JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, & VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Jobs

We are seeking a Part-Time Marketing Specialist (20 hours per week). Working under the supervision of the Executive Director and with a creative staff and board, the Marketing Specialist will provide:

Promotion and Design - Find creative and appropriate ways to market, promote, and publicize existing and new programs, and provide graphic design to support these endeavors. Employ ways to enhance the effectiveness of marketing and outreach tools such as websites, social media, newsletter, and other printed materials.

Web and Social Media Management – Maintain and build social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram), and explore other social media platforms to reach new audiences. Maintain updated content on website and utilize event ticketing module as appropriate. Maintain and build direct email program, specifically number of contacts.

Media and Press – Maintain and develop relationships with local and regional media outlets. Seek ways to provide meaningful content to their audiences that will promote the site. Prepare media releases and draft features to increase awareness of site and its programs.

Communications – Coordinate e-newsletters as well as other copy for publication, i.e. annual report, sponsorship materials, etc. Provide oversight of design, print production and delivery of printed materials.

Other – Participate in the development and implementation of public events and support the staff and board for internal events. Take a personal interest in LHHS and learn its history.

Skills

- Good interpersonal skills.
- Efficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite and computers. Proficient in social-media management.
- Graphic design ability and knowledge of design software (Publisher) and use of web-based software e.g. Canva.
- Must be a strategic thinker with analytical, organizational, writing, and copy-editing skills.
- Ability to gain a comprehensive understanding of priorities and clearly and concisely articulate the mission of LHHS to different audiences.
- Must manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously and within budget.
- Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently.
- Must be flexible and willing to work nights and weekends as necessary.
- Preferred education is an associate degree or higher.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and reference check. Submit resume and cover letter by October 31, 2019 via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to Sara Elliott.

Internships

During the spring semester, LHHS offers one paid internship to a graduate or undergraduate student studying historic preservation, public history, U.S. history, art history, design, or a similar field. Graduate students are preferred but undergraduate students will also be considered. Previous interns have created proposals for historic room interiors as part of the restoration project at Liberty Hall.  Other projects have included exhibit research about the Brown family, artifacts in the collection, and life in early Kentucky. The internship is made possible through a donation by Susan Simmons Craik (1905-2001), a former member of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in The Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The 2020 job description and application will be available in late 2019. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with questions.

Volunteers

Liberty Hall Historic Site relies on the support of volunteers who assist with many aspects of museum operations.  Volunteers who enjoy working with the public can assist with children’s and adult programs and special events.  Those who prefer to help behind the scenes can lend a hand in the office and assist with occasional collections projects.  Gardeners are invited to join the Garden Brigade, which works on our 4-acre grounds the first Monday and Thursday of April-September.

Volunteers receive:

  • Free admission during regular tour hours
  • 10% off Liberty Hall merchandise
  • Invitations to LHHS programs and the annual volunteer recognition event

For details contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Click here for a printable volunteer application.