Historic Beverly

117 Cabot Street
Beverly, MA 01915

Date Posted:
October 29, 2020

Eastern Massachusetts



Engagement and Events Manager


Historic Beverly is expanding its team! Our organization has increased the number of outdoor and virtual events and expanded our collaborative programming. We’re looking for a creative, hard-working individual who loves history to join us. Note that this position includes some program creation, but is primarily focused on organization, collaboration, and marketing.


· Working with senior staff, develop inclusive community engagement/program strategies and outreach campaigns that support HB mission, vision, and strategic plans

· Measure the success of events and programs and analyze for improvements/changes

· Cultivate and strengthen partnerships and collaborations with diverse individuals and organizations in Beverly

· Coordinate and assist with all events and special programs, off-site outreach appearances, and facility rentals

· Create and disseminate all marketing related to events/programs, including press releases and follow up, social media, website listings, newsletters and events listings (History List, Essex County Creates, etc) as appropriate

The Engagement and Events Manager also serves as museum staff, including all related responsibilities (museum tours, visitor center, shop, etc). All staff are expected to advocate for Historic Beverly, offer the best possible experience to all visitors, be proactive about life safety, collections care, and customer service, and complete requests and projects in a timely fashion. Some evenings and weekends required.

This is a full time position starting at $38,000. Health care allowance, professional development, vacation time, and retirement plan match (after 1 year).


College degree or equivalent experience. Superior oral and written communication skills, demonstrated fluency in a variety of social media, advanced software skills and the ability to learn new programs quickly; knowledge of WordPress a plus. Must love working with the public and in challenging historic spaces.

How To Apply:

Send resume and writing sample to sgoganian@historicbeverly.net, subject line Engagement and Events Manager.

Apply by:
November 02, 2020
$38,000 - $38,000
About this Organization:

Historic Beverly’s mission is to share Beverly’s history with everyone through our collections which encompass 3 houses, 5 centuries and 1000s of stories

We will accomplish this mission by:

1. Collecting and Preserving Beverly’s History:

so we can share it through exhibits, research, educational programs, publications, and tours

2. Inspiring the Community to engage with history:

so we can strengthen our community outreach and develop a comprehensive education program that embraces diversity, highlights cultural heritage, and informs Beverly's future

3. Making History Accessible for all:

so we can improve handicap accessibility and increase public access to our collections and houses using 21st century methods such as our online collection, and social media platforms