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Employment Opportunities

MANAGER of PR & MARKETING

The York County History Center, a cultural non-profit located in downtown York, PA, seeks a focused, results oriented Manager of PR & Marketing to join a team committed to creating an innovative and important historical resource for the region. This position will play a vital role in attracting visitors, local and regional, and deepening brand awareness.

Recently, the York County History Center embarked upon an exciting, innovative and important project to establish a cultural destination in downtown York city that spurs economic development and connects historical assets throughout the county. To realize this ambitious goal, the History Center is assembling a dynamic team to assist in delivering high quality history programs and experiences to attract people throughout the region.

The Manager of PR & Marketing plays a key role in the marketing and communications strategy to promote the mission and work of the York County History Center.  As such, the Manager will coordinate marketing, advertising and communications campaigns according to History Center brand standards. This position will work to expand organizational recognition both locally and regionally in concert with a volunteer committee, community partners and tourism agencies in accordance with the strategic plan.

Formal Position Description

The York County History Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples no later than October 25, 2019 to:  Manager of PR & Marketing, York County History Center, 250 E. Market St., York, PA 17403. Electronic submissions are welcome at rrobinson@yorkhistorycenter.org. Please, no phone calls please. www.yorkhistorycenter.org.

VISITOR EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATE(S)

The York County History Center seeks enthusiastic, creative individuals who enjoy connecting with people and delivering great experiences. A Visitor Experience Associate is a vital part-time team member who provides invaluable service to guests by creating a welcoming, and rewarding learning environment. Through high quality tours, special events and programs the History Center is able to build long-term relationships within the region and local communities. Individuals that serve in this capacity will enthusiastically engage visitors in conversation while providing interpretive information at the History Center’s main sites. Periodically Associates will participate in off-site programs and, as needed, may back up or substitute for reception responsibilities.

Essential skills necessary include:

  • Enthusiasm for working with people and ability to give public presentations to all age groups
  • Desire to provide high quality programs and services
  • Flexibility in dealing with a variety of situations
  • Solid interpersonal and communications skills
  • An affinity for and commitment to working in a team environment
  • Affinity for continuous learning

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, history, social science, education, or other related field is highly desirable. Experience in customer service, guest relations or training with a passion for and understanding of history is also welcome.
  • Demonstrated ability to use various software programs and content management systems
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time during tours and programs
  • Willingness to occasionally dress in period attire
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Background checks required

Formal Position Description

The York County History Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please submit cover letter and resume to Visitor Service Associates Search, York County History Center, 250 E. Market St., York, PA 17403. Electronic submissions are welcome at rrobinson@yorkhistorycenter.org . Please, no phone calls. www.yorkhistorycenter.org .