Looking for a museum job? Seeking that next step in your museum career? The International Spy Museum’s Human Resources Department leads and supports the hiring, developing, and retaining of a talented, dedicated and diverse workforce. 

Whether you’re an experienced leader, a mid-career professional, or a recent grad, SPY offers a variety of available positions for job-seekers. Be sure to check back often for when new opportunities are posted.

Please note: Vaccination is required as a condition of employment and reasonable accommodations will be considered.


Guest Services

Guest Services Operative

The International Spy Museum is searching for qualified new recruits to join their Guest Services Team as a Seasonal Guest Services Operative (Part-Time). Top recruits will demonstrate the ability to elevate the guests’ Museum journey by providing attentive and engaging customer service while performing key Museum exhibit functions. Operatives hold a significant responsibility to enrich the guest experience by providing a welcoming and creative atmosphere that fosters the joy of learning.


Museum Teacher (Part Time)

The International Spy Museum seeks a dynamic individual to teach and support student, educator, and youth/family programs. The ideal candidate will have excellent teaching skills and is comfortable teaching both in-person and virtually. This is a part-time position with 10-20 hours/week. Schedule will be determined by Museum bookings and candidate availability.

Science Curriculum Writer (Contractor)

Our Youth Education Team is looking to hire an experienced science curriculum developer (January – August 2023, approximately 25 hours a week). The goal of this writer is to expand SPY’s current educational workshop offerings for 3rd-12th grade students by developing two hands-on STEM workshops and activities aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Additionally, the science curriculum writer will create five classroom-ready lessons and activities for use on SPY’s digital learning website, Digital Learning HQ, increasing access for all. This curriculum writer is being generously funded by grant through the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation


Retail Sales Associate

If you want to work in a fun and fast paced environment selling our unique assortment of spy gear including apparel and accessories, books, gadgets, toys, souvenirs, and more, we have the job for you! The Retail Sales Associate provides the customer with an exceptional retail experience through proactive, positive engagement, product knowledge, customer service and selling skills. Maintains the sales floor and displays, stocking, and store cleanliness.

Sales and Private Events

Events Captain

Our Private Events/Sales department seeks on-site event managers to join our front of house staff. As a direct report to the Special Events Manager, the Event Captains will be responsible for managing events on-site. Additionally, this person will be responsible for reporting any necessary equipment damage, maintenance, or misuse to ensure functionality for upcoming events.


Security Lieutenant

The International Spy Museum (SPY) is looking for a first-rate recruit to help manage the Museum’s safety and security programs and establish and maintain appropriate policies and procedures. But wait, this is not your usual security job! The person selected for this position will have the keen ability to provide leadership, guidance, and training to Museum Security staff while balancing the gentle art of spying on guests and having fun. If you want to engage with guests, be part of an amazing team, and have a chance for a bonus of up to $1k, then this is the job for you!

Security Officer

The International Spy Museum (SPY) is looking for top recruits to work in our Security Department. This is not your usual security job! While we take the safety of our guests, staff, and collection seriously, we also want our security team to have fun at work. If you want to engage with guests, be part of an amazing team, cover a variety of posts throughout the Museum, and have a chance for a bonus up to $1k, then this is the job for you!

Double Agent

If you enjoy learning about espionage, every wondered what it was like to spy on others and get a thrill from educating guests, then this is the job for you! The Double Agent aids in curating guest experiences based on individual guest needs and provides a memorable and exciting experience at all times. They are also responsible for ensuring the overall physical safety and security of all visitors and staff, artifacts, exhibits, and private property of the International Spy Museum.

Marketing & Communications

Social Media Specialist

The International Spy Museum is a private nonprofit museum dedicated to educating the public about the world of espionage and intelligence through exhibits, educational programs, special events, and public outreach. Our Marketing & Communications Department seeks a self-motivated Social Media Specialist with a creative eye for storytelling to plan, develop and implement social media content that delights, educates, and engages key audiences.

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours a week. Role supports internal Marketing & Communications team and reports to the Marketing Communications Director.