This is a 20-hour per week position (1040 hours per year).  ($12.00/hour x 1040 hours = $12,480)

Duties of the Sales/Operations Director include, but are not limited, to:

  • Direct the activities of the Tourism/Marketing Manager and Maintenance Manager
  • Implement sales activities on behalf of the Konferenz Center, Campground, Haus Barn, Church, and Farm Site by recruiting tours, weddings, receptions, meetings, etc.
  • Open and close the Park and Konferenz Center on a rotating basis in cooperation with the Tourism/Marketing Manager and the Maintenance Manager
  • Provide a written report to the Manning Community Foundation Board of Directors on at least a monthly basis
  • Provide a financial report to the Manning Community Foundation Board of Directors on at least a monthly basis
  • Schedule annual Board planning sessions
  • Maintain and execute annual work plan from Board planning sessions
  • Oversee the maintenance of the website
  • Manage wedding reception dates and schedule receptions at the Konferenz Center
  • Contact businesses to offer the Konferenz Center for weekday meetings
  • Receive and answer any phone calls, emails, regular mail, texts or other requests for information or rental of any Haus Barn-Heritage Park facility
  • Maintain a calendar listing of all events scheduled at the Haus Barn-Heritage Park
  • Work with volunteers to oversee campground operations
  • Prepare and distribute information to donors and potential donors about giving opportunities including general contributions, bricks, memberships, Save the Farm, fundraising campaigns, etc.
  • Make bank deposits and keep records of donations, bricks, memberships and admissions.
  • Send out thank you letters to donors.
  • Coordinate with Tourism/Marketing Manager to recruit and schedule volunteers to staff the gift shop
  • Coordinate with Tourism/Marketing Manager and Maintenance Manager to be available to assist renters who are decorating for events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills: General understanding of the principals of sales and event management is desired. Strong communications skills a must. High school diploma required.  A 4-year degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field is preferred. Excellent computer and customer service skills needed. Ability to work with volunteers, employees and Board members required.

Physical Qualifications: Capable of standing, walking, bending, and lifting up to 25 pounds.

 

 

Tourism/Marketing Manager Job Description

This is a 20-hour per week position (1040 hours per year). ($10.00/hour x 1040 hours = $10,400)

Duties of the Tourism/Marketing Manager include, but are not limited, to:

  • Open and close the Park and Konferenz Center on a rotating basis in cooperation with the Director/Sales Manager and the Maintenance Manager
  • Provide a written report to the Sales/Operations Director for presentation to the Manning Community Foundation Board of Directors on at least a monthly basis.
  • Coordinate school tours
  • Create and maintain all printed marketing materials including brochures, signs, static displays, banners, newsletters, etc.
  • Work with social media consultant to update Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. on a timely basis
  • Coordinate and oversee activities of the Events committee
  • Determine advertising needs and place all advertising as appropriate in newspapers, magazines, etc.
  • Prepare and distribute newsletter 4 times per year
  • Search for displays or events that will enhance visitation to the Park.
  • Catalog artifacts from, and private or public donations to, the farm site
  • Perform grant writing responsibilities in support of MCF priorities
  • Attend legislative events, tourism events, seminars and workshops to keep up with the latest information on tourism and to pass on the latest information on the Park.
  • Coordinate with Director/Sales Manager to recruit and schedule volunteers to staff the gift shop
  • Recruit and train volunteers for the gift shop and as tour guides
  • Assist in the gift shop as needed
  • Create and maintain volunteer work schedule
  • Recruit additional volunteers as appropriate
  • Determine recognition for volunteer and schedule an annual volunteer appreciation event
  • Coordinate with Director/Sales Manager and Maintenance Manager to be available to assist renters who are decorating for events
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Skills: General understanding of the tourism industry is desired. Strong communication skills including writing newsletters and news articles is needed. Knowledge of websites and social media is a plus. A high school diploma is required. A 2-year degree in tourism, marketing or business is desired. Excellent customer service, computer, and grants writing skills needed. Proven ability to recruit, train and work with volunteers.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to sit, stand, walk, bend, and lift up to 25 pounds.

 

 

Maintenance Manager Job Description

This is a 20-hour per week position (1040 hours per year). ($8.50 x 1040 hours = $8,840)

Duties of the Maintenance Manager include, but are not limited, to:

  • Open and close the Park and Konferenz Center on a rotating basis in cooperation with the Director/Sales Manager and the Tourism/Marketing Manager
  • Preform or oversee the routine seasonal maintenance of Heritage Park buildings and facilities including mowing, trimming, watering of flowers, etc.
  • Recruit and coordinate with volunteers who assist with routine maintenance activities
  • Provide a monthly report to the Manning Community Foundation Board of Directors recommending major maintenance requirements
  • Coordinate with renters and volunteers the set up and take down of tables and chairs as needed for events, meetings or receptions
  • Coordinate the maintenance of any tablecloths rented for meetings, receptions or events.
  • Clean bathrooms, hallways and meeting spaces as necessary based on the activity level in the Konferenz Center.
  • Annually winterize buildings and grounds as weather dictates.
  • Coordinate with Director/Sales Manager and Tourism/Marketing Manager to be available to assist renters who are decorating for events
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Skills: General maintenance skills needed. An understanding of carpentry, plumbing, and electrical systems a plus. High school diploma required. Ability to coordinate volunteers and prioritize projects is necessary. Ability to estimate repair or replacement costs desired.

 

Physical Requirements: Capable of sitting, standing, bending, and walking. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Capable of using hand and power tools including hammer, screw driver, paint brush, power saw, drills, etc.