Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the USS Midway Museum.

About the Midway

The USS Midway Museum is America’s most visited naval historic ship museum. It is dedicated to preserving the legacy and contributions of US Naval Aviation as well as honoring those who serve, and served, America in uniform. The Midway Museum is the top-rated attraction in San Diego and hosts more than 1,000,000 visitors annually. Located in downtown San Diego, it is open daily.

Be part of a fun and exciting team aboard America’s most-visited aircraft carrier museum!

Some of the benefits the USS Midway Museum offers regular full-time employees are:

  • Company-paid Health and Dental Insurance
  • Company-paid Life and LTD insurance
  • Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay
  • 403(b) Plan with match
  • Paid Parking
  • Discounts at Midway Marketplace
  • Merchandise Discounts in Jet Shop
  • Free Admission to participating San Diego Museums
  • A unique work environment that emphasizes self-starters, fun, inspiration, service to country and a work/life balance.

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

Due to the high number of responses, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please. 

Open Positions

SAN DIEGO, CA

San Diego’s top-rated attraction, the USS Midway Museum, is seeking part-time Event Service Representatives.  This position provides the general labor necessary for the set up and tear down and equipment for special events.

Department:  Events

Reports to:     Event Operations Manager

Status:            Regular, Part-time

Pay rate:        $14.00 hour

Schedule:       10-20 hours per week, AM/PM shifts.  Must be able to work weekends/holidays.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clean, dust, and wipe rental equipment furniture
  • Load/unload event gear and equipment with lift equipment
  • Physically set up and tear down event equipment i.e. tables, chairs, stanchions, flooring, umbrellas, etc.
  • Assemble furniture and space accessories, i.e. shelving, cabinets, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior related experience preferred.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES

  • Reliable and dependable: ability to report to work on time as scheduled.
  • Demonstrate excellent guest services skills.
  • A team player. Must work well with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed on board an aircraft carrier.

Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 80 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated: Aircraft elevator, fork lift, man lift, aircraft tow truck, buffer/scrubber, pallet jack, small power tools and janitorial equipment.

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position, please click the button below to fill out the General Job Application Form and attach your resume and cover letter.

Due to the high number of responses, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please.

The USS Midway Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Museum is looking for a Service Technician to perform custodial/janitorial

  • Status: Full Time –5 day work schedule, 100% paid Medical & Dental, Retirement savings (403B), Life Insurance, Long term disability, 10 vacation days, 10 sick days, 9 paid holidays
  • Schedule:  40 hours per week, shifts vary. MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK A SCHEDULE that WILL INCLUDE WEEKENDS, EVENINGS AND HOLIDAYS.
  • Pay rate:  $15.00 hour

POSITION REQUIRES RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION TO ACCOMMODATE LATE NIGHT/EARLY MORNING HOURS!

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, using cleansers, solvents, soap solutions, and polishes.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors
  • Wash walls and equipment.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, vacuums, brooms and mops for cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, equipment, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in custodial maintenance or a related field.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES

  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to follow written/verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate and use small power/hand tools.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway, a former Navy Aircraft Carrier. Shifts vary and require ability to work nights and weekends.

Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated: Small power tools, buffer/scrubber, and janitorial equipment.

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position, please click the button below to fill out the General Job Application Form and attach your resume and cover letter.

Due to the high number of responses, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for you! This position provides custodial cleaning both during and outside museum operating hours, services are provided during evening events onboard the Midway.

  • Custodial/Janitorial
  • Status:      Part Time,
  • Schedule:  16-28 hours per week, shifts vary, must be able to work nights & weekends!
  • Pay rate:  $15.00 hour

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, using cleansers, solvents, soap solutions, and polishes.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; refill restroom dispensers.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors
  • Wash walls and equipment.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, vacuums, brooms and mops for cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, equipment, etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in custodial maintenance or a related field.

SKILLS/ ABILITIES

  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to follow written/verbal instructions
  • Ability to operate and use small power/hand tools.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway, a former Navy Aircraft Carrier. Shifts vary and require ability to work nights and weekends.

Physical Requirements: Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders; bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated: Small power tools, buffer/scrubber, and janitorial equipment.

HOW TO APPLY

If you meet the qualifications for the position, please click the button below to fill out the General Job Application Form and attach your resume and cover letter.

Due to the high number of responses, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please.

SAN DIEGO, CA

San Diego’s leading tourist attraction is seeking a candidate for an HR support position that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem solving and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

Position Summary:

This fulltime position will provide the opportunity to work on several key areas of HR/Payroll supporting 100+ paid staff and over 700 volunteers:

  • Recruiting and Onboarding
  • Benefit Administration
  • Workers Compensation
  • Biweekly payroll processing via ADP Workforce Now for 100+ employees

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of bi-weekly payroll.
  • Manage the process for on-boarding new hires into ADP Workforce Now, entering personnel changes and personnel transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and policies with statutory reporting and periodic filing requirements.
  • Administer company benefits including enrollment for new employees, reconcile benefit statements, coordination with insurance carriers, COBRA notification, distribution of annual employee notices as required and compliance reporting.
  • Facilitate and lead the annual open enrollment for benefits.
  • Serve as day-to-day contact for benefit vendors and employees.
  • Assist in hiring process by coordinating job postings, reviewing resumes, performing telephone interviews, and facilitating background checks.
  • Facilitate and lead the employee onboarding process.
  • Responds to external requests for information including EDD, employment verifications, workers compensation.
  • Reports workers compensation claims and handles all requests for information from the insurance carrier.
  • Maintains the workers compensation database and compiles reports from database as needed.
  • Maintains department files and all personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements.
  • Participates on the MWR Committee and assists with planning and executing company events.
  • Work with volunteers in and outside of the department.
  • All other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree and/or Certification in Human Resources or equivalent combination of formal training/education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Federal/State (CA) workplace laws and compliance.
  • 1 year of payroll and/or human resources experience
  • Prior experience with ADP Workforce Now preferred.
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint and ability to learn new systems with ease.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Excellent administrative, written and verbal communications skills

Working Conditions

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway in former administrative offices restored to basic working conditions.

Physical Requirements:  Sit for long periods of time.  Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders; to bend, stoop, and lift standard office supplies and small office items.

Equipment Operated: Computer, facsimile, printer, scanner, telephone.

SAN DIEGO, CA

San Diego’s leading tourist attraction has an opportunity for a Junior Accountant that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem solving and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

Position Summary:

Perform general accounting duties related to the daily accounting operations.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Post and process journal entries to ensure all business transactions are recorded.
  • Update financial data in accounting system to ensure that information will be accurate and immediately available when needed.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly/yearly closings.
  • Record and post all payments.
  • Generate invoices and keeps track of receivables.
  • Codes and deposits checks received and allocate them into assigned revenue accounts.
  • Reconcile transactions and balance to maintain accurate accounts.
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • Run reports and analyze delinquent accounts.
  • Reconciliation of payments and accruals for Travel Industry Sales, Special Events and Education programs.
  • Answer all customer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Assist with other accounting projects.
  • All other duties, as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of accounting experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs.  Knowledge of MIP preferred.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles.
  • General math skills
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent administrative, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Ability to interact/communicate to individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.

Working Conditions

Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway in former administrative offices restored to basic working conditions.

Physical Requirements: Sit for long periods of time.  Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders; to bend, stoop, and lift standard office supplies and small office items.

Equipment Operated: Computer, printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, and scanner.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Museum is seeking a ship/maritime electrical systems technician with a minimum of 5 years of experience in maritime and industrial electrical systems.

Position Summary:

This position is flexible for 16 – 28 hours per week to support evening (2nd shift) and weekend requirements.

The Ships Engineering Department Electrical Technician will be a USS MIDWAY Electrical  Technical Subject Matter Expert/POC for ship wide electrical systems, ranging from high voltage systems (440, 220) supporting aircraft elevators, ship lighting, high voltage power load centers to simple 110 systems (lighting, plug outlets).

Perform general accounting duties related to the daily accounting operations.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Support/work with other ship electricians to maintain internal and external lighting. This includes coordination with events and event power set-up with outside vendors. Internal and external lighting or associated amplified power support. Prior experience with convention or public venues requiring power to caterers, hotels and concert support companies strongly desired.

Support/work with ship electricians to trouble shoot/repair critical points of electrical distribution throughout the ship (switchboards, transformers, fuses and wiring).

Support engineering staff when operating/troubleshooting power to ship aircraft elevators, cargo dumbwaiter elevator, passenger elevators and magazine weapons elevators.

Understand USS MIDWAY unique electrical system and coordinate efforts when contractors are onboard installing new electrical system, modifying existing systems or troubleshooting and repairing degraded systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE 

  • High School diploma or G.E.D. required. College degree strongly desired.
  • Marine journeyman, Navy Electrician’s Mate, utility plant electrician.
  • 5 or more years of experience and qualifications in maritime and industrial electrical systems, procedural compliance and safety requirements in a high voltage electricity and handling of hazardous material and power supplies.
  • Knowledge in ship/maritime electrical systems that are built into hull structures, compartments, engineering systems, structural design and equipment.
  • Technical knowledge and ability to read ships electrical drawings, one lines, schematics, wiring diagrams, diesel generators, fire/smoke control systems, analyze new construction loads that will be connected to existing original systems onboard USS MIDWAY.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Can create clear and concise instructions as well as provide clear and detailed guidance to subordinates.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Self-motivated and problem solve without supervision. Exercise outstanding initiative.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned. Can provide constructive feedback in a calm and factual manner to senior leadership/management.
  • Demonstrates an organizational fit for the company culture.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals in a professional manner.
  • Be trustworthy to handle high value equipment and highly valuable recyclable material.
  • Ability to work weekend and evening hours.

Working Conditions

Job Conditions/Work Location:  Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions.

Physical Requirements:  Constant climbing up/down stairs and ladders up to 200ft elevation; work in small places i.e. tanks and voids, bend stoop, and lift to move and retrieve materials; pull/push lift, and carry up to 40 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.

Equipment Operated: Aircraft elevator, fork lift, man lift, buffer/scrubber, pallet jack, sand blaster, small power tools and janitorial equipment.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway School Field Trip program has a great opportunity for experienced teachers looking to use their skills in an informal, fun, teaching environment.  Our popular onboard program for grades 2 – 8  covering science, math and social studies has expanded and now includes Distance Learning/Virtual visits to the Midway.  Learn more about our Field Trip programs at https://www.midway.org/education/school-youth/school-programs/ Learn more about our Distance Learning programs by visiting https://www.midway.org/education/school-youth/distance-learning-school-programs/

JOB DETAILS:

  • Hourly Pay Rate:  $16/hr
  • Traditional school schedule: weekdays Monday – Friday, through the month’s SEP – JUN
  • Work shift hours are 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • 15-20 – hours per week
  • Three (3) days per week required availability. Days vary based on department needs.
  • Provide educational instruction to school groups of all ages while on the USS Midway Museum
  • Provide educational instruction to school groups of all ages using video conference software to conduct virtual visits from the USS Midway Museum.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Three years of classroom teaching experience.
  • Classroom and Virtual Classroom management skills.
  • Ability to explain technical, historical, and scientific information in an entertaining fashion.
  • Enjoy working with elementary, middle, and high school students.
  • Familiarity with the technology involved in operating video conferencing software platforms such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Google meets, etc.
  • Spanish as a second language is a plus.
  • Candidates must be able to climb up and down stairs and crew ladders, perform light cleaning duties and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Pass Live Scan Background check.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location:  Work is performed onboard an aircraft carrier.
  • Physical Requirements:  Frequent climbing up/down stairs and crew ladders; ability to bend and stoop to lift, move and/or retrieve objects, artifacts, and teaching materials; pull, push, lift, and carry up to 20 lbs.; reach both above and below shoulder height.

SAN DIEGO, CA

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Digital Content Manager provides creative and engaging writing and content development with an ability to write with a brand voice. Qualified candidates shall possess passion for digital and social media as well as an intense desire for staying abreast of new digital, social media and website trends and technologies, and appropriately incorporate them into the museum’s marketing programs.

Works closely with the Marketing Team and other museum departments in developing an integrated cross-platform strategy to market and promote the USS Midway Museum in digital campaigns to effectively tell stories about the museum and its various programs and events. Has a demonstrated knowledge of multiple social media platforms, management and measuring tools and programs with the ability to analyze and interpret social media raw data into meaningful and useful information for marketing purposes. Experience in making strategic recommendations for website development and design.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute a digital content strategy and roadmap to support Midway’s social media, website and marketing programs and projects.
  • Produce effective and compelling online campaigns and content to grow social media fan base, traffic to websites, email open rates, and overall engagement.
  • Ensure content is SEO and key-word optimized.
  • Create and maintain the content calendar for all digital platforms and properties.
  • Proactively identify, recommend, and implement digital enhancements to support marketing, membership, education and other museum programs.
  • Support Marketing Team as required in other marketing areas including but not limited to filming/photography activities, interacting with 3rd-party agencies and vendors, participating in community outreach events, etc.

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT:

  • Acts as content developer and primary publisher for Midway’s various social media platforms, organize and prioritize social media site hierarchy, and maintain brand standards.
  • Utilize social media management platforms e.g. Sprout Social, Hootsuite etc. to schedule and manage content calendar across all social media platforms.
  • Expand museum’s social media influencer programs through development family travel social media blogger and digital influencer data base, active engagement of influencers, itinerary creation, and negotiate deliverables.
  • Expand User Generated Content (UCG) to increase engagement opportunities.
  • Interpret analytics to enhance social media engagement and performance

WEBSITE/CONTENT MANAGEMENT:

  • Develop website content and oversee content updates from all departments and 3rd-party graphic design agencies including but not limited to home and secondary landing pages, calendar, blogs, membership, donations, ticketing, etc.
  • Work with graphics designer and webmaster to update and maintain site content using the content management system.
  • Quantify — Analyze and report online user activity data to develop the museum’s understanding of visitor’s behavior
  • Assist Marketing Team with the development of website content and design enhancement recommendations to address future online needs.
  • Coordinated online blog postings (write, edit, curate, etc.) and moderate blog comments and engagement.
  • Work with IT, oversee and prioritize website content requests via Midway Service Desk.
  • Manage social@midway.org regarding webmaster updates, eblast campaign replies, Contact Us forms, login verification codes, etc.

EMAIL MARKETING:

  • Manage the creation, scheduling and delivery of museum’s highly-engaging e-newsletters and e-promotions to membership and subscriber bases through Mailchimp.
  • Develop programs to increase museum’s subscriber base.
  • Review email reports to track open rate and click-through rates, and make recommendations to improve performance.

DATA/ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT:

  • Oversee and manage comprehensive photo, video and audio assets library through Razuna to support all website, marketing, advertising, public relations, social media, promotions, sales, special events, membership, volunteers, education and Midway Foundation purposes.

EVENT-BASED/ DIGITAL INITIATIVES/ OTHER:

  • Work with Marketing Team to create surveys through Survey Monkey for various marketing and special events, and make recommendation based on survey results to enhance future museum activities.
  • Proactively recommend best practices for digital initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication or a related field strongly preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience managing social media, content development and production for high-traffic websites.
  • Strong project management, planning and strategic thinking skills.
  • Inherent interest in digital media trends and programs.
  • Experience in representing brand on social media and other digital platforms.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent editing/proofreading skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking and ideation skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Solid experience with content management systems and databases.
  • Literate in HTML/CSS, WordPress, Photoshop/Illustrator, Flash.
  • Experience in front-end web development preferred
  • Experience with photography and video editing suites a plus.
  • Ability to deal effectively with deadlines and time pressures.
  • Ability to multi-task and problem solve without supervision.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates an organizational fit for the company culture, that is, exhibit the values of safety, ownership, teamwork and fun.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway in former administrative offices restored to basic working conditions.
  • Physical Requirements:  Sit for long periods of time.  Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders; to bend, stoop, and lift standard office supplies and small office items.
  • Equipment Operated:  Computer, printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, and scanner.

SAN DIEGO, CA

Are you upbeat, positive, reliable and have a passion for people?  Are you looking for a job in a unique and fun environment?  The most visited aircraft carrier museum, the USS Midway Museum, is looking for a Ride Operator.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

As a Ride Operator, in addition to proactively engaging our guests making them feel welcomed, comfortable, and important, you will process ticket transactions and provide safety and ride instructions for the flight simulation experience.

SCHEDULE:

  • 4 days week – weekends required.
  • 7-hour work shifts (9:30 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Up to 28 hours per week
  • Must be able to work holidays (except Thanksgiving and Christmas)
  • Availability for occasional evening work (special events) a plus.

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES:

  • Proactively engage with guests in a helpful and friendly manner.
  • Provide clear and complete ride instructions to riders – including flight instructions and safety features.
  • Accurately enter ticket purchases into POS
  • Conduct daily safety inspection checklist
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment – conduct daily cleaning of ride and ride enclosure.
  • Report ride discrepancies/incidents to management
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • HS diploma or GED equivalent
  • Previous guest experience a plus.
  • Previous ride operator experience a plus 
  • Must be friendly, personable and comfortable engaging with guests.
  • Have a passion for customer service.
  • Reliable and dependable: ability to report to work on time as scheduled.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and good judgment in providing guests an exceptional experience.
  • A team player. Must work well with others.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Working onboard a former Navy Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.
  • Physical Requirements:  Stretching and bending are moves commonly made throughout the day by employees working in this position. Frequent lifting, carrying, transporting, loading and unloading Audio equipment. Frequent twisting, bending and stooping, and standing for long periods of time.
  • Equipment Operated:  N/A

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway Museum is an immensely popular event venue. Its unique downtown location, convention center proximity and 360-degree panorama view make it an unparalleled venue for every occasion. More than 700 private and active-duty Navy events are held annually.  The Midway can accommodate events for up to 3,500 guests.

The Museum is seeking an Event Sales and Service Manager that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun and customer focused environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem solving and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

The Event Sales and Service Manager is responsible for the selling, planning, and managing of all assigned event leads and or repeat event functions.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow up on all incoming leads.
  • Plan, up-sell, and detail all assigned events.
  • Ensure all assigned events are executed to include space requirements, equipment, beverage menu, themes, decorations, etc.
  • Complete the event contracts, prepare the appropriate paperwork, coordinate with the appropriate departments to resolve any issues, or problems to ensure a high-level product is delivered.
  • Provide effective, timely information to the client and Midway staff, communicating and coordinating the client’s requirements with the appropriate areas of the Midway.
  • Participate in communication and professional organizations to maintain high visibility and promote sales.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • College degree preferred.
  • Minimum three years of employment in event sales and operations.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the events and or hospitality profession. 
  • Computer skills to include proficiency in MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of ReServe and diagram software a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to convey information and ideas clearly in a professional, courteous manner.
  • Must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.
  • Must be able to qualify business effectively.
  • Must be persuasive and tenacious and possess a tremendous personal drive.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the events and or hospitality profession.
  • Must possess communication skills in terms of the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals.
  • Thorough knowledge of sales skills.
  • Must always maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.
  • Must have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from disparate sources and consider, adjust, or modify to meet the constraints of the need.
  • Must be a team player, working together for the financial success of the Midway.
  • Must work well with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow up
  • Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities and/or information involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard an Aircraft Carrier in all weather conditions, indoor and outdoor.
  • Physical Requirements:  Sitting for long periods, climbing up/down stairs and ladders; and carry up to 20 pounds; reach both above and below shoulder height.
  • Equipment Operated:  Computer, printers, fax machine, telephone, copier, and scanner.

SAN DIEGO, CA

The USS Midway’s Youth and Leadership Program is seeking a candidate for an Overnight Coordinator that is interested in working in a highly collaborative fun environment, appreciates volunteer service, enjoys problem solving and is passionate about making an impact at work.  A relatively young and small organization, the Midway provides an excellent opportunity for staff to experience ownership of their work and see immediate results of their efforts while also enjoying a balanced work/life.

Department:  Education – Youth and Leadership Programs

Reports to:     Youth and Leadership Program Manager

Status:            Regular, Full-time non-exempt

Schedule:       40 hours per week, generally Wednesday – Sunday, AM/PM shifts.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, organizing and leading 40 yearly weekend youth Overnight events.

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan and staff weekend Overnight events.
  • Organize group tours and activities.
  • Event lead for Overnight programs.
  • Supervise event setup and teardown.
  • Schedule, assign and brief volunteers and staff on event duties.
  • Conduct post event debriefing.
  • Work directly with youth groups.
  • Sets group rosters, squadrons, and berthing assignments.
  • Provided direct customer service to groups 10 days prior, during and after the Overnight event.
  • Coordinate support from onboard departments.
  • Attend weekly operations meeting.
  • Assist in training volunteers and staff.
  • Assist with other education projects.
  • All other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates/Bachelor’s preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of youth program/camp experience
  • Enjoy working with elementary, middle, and high school students.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Excel, Power Point and Word
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent administrative, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a self-initiating business environment.
  • Ability to interact/communicate to individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Team player – ready and willing to help wherever needed or assigned.
  • Pass Live Scan Background check.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Job Conditions/Work Location: Work is performed aboard the USS Midway in former administrative offices restored to basic working conditions.
  • Physical Requirements: Sit or stand for long periods of time.  Ability to climb up and down stairs and ladders; to bend, stoop, and lift standard office supplies and small office items.
  • Equipment Operated: Computer, printers, radio, telephone, copier, and scanner.
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