National WASP WWII Museum
Avenger Field Sweetwater, Texas

MEDIA


Job Opening:

The Service and Sales Specialist


The Service and Sales Specialist conducts the daily operations for the National WASP WWII Museum.  The Specialist is responsible for providing superior hospitality and service, and providing a safe, friendly, clean environment. Additionally, the Specialist must work daily to deliver a seamless sales experience to our guests and Members while aggressively maximizing sales, driving incremental revenues and actively soliciting new Members.

DUTIES
Basic daily duties include operating register system for retail, ticket sales, membership and donations, providing orientation, guidance and assistance to guests, Members and groups, and maintaining safe, clean and efficiently operating work spaces.

QUALIFICATIONS
Qualifications include a high school diploma with some college in hospitality, nonprofit or museum management a plus, previous experience in customer service, hospitality or retail, previous cash handling experience strongly preferred, computer literacy and excellent guest service skills. 

  Position is part time, hourly.  Requires flexible schedule to meet business demands, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Premium wages paid on most holidays. Must have reliable transportation.

Send cover letter and resume to Carol Cain, Associate Director at waspmuseum@yahoo.com

Eleven Women
Eleven Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II return to Avenger Field
AVENGER FIELD, SWEETWATER, TEXAS – National WASP WWII Museum celebrated Homecoming 2017 over Memorial Day weekend, welcoming eleven Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) back to the place they trained to serve our country during World War II.

The WASP (with their class numbers) are:
Roby Anderson 44-W-4
Nell Bright 43-W-7
Edna Davis 43-W-5 (not pictured)
Barbara Heinrich 43-W-4
Mildred “Jane” Doyle 44-W-4
Kay Hilbrandt 44-W-10
Shirley Kruse 44-W-6
Dorothy Lucas 44-W-7
Florence Mascott 44-W-10T
Shutsy Reynolds 44-W-5
Millicent “Millie” Young 44-W-10


Ann Hobing
Hobing brings experience, energy and enthusiasm to the role
AVENGER FIELD, SWEETWATER, TEXAS – National WASP WWII Museum announced its Board of Directors has appointed Ann E. Hobing as Executive Director. She has joined the leadership team of the museum after the departure of Michael Ables. Hobing had previously held the position of senior director of business growth of Cincinnati Museum Center and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center where she served in several roles building the guest services initiatives and earned revenue enterprises.