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Social Media & Website Marketing Specialist
Full Time position

Position Summary:

To implement and manage social media strategy to promote the Gettysburg Foundation to leisure visitors, members, tour operators/directors and groups, meeting planners and journalists.

Essential Functions:

  • Proactively monitors social media channels by serving as an advocate for the Gettysburg Foundation in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate about Gettysburg Foundation and Gettysburg as a travel destination
  • Create engaging, timely and innovative content for social media outlets, website and partner sites to advance promotion, engagement and conversion strategies
  • Identify, retain and grow current social media audiences
  • Identify and target new potential social media audiences to expand Gettysburg Foundation reach
  • Monitor social media trends and utilize emerging outlets and tools to maximize effectiveness of social media outreach
  • Measure effectiveness of web and social media actions and recommend strategy accordingly
  • Develop relationships to foster online advocacy and cross-promotion
  • Works directly with Director of Marketing on using social media outlets to reach journalists
  • Works directly with Marketing Team to generate and manage content on website
  • Updates and manages Gettysburg Foundation listings/pages on other websites
  • Works with Marketing Team to create, send and monitor e-communication to designated niche markets
  • Works with Marketing Team to create, send and monitor e-communication to promote events, programs and services
  • Responsible to research primary historical resources in order to write and create quality and professional content for a variety of web and social media outlets
  • Works to create videos, photographs and images that provide essential marketing messages from strategic plan
  • Provides assistance to Membership Department to implement and manage social media strategy for member recruitment and retention



  • Four year college degree or trade school preferred
  • Three years of experience in Marketing and Social Media
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Proficient in Constant Contact
  • Proficient skills in photography and video capture and editing
  • Basic working knowledge of Photoshop
  • Experience in Social Media sites, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, and Pinterest
  • Proven ability to produce visually consistent and professional social media assets
  • Skilled in Marketing copywriting
  • Evidence of ability to be self-directed, to identify problems and create multiple solutions, and to measure the effectiveness of work efforts.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, evidence of ability to forge and maintain positive working relations


Please submit a cover letter and resume to sgrim@gettysburgfoundation.org EOE.

Seasonal Position
Rupp House History Center Seasonal Associate. 
This position works weekends & holidays (May-October)

Position Summary:

Primary responsibility is to assist with the daily operations and cash management functions of the Rupp House History Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide support to the volunteer staff of the Rupp House History Center
  • Maintain the Point of Sale system, assisting customers with cash and credit card sales
  • Count money in cash drawers at the beginning of shift to ensure that amounts are correct and that there is adequate change.
  • Perform end of day close-out procedures of the Point of Sale system and interactives
  • Greet customers entering the Rupp House History Center
  • Answer guest questions, and provide information on membership, local attractions, Friends of Gettysburg and National Park Service programs
  • Assist in other areas of History Center, such as clean-up, shelf-stocking, or keeping merchandise displayed in an organized manner
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and orderly appearance of Rupp House



  • Must have pleasant and welcoming attitude
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic
  • Knowledge of Gettysburg and visitor offerings
  • Skill in handling and counting cash
  • Skill in appropriate communication with public and volunteers


Please complete application and return to Sheri Grim at the Museum and Visitor Center or sgrim@gettysburgfoundation.org. EOE.


Campaign Manager

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Executive Director of Development, the Campaign Manager will have the lead staff role managing Gettysburg Foundation’s 150th Campaign, overseeing all aspects of campaign implementation for the next three to five years, as well as the Foundation’s major gifts program beyond the Campaign. In addition to supervising the Campaign team, this position will manage a portfolio of major gift prospects.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor the 150th Campaign to assure the campaign remains on schedule and achieves its minimum financial goals;
  • Manage, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of current and identified major gift prospects (this may include foundation, corporate, and planned giving prospects);
  • Supervise major gifts team and other campaign support positions;
  • In collaboration with 150th Campaign team, develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for prospective donors;
  • Provide coordination and support to the 150th Campaign committee and to the Board Development Committee;
  • Assist in the identification and development of recruitment strategies for volunteer leadership positions;
  • Organize and implement plans to engage key leaders or staff members in the identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors;



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus candidate must have: five or more years of progressively responsible major gift and campaign experience with a proven track record of major gift fundraising success;
  • Strong not-for-profit fundraising and administrative background;
  • Outstanding skills in building, cultivating and stewarding relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills along with outstanding social skills, instincts, judgment and integrity;
  • Exhibit high ethical standards of conduct and confidentiality in dealing with various internal and external constituencies;
  • Significant knowledge of the application of software tools including MS Office and Raiser’s Edge essential


Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to sgrim@gettysburgfoundation.org EOE.

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