communications manager

position description

Primary Function: The Communications Manager performs a variety of tasks including creating and implementing marketing communications, manage the foundations social media platforms, and assist with updating website content.

key roles and responsibilities
  • Prepares and implements marketing communications via the Foundation’s website, social media, brochures, magazine advertisements, emails, and e-newsletters to encourage new and returning visitation to Jamestown
  • Communicate with media outlets and journalists and create press kits
  • Develop and implement marketing and communications campaigns and strategies and monitor their success
  • Determine strategic communications campaigns that will help further organizational goals
  • Oversee the creation of marketing and communications collateral to ensure that it is consistent with the organization’s brand
  • 3+ years prior experience working in a marketing or communications role
  • Proven success designing and executing marketing and communications strategies and campaigns
  • Up to date on industry trends and able to stay ahead of the curve
  • Familiarity or experience working with HTML and WordPress
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision by assuming the responsibilities required of the position
  • Great multitasker and capable of simultaneously managing multiple projects with different deadlines

Qualifications generally gained through a four-year degree (Bachelor’s degree in Communications preferred).

compensation & schedule

This is a full-time position with benefits. This position may require after-hours work including special events.

to apply

Please submit a cover letter and résumé via email to Katie Kowicki at

No phone calls please.

Preservation Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer.