Historical Interpreter Resume Samples

A Historical Interpreter portrays different kinds of figures throughout history to recreate life during a specific period and to enhance informative lectures and speeches. Certain duties and responsibilities listed on the Historical Interpreter Resume include the following – performing in different settings such as themed events or battle reenactment; providing an accurate account of history through the portrayal of historical character; preparing to represent a historical character; researching the period and learning trades or anticipated techniques; and giving lectures and teaching others about life in a historical period.

Employers prefer to hire those having a specific background or degree relating to history. They also look for candidates who can conduct research, good communication skills; and a background in history. Some interpreters have a degree in museum studies or education.

Historical Interpreter Resume example

Historical Interpreter Resume

Objective : Seeking a Historical Interpreter position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize my skills.

Skills : MS Office, Sign Language, Self Motivated.

Description :

    1. Described tour points of interest to group members, and respond to questions.
    2. Escorted individuals or groups on cruises, sightseeing tours, or places of interest such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
    3. Conducted educational activities for school children.
    4. Provided directions and other pertinent information to visitors.
    5. Greeted and registered visitors, and issued any required identification badges or safety devices.
    6. Distributed brochures, show audiovisual presentations, and explain establishment processes and operations at tour sites.
    7. Researched various topics, including site history, environmental conditions, and clients' skills and abilities to plan appropriate expeditions, instruction, and commentary.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Historical


Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : Motivated and highly productive Historical Interpreter professional with a research background. Detail-oriented with strong skills in multi-tasking and efficient management of day-to-day office operations. Adept at building and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients through outstanding interpersonal skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Writing, Good Listener.

Description :

    1. Developed interpretive discourses, demonstrations, and other activities relating to the museum and parks collection for the general public and school groups.
    2. Experienced in both first and third-person interpretation.
    3. Trained living history staff for programs on-site and off-site.
    4. Developed and implemented outreach programs to schools and community groups.
    5. Performed various demonstrations, involving traditional crafts and period lifestyle including cooking, gardening, and domestic skills.
    6. Work collaboratively in the development of both permanent and temporary exhibits, by developing educational components that supplement and enhance the visitor’s experience.
    7. Researched the historically correct method for site artifact replication, interpretation, and demonstration.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MA Public Administration


Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : As a Historical Interpreter, responsible for, Working collaboratively with other staff members on special event days. Opening and closing all historic buildings within the Fort. Cared for all museum exhibits, whether indoors or outdoors, including crops and/or livestock. Continue to expand their knowledge of our history through independent reading and research.

Skills : Started Hanover Co. Herb Guild, Sales, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Conducted education programs for school-aged children to match the grade-specific Standards of Learning curriculum.
    2. Directed volunteers on the museum floors and guided exhibits.
    3. Assisted in the classification of donated artifacts received for the Battleship Wisconsin.
    4. Improved intrapersonal skills by interacting with hundreds of members of the general public on a daily basis.
    5. Instructed through lectures, discussions, and demonstrations in Fort history.
    6. Supervised and instructed groups of students in historical Fort life with Fort sleepovers, Did live demonstrations on rifle and cannon fire.
    7. Selected travel routes and sites to be visited based on knowledge of specific areas.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Secondary Education

Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : Hardworking, organized, Historical Interpreter professional with a proven background delivering sensible business technology solutions on time and under budget while working as a team member or team leader.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suites Including Publisher, Office Equipment, Curriculum Development, Cash Handling, Customer Service, Event Coordination, Basic Livestock Care, Public Speaking, Historical Interpretation.

Description :

    1. Researched, planned, Standards of Learning benchmarks, calendar pacing.
    2. Met with staff in the same department and in the same grade level.
    3. Met with administration regarding progress in the classroom.
    4. Met with parents to address the needs of their child.
    5. Conducted education programs for school-aged children to match grade-specific Standards of Learning curriculum.
    6. Created and conducted educational programs for all audiences Maintains historic site and its collections Generates press releases and other marketing .
    7. Performed the military music of the American Revolution on the snare drum - Educated museum patrons about the American Revolution through demonstrations.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Secondary Education

Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : Majored in History with a minor in Political Science at Western Illinois University. Special interest in Geopolitical issues, geography and military history. Self-disciplined with strong work ethic and dedicated motivation to excel. Recipient of a Western Legacy Scholarship from Western Illinois University.

Skills : MS Office, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Taught and study history in a fun and exciting new way.
    2. Rehearsed roles from scripts to interpret, learn, and memorize lines, stunts, and cues as directed.
    3. Researched roles of historic people and places to understand the specific type of person you are playing the role of.
    4. Learned about characters in scripts and their relationships with each other to develop role interpretations.
    5. Collaborated with other actors as part of an ensemble.
    6. Performed humorous and serious interpretations of emotions, actions, and situations, using body movements, facial expressions, and gestures Work closely with museums and park service members to provide a learning environment.
    7. Described points of interest to group members, and respond to questions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Historical Interpreter Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging opportunity to utilize my skills in program coordination and case management, and to use my training and experience in oral and written communication, organizational, and customer service skills to help contribute to the success of an organization.

Skills : Intermediate Spanish, Typing 50 Wpm. Experience With Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, And Excel. Experience With Dropbox, Prezzi, And Google Docs. Proficient With PCs. Research. Telephone Etiquette.

Description :

    1. Led customers around the museum and shared facts about the Cherokee Indians with them.
    2. Conducts pre-developed historic education activities & programs and tours that include living history and heritage skills for adults, students and families.
    3. Learned a lot of information about the Cherokee culture and how to make their crafts.
    4. Assists with historic site / museum daily operations to include opening and closing of historic sites, gift shop operation, customer service.
    5. Assists historic programs staff with setting-up and preparing for historical education programs, classes and tours.
    6. Prepare workspace before and after each day for education activities.
    7. Ensures facility is secure and maintained before, during and following events, when applicable.
    8. Prepares materials for educations programs and keep an inventory of items required for activities.
    9. Interacted with the public to educate through historical interpretation, helping to develop confidence, leadership, and management skills in a detail-driven, unique work environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Pursuing BS

Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : Historical Interpreter with 2+ years of Experience in working in an education setting preferred. Excellent communication & interpretation skills. Able to engage the public and be customer service oriented.

Skills : Professional Work Ethic, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Checked daily schedule, daily tour instructions, and communicate with Education manager.
    2. Presented an accurate historical account to ticketed guests.
    3. Maintained equipment and costumes essential to the performance of ones duties and reports a need for repairs.
    4. Maintained safety of ticketed guests and self.
    5. Treated guests courteously and answers questions related to the presentation/demonstration, or contents of the Living History Buildings.
    6. Maintained security of the building and contents throughout the day; receives keys in the morning and returns keys to the Visitor Center at the close of the day.
    7. Honored scheduled commitments unless change request approved.Provided support to special foundation events including logistical and catering support for foundation dinners.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Historical Interpreter Resume

Objective : A detailed-orientated Historical Interpreter professional with the ability to successfully manage full life cycles of client meetings and programs. Highly organized with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, problem solving, thrives under pressure, is an enthusiastic and dedicated employee with un-compromised integrity, strong work ethic.

Skills : Self Motivated, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Skills.

Description :

    1. Used customer service skills and maintaining a positive attitude in a challenging environment.
    2. Learned a lot about problem-solving.
    3. Responsible for leading guest tours, explaining the political, social, and cultural history of 18th Century Virginia and America, with a focus on the American Revolution.
    4. Prepared Invite Engage responsibilities were to make sure engaged with all persons and hopefully, create the spark that would push them to.
    5. Occasionally handled cash transactions from customers and assist coworkers in verifying total earnings for each day.
    6. Presented historical information to the public while performing period tasks.
    7. Conveyed accurate, hands-on historical information to visitors through the use of artifacts and historically based props.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS In Historical

Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : As a Historical Interpreter, responsible for working outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions, and able to stand for long periods. Validating driver's license with good driving record & reliable transportation.

Skills : MS Office, Strong Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Interacted daily with guests, answering questions, describing the CW venue, and addressing various needs to enhance their visit.
    2. Trained other guides and volunteers.
    3. Published articles for the museum newsletter.
    4. Involved in the promotion and development of museum educational and special programs.
    5. Employed as a costumed interpreter in the recreated Powhatan Indian village.
    6. Presented historical information to the public while performing period tasks.
    7. Prioritized tasks efficiently and worked as a team Responsible for communicating knowledge and practices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
History

Historical Interpreter Resume

Summary : Interprets historic information to our ticketed guests and demonstrates 1800's crafts in our Living History Buildings through guided and non-guided tour situations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed various historically accurate educational programs including the Early American Skills Workshop, which educated museum docents and interpreters in low cost historical educational programming.
    2. Developed, specialized tours for weekend visitors designed for varying visitor interests.
    3. Responsible for preserving and maintaining the historical park.
    4. Received detailed insight on the functions of the board, furthering my experience working alongside local historians.
    5. Volunteered to work with Curator of Collections, Registrar, Curator of Education, and exhibits.
    6. Employed as a lead interpreter of Woodland Indian Hamlet with Historic St.
    7. Focused upon the interpretation of Colonial Maryland history to both individuals and groups, with respect to Native American relationships and their interactions with Europeans.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma