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Morris County Historical Society Membership & Marketing Coordinator

13 Dec 2023 10:59 AM | Amy Curry

Morris County Historical Society, a growing 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the history of Morris County, NJ, is seeking a dynamic, goal orientated professional to join our team as our membership & marketing coordinator.

Responsible for all functions related to membership communication, solicitation, and growth as well as communication strategies to the community, the ideal candidate will work well independently and as part of a small, highly functioning team, be outgoing, organized, creative, flexible, and passionate about history and engaging with members and donors in meaningful ways.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • ·       Work to actively build a personal relationship with our membership
  • ·       Manage all aspects of retaining, acquiring/reacquiring, upgrading, cultivating, and stewarding members and donors.
  • ·       Utilizing PastPerfect, maintain all membership & donor records
  • ·       Write and disseminate monthly renewals, lapsed communications, and dropped mailings, while using the automations of PastPerfect to make processes more efficient
  • ·       In collaboration with the Executive Director and Fundraising Committee, implement member and donor cultivation and appreciation events.
  • ·       Plan, manage, and implement all areas of annual campaign solicitation, appeals, and other member-based fund-raising initiatives.
  • ·       Act as the primary MCHS staff contact onsite for all member events


  • ·       Develop, produce, and distribute program and organizational marketing materials, including press releases, social media posts (Facebook, Instagram, X, YouTube), website content, and all other electronic outreach material to the membership and community (track relevant analytics)
  • ·       Manage and build relationships with local & regional media partners
  • ·       Develop and distribute monthly e-newsletters and e-blasts using MailChimp (track relevant analytics)
  • ·       Maintain monthly visitation statistics and collaborate with marketing strategies
  • ·       Assist with special events and programs as needed
  • ·       Other duties as supplemented and assigned


  • ·       Bachelor’s Degree with at least two years experience in a relevant field
  • ·       Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship-building skills
  • ·       A strong sense of fundraising and membership practices and principals-proven experience a plus
  • ·       Outstanding verbal/ written communication skills with experience in communication mediums including: online, direct mail, newsletters, press releases, and advertising
  • ·       Proficiency with social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, X, and YouTube – including analytics tracking where appropriate), WordPress, and Microsoft Office Suite. Experience in PastPerfect and MailChimp a plus.
  • ·       Ability to prioritize appropriately when faced with multiple responsibilities and tasks
  • ·       Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail.
  • ·       Sense of humor

About the Position

This part-time, hourly position is expected to work 16 hours/week with occasional evenings and weekend hours for programs and events as needed. Remote work may be a possibility for marketing-related responsibilities.

Salary: $16-$20/ hour  

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume with contacts of three professional references to Subject line: Membership & Marketing Coordinator.

No phone calls, please.

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