Job Opportunities

Legendary Santa Staff

Be part of the magic of Legendary Santa! CMoR Central is now accepting applications for staff members supporting Legendary Santa. Positions include: Line Attendant, Photo Sales, Photo Assistant and Cashier.

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a cheerful and pleasant demeanor with all guests 
  • Remain knowledgeable of Legendary Santa events throughout the season
  • Greet guests and regulate flow of guests through Santa Land
  • Receive and process picture orders
  • Must be flexible to work in various areas as needed


  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Cashiers must have previous cash handling experience
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • Must be at least 18 years old


  • Shifts vary between 7AM and 9PM from November 27 – December 24.
  • Staff can expect to work 15-40 hours per week.
  • Staff must be available the evening of November 10 for training.

Pay Rate:
 $9 per hour 

Location:CMoR Central

To Apply:
E-mail resume or letter of interest outlining your experience to with the subject line “Legendary Santa Staff – your first and last name”. In the body of your email, please include your preferred position(s) - line attendant, photo sales, photo assistant, or cashier.

Legendary Santa staff must be available on November 10 for training. The Legendary Santa season begins November 27 and ends December 24. Candidates being considered for an interview will be contacted via email with an opportunity to outline their availability for the Legendary Santa period as well as confirm their availability to attend training on November 10.

Job Title: Marketing Manager
Reports To: Chief Operating Officer

Job Summary
The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing the branding, marketing, communications and public relations for the most visited children’s museum in Virginia.  Responsibilities include raising the profile and broadening awareness of CMoR’s mission and community services as well as increasing attendance and revenue.

Duties and Essential Job Functions

  • Develop and promote calendar of public events designed to increase museum attendance and grow earned revenue.
  • Implement strategy and direction to enhance CMoR brand identity through management of all publicly viewed materials, including brochures, internal signage, website, social media, advertisements, and other materials.
  • Work with graphics department to ensure a consistent image throughout all communications and materials
  • Develop and oversee content for museum website.
  • Write and edit copy for advertisements, including print, radio, television and digital.
  • Manage internal communications to ensure all staff, especially guest services, are aware of upcoming event details in order to be well prepared and are disseminating correct information to the visitors.
  • Investigate new opportunities to expand revenue generating activities.


  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully work in a collaborative, team oriented organization.
  • Strong initiative and ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing a wide variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent time management, organizational and independent judgment skills.
  • Proven ability to take responsibility and to problem solve in a proactive manner.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in a successful marketing or event management position.
  • BS/BA in journalism, public relations, marketing or communications preferred.
  • Knowledge of  Word, Excel, Power Point, graphic design programs, HTML experience, website and social media platforms a plus.

This is a full-time position, generally working Monday - Friday; however, occasional flexibility for a weekend or evening project is required.

In exchange for your service, the museum offers an extremely flexible work environment and benefits to include medical/dental/life insurances, retirement plan, and generous paid time off.

Application Process

  • Qualified candidates should submit their resume to  Please use "Marketing Manager - Your Name" as the subject line.
  •  Minimum salary requirements (or salary history) must be included. 

Due to the anticipated response, we regret that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Part-Time Program Educator - Central location

Educators are responsible for delivering the museum’s educational programs for school groups. Programs touch on a wide variety of subjects including art, math, science, history and are delivered to children ranging in age from 2-8. Educators contribute to planning of programs in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the museum, and functions as a public advocate for the museum and its education programs.  Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teaches with the highest level of proficiency

  • Imparts creative ways to enhance museum programming

  • Assists in curriculum development

  • Supports the Education Department performing a variety of roles, including participation in offsite programs, festivals, workshops, exhibit refurbishment, developing floor activities and upkeep of databases

  • Assists in training other staff in educational programs

Qualifications for this position:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Teacher Licensure preferred

  • Passion and appreciation for museum’s mission, values, and goals

  • A high level of self-motivation, initiative, energy and creativity

  • Experience and skill in teaching pre-school and elementary school aged children

  • Experience or targeted expertise in one or more core curricula (math, science, social studies) and early child development preferred

  • Exemplary communication, interpersonal and presentation skills

This is a part-time position and is not eligible for benefits.  Hours vary, so flexibility is required.  While most hours occur weekday mornings, hours may occasionally include evenings and weekends.  Work is generally performed at our Central location, but occasional travel to one of our other locations or to offsite events is required.  Pay rate for this position is $11/hour.

Qualified applicants should submit their resume to with “Educator – Your Name” as the subject line. Due to the anticipated response, we regret that only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Guest Services Associate Chesterfield, Short Pump, Central & Fredericksburg locations

This part-time position is responsible for providing an enjoyable experience for guests in all areas of the museum. The ideal candidate must be outgoing and enthusiastic, and enjoy working with children and families. Customer service must be a priority. Major responsibilities include engaging and responding to guests and maintaining cleaning and safety protocols. Cross training in all public spaces and programs is required.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

•    Providing a point-of-contact for guests
•    Interacting with all visitors in a friendly, professional manner, with exemplary customer service delivery
•    Responding to guest questions, concerns, and comments
•    Dressing up as the CMOR Mascot, Seymour the Dinosaur and participate in dance parties, story times and parades
•    Facilitating activities for guest
•    Guest safety and security
•    Maintaining cleaning protocols including cleaning restrooms throughout the day, including but not limited to; emptying trash, sanitizing and cleaning exhibits throughout the day, mopping floors
•    Encouraging and selling guest memberships
•    Conducting CMoR's Carousel (Central only)
•    Performing front desk admissions duties
•    Set up and break down of all birthday party rooms. Assisting birthday family throughout as needed (cross Training as a Party Programmer for qualified Associates).  Weekend and occasional evening and holiday work required

Experience working in Customer Service. Experience working with children is ideal. Candidate must be flexible with an open schedule.

In exchange for your service, the museum offers an extremely flexible work environment and benefits to include medical/dental/life insurances, retirement plan, and generous paid time off.

To apply for this position, email your resume to with "Short Pump GSA - Your Name' or Chesterfield GSA - Your Name' in the subject line.
Minimum salary requirements must be included--listing salary history or a target range is also acceptable. Due to anticipated response, we regret that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CEO- CMoR Central location


When do exceptional, life-changing experiences happen?  They can happen every day for the next CEO of the Children’s Museum of Richmond (CMoR)!  

This is an amazing opportunity for the right person to lead and collaborate with fully-engaged staff, volunteers, board members and community leaders to capitalize on the strengths, accomplishments and reputation of one of the most beloved and innovative children’s museums in the country.  In addition, it will be a chance to bring a new vision to life of a museum-based preschool that could become a leading evidence-based model for early childhood education.  

CMoR is a not-for-profit organization that exists to create innovative learning experiences for all children and those who support them.  The Museum strives to foster a community that recognizes and appreciates that children grow and learn through play.  CMoR ranks third in visitation of major attractions in the Richmond, VA Metro area.   Since 2010, CMoR has been recognized nationally for expanding its reach to touch the lives of even more children by opening three satellite locations.  With 420,000+ visitors in 2014, the Museum is one of the most visited children’s museum in Virginia and the eighth in the country.

As CMoR continues its quest of providing a world-class learning experience using a collaborative approach to prepare children to be kindergarten-ready, to demonstrate how play measurably improves early childhood development, and to provide greater access to CMoR programming and caregiver education in underserved populations, the organization is seeking an innovative, strategic visionary with verifiable leadership success to chart the course and lead the way forward.

If you have senior-level leadership and management experience and you feel compelled to make a difference in the lives of children, their families and our community, we encourage you to apply for this position.


Working with the Board, the CEO will build the strategic plan to support the Museum’s expanding vision, mission, and goals and will lead the creative and energetic staff to implement the corresponding strategies, plans and budgets to achieve those goals.  As a spokesperson and advocate for CMoR, the CEO’s role is outward-facing, garnering support from the community and building a strong coalition of philanthropic, private and public sector partnerships.

QUALIFICATIONS &ATTRIBUTES – Successful candidates will possess the following skills:
Strong track record of fundraising performance and building philanthropic support for new programs with demonstrated success in securing major support and gifts from individuals, corporations, and/or other private or public resources.

  • Superb written and oral communication, including the ability to deliver impactful, dynamic presentations, to connect with diverse audiences, and to forge effective partnerships.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and operate strategically, to strengthen core programs and infrastructure, to budget and manage expenses during a period of expansion, to inspire internal and external stakeholders to achieve desired results and to manage change effectively in complex, mission-driven organizations.


To be considered for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to: .  Please include “CMoR” in the subject line.

This position will remain open until filled.  Resumes are requested by Monday, April 13, 2015.
To apply, please submit your confidential resume, along with salary expectations to the address above.

On behalf of its client, the Children’s Museum of Richmond (CMoR), Warren Whitney reserves the right to alter, change, modify and/or terminate this job posting at any time without advance notice, or obligation, to any party.

Warren Whitney provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Warren Whitney complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers,  leaves of absence, compensation and training.  This statement applies to clients of Warren Whitney and recruiting engagements of same.