Hancock Shaker Village offers a great atmosphere, employee discounts and skills training. Depending on your area of interest — customer service, historical, interpretation, events, behind-the-scenes work — there are enjoyable projects to do. Training is provided.
Director of Marketing and Communications Hancock Shaker Village
An accredited museum, National Historic Landmark and three-star Michelin destination, Hancock Shaker Village seeks a Director of Marketing (DM) to devise and deliver a comprehensive strategic marketing, communications, and public relations plan and program. DM goals are event production, reinforcing brand, and growing audience, relationships, and revenue. DM reports to HSV’s President/CEO, serves on the senior staff team, participates in organization wide planning and program delivery, and works closely with stakeholders, media contacts, and business and tourism leaders. The DM develops and delivers all aspects of HSV’s press materials, advertising, printed collateral, e-communications, web site, and social media. S/he will work effectively with partners to create collaborative advertising, ticketing, and creative economy initiatives. The DM will possess: track record of success in marketing, PR and resource development, experience developing and utilizing market research, a proven sense of design and a passion for history and education, and highly developed organization, planning, budget, results tracking, press release writing, and communications skills. S/he will be skilled at writing for the web and social media, managing website content and preparing photos, graphics, and text for online deployment. Position requires evening and weekend work.
Qualifications: college degree (master’s preferred), museum experience, demonstrated success in a fast-paced demanding environment, excellent writing and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Photoshop), and established media relationships. Preferred: photography skills and group sales experience (motor coach tour and non-tour; CVB relations, campaign design, prospecting, negotiation, group visit operations, sales reporting). Applicants please send your resume and cover letter (as one Word or PDF document) by November 25th to: Maribeth Cellana via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Your letter of interest addressing your fit to HSV will be judged as your writing sample. No phone calls please. Posted 11/5/13
Hancock Shaker Village hires seasonal museum staff April – October.
Farm/Garden Staff - Agricultural experience a plus, hands on livestock and garden care skills. Present and interpret the farm and gardens for our adult and children visitors.
Interpreters –Theatre/Performing Arts experience a plus to bring the Shaker story to life. Engage a diverse audience of visitors with educational and interpretive programming, including talks, tours, hands-on demonstrations and more. Shaker history training provided.
Visitor Service Staff- Combined museum store/admissions sales points, high energy atmosphere, computer and retail experience needed. E-commerce experiences a plus.
All applicants must be friendly, enjoy working with the public, have excellent customer service skills, be a team player – weekends are a must. Please send resume to: Hancock Shaker Village, Leslie Pizani, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or email email@example.com
Hancock Shaker Village is always looking for interns! Would you like to transcribe an original manuscript? How about learning how to care for and catalogue artifacts? Or perhaps you would like to work with children in our hands-on Discovery Room?
These are just some of the project possibilities for interns at Hancock Shaker Village. We offer supervised, structured internships for anyone interested in the museum profession. Please contact Lesley Herzberg, Curator at 413.443.0188 x244 or Todd Burdick, Director of Interpretation and Public Programming at 413.443.0188 x216 for more information.
Please send resumé to:
Hancock Shaker Village, Leslie Pizani, P.O. Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01202 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org