Employment & Internships

Employment at Cheekwood

Interested applicants should submit a resume and letter of interest to Penny Bruckse, Vice President of Human Resources at Pbruckse@cheekwood.org.

Employment Opportunities  

  • Part-time Security Attendant

    Cheekwood is seeking several experienced Security Attendants. Working under the direction of the Security & Safety Manager & Coordinator, this position will be responsible for ensuring a safe and secure environment.

    • • Responsible for protecting the works of art by ensuring that no one touches the collection and reports any problems promptly to the Security Manager or Coordinator.
    • • Maintains a clean uniform and appearance to reflect a professional image.
    • • Positive interactions with the public answering questions and giving directions. Attendants are required to always maintain a calm friendly and professional demeanor, in all situations, while providing exceptional customer service.
    • • First responder to incidents as needed. Attendants will know the location of every fire extinguisher and first aid kits. Incident response time should be quick while maintaining continual radio contact with the Security Base. Incidents reports will be completed accurately and turned in immediately to the Security Manager.
    • • Must maintain a valid unarmed security license from the State of Tennessee at all times.

    Qualifications:

    Valid State of Tennessee Security Unarmed Guard License and Driver’s License. Must have the ability to multi-task and endure long periods of standing and walking in all types of weather conditions. Daytime, evening, and weekend shifts are available. Security level experience in the Entertainment or Hospitality Industry is a plus.

    Please send letter of interest and resume to Penny Bruckse, Vice President of Human Resources. at Pbruckse@cheekwood.org.

    Cheekwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Seasonal Visitor Services Representative

    Working closely with the Visitor Experience Coordinator, this position will provide excellent customer service to our visitors.

    Core Responsibilities:

    • • Greeting and welcoming visitors
    • • Directing and answering visitor inquiries
    • • Processing tickets & memberships.

    Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have an energetic and pleasant personality with excellent oral communication skills; customer service skills; professional attitude; strong attention to detail and computer skills. Experience with cultural attraction, nonprofit institution is preferred. Must have the availability to work 21-28 hours weekly including evening and weekend hours.

    Please send letter of interest and resume to Penny Bruckse, Vice President of Human Resources. at Pbruckse@cheekwood.org.

    Cheekwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Café 29-Front of House

    Café 29 at Cheekwood is seeking several part-time Front of the House staff members. This position is responsible for ensuring all food and beverage items are ordered & delivered correctly while providing exceptional customer service to guests. Responsible for greeting guests, making coffee and running food orders.

    Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate will have previous food service and barista experience; cashier knowledge; strong teamwork and customer service skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Flexible shifts and 50% off food. Please send your resume to Cafe29@cheekwood.org.

  • Part-time Seasonal Housekeeper

    Reporting to the Facilities Manager, this position is responsible for thoroughly cleaning assigned areas with attention to detail. The ideal candidate will be dependable, flexible to move from building to building, enjoy working in a team environment and possess outstanding customer service skills. Must have the ability to regularly lift and move up to 50 pounds, a valid driver’s license, and the availability to work some evenings and weekends.

    We offer the opportunity to work in an exceptionally beautiful setting. Please send resume to Penny Bruckse, Vice President of Human Resources at Pbruckse@cheekwood.org.

    Cheekwood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Internships at Cheekwood

Cheekwood offers internships year-round in a variety of departments. At this time, we do not have any openings available. Please check back for the most up-to-date internship offerings.

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