Marketing Director for Non-Profit Historical Organization

The Fairfield County Heritage Association, a 501c3 that owns and operates two Lancaster museums and serves as the county historical society, is accepting applications for the position of Marketing Director. The successful candidate will start training in early March and take over the position in early April, 2022.

Duties include, but are not limited to, planning, developing, and implementing a marketing, public relations, branding, and promotion plan; distributing press releases; designing advertisements and other promotional tools; posting on social medium platforms; coordinating annual membership campaign with committee chair; overseeing website content; editing and providing content for the Heritage Quarterly newsletter; developing and overseeing production of special event publications, brochures, and others as needed; ensuring FCHA is represented at select community events including festivals, parades, and special events; conducting periodic visitor and volunteer evaluations to provide feedback on the visitor experience and to inform marketing initiatives; assisting with phone calls and visitors to the office with questions, research, or reservations; assisting with FCHA events and activities as needed.

Qualifications include a minimum of three (3) years demonstrated marketing/public relations experience, with a Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communications, or related field preferred; ability to think strategically and creatively while managing multiple tasks, meeting deadlines, and operating in a fast-paced environment; excellent communication and designing skills; dedication to accuracy required and public speaking experience preferred; ability to work independently and as part of a team; expertise in creating, filming and posting videos a plus; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Publisher software, and social media (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube) required; expertise in design software as well as donor database management systems strongly preferred; willingness and skill in researching local history; capacity to work effectively with a wide range of people, building relationships, being diplomatic and exhibiting sensitivity to all in a complex organization. Must possess valid Driver’s License.

This position is Mon-Fri 9a-5p, with some evenings and weekends required. Starting salary $31,000-$38,000/commensurate with experience.

Send resume, along with a cover letter and three references to or mail to FCHA, Attn: Executive Director, 105 E. Wheeling St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130. No phone calls please.