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All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

 


TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Associate Director, Marketing & Communications

POSITION: 00309

SALARY: $62,000 – $67,994 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to plan, develop and administer comprehensive marketing and communications strategy to generate broad public awareness for the 2019 quadri-centennial commemoration. Maximize opportunities and partnerships to support commemoration marketing investments. Oversee work of external contractors and partners; paid/earned media; public relations; website & social media; diverse marketing & promotional efforts; brand execution and key messaging; graphic design and material production; and, external communication efforts designed to expand the reach, engagement and participation of multiple target audiences and stakeholder groups.

This is a restricted position based on non-recurring funding through June 30, 2020.

TO QUALIFY: Ability to develop, negotiate and implement effective marketing and communication strategies and programs. Demonstrated ability to secure earned media and manage public relations. Developed skills and abilities in social media strategies and millennial engagement. Demonstrated ability to generate paid admissions revenue. Demonstrated ability to maximize marketing investments and manage external contractors. General level of understanding of financial and personnel management. General understanding of national programs, events and tourism industry, including advertising, direct sales, promotions and sponsorships, market segmentation and research, online ticketing, media relations and website marketing and management. Ability to perform work tasks efficiently and effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Ability to work effectively with clients, organization leadership, marketing partners, tourism industry colleagues, vendors and staff at all levels. Ability to work independently. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Management, Tourism Development, Business Administration or related field. Minimum of 5-7 years in national program, event or tourism-related marketing and management.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment applicationAPPLICANTS WILL BE SCREENED BASED SOLELY ON WHAT IS PRESENTED IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS PER STATE RECRUITMENT REGULATIONS. For more information and to apply please go to virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com. Applications must be received by August 28, 2016 at 11:59PM. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 



TITLE: Visitor Services Technician – 10 month

POSITION: 00005

SALARY: $17,500 – $18,750 with State Benefit Package

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to be responsible for assisting the Visitor Services manager and senior technicians in the efficient daily operations of the Jamestown – Yorktown Foundation Visitor Services programs located at both Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center museums, open 363 days a year. This position provides daily leadership to Visitor Services staff which includes ensuring all public information is accurately communicated to visitors, managing admission sales, overseeing visitor orientations and supporting museum safety and security.

TO QUALIFY: Must possess strong customer service/sales background; knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices; experience in handling large volumes of sales transactions and related payments; experience with computerized point-of-sale system software; experience using Microsoft Office software; leadership skills to include the ability to train, coach, counsel and motivate staff. A driver’s license and the ability to work a flexible 40 hour weekly schedule during a 7 day workweek are required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available to FCPS for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: You must fully complete a Commonwealth of Virginia employment application – For more information and to apply please go to https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/. Applications must be received by 11:59 P.M. on August 4, 2016. Background Check/E-Verify Required. Please see website for full description of background investigation. EEO/AA/ADA

 


 

Part-Time

All applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.


 

TITLE: 2019 Commemoration Program Assistant – Events and Stewardship

POSITION: COM08

SALARY: $20-$25/hour

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to support and document the planning, execution and evaluation of awareness building events as well as provide additional capacity to ensure quality stewardship for sponsorship activation. This position will also support grant-writing, website content development, and other special projects as assigned to support the 2019 Commemoration.
The principal job functions include: 1) program and event planning, execution and evaluation methods; 2) sponsorship stewardship and cultivation experience for resource development; and, 3) writing and copy editing for both website and proposals.
This is a wage position and is limited to 1,500 hours of work in the twelve month period beginning May 1, through April 30. No state benefits are provided.

TO QUALIFY:
Experience working with museums, commemorations or non-profit entities a must.
Knowledge of program planning elements, implementation techniques and evaluation measures.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal relationship management with donors and partners.
College degree with 5-7 years experience working in leadership positions at museums, non-profit service organizations and working with resource development and/or program partnerships.
Experience working with large scale events and programs is a must.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. These documents require an employee to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

TO APPLY: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on September 1, 2016. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 


TITLE: Museum Program Assistant

POSITION: MP000

SALARY: $10.20 per hour

Do you love history? Enjoy working with children and want to share history with them? Would flexible part-time, seasonal hours fit your schedule? Join our on-site education team and present guided tours to students of all ages. Initial training prepares employees to present the guided tour of Jamestown Settlement living history museum. Training dates: September 7 – 23.

TO QUALIFY: Successful candidates must have experience working with children, excellent communication skills, proven ability to quickly learn and apply new information, excellent customer service skills, must be able to walk a mile and work outdoors in all weather. Required: High School diploma or equivalent, some college preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS – PLEASE NOTE: All full-time and part-time paid staff of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete and sign an Application for Employment. All volunteers of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation are required to complete an Application for Volunteerism. These documents require an employee or volunteer to certify that they have never been convicted for any type of violation. This is above and beyond VA Code §22.1-296.1-C which states “that (i) he has not been convicted of a felony or any offense involving the sexual molestation or physical or sexual abuse or rape of a child; and (ii) whether he has been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude.” In addition, the Foundation completes both name and sex registry background checks through Virginia State Police on all paid and core volunteer staff and the Contractor will (i) maintain all employee certifications on file, (ii) require an employee to update the employee’s certification if the employee later is convicted of any reportable offense, and (iii) will make these certifications available for inspection upon request.” Foundation staff must also be eligible to work using the E-Verify system through U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
TO APPLY: A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/ for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. These positions are open until filled, and may close at any point. Applicants will only be screened based on what is presented in the Commonwealth of Virginia employment application. Background Check/E-Verify Required. EEO/AA/ADA

 

 


Benefits Summary

Benefits available for full-time employees can be reviewed on the Department of Human Resource Management’s benefit page at:  http://www.dhrm.virginia.gov/genlbenefits/benefitsdescription.html. You must complete an online application for employment consideration at the Commonwealth of Virginia Online Employment System. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.

If you have further questions, you may contact Patrick O. Teague at patrick.teague@jyf.virginia.gov.


Commonwealth of Virginia

Check out more information on benefits at the Department of Human Resource Management.