Belle Meade Plantation is seeking upbeat and outgoing individuals to join our hospitality-oriented team. Interpreters conduct tours of Belle Meade Plantation for diverse audiences. As communications professionals, interpreters are responsible for presenting a variety of tours, programs, and demonstrations to guests by using informal interpretation techniques. Aside from tours, interpreters preform front end ticketing duties, guest orientation, and general office work as needed to support the company goals. A team mentality is a must. No previous museum experience is required.
Interpreters conduct tours through the house for guests of all ages in a personable and knowledgeable manner and provide accurate information relevant to the major themes in the site’s history.
Interpreters welcome the public, collect tickets, and give general orientational directions to guests pertaining to exhibits and points of interest on site.
Must have a customer service attitude and be prepared to interact with large groups of people daily.
Interpreters assist in providing security for the site, buildings and collections. They help ensure the safety of guests and respond calmly and professionally to emergencies following institutional guidelines.
Must actively participate in training programs and staff meetings to expand knowledge of the site and to strengthen interpretive skills. Interpreters are required to update and modify their tours as new or relevant information becomes available and for changing exhibits.
Interpreters assist with special events and programs, often held on the weekends and evenings.
Interpreters lead guided educational tours and programs for school-age groups
Will be assigned office work or projects to complete when not giving tours
Complete other duties as assigned
The interpreter must have excellent oral communication skills and demonstrated experience working with the public. Must be articulate, reliable, and have a neat appearance. The interpreter must be able to assimilate information and impart it in an engaging, coherent, and factual manner. Must demonstrate initiative, leadership qualities and flexibility. Public speaking and/ or teaching experience with an interest in history is ideal. Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required. Must be available as scheduled; including weekends and holidays. Belle Meade is open daily from 9am-5pm.
Belle Meade Plantation is a beautiful historic site with rich history in horses and hospitality. The Coop N’ Scoop offers our guests delicious ice cream, fresh homemade fudge and other treats. We are looking for a friendly, hardworking, customer-oriented sales associate to be a part of our team. The individual in this role will be responsible for welcoming and engaging guests, selling ice cream and fudge, with the goal of creating a memorable experience. We offer a flexible schedule, but weekend availability is a must!
Belle Meade Plantation is a beautiful historic site with rich history in horses and hospitality. The Coop N’ Scoop offers our guests delicious ice cream, fresh homemade fudge and other treats. We are looking for a friendly, hardworking, customer-oriented sales associate to be a part of our team. The individual in this role will be responsible for welcoming and engaging guests, selling ice cream and fudge, with the goal of creating a memorable experience.
Seasonal positions are perfect for individuals seeking summer work (teachers or students). Part time positions offer availability to work a couple of days a week year round.
We offer a flexible schedule and may include weekends!
Cash handling and register experience
Customer service experience
Greet and engage guests
Create and maintain relationships
Take pride and ownership in work
Strong organizational skills, with attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Team player that works well with others
POS register experience
1 yr. leadership experience
1 yr. cash handling experience
Job Description: (other duties may be assigned)
Meet and greet guests
Set-up and cleaning of shop, including dishwashing
Sampling, selling, and scooping ice cream, fresh homemade fudge and other food and drink items
Flexible schedule: Belle Meade Plantation is open 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. daily, with extended summer hours 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (including weekends)
Belle Meade Plantation is a beautiful historic site with rich history in horses and hospitality. The Coop N’ Scoop offers our guests delicious ice cream, fresh homemade fudge and other treats.
We are looking for a friendly, hardworking, team member who loves to cook! The individual in this role will be responsible for learning how to make fudge, which provides our guests with a delicious option and helps them have a memorable experience while they are with us.
We offer a flexible schedule!
Experience in cooking
Desire to learn
Able to follow directions/recipes
Detail Oriented and loves beautiful presentation
Strong work ethic
Self-starter, takes initiative
Experience with candy/fudge making
Customer Service experience
Currently enrolled or has a culinary degree
Work closely with supervisor and manager
Inventory of fudge flavors
Work with supervisor to plan fudge flavors production
Inventory supplies and communicate need for additional ingredients
Part-time schedule, (additional hours available during peak seasons)