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Join our energetic and passionate team at the National Archives Foundation!

As the independent nonprofit that serves as the National Archives’ private-sector partner in the support of exhibitions, educational initiatives and public programs, your work with the Foundation will contribute to our mission to educate, enrich, and inspire a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage through the records held in trust by the National Archives.

For 25 years, the Foundation’s support has made possible the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC and national efforts, which include: the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, the David M. Rubenstein Gallery and its “Records of Rights” exhibition, the “Public Vaults” exhibition, the Lawrence F. O’Brien Gallery, the William G. McGowan Theater, Boeing Learning Center, the DocsTeach website, as well as regional and national advertising and marketing campaigns.

The Foundation offers opportunities for employment and internships with a competitive benefits package. Job postings are updated regularly. We welcome applications and inquiries.

Open positions:

Interested in an internship? We are always looking for candidates for communications, development, and special events interns. Send your resume and a cover letter to jobs@archivesfoundation.org to be considered on a rolling basis. No calls.


Marketing & Communications Manager

The National Archives Foundation is seeking a Marketing & Communications Manager. As the independent nonprofit that serves as the National Archives’ private-sector partner in the support of exhibitions, educational initiatives and public programs, your work with the Foundation will contribute to our mission to educate, enrich, and inspire a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage through the records held in trust by the National Archives.

Scope and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Deputy Executive Director, we are looking for a full-time Marketing & Communications Manager to raise awareness of the Foundation and its core mission, increase membership, and improve retention rates. The Marketing Manager will support, develop, and execute marketing activities and tactics with a focus on digital and online initiatives to drive the organization’s growth and help us tell America’s story. The manager should have a solid understanding of traditional marketing strategies.

This is a critical role for NAF as we are looking to embark on tremendous growth. The incumbent will be expected to think and act both strategically and tactically, will need to be a reliable collaborator within teams, and be able to communicate clearly and compellingly at all levels of the organization. You will wear many hats, work fast and smart, and adapt and iterate quickly. We are looking for someone who is ready to roll-up their sleeves and join a tightly knit team that is tackling interesting and challenging opportunities!

Job Description:

  • – Create, manage, and execute integrated marketing campaigns to include content marketing, email marketing, events, exhibits, eStore, social, SEO, SEM/PPC, direct mail, and advertising
  • – Support design/maintenance of the website content (WordPress) and develop it further as an integral piece of the Foundation’s marketing efforts to increase brand awareness online, drive traffic, and increase conversion rates
  • – Leverage key technologies in marketing efforts, including customer relationship management tools and email marketing tools (MailChimp) for managing the ideal customer/member/donor profiles, named account lists, lead qualification, and lead scoring criteria
  • – Perform regular reporting on KPI’s, marketing campaigns, lead generation, channel activity, and pipelines
  • – Identify, research, and write content for web, email campaigns, newsletter, annual report, and other marketing materials
  • – Collaborate across departments to ensure strategic communications and conversions by engaging with target audience
  • – Work with marketing and accounting teams to maintain department budget
  • – Manage relationships with advertisers and negotiate contracts as needed
  • – Develop timelines and manage internal communications calendar including social media, email, and advertising
  • – Continually evaluate evolving trends and technologies and recommend new channels for driving growth and engagement
  • – Manage external designers, videographers, and content teams to develop creative concepts and campaigns that attract and engage audiences

Qualifications:

  • – Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of experience in marketing roles, preferably nonprofit
  • – Knowledge of various marketing capabilities-including content creation, email marketing, social media, SEO/PPC, events, and partner marketing
  • – Proficiency of MailChimp, Marketo, HubSpot or other marketing automation platform is required
  • – Exceptional interpersonal skills; must be able to interact with staff, volunteers, board members, corporate executives, and professionals in government, academia, and the nonprofit sector
  • – Detail-oriented, deadline-focused, and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • – Ability to work both collaboratively and independently, with a high degree of pro-activeness
  • – Maintains up to date knowledge of current trends and tactics in marketing
  • – Proficiency in WordPress and working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • – Ability to work occasional evenings, weekends, and some holidays (particularly 4th of July)
  • – Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, a BIG plus, but not required

Position open immediately. Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, salary preference, and three references to:

Patrick M. Madden, Executive Director
National Archives Foundation
jobs@archivesfoundation.org

References will not be contacted until candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No calls.


Retail Manager (full-time)

Qualified candidates must have a strong retail sales background, proven merchandising skills, senior management and leadership abilities with experience recruiting, developing, motivating and retaining talent. The Retail Manager is fully accountable for the success of the store through achieving sales goals, providing a seamless shopping experience, sustaining exceptional visual presentation standards and effective payroll management. 3+ years of retail management experience required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • – Provides day to day leadership and management to achieve strategic and operational objectives that drive the business in partnership with Director of Retail & eCommerce
  • – Visual presentation creating compelling merchandise stories to maximize sales and profitability
  • – Actively conduct and lead daily store walk-throughs with team to ensure the consistency and quality of merchandising and visual execution
  • – Analyze merchandise related reports, proper placement of merchandise, executes price reduction program for slow selling products
  • – Hire exceptional talent and maintain required staffing levels
  • – Provide training, coaching, motivating and staff development
  • – Communicates clear expectations and holds team and self accountable to all policies, procedures and standards of performance and behavior
  • – Development plans and annual performance reviews for associates
  • – Effective scheduling to meet payroll budget, efficiency and productivity goals
  • – Oversee cash handling, register functions and day-end reconciliation
  • – Maintain repairs and maintenance programs of all gift shop equipment
  • – Partners with Director to identify product performance trends, new revenue opportunities and operational excellence.
  • – Ensure availability and proper organization, maintenance and storage of visual elements, tools and equipment

Qualifications:

  • – College Degree preferred
  • – Three years Retail Management experience
  • – Visual merchandising experience of soft and hard goods
  • – Strong leadership and supervisory experience
  • – Time management , organizational skills, conflict management, priority setting
  • – Embrace and lead change
  • – Excellent verbal and written communication
  • – Computer proficiency

How to apply:

Resumes reviewed on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, salary preference, and three references to:

Angela Catigano, Director of Retail and eCommerce
National Archives Foundation
jobs@archivesfoundation.org

References will not be contacted until candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No calls please.


Part-Time Sales Associate

The National Archives Store seeks part-time Sales Associates for our busy Spring and Summer season. Job duties will include assisting visitors in the store, answering questions about our exhibits and the National Archives, processing cash and credit card transactions at the registers, restocking merchandise, and assisting shop management with various projects and evening events.

We are looking for individuals who are able to work 24-30 hours a week. Working weekends and holidays is a requirement. Ideal candidates should have exceptional customer service skills, be familiar with the Washington, DC area and its tourist attractions, and possess an attention to detail.

The National Archives receives more than one million visitors a year to view the foundations of our nation’s history-the original Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights-on permanent display year round. The National Archives Store is located in the National Archives building on Pennsylvania Avenue and is convenient to several Metro stations and multiple bus routes.

How to Apply:

Email resume, cover letter, and past work or academic references to:

Angela Catigano, Director of Retail and eCommerce
National Archives Foundation
jobs@archivesfoundation.org

References will not be contacted until candidate is a finalist. EOE. Only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No calls.


Marketing & Communications Intern

The National Archives Foundation, which supports the National Archives’ museum exhibits, public programs, and educational activities, is seeking a intern to support the Marketing & Communications team in researching, writing, editing, and proofing content for online and printed materials.

The Marketing & Communications Intern must be a strong writer and detail-oriented editor who is able to take ownership of an assignment and work with limited supervision to complete it. The ideal candidate will be versatile enough to contribute to content development in support of the Foundation’s website, social media platforms, email communications, and advertising materials. Some familiarity with graphic design and layout is desirable, as is an eye for selecting appropriate images to illustrate online and printed materials. The Marketing & Communications Intern will also support the team in administrative tasks, maintaining internal multimedia archives, and collecting statistics for the Foundation’s digital communications.

This position will be paid $12.50 per hour, up to 40 hours per week.

Start Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
End Date: May 2018 (Possible renewal through August)

Please submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample to jobs@archivesfoundation.org
No phone calls.