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

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