Event & Marketing Coordinator/Manatee Village
The Manatee Village Historical Park (MVHP) is a living museum that tells the history of our community’s settlers. Through its collection of restored buildings from Manatee County’s settlement history and educational programming, MVHP offers visitors the ability to experience life in Manatee County before the arrival of modern conveniences such as automobiles and electricity. The Special Events Coordinator position is a full-time, non-supervisory position reporting to the Supervisor of the Manatee Village Historical Park. This position serves a critical role in reserving and overseeing private rentals, developing and implementing public programming, and leading marketing efforts for Manatee Village Historical Park.
Bachelor’s degree in Museum Studies, Art Studies, History, or related field; or equivalent experience
One year of recent relevant events planning and events management experience
One year of recent and relevant experience that demonstrates the ability to apply acute attention to detail inmaintenance of detailed data, preferably in an automated systems environment
Basic mathematical aptitude, as well as alpha and numeric filing skills are required
Ability to write concisely, with clarity and proper grammar
Proficient in graphic design and promotional photography
Working knowledge of current non-profit marketing principles and proficient in use of social media
Computer literacy which includes, but is not limited to, proficiency in Microsoft Windows suite, Adobe suite, and website design
Some experience at a museum, historic house, or other educational setting
Ability to work well with others and maintain a professional manner using tact, initiative, and good judgment
Along with the satisfactory performance of this job’s essential functions, the employee in this position is expected to actively and consistently demonstrate the core values of the Clerk’s Office.
Service to All
Everyone is my customer. From our customers to my coworkers and colleagues, excellent service is my primary goal. I will provide courteous, patient and knowledgeable service to everyone.
I will foster the highest level of ethical conduct and promote an atmosphere of transparency, accountability and confidentiality in my actions and behavior. I will comply with all the Clerk’s policies.
I will treat the office, everyone I come in contact with and myself with respect. From punctuality to dress code, I will be mindful of what my actions and my appearance communicate to others.
I will present ideas and information in a thoughtful and courteous manner and be open minded to the ideas and suggestions of others. I take responsibility to keep others fully informed of situations and information at all levels whether in writing or verbally.
I accept responsibility for the quality, quantity and timeliness of my work. I will seek answers to issues I do not understand and I will own my behavior.
I hold myself and others accountable for the success of the team. I support a culture that finds solutions, rather than make excuses or place blame. I will be flexible and cooperative when faced with change.
I will foster an environment of continuous improvement. I am encouraged to research, study and learn the vast workings of the Clerk’s office so I can be of the most service to our customers.
It is understood that every incidental duty connected with operations listed in the job description is not always specifically described, and that employees, at the discretion of management, may be required to perform duties not within their job descriptions. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such functions are a logical assignment to the position.
Provides excellent customer service to all in person, in email and over the phone; is approachable, helpful and personable; and answers questions knowledgeably and with patience
Responds to all private rental and other inquiries in a timely manner
Plans, schedules and orchestrates all public programming, including but not limited to workshops, festivals, and lecture series
Reserves and oversees private rentals and scheduling of event security
Develops and implements branding in coordination with the Supervisor
Markets and promotes the historic site through tasks including website design and maintenance, social media, press releases, flyers, media interviews; etc.
Assists with all operations of the historic site
Assists with all aspects of educational programming, including assisting in field trips and Manatee History Day, an affiliate of National History Day
Assists with all aspects of volunteer recruitment and retention
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this job, including some evenings and weekends
ESSENTIAL MENTAL AND PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS
The essential mental and physical functions listed below are required in order for an employee to be able to perform the essential functions of this position.
Thinking critically; defined as reading, understanding and taking appropriate action on detailed and complex information
Sitting for prolonged periods of time
Standing for prolonged periods of time
Repetitive actions/motion of one or both hands
Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull at minimum 40 pounds
Hearing ordinary conversation and office sounds
Verbal communication in person and on the phone
Written communication by hand and on PC
Ability to lift 25lbs and push/pull up to 40lbs in a cart