The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society

Job Opening: Outreach (Programs) Manager

Job Opening: Outreach (Programs) Manager (date posted: 5/29/18)

The Duxbury Rural and Historical Society has an immediate opening for an Outreach Manager (full-year, part-time position, 20 hrs/week). The Outreach Manager is a vital part of the small DRHS staff, providing inspiration and coordination for a range of activities including volunteer coordination and program management. The Outreach Manager is a public-facing figure for the DRHS, and the position is focused on opportunities to increase outreach, audience, and community involvement.

Job duties may include but are not limited to: cultivation of contacts, networking, and relationship-building with many different constituencies; coordination, recruitment and retention of volunteers; development of program ideas; planning, implementation, and being an on-site coordinator during programs.

Requirements: superior interpersonal skills and a demonstrated enthusiasm for working with people; high level of organization and ability to balance multiple priorities; the ability to work independently as well as with a small staff, with a willingness to “pitch in” where help is needed. Applicants must have a college degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in a museum or non-profit organization. Occasional evening and weekend work is required. This job requires travel between multiple properties (< 3 mile radius) and requires the use of your personal vehicle. Work takes place in historical house museum environment. To apply, email cover letter and resume to

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