Spheres Ambassador - Part Time

General & Administrative Seattle, Washington


Where you will work: South Lake Union
When you will work:
18-27 hrs per week, can include evenings and weekends
How much you will earn:
$18/hr with an increase to $21.50 after the probationary period

Northwest Center is looking for a Spheres Ambassador to join our team!  

The Spheres Ambassadors are often the first contact between the community and Amazon.com. Their focus is to provide a one of a kind customer experience through speaking to exhibits, answering public questions, and engaging customers with interactive exhibits. This is the perfect role for a natural story teller who is friendly, outgoing, and is ready to put down roots getting others excited about Horticulture! We are committed to making the Spheres a memorable experience to all users. Hours of operation are 9:30 am to 8:30 pm Monday through Saturday and 10:30 am to 7:30 pm on Sundays. Your schedule may vary, however you will be given two consecutive days off including one weekend day.  

We provide excellent benefits for our staff which include Retirement plan (including match), paid time off, Orca cards to encourage public transportation, and many others.

Essential Functions:

  • Open and close the Spheres space, providing ownership of the space and ensuring it is clean, organized, and show ready at all times.
  • Greet all visitors in a friendly, warm, professional and courteous manner, you are required to provide a 5-star first impression every time you answer the phone or greet a visitor.
  • Arrive in provided Spheres Ambassador uniform. Launder as necessary to ensure a professional appearance.
  • Work interchangeably between the Spheres and R1 space while actively engaging with the visitors and offering insight into the exhibits and plant life they are seeing.
  • Assist with potential ticketing issues.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge regarding exhibits rove the space, be prepared to offer commentary, speak to and/or offer assistance to visitors.
  • Respond to public inquiries as directed by Amazon’s Public Relations team
  • Communicate any comments to Leadership and actively work with Supervisor to respond to uncommon public inquiries or questions.
  • Attend and actively participate in all NWC, PR, and Horticulturalist scheduled trainings to maintain current information on the exhibits, Amazon and campus history, best customer service practices, and more.
  • Conduct ongoing research to enhance guest experience and be prepared to offer guidance about places to eat and/or other landmarks to visit within the greater Seattle area
  • Assist with special events and projects, as requested.

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Some College preferred (but not required).
  • Knowledge on Horticulture preferred (but not required)
  • Minimum 1-year Customer Service, Museum, Amusement Park, or Event staffing or support experience

Northwest Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer