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Job Listing: Director of Community Engagement & Programming

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Red Hill - Patrick Henry National Memorial - Brookneal, VA

Closes - Open until filled.

Position Title – Director of Community Engagement & Programming

Salary - $35,000 base salary with health insurance and retirement plan.

Job Type - Full-Time

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Summary –Patrick Henry’s Red Hill is seeking a Director of Community Engagement & Programming to enthusiastically engage the public in events and programs at Red Hill through social media, communications, and building relationships.

Essential Functions – 

  • Develop and manage a marketing and communication strategy to promote new and expanded programs to reach underrepresented communities, including local African Americans.
  • Develop and implement virtual and in-person programs and material that advance the Foundation’s mission of education and preservation.
  • Manage social media (using Facebook Business, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn) and external communications to update the public on the advancement of Red Hill’s mission and current affairs. 
  • Assists with grant writing and copywriting for press releases and marketing materials.
  • Collaborate with staff on special projects and events through the planning process, execution, and reporting.
  • Maintain awareness of Foundation activities and initiatives, community affairs, and current events to share with the public.
  • Work closely with the Foundation’s Community Engagement Committee and Research Advisory Council.
  • Engage in development through partnering with and meeting donors, sponsors, and creating calls to action. 
  • Work closely with researchers and archaeologists to share discoveries with visitors and the community at large regarding Red Hill and the Quarter Place. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – 

  • Minimum 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Social Media Management, Project Management, Public Relations, Communications, or a similar program.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively and comfortably communicate with audiences of varying demographics.
  • Organizational and program management skills gained through experience or in education.  
  • Experience with social media campaigns.
  • Strong, team-oriented approach.
  • Ability to adapt to new environments and a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to represent the Foundation with a high level of professionalism and integrity.
  • Commitment to community outreach and inclusion.
  • Available to work weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Able to lift 20 pounds. 
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a museum or a non-profit environment.
  • Able to use Canva and Adobe Suite software.

Salary & Benefits

  • $35,000 base salary with health insurance and retirement plan.
  • On-site housing available for relocation.
  • Professional Development opportunities.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to info@redhill.org.