Share Email Opening

Membership Support Specialist 

  • Reporting to the Associate Director of Membership, this position supports all facets of Membership
  • This individual will become an expert in Membership procedures and systems, data entry, sales transactions, event support, reservations and will collaborate with Membership Specialists to process new memberships, renewals, and upgrades received through direct mail, electronically, and over the telephone.
  • They will support a closely-linked team with both membership and reservations processes interfacing daily with Central Reservations and managing sales including Education reservations, Library Memberships, Corporate Memberships, Auction Memberships, Gallery Patrons, Life Membership support, Store Membership sales, and other special initiatives as needed
  • This individual will oversee all facets of the Membership Lounge including but not limited to scheduling of volunteers and staff, and managing lounge supplies – note the lounge is scheduled to reopen in early spring 2022
  • This position works collaboratively both within the Membership and Central Reservations Departments and with all museum departments - from Advancement and Finance to the Entrance and Volunteer Services - to accurately and efficiently manage Membership processes
  • This individual fields detailed questions about the Museum memberships and programs, Museum events generally, and proactively stays informed of different program offerings across the institution
  • They will support the Associate Membership Director with all facets of Member programming and participate in the active promotion of program tickets and membership sales



Customer Service and Member Stewardship:

* Daily financial and database transactions with attention to accuracy and efficiency

* General Museum and Central Reservations phone and email support, as well as daily written communication

* Collaborative insight into new ways to be impactful and proficient as an individual and department-wide

* Maintenance of office and lounge supply inventory


Analysis and Reporting:

* Daily financial accounting

* Compiling reports including promotion performance reports, roster reports for member programming, and other various membership reports as needed


Database Management:

* Work in a CRM database daily: looking up records, creating new records, processing transactions, running reports


Essential Functions:

  • Point person for member communications, responding to emails, and phone inquiries with high level of accuracy and customer service expertise
  • Manages in-person member requests and transactions
  • Accurately and efficiently processes Membership renewals and New Member sales
  • Ensures data accuracy of the Membership file
  • Keen understanding of the museum and its membership and volunteer base
  • Participates in a highly collaborative department, sharing ideas, problem solving and taking initiative to advance goals
  • Works some evenings and weekends during high profile events
  • Other duties as deemed necessary to meet departmental and museum goals
Position Requirements
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and demonstrated ability in maintaining customer relationships
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor in high volume office setting
  • Proficient in the operation of a PC in a windows environment; Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of CRM databases, Blackbaud preferred
  • Basic accounting skills and accuracy with numbers
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative member of a small, team-oriented office

Please submit a cover letter with your application. 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
EOE Statement Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and state and federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. In addition, state and federal laws prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, Veteran's status, age (40 years and over), physical or mental disability, religious affiliation or other protected status. It is our policy to comply fully with these laws and information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law.  
About the Organization Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime museum. Founded in 1929 to gather and preserve the rapidly disappearing artifacts of America's seafaring past, the Museum has grown to become a national center for research and education with the mission to 'inspire an enduring connection to the American maritime experience.'

The Museum's grounds cover 19 acres on the Mystic River in Mystic, CT and include a recreated New England coastal village, a working shipyard, formal exhibit halls, and state-of-the-art artifact storage facilities. The Museum is home to more than 500 historic watercraft, including four National Historic Landmark vessels, most notably the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan, America's oldest commercial ship still in existence.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
Membership Support Specialist in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 7/26/2022
[Apply Now]

Membership Lounge Specialist and Concierge in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 7/26/2022
[Apply Now]

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Educator in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 3/9/2022
[Apply Now]

Educator and Summer Day Camp Manager in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 6/15/2022
[Apply Now]

Sailing Instructor and Educator for Day and Overnight Programs in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 6/21/2022
[Apply Now]

IT Systems Integration Specialist in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 8/3/2022
[Apply Now]

Visitor Services Specialist in Mystic, CT
Posted on: 8/3/2022
[Apply Now]

Follow us See who works here:

AppOne.comTM   copyrightŠ1999-2021 HR Services, Inc.
Click here for technical assistance.