Employment - Memphis, TN | National Civil Rights Museum

Employment & Internships

By working at the National Civil Rights Museum, you can support the museum’s mission to share the inspiring lessons that have come from the American Civil Rights Movement.

Brand Designer

In support of the museum’s branding, creative design, and content needs, the Brand Designer works closely with the Chief Marketing & External Affairs Officer to design, advertising, social and digital marketing campaigns, signage, editorial, and promotional content.  The Brand Designer will help in maintaining the integrity, positioning, and messaging of the museum brand among diverse audiences and across multiple campaigns.

To apply, submit a resume and Design portfolio or examples to TGRAHAM@CIVILRIGHTSMUSEUM.ORG.

No phone calls, please. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.


IT Senior Systems Engineer

The primary responsibility for this position is to provide technical support and project leadership for efforts related to help desk, data/voice network, A/V events, and exhibit operations. The candidate must have an extensive background in the areas mentioned above and previous experience interfacing with internal business departments, external customers, managing technical staff priorities, and vendor support teams.

To apply, submit a resume to afaulkner@civilrightsmuseum.org.



DEI Programs & Community Engagement Assistant

The Program Assistant is critical to the smooth operations and development of programs for the DEI Programs and Community Engagement department.  This position is for an individual with strong organizational and administrative skills, a passion for DEI, community engagement, partnerships, and a desire to be part of a team effort to present innovative programs. The

To apply, submit a resume to vajamu@civilrightsmuseum.org.



Director, Foundation Relations

The Director, Foundation Relations will have primary responsibility for the successful planning and execution of cultivation and fundraising strategies designed to deepen foundation engagement in support of the National Civil Rights Museum’s organizational priorities.

To apply, submit a resume to tgraham@civilrightsmuseum.org.



Tour Guide

The Tour Guide is responsible for providing interpretive and educational content of the museum’s permanent and changing galleries to museum visitors, groups, and special guests  

To apply, submit a resume to rmjones@civilrightsmuseum.org.


college & Graduate-level Internships

We have the following internships available:


The application requires the following:

  • A cover letter describing your interest in the position
  • A current resume
  • A faculty recommendation
  • Two writing samples
  • Relevant portfolio for marketing and communications roles

Applications are due by March 1 for Summer 2023. Please contact Tiffany Ford at TFORD@CIVILRIGHTSMUSEUM.ORG with questions.

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The National Civil Rights provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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