Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument seeks a Monument Interpretive Guide / Caretaker & Social Media Coordinator.
Qualifications: A love of American History and the desire to assist in the preservation and maintenance of a nationally significant Civil War Monument and to teach the public about its importance. Honorably discharged veterans preferred.
Requirements: High school diploma or GED, Bachelor Degree preferred; prior successful experience working with the public; good communication and research skills including ability to conduct tours and engage the Public as well as prior success in online engagement though social media; basic computer skills (i.e. – Microsoft Office) as well as mastery of social media platforms (i.e. – Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat); ability to climb and work from a 15 foot ladder, operate and routinely maintain various hand and yard tools; possess basic handyman skills including gardening. Ability to work in tight spaces with limited access.
Responsibilities: Under the direction of the Executive Director and the President of the Commission and working with and other Monument employees and guiding volunteers the candidate will participate in:
Safeguarding the Monument, its property, and collections as onsite watchperson. This includes regular inspections of the Monument condition and its changes over time.
Guiding visitors with interpretation; communicating with the Public by telephone and online, addressing inquiries, and handling retail sales.
Conducting and assisting with designated research projects of the Monument.
Caring for, cleaning, and routinely maintaining the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument; tasks include, but are not limited to: collecting and disposing of rubbish; weeding; laying out and installing flowers in the designed gardens with weeding and care thereafter; removing snow and ice from the steps, esplanade and walkways; caring for, cleaning and maintaining the interior of the Monument, including the basement, and Memorial Room.
Organizing and managing our online presence through social media and public facing marketing materials. Primarily creating content for social media; secondarily providing technical expertise for content development including live streaming of events and programs; aiding in the management of the Monument website.
Salary range: 12.00-12.50
Job classification: Full-time, 40 hours per week.
To apply: Please submit resume, cover letter and, if applicable, copy of DD-214 or other proof of Honorable Discharge Certificate to:
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument Commission
Attn: Greg Palumbo, Executive Director
401 Euclid Ave., Suite 46
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
OR EMAIL: [email protected]
All offers are contingent on passing a drug test and criminal background investigation. Equal opportunity employer; smoke-free and drug-free workplace. Deadline for applications is February 4, 2022. Scheduling may vary weekly and by season and will include evenings, Saturdays, and/or Sundays and special events. For more information, visit www.soldiersandsailors.com/about-us/jobsinternships.
Posted: December 9, 2021
Deadline: February 4, 2022