Director of Marketing and Communications

Since 1923, Monticello has been maintained and kept open to the public by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc., which owns over 2,500 acres of Jefferson's 5,000-acre plantation. As a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation, the Foundation receives no ongoing federal, state, or local funding in support of its dual mission of preservation and education. The Foundation has instituted numerous research and educational programs and major restoration and renovation projects, and Monticello has attracted more than 27 million people. The Thomas Jefferson Foundation's 400 employees remain committed to a twofold mission: preservation and education. Monticello is a National Historic Landmark and the only house in the United States designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation seeks a dynamic marketing and communications professional. The successful candidate will be responsible for cultivating productive relationships with the media, coordinating multi-platform marketing and communication campaigns to promote Monticello tourism, special events, retail and academic programs. Produces branded marketing collateral, photography, video, and edits print and e-newsletters.

Minimum 7+ years’ experience in managing media relations, strategic communications, and marketing. High energy, strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage an array of strategic and tactical marketing projects with multiple partners, both internal and external. Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, or marketing preferred.

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