Summer Outreach Manager

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Woods Hole, MA
United States

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The Summer Outreach Manager will be responsible for staffing and managing the Coalition’s Buzzards Bay Discovery Center in the village of Woods Hole, MA during the summer of 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to engage the public around our mission in the epicenter of marine research and education. Tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

Ensure the seasonal engagement goals are met; including:

  • Providing an excellent visitor experience to the center
  • Inspiring and facilitating outdoor exploration by visitors and guests
  • Create, market, and deliver unique and exciting programming options
  • Meet goals for new memberships, event registrations, and newsletter signups
  • Articulate the Coalition’s mission and stay informed on the Coalition’s work to respond to inquiries from visitors and members 
  • Ensure the maintenance of the interior and exterior of the office including maintaining touch tank and other exhibits and some light cleaning and landscaping 
  • Manage and support volunteers assisting in outreach at the office
  • Manage gift shop including providing customer service, sales, and accurate cashiering
  • Support all the Coalition’s programs and activities through specific projects as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent required and at least two years of college preferred
  • Ability to interact successfully with a variety of customers and Coalition members
  • Experience with education or outreach and a willingness to learn
  • Must be personable, self-motivated, and work independently and as a team
  • Familiarity with Buzzards Bay and Woods Hole a plus
  • Commitment to Coalition mission a requirement
  • Position requires working weekends
  • Because of work with the public, this position is subject to a criminal background check

How to Apply:

To Apply:

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and references to: Renee Dufour, VP Community Engagement at This position was posted on March 31, 2017 and will remain open until filled.  

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Work Week and Compensation

This is a seasonal, summer position that includes work on weekends and holidays and is compensated at $13.00/hr.  Work Week is Friday through Tuesday, 10am-4pm and the position will average 30-32.5 hours per week.   The Seasonal Office is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.