To advance the study of family history in America and beyond, the New England Historic Genealogical Society educates, inspires, and connects people through our scholarship, collections, and expertise. We have a 7-story research center on Newbury Street in Boston, with over 70 full-time staff, and we serve 25,000 members nationally and 80,000 total constituents.
We are seeking a full-time member services representative to fulfill a key role on our five person member services team, providing customer service support to NEHGS members. Basic responsibilities for the position include processing customer orders for new and renewing memberships and preparing materials for a variety of member services communications. This role supports our organizational mission to build strong relationships with our members and develop those relationships over time.
The NEHGS Member Services Team is vital to the growth and support of a 169-year old institution as we develop our constituent base in an exciting time to be working in the field of family history.
Member services or development experience is desired. Motivation to learn new skills and technologies is encouraged. Enthusiasm for, or knowledge of, NEHGS, genealogy and/or history is a plus
Founded in 1845, NEHGS is the nation’s oldest genealogical society. We hold the largest collection of original family history research materials in the country. Our website provides access to thousands of databases and scholarly resources to help our members discover their ancestors. Our research library in Boston houses millions of manuscripts, books, and original items to preserve the stories of families in America.
Send resume and cover letter to Ms. Michelle Major, Human Resources Coordinator, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEHGS is looking for full and part time researchers who will be responsible for conducting research for the NEHGS Research Services Department (completing a minimum of 20–25 billable hours per week for full time). The ideal candidate should have a thorough knowledge of genealogical skills, techniques, and sources; and be able to efficiently conduct research in the time allotted by clients.
Dependent on experience
Send cover letter, resume, and a written sample of genealogical research toMichelle MajorHuman Resources CoordinatorNew England Historic Genealogical Societymmajor@nehgs.org.