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Engagement and Advancement Coordinator

Posted: 05/23/2024

Job Title: Engagement and Advancement Coordinator
Location: St. Lawrence County Center for History and Culture (home of the St. Lawrence County Historical Association), 3 East Main St., Canton, NY
About Us:
The SLCCHC is a cultural institution and historic house museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich heritage of St. Lawrence County, NY. We strive to engage our community through dynamic programming, engaging exhibits, educational initiatives, and outreach efforts.
Position Overview:
We are seeking a proactive and versatile Engagement and Advancement Coordinator (EAC) to join our team. The EAC will play a pivotal role in fostering positive relationships with members and stakeholders, providing essential administrative support, and driving initiatives to enhance community stewardship, marketing, and fundraising efforts. 
Compensation and Schedule:
Compensation for this position is $20/hr. Permanent, non-exempt. Desired work schedule is Tuesday-Saturday, but this may be flexible. Occasional remote work is possible.
Full-time employees receive paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, in addition to the option for employer contribution to healthcare plan. A 2% retirement IRA is available after the 90-day probationary period.
Key Responsibilities:
Please note, we aim to tailor this position to the expertise and interests of the candidate who best fits in with our organizational culture and aspirations. If one or more aspects of this position excites you, please do not hesitate to apply, even if you do not feel you meet every requirement or perform every function of the job as advertised.
Membership Coordination:
• Serves as the primary contact for new and existing members, providing exemplary customer service and support.
• Maintains membership database (Past Perfect), ensuring accurate and up-to-date records.
• Coordinate membership communication, including mailings, renewal letters, and member updates.
Marketing & Communications:
• Creates and distributes regular email updates using the Constant Contact platform.
• Produces all organizational marketing materials.
• Creates social media posts, and regularly maintains the museum's online presence via the website, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
Education & Program Support:
• Assists with preparation and staffing for off-site events Summer-Fall.
• Helps Director coordinate group visits and tours. 
Fundraising and Development:
• Supports fundraising strategies and projects, including grant proposal preparation and organizational statistics.
• Assists the Director with donor recruitment and management. 
Volunteer Supervision:
• Assists with the management of youth and adult volunteers and interns.
• Increases volunteer engagement through outreach initiatives.
General Responsibilities (All Staff):
• Answer phones, greet visitors, and provide excellent customer service.
• Conduct merchandise sales using the Square platform and handle customer inquiries.
• Assist with opening and closing procedures for the museum.
• Provide general information to the public about SLCHA's mission, history, programming, and funding.
• Assist with filing and financial record-keeping.
• Participate in organizational decision-making processes, including changes to mission, vision, branding, website, and marketing strategies (subject to approval by the Board of Trustees).
• Contribute to Strategic Planning initiatives and actively participate in fundraising efforts, programs, and special events.
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, nonprofit management, or a related field preferred.
• Previous experience in membership coordination, marketing, or fundraising within a nonprofit or cultural institution desired.
• Experience supervising volunteers and interns a plus. 
• Proficiency in database management (experience with Past Perfect is a plus), email marketing platforms (e.g., Constant Contact).
• Familiarity with Square payment platform a plus.
• Graphic design skills desired, particularly with Adobe InDesign and Canva software.
• Proficiency with social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
• Ability to navigate a digital environment quickly and efficiently. 
• Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, and work effectively in a fast-paced and fluid environment, both individually and as a member of a team a must.
• Passion for history, culture, and community engagement a must.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement:
SLCCHC is committed to providing equal opportunities for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment where all individuals are valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives and talents. We encourage individuals from all backgrounds and identities to apply, even if you do not feel you meet all the job requirements as advertised. 
If you require accommodation during the application process or have any questions regarding equal employment opportunities, please contact Carlene Bermann, Director of Collections & Community Engagement,
Please note: This position requires extended periods of sitting in front of a computer, standing, and occasional moving or lifting of objects up to 30 lbs. 
Application Instructions:
To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references to Carlene Bermann, Director of Collections & Community Engagement,
In your cover letter, please indicate where you heard about the position and highlight your relevant experience and why you are interested in joining the SLCCHC team. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Desired start date is early June 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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