Employment Opportunities

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Information Specialist

Position Title: Information Specialist

Reports to: Vice President of Marketing and Sales

Exempt status: Exempt

Hrs/Work per Week: 40

Date: January 2015

Position Description – Responsibilities and Requirements:

Mission: The mission of the Andrew Jackson Foundation is to preserve the home of Andrew Jackson, create educational opportunities, and inspire citizenship through learning about his life and unique impact on American history.

Marketing Department Responsibilities:
• SEO/PPC for The Hermitage website and for the Rentals Website
• Managing thehermitage.com
• Responsible for the content creation of The Hermitage Blog and assisting other departments in creating their own.
• Responsible for filming and editing Hermitage promotional videos.
• Newsletter – publisher of the monthly e-newsletter.
• Creating e-marketing campaigns on Constant Contact for events, fundraising and museum store sales.
• Museum Store online – monitor and update the store website in collaboration with the Museum Store Manager to ensure that the online museum store generates sales.
• Assist VP of Marketing with all Hermitage social media, including facebook, twitter, pinterest, instagram, youtube and Google+.
• Manage all The Hermitage event listings online.
Education/training: Undergraduate degree a minimum with preference for a degree in marketing or communications. Must be fluent in final cut pro (video editing), word press and web marketing initiatives.

Experience, skills, and abilities requirements: Past experience in web/video marketing/content creation. Clear verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service skills are essential, employing courtesy and discretion in dealing with the public and other employees. Must effectively interact with all age groups, nationalities and those who are physically challenged. Have a general knowledge of office equipment. The Information Specialist must always present a professional demeanor and appearance, and maintain confidentiality. A clear interest in history is essential. Knowledge and daily use of e-mail and Microsoft office applications are required.

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform moderate physical work: stooping, bending, climbing, and lifting up to 50 pounds unassisted; must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Work Requirements: Must demonstrate a willingness to work weekend and special events. These may fall outside the normal hours of the work week.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Principal duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job. This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Staff members holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability. Nothing in this job description restricts the supervisor’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Job Type: Full Time

Job Categories:
• Communications/Marketing
• Event Planning
• Information Technology
• Public Relations

Contact Information and Procedure:
No phone calls please. Please email cover letter, resume, video example links, and references to jnelson@thehermitage.com.
Jason Nelson 4580 Rachel’s Lane Nashville, TN 37076
Email: jnelson@thehermitage.com
Website: http://www.thehermitage.com

Maintenance Technician

The Andrew Jackson Foundation has an immediate opening for a full time Maintenance Technician to perform general repairs and preventative maintenance. Successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and 2-5 years experience in maintenance with a strong background in plumbing, HVAC, light electrical, carpentry, drywall repair, and painting. HVAC certification a plus, as well as experience with masonry and welding. Candidates must be computer literate.

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Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check. All qualified applicants must submit an application. Download and complete the application below and email it to tguzzi@thehermitage.com or come to The Hermitage Ticket Office to fill out the application form.

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Maintenance Assistant

The Andrew Jackson Foundation has an immediate opening for a full-time Maintenance Assistant to primarily perform painting prep work and painting and routine building maintenance. Position will also assist other maintenance staff as required. This is an entry level position. Successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent. Candidates who demonstrate experience with paint prep, window glazing, and painting will be given preference. Plumbing knowledge will also be given preference. Candidates must be computer literate.

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Qualified applicants must have a valid driver’s license and pass a background check. All qualified applicants must submit an application. Download and complete the application below and email it to tguzzi@thehermitage.com or come to The Hermitage Ticket Office to fill out the application form.

Apply now