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.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Exhibitions

Vice President, Exhibitions

The International Spy Museum (SPY) is searching for an innovative, strategic, and collaborative museum exhibitions expert to lead the planning, design, and implementation of cutting-edge and impactful exhibits for all ages and abilities. The VP will manage and develop a talented team of four full-time, experienced museum professionals. As a member of the senior leadership team, the VP also will build collaborative relationships across the organization and help shape SPY’s long-term vision, strategy, and planning. The top candidate must bring a proven record of creating innovative museum exhibits for diverse audiences and experience building engaged and energized teams.

Collections Manager / Registrar

The Collections Manager/Registrar is responsible for the oversight and physical control of the Museum’s growing collection and manages exhibition-related image licensing. The position requires the application of a specialized body of knowledge in all aspects of historic artifact handling, cataloguing, condition assessment, and official documentation for all objects in the Museum’s care. Work extends to responsibility for the storage, exhibition, supervision of installation procedures, and overall preservation of the collection. This position works closely with internal and external curators, the Director of Exhibition Production, and external vendors.

Facilities Assistant

Facilities

The Facilities Assistant position supports daily facilities operations, provide general labor, and assist with both reactive and preventative maintenance tasks. A major focus of this role will be the support of the Business, Educational, and Guest Services teams in the successful completion of Special Events to include the set-up/break-down of corporate, private, and group rentals. This position will receive cross-training from Facilities departmental team members to ensure that the built environment is consistent with the International Spy Museum’s high standards.

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.

Volunteer Manager

The International Spy Museum is seeking a Volunteer Manager to oversee a successful and diverse team of volunteers and interns, in public and office related posts. This includes the recruitment, retention, and recognition of volunteers and interns.

Retail

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.

Retail Buyer

Our Retail department seeks a self-motivated Retail Buyer with a creative eye to develop, and implement, merchandising, buying, and reorder plans to maximize sales and profit. This position requires the ability to analyze, track, and manage inventory to ensure proper mix and availability of product. The Retail Buyer needs to identify and procure timely, trend-right, quality, mission-driven products that customers want to buy.

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.

Private Events Contractor

The Private Events Contractor works with the Special Events Manager to support event clients’ post-contract and work with event vendors while fulfilling the Museum’ core values. The responsibilities include conducting walkthroughs, coordinating all event paperwork, ensuring all paperwork has been received from vendors and clients, tracking catering commission, working with event captains on day-of events, supporting events on-site as needed, and ensuring that the correct information is communicated to all internal departments.

Private Events Sales Account Executive

The Private Events Sales Account Executive is an integral member of the International Spy Museum Sales team and works towards meeting and/or exceeding revenue expectations while providing a memorable and high-end event experience which results in long-term client relationships. Candidate works well independently and with a team and is open to new, creative ideas while fulfilling the Museum core values. The candidate is responsible for being a brand steward for the Museum, negotiating agreements that ultimately meet or exceeds Museum revenue goals.

Sales Administrator

The Private Events Sales Administrator supports the International Spy Museum’s Private Events Sales Team including its Sales Director. Candidate works well with a team and is open to new, creative ideas while fulfilling the Museum core values.

Security

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.