Needham History Center & Museum






Assistant to the Executive Director

Time Commitment:  15-20 hours per week (schedule to be negotiated)

Compensation:  $20 per hour

Description:  An assistant to the Executive Director, who would take day-to-day responsibility for office routine and administrative functions, as described.  This position requires discretion, reliability, flexibility, and a helpful and cheerful attitude toward visitors. Must be able to drive and have access to a car.  The assistant would help the ED with the following:

    • Maintaining the website (WordPress Elementor) and keeping the events and features current

    • Maintaining the membership database (Excel), and keep current records for contact information, memberships, and donations

    • Member communications, including member-list mailings, events notifications, weekly online newsletter (Constant Contact); including thank-you letters and other routine correspondence

    • Coordinating information, bills, and donations with the bookkeeper

    • Greet and direct visitors, assist gift shop customers, etc as needed

    • Occasional business-related errands (post office, Staples, town offices, etc)

    • Other similar duties as required

Desired Skills:  Some training can be provided

    • Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

    • Website management – basic WordPress and WordPress Elementor

    • Experience with graphics and design utilities, such as Photoshop Elements, Canva, and/or WP Publisher

To Apply:

    • Send a resume and cover letter to Gloria Greis, or by mail to the Needham History Center & Museum, 1147 Central Avenue, Needham, MA 02492.

    • For more information contact Gloria at or 781-455-8860