardens and historic sites – within minutes of every resident. Funded and supported entirely by our nearly 2 million visitors and supporters, and more than 100,000 members, we invite you to find your place.


  5. Engagament Ranger – Bartholomew’s Cobble – PT

    April 26, 2016 by careers

    Job Details

    Experienced

    USA-MA-Sheffield

    Up to 25%

    Seasonal

    Day

    High School

    Description

    The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 40,000 members.

    Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places.  With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties.  Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

    About Bartholomew’s Cobble

    Created by geologic upheavals when the Taconic and Berkshire ranges were formed, the hundred-foot-high bedrock outcropping at Bartholomew’s Cobble introduces visitors to a rugged and exotic landscape along the Housatonic River that also supports 800 species of plant and  a recently restored floodplain forest,  while offering terrific mountain vistas and has been designated a National Natural Landmark.

    Summary of Position

    The Seasonal Ranger is responsible to welcome visitors, promote membership, help plan, set up and staff public programs, and administrative tasks associated with programming and visitor services.  The ranger will also assist stewardship staff with basic upkeep of the Visitor’s Center.   The seasonal Ranger reports to the regional Engagement Manager and works along side stewardship staff who manage the reservation. This is part-time position requiring a commitment of 15 to 30 hours per week beginning in mid-May until early October.

    Essential Functions:

    • Staff an entrance station and greet visitors in a welcoming manner
    • Answer questions about The Trustees and the history, geology and ecology of the properties
    • Educate visitors about The Trustees mission and encourage them to become active members
    • Direct visitors to membership brochures, distribute flyers  to the public and on bulletin boards
    • Enforce rules and regulations of assigned properties
    • Perform tasks safely and in accordance with The Trustees’ safety manual
    • Behave in a professional manner with their colleagues, property visitors and volunteers
    • Collect admission and/or program fees and sell memberships and permits
    • Keep both financial and visitation records and submit weekly reports by email
    • Maintain clean facilities and  parking lot and picnic areas
    • Report safety concerns, incidents, and maintenance needs to the Management Unit Superintendent
    • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

    Qualifications

    • A genuine commitment to the values and mission represented by The Trustees
    • Excellent public speaking skills
    • Ability  to work without supervision and as well as with other staff
    • Ability to communicate with supervisors effectively, both verbally and through written report
    • Keen eye for detail
    • Ability to work in all weather conditions including heat and rain
    • Confidence and calm and be articulate when confronted by uncooperative visitors and when handling emergencies
    • CPR & First Aid certification  (highly desirable)
    • A current driver’s license and good driving record
    • Sound computer skills (MS Office programs)
    • Willingness to wear Trustees’ provided uniform at all times

    The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

    In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team.  We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.

    To APPLY visit website below

    https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/index.php?/jobs&clientkey=A116ACB81F47E0050535F1FC4DA6EE15&jpt=

     


  6. Engagement Ranger – Monument Mountain – PT

    April 26, 2016 by careers

    Job Details

    Experienced

    USA-MA-Great Barrington

    Up to 25%

    Seasonal

    Day

    High School

    Description

    The Trustees is an organization with a fascinating past and an exciting future. Our places are open to all and we thrive by involving as many people as possible in what we do. Founded in 1891, by a group of visionary volunteers, we preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts and work to protect special places across the state. We have helped protect more than 50,000 acres, including 25,000+ acres on more than 100 reservations that are all open to the public. We are a nonprofit conservation organization funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 40,000 members.

    Our seasonal staff plays an integral role in ensuring that our visitors enjoy our extraordinary places.  With the change to warmer temperatures, we experience an influx of visitors of all ages and backgrounds who want to explore and be inspired by our properties.  Sandy beaches, wooded trails, cultural gardens, historic homes, community supported agriculture—there are many ways for visitors to discover and explore The Trustees, and just as many opportunities for seasonal employees to make each visitor’s experience special.

    About the Position:

    The Park Ranger is a seasonal, part-time position at Monument Mountain and is primarily responsible for greeting and educating visitors, and providing site-related materials. The Park Ranger is also responsible for planning and leading occasional guided walks and programs and assisting with special events. Incumbent also performs general cleaning and/or maintenance of the ranger station, trails, and parking lots. This is a part-time position requiring a commitment of 15 to 30 hours per week beginning in mid-May until early October.

    Essential Functions:

    • Staff an entrance station and greet visitors in a welcoming manner
    • Answer questions about The Trustees of Reservations and the history, geology and ecology of the properties
    • Educate visitors about The Trustees mission and encourage them to become active members
    • Direct visitors to membership brochures, distribute flyers  to the public and on bulletin boards
    • Enforce rules and regulations of assigned properties
    • Perform tasks safely and in accordance with The Trustees’ safety manual
    • Behave in a professional manner with their colleagues, property visitors and volunteers
    • Collect admission and/or program fees and sell memberships and permits
    • Keep both financial and visitation records and submit weekly reports by email
    • Maintain clean facilities and  parking lot and picnic areas
    • Report safety concerns, incidents, and maintenance needs to the Management Unit Superintendent.
    • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

    Qualifications

    • In-depth knowledge of natural history
    • Professional connections in local community
    • Proven ability to create and lead nature-based education programs for families
    • Excellent customer service skills

    Other:  

    • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required for driving Trustees vehicles.
    • Criminal Background Check required (CORI).
    • Flexibility to work nights and weekends is required.
    • Position requires travel in the region; access to a personal vehicle required

    The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever.

    No phone calls please.

    In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, the Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts, who are at the core of our mission.

     To APPLY visit website below

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