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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

Play Guide

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. 

Marketing Manager

The Cayton Children's Museum is seeking a Marketing Manager to implement and execute the organization's annual marketing and communications plan with the goal of strengthening our brand identity, driving museum foot traffic and generating revenue. The ideal candidate for this role will have a broad knowledge of today's marketing platforms and best marketing practices, strong writing skills, ability to thoughtfully prioritize cross-departmental needs, and a strategic creative mindset to grow and differentiate the Cayton Children's Museum brand.

Museum Floor Coordinator

The Museum Floor Coordinator will collaborate with the Programs and Operations teams to supervise the daily activity at the Cayton Children’s Museum. The Museum Floor Coordinator reports to the Program Director. This position is an essential part of our public-facing team, to foster a fun, playful, stimulating, and inclusive environment for all children and families.  

Guest Services Manager

The Guest Services Manager will play an instrumental role in Cayton Children’s Museum’s operations, planning, and budget management with direct and indirect impact on guest relations and visitor experience. This role will develop and execute customer service practices to enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty. The Guest Services Manager reports to and works closely with the Chief Operating Officer. This position supervises the Guest Services staff and volunteers. This role is part of the Museum Operations team and works in close collaboration with other departments.  


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