The Cleveland Restoration Society seeks a Marketing and Events Specialist to join its dynamic organization. The right individual will have at least 2-3 years of experience in planning events (large and small, focused and multi-sensory), securing sponsorships and creating marketing tie-ins and collaborations with aligned organizations. We seek to create multi-sensory events that are out of the ordinary, tell the Cleveland story and increase emotional connections to historic places in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County and Northeast Ohio. The successful candidate will know how to leverage opportunities for media coverage from the day-to-day excellent work of the staff and perform a range of functions.
This position works closely with the Director of Preservation Services, the Manager of Development & Publications and reports to the President. Interactions are with staff across multiple disciplines. This can be either a full-time, permanent position or a part-time permanent position.
Qualifications: At least a Bachelor’s degree in a field aligned with historic preservation, American history, and/or marketing and communications preferred. Knowledge of Cleveland, its history and neighborhoods, culture and architecture, African American history and heritage tourism is beneficial. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required. Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced office is essential to success.
The Cleveland Restoration Society is an award-winning local heritage organization, a founding member of the National Preservation Network and a partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. It offers competitive salaries and a full slate of benefits after a six-month introductory period. Please submit a cover letter, resume, college or university transcripts, and a writing sample to Tom Jorgensen, Chief Operating Officer, email@example.com no later than March 15, 2019. No calls, please