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Spring Hill Historic Home in Massillon, Ohio is seeking a Director. The Director of this Historic Home will be responsible for the following duties:

-Recruit members, maintain the membership database and work with the Membership Committee to develop benefits and ensure membership benefits such as newsletters and members events being completed/planned
-Supervise 1-3 other employees. May include a Collections Manager, Assistant and Housekeeper. Director must be comfortable with supervising an intern that will begin in late August.
-Coordinate any rentals taking place on the property
-Arrange tours
-Maintain over 10 acres of land and 9 buildings
-Coordinate collection preservation and organization, continue progress of an extensive preservation and storage project
-Direct all volunteers including the Spring Hill Woman’s Board. Other volunteers such as tours, event, special project and collection volunteers will also be under the direction of the Director.
-Represent Spring Hill at community and professional events when possible/requested
-Develop marketing and PR materials such as press releases, flyers, invitations and newsletters and update the website and social media
-Search for and coordinate appropriate grant applications and actively seek sponsors, funders and memorial gifts with assistance from the Board of Trustees
-Work directly with the Board of Trustees, attend meetings and provide progress reports
-Perform daily operational administrative duties such as running errands, preparing bank deposits, preparing bulk mailings, open and close procedures, answering the phone, sorting the mail and attending appropriate meetings
-Work with the Gift Shop Committee to make purchases for and maintain the Gift Shop
-Partner with local historical and educational sites to plan and implement events

 

An ideal candidate for this position should be prepared to start soon and jump right into planning for our Fall Festival, be very flexible and able to multitask and prioritize. The Director should be able to work well on a team but should be able to work independently with little or no supervision. This position can periodically require of a lot of walking and standing. A minimum of a bachelors degree in history or a related field or comparable experience is required as well as a proven track record of success in the areas and duties described above.

 

The Director should be able to work, generally, up to 40 hours per week with the ability to work extended hours leading up to and before large events.

If interested in this position, please send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to director@springhillhistorichome.org no later than July 23rd.

 

 







  • At the turn of the 20th century, Spring Hill farm was home to several families, a bustling dairy business and scores of cultivated acreage. The photo above shows the farm's large complex of buildings around 1903.
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