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Cayton careers

Careers with Impact

The Cayton Children’s Museum’s mission is to activate the power of play to enrich the lives of children and their families, build stronger and more connected communities, and create a better world.

As a space where we encourage children to experience the transformational and lifelong benefits of purposeful play, we hire people who embody this same spirit.  We want our employees to grow not only with our organization, but with our larger play community. Apply to be part of our team today and play your way to a better world!

The Cayton Children’s Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, political affiliation, marital or family status, age, military service, or other non-merit factor.


Current Openings

Donor Database Manager

The Cayton Children’s Museum is seeking a Donor Database Manager to support and improve all aspects of our database utilization, including data structure, revenue entry and reconciliation, pledge tracking, wealth search analytics execution, reporting, database health upkeep, and any necessary integrations. The ideal candidate for this role is familiar with Blackbaud’s Altru system or comparable donor databases and understands the integral role this function plays in the organization’s fundraising capacity. 

Marketing Coordinator

Reporting to the Senior Marketing Director, the Marketing Coordinator works across the Museum’s development and membership business units driving insight and delivering analysis to monitor performance, support decision making and identify areas for optimization. The Marketing Coordinator will support the implementation and execution of the museum’s annual marketing and communications plan with the goal of strengthening our brand reputation, driving museum foot traffic, and supporting fundraising. Channels include email, direct mail, SMS, paid, and other tactics as needed.

Events Manager

Cayton Children's Museum is looking for a forward-thinking and service-minded Events Manager with a background in sales to help oversee all aspects of event planning logistics, policies, and budget management. Reporting to the Visitor Experience Director, the ideal candidate is highly organized and can lead multiple events and projects simultaneously. The Event’s Manager supervises the Events staff and is part of the Museum Operations team, working in close collaboration with various Cayton departments. The Cayton Children’s Museum operates on a 4 day, 32-hour workweek, with a generous benefits package.

Facilities Assistant

The Facilities Assistant is responsible for supporting maintenance efforts of the Museum's building, exhibits and equipment to ensure that the space is safe and functional. Reporting to, and with the support and guidance of the Facilities Manager, the Facilities Assistant will play a supportive role in inspecting facilities, executing updates and renovations, and managing relationships with service providers. The Facilities Assistant works closely with the Facilities, Programs, and Operations teams. 

Guest Services Associate

As the first and last face Museum guests will see during their visit, the Guest Services Associate will ensure timely and seamless service, handle guest inquiries, manage guest expectations and make informed recommendations. The Cayton Children's Museum is looking for a team member with a forward-thinking guest service approach to their work. The Guest Services Associate must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude.

Office Coordinator

The Office Coordinator is responsible for supporting the CEO and the organization’s administrative, office, and operating systems and procedures.The right candidate will be a creative problem-solver who maintains strong attention to detail, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and enjoys handling varied projects simultaneously. This is an opportunity to work for a creative, innovative, mission-driven institution committed to the professional growth and well-being of its employees. As such, we work in-person at the museum, on a full-time, 32-hour work week with generous benefits. 

Play Guide - Part Time

The Play Guide serves as host to our visitors within the museum space by providing exceptional customer service, implementation of key early childhood education and developmental frameworks, and by ensuring safety policies are maintained in order to foster a fun, playful, stimulating, and inclusive environment for all children and families. Play Guides activate permanent exhibits and inspire learning through our in-museum programs, such as arts and crafts, music, drama, physical movement, storytelling and cooperative games. In addition, Play Guides facilitate private events and community outreach such as birthday parties, field trips, camps, festivals and tours. This part-time position is year-round and includes working weekends, evenings and holidays. Due to the variable nature of programming and attendance, candidates must have flexibility with respect to schedule and assignments. 


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