Job Listing: Marketing Specialist

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Marketing Specialist


Salary$40,000-$45,000 with state benefits

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified individual to provide key marketing support to execute a comprehensive marketing plan during the 2019 Commemoration. This includes all aspects of American Evolution merchandise revenue generation program; AE, storytelling platform which includes content curation, story sourcing and partner outreach; and, project management ensuring the integration of marketing and communications support for signature events/special exhibitions/education programs/statewide engagement.  This position will also provide critical support to the deputy director for contract management oversight and closeout.


-Ability to develop, revise, and execute marketing, program and merchandise plans and promotions. To include integration of various elements, i.e. sponsors, partners.

-Knowledge of relationship management and collaborative working environments.  Ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of professionals, management staff, general public, and volunteers.

-Strong leadership and communication skills.  

-Knowledge of program & project evaluation methods.

-Demonstrated ability to work effectively both individually and as a team member.

-Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced and changing work environment.  

-Skilled in oral and written communication techniques.

-Willingness and ability to travel.

-The successful candidate for this position would be committed to this position through the commemoration year.

-Demonstrated background and experience in strategic planning and execution of marketing plans.

-Knowledge of merchandising, its logistics and metrics.

Special Requirements – Please Note: All applicants 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 criminal violation.  This is above and beyond the requirements of Code of Virginia §22.1-296.1-C regarding conviction “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:  A completed application, including all previous employment, salary history, and education must be submitted on-line at for consideration. Faxed, mailed, or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Electronic applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 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