Topic ID #33145 - posted 7/16/2014 4:08 AM

Marketing Volunteer


Benjamin Franklin House is the world's only remaining home of Dr Benjamin Franklin – scientist, diplomat, philosopher, inventor, Founding Father of the United States and more. Franklin lived in the House for nearly sixteen years between 1757 and 1775. Today, 36 Craven Street, London, England, is a small historic house and educational facility. We are looking to appoint a dedicated volunteer to assist with the marketing of our public and education events and activities, with all the associated challenges of working with for a small museum with limited budget.

The volunteer works with our Front of House & Marketing Supervisor on a number of projects related to marketing over 2-3 days per week (from Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) for a minimum of 3 months in the first instance. Please ask about our travel expenses reimbursement policy.

Volunteer tasks include:

o        Supervise the box office/shop areas.

o        Independently deliver architectural tours of the House.

o        Prepare and run the Historical Experience.

o        Assist with larger group visits to the House.

o        Encourage and collect visitor feedback.  

o        Market the Historical Experience to national and international visitors.

o        Develop marketing materials and assist with promotional events.

This role is particularly suited to an individual with a strong interest in the marketing of public and education events and activities within the charity and heritage industry specifically. Students or graduates in a subject related to Franklin and the House such as history, cultural heritage, politics or science are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to House Education Manager Stephen Wilson at In your covering letter, please advise when you would be available to start.

Deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 28th July 2014.

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