Job Posting: Caswell House

MARKETING DIRECTOR, DANIEL H. CASWELL HOUSE

JOB SNAPSHOT

Employment Type:  Part-Time (30 hours per week; ½ On-site; ½ Off-site/work from home)

Job Type:  Sales, Marketing

Education:  Some college preferred

Experience:  Minimum 2 years

Manages Others: No

Relocation: No

Industry: Sales/Marketing, Event Venue Marketing

Required Travel:  Minimal; Local

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Daniel H. Caswell House is a turn-of-the-century home located near the Texas State Capitol and the University of Texas.  It is rented to individuals for special events such as weddings, receptions, luncheons and other celebrations as well as to businesses and organizations for corporate meetings, training seminars, day retreats, fundraisers and other events.

Owned and operate as a non-profit by the Austin Junior Forum, a women’s volunteer organization supporting women, children and the elderly, The Caswell House is on the National Register of Historic Places and is both a Texas Historic Landmark and a City of Austin Historic Landmark.

The Marketing Director’s primary function is to market the Caswell House to individuals, businesses and organizations needing event space and to secure rental contracts for those events.  This person must present a professional image in knowledge, appearance, thoroughness and willingness to the public. This job is primarily a sales position; very little administrative work will be performed by the person in this position.  The person in this position will have quarterly reviews and be held accountable to sales quotas.  We offer a base salary plus commission.

The Caswell House is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work place.  Learn more about our organization online at www.CaswellHouse.org.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Required Qualification:

  • Self-starter who takes initiative every day
  • Two or more years of experience in outside sales and marketing
  • Must be personable and have excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills (proficient use of email, Word, Excel)
  • Dependability to work at the Caswell House during designated office hours
  • Flexibility to meet prospective clients at the Caswell House by appointment
  • Availability to travel locally to represent and market the Caswell House
  • Must enjoy working with the wedding & event planning industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, business or related field from an accredited college or university

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter and resume to:  staffer@caswellhouse.org.  We will respond to selected candidates with a form application that must be completed and returned to us.

 

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