Museum Assistant: Wells Fargo History Museum

  • Friday, May 25, 2018 10:09 AM
    Message # 6261344
    Job ID 5409701

    Schedule Type Part-Time

    Work Hours 24

    Location Minneapolis, Minnesota;

    Job Description

    At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially. We’re looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you’ll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

    Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

    Wells Fargo’s Chief Administrative Office (CAO) consists of enterprise functions that work together to promote and protect the Wells Fargo culture and brand, and support our team members. Groups within CAO work to protect our reputation, tell our story, bolster team member engagement, connect with our customers, and bring new and innovative solutions to life. CAO functions include Commitment to Customer, Corporate Responsibility & Community Relations, Data Management & Insights, Human Resources, Marketing, Stakeholder Relations and the CAO Integration and Planning Office.

    The Wells Fargo History Museum in Minneapolis is seeking a Part Time Museum Assistant with 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, historical services, marketing, or customer service to work in our Heritage Marketing and Museum division.  The museum is located at 90 South 7th Street and does not offer relocation assistance. 

    The Museum Assistant will serve as an ambassador for Wells Fargo heritage and brand. This team member should be a self-starter and have an inviting and friendly approach greeting and educating our museum guests.  They will assist with the day-to-day operation of the museums and must ensure quality, efficiency, and the highest professional standards and museum practices. . 

    Additional Responsibilities Include:

    • Prepare and deliver education programs and tours to help visitors gain a better understanding and appreciation of Wells Fargo’s rich history
    • Greet visitors, provide information, and answer questions pertaining to Wells Fargo History including Gold Rush, stagecoach, and regional history
    • Provide day-to-day operational support, including answering the phone, performing retail duties for small museum gift shop, clerical duties, and light housekeeping
    • Assist with special museum events as needed

    The Wells Fargo History Museum is free and open to the public 5 days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm.  The position is part-time, will work an average of 24 hours per week and therefore eligible for most Wells Fargo benefits. Parking is not provided.

    The Wells Fargo History Museum interprets the history of Wells Fargo since its founding in 1852 as a bank and express company including the gold rush, pony express, and stagecoach.   Exhibits include an original Concord Coach, artifacts and early photos, a working telegraph, and a replica of the Northwestern National Bank Weatherball. 

    Required Qualifications
    • 6+ months of experience in one or a combination of the following: museum services, historical services, marketing, or customer service
    Other Desired Qualifications
    • Daily interaction with the public in a service oriented position
    • Experience presenting educational programs/teaching to a variety of audiences
    • Experience with emerging technologies, including social media
    • Experience with MS Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Exposure to and understanding of professional museum standards, ethics, and practices
    • Experience working with children
    • Understanding of US History
    • Retail experience

    Job Expectations
    • Ability to lift 40+ pounds

    Street Address

    MN-Minneapolis: 90 S 7th St - Minneapolis, MN


    All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

    Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

    Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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