Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

The Hermitage is operated by the Ladies' Hermitage Association, a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The mission of the Ladies' Hermitage Association is to preserve the home of Andrew Jackson, to create learning opportunities, and to inspire citizenship through experiencing the life and unique impact of Andrew Jackson.



The Collections department at The Hermitage is looking for interns. If you are interested, please fill out the application below.

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The Hermitage currently has an opening for a seasonal gardener to work a minimum of 30 hours per week or more based on need.  Applicants must be able to work outside in all weather extremes and be able to stoop, bend, kneel, and lift at least 50 pounds.  Position runs from April 1st through October 31st.  If interested, please fill out an application available at The Hermitage Ticket Office during regular business hours or print an application by clicking on the link below.  Applications may be turned in at The Hermitage Ticket Office or e-mailed to info@thehermitage.com.

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Director of Public Programs and Volunteers

The Hermitage, National Historic Landmark home of President Andrew Jackson, seeks a Director of Public Programs and Volunteers to develop, promote and oversee public programs that are consistent with Hermitage mission and to manage and grow the volunteer program.  Responsibilities include: develop, plan, implement, manage, and evaluate on-site and outreach public programs working with Hermitage and volunteer teams; work with other managers and supervisors to develop volunteer opportunities; recruit, supervise, and train volunteers; assist with funding proposals and grants; prepare and monitor budgets. 

The Director of Public Programs & Volunteers is a member of the Museum Services team charged with implementing interpretive programs and a quality visitor experiences for this 1120-acre historic site that includes two mansions, other historic buildings, archaeological sites, visitor center, and historic landscapes.  Requirements:  B.A. in museum studies, history, education or appropriate discipline; M.A. preferred.  Two years experience in leading and managing a museum public programs department, preferably at a historic site; experience managing volunteers; and a commitment to working with diverse audiences.  The position is full-time, with full benefits, including vacation, sick leave, medical/disability, and a 401K retirement savings plan. Salary is commensurate with experience.  Send cover letter, resume, a standard Hermitage employment application found on this page, and three references to:  Personnel, The Hermitage, 4580 Rachel’s Lane, Hermitage, TN  37076 or personnel@thehermitage.com. No phone calls. EOE.  Applications accepted through August 15, 2013.


Guest Services:

The Hermitage is looking for an energetic and outgoing person for part time work providing services and selling tickets to our guests in the Andrew Jackson Visitor’s Center. This position is fast paced at times with lots of standing and interacting with both visitors and audio equipment. Weekends and an outgoing, pleasant attitude are a must. Cash handling experience is a plus. You can email dbourne@thehermitage.com with any questions or to turn in the application. The Hermitage is an equal opportunity employer.


Preferred Corporate Sponsorships /Partnership Marketing Consultant

The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson is seeking resumes from qualified sponsorship/partnership marketing consultants that The Hermitage can align with strategically for selected Events and Programs at The Hermitage. Interested Persons should send:

A letter of interest Resume and/or Company Background Information

List of Corporations and Organizations represented

Corporate References

After an Initial screening, qualified persons will be invited to meet and make a presentation with key executives of The Hermitage.   The presentation should include:

Resume and/or Background Company Information Company Capabilities including but not limited to:     

Proposal  & Creative Proposal Development

Event Execution

Existing Corporate Relationships

Program Evaluation Model A Case Study in Sponsorship Marketing

Fee/Compensation Structure

The Hermitage is a prominent National Historical Landmark and one of the nation’s oldest and largest historic site museums. The Hermitage has been preserved and operated by the Ladies’ Hermitage Association –a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization since 1889 and receives no ongoing state or federal grants.   Over the past 120 years more than 20 million people from around the world have toured the home and farm of America’s 7th President. Notable visitors over the years have included 13 U.S. Presidents from James Monroe to Ronald Reagan, politicians, diplomats, and celebrities.   The property features 1,120 acres that provide guests an opportunity to learn firsthand about Andrew Jackson. Visitors can explore the Greek Revival mansion, experience the beauty of the gardens and grounds, and visit the numerous other archeological sites located throughout the plantation.

Scope of Work Clause

Continue assessment of Event and Assets

Sponsorship and Promotional Sales and In-Kind Partnerships

Sponsorship related budgets and recaps

Presentation Proposals and Research

Sales Reports, Sales Calls and Meetings

Work with appropriate departments in fielding and assisting in fulfilling sponsorship, promotional programs and partnerships:

On-Site Event Activation

Event Recaps

Assist with Contracts, Invoicing and follow-up regarding payment

 Work with PR Agency to maximize exposure for Sponsors, Partners and Events

Job Type: Contract/Temp


Contact Information and Procedure:

Please email the information requested to jnelson@thehermitage.com

No phone calls please.  This is a contract position.

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Fall Semester Marketing Internship

The position available would be in the marketing department handling the following responsibilities (but not limited to):

-social media/online presence for The Hermitage

-event planning

-assisting with administrative duties and sales research

-ad design and copy


-video shooting and editing

Please send a email of interest that addresses the following:

o Why are you interested in an internship at The Hermitage?

o What would you like to gain from your internship with us?

o What area(s) interest you the most?

o If the internship is a course or departmental requirement and information concerning the requirements for successful completion.

o Approximate number of hours available each week.

o Summary of education and museum, field, lab or marketing experience

o Resume

o Two references and their contact information.

Students will be responsible for setting up arrangements for course credit with the university of their choice. Housing and transportation will NOT be supplied and students not from the Nashville area will be responsible for their own arrangements. The Hermitage has only unpaid internships available at this time.

Please email all information to crydburg@thehermitage.com