Careers

Careers 2018-09-14T09:38:38+00:00

Pearl S. Buck International offers a stimulating work environment in a tranquil and historic setting, convenient to locations in Bucks and Montgomery Counties. People who want to make a difference in the world find extra satisfaction in working with a team who carry on Pearl S. Buck’s legacy of bridging cultures and changing lives.

Available Positions

Administrative Assistant – Program Department

This position involves semi-skilled work for and with the Facilities Director ensuring the maintenance and repairs of equipment, four buildings, and a 67-acre Serve as administrative assistant for intercultural competency programming and consulting services. Provide administrative grant support to all relevant parties. Coordinate grant communications with all project Consultants Advisors, Board of Directors, Volunteers, and identified target audiences. Document all grant information and prepare reports. Ensure all activities are performed in a timely manner and according to established systems and procedures.

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Communications Coordinator – Marketing Department

The Communications Specialist creates emotionally compelling donor/constituent centric copy/narrative. Assist with the design, coordination, and production of the website and E-mail marketing strategies to generate maximum public awareness and build stronger constituent relationships. Develop content calendar and implement day-to-day social media posts, ongoing social media monitoring, documentation, program measurement and create campaigns to engage new audiences, generate website traffic and ensure organizational information reaches targeted audiences. Support organizational initiatives and communications operations to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.

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Data Entry Assistant – Part Time

Process gift entry, acknowledgements, pledges, donor lists, and statements, and invoices. Coordinate state and federal registration reporting for charitable solicitation status and annual reports based upon state registration requirements. Support organizational initiatives to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.

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Internship Opportunities

Pearl S. Buck International is committed to supporting the development of students pursuing higher education degrees. Currently, only non-paid internships are available. Please contact Jill Reeder at jreeder@pearlsbuck.org for more information.

Volunteer Tour Guide Opportunities

Pearl S. Buck International is seeking new volunteer tour guides to greet visitors and lead the Pearl S. Buck: Life and Legacy Tour and/or the Pearl S. Buck: Taking Action Tour at the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark.  The tour guides assist in bringing to life Pearl S. Buck’s life, legacy, writing, humanitarian work, and relevancy. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer tour guide or just want to learn more, contact Curator Marie Toner at mtoner@pearlsbuck.org

Responsibilities:

  • Complete the Docent Training Program with an assigned mentor
  • Participate in ongoing continuing education and training programs
  • Commit to tour times and schedule, using a master schedule
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to assigned tour time
  • Conduct tours in accordance with museum standards by being factual, friendly, and firmly in control of the group
  • Provide tour feedback to Museum Curator, as required
  • Participate in re-certification at required times

Requirements:

  • Possess interpersonal skills with an emphasis on communication and public speaking
  • Desirable attributes include being friendly, detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, innovative, articulate, reliable, and a team-player.

The Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark

The Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark, is unique in that it is one of few sites, which in addition to being a house museum, is actively continuing the work of its founder.  While telling Pearl S. Buck’s extraordinary story and the history of her home, the house ultimately serves as a means to create a dialogue about relevant social issues.  A separate social justice tour has been added to the biographical tour and specifically invites visitors to investigate and participate in dialogue on these issues.