Position Title: Marketing and Events Coordinator
Job Location: Gig Harbor, WA
Position Category: Full-time, Exempt
Starting Salary Level: $35,000- $42,000 annually
The Harbor History Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating opportunities to experience the history of the Gig Harbor Peninsula. Located on the historic waterfront in downtown Gig Harbor, a community of 30,000 on Puget Sound in western Washington, the museum is home to a strong collection of material artifacts and photographs. Its award-winning exhibits and programs are largely contained within a state-of-the art museum and campus.
For more information visit www.harborhistorymuseum.org
[Describe overview of job missioGENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Marketing and Events Coordinator will work directly with senior leadership on the coordination, direction, and messaging of written and spoken communications that promote the Board and Executive Directors agenda and vision for the museum. The Marketing and Events Manager will be responsible to create a consistent message and content across all forms of marketing including social media, the Museum website, weekly email updates, newsletters and print and news media.
This role requires a strong background and ability to produce unique marketing content using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.
This position will also develop and organize the annual History Rocks fundraising event, design and host unique events such as a speaker series, cultural night out events, and promote the Museum as a community and cultural event center.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Supports the Executive Director and senior leadership in implementing the Museums vision and agenda through effective communications to Museum and external audiences;
2. Prepares or reviews written materials for the Executive Director for all manner of public communications;
3. Collaborates with senior leadership to ensure quality and continuity of messaging on Museum-wide communication;
4. Reviews for approval or drafts all statements provided to news media on behalf of the senior leadership;
5. Works with staff to maintain content for the Museum web site;
6. Serves as Museum spokesperson as needed;
7. Serves as a liaison with internal and external constituencies as appropriate;
8. Develop and implement a marketing/communications plan that includes online content, social media content, traditional advertising, and museum branding;
9. Lead the generation of online content that engages audience segments and leads to measurable action;
10. Put communication vehicles in place to create momentum and awareness as well as to test the effectiveness of communications activities;
11. Manage the development, distribution, and maintenance of all print and electronic materials, including, but not limited to, newsletters, brochures, social media content, and the Harbor History Museum website; Must have experience facilitating and processing bulk mailings;