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Education & Exhibition Spec Lead

Marketing and Events Manager

Recruitment #22-001403-0001


The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning, is seeking to hire a full time Marketing and Events Manager for Jefferson Patterson and Museum (JPPM). Located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, JPPM is home to over 65 archaeological sites, more than 30 historic buildings and structures, and the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory. JPPM supports the preservation of Maryland's cultural resources and connects people to the past through the preservation and interpretation of our onsite historical and archaeological resources.  




10515 Mackall Road, St. Leonard MD 20685

Main Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for JPPM’s marketing, advertising, social media, and outreach strategies and coordinates JPPM-organized special events. This includes marketing and promoting all JPPM-organized activities; developing JPPM-wide and programmatic advertising; planning, coordinating, implementing, and scheduling events; managing JPPM’s website; overseeing the management of social media pages; developing and maintaining community relationships and partnerships; and interacting with the public to promote JPPM. The Marketing and Events Manager works to raise awareness of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in the region and to support and promote JPPM’s mission and programming.


Manages JPPM’s marketing and promotion efforts.  Develops an annual marketing plan.

Develops a JPPM brand identity and implements a general park branding strategy.  Creates all JPPM marketing materials including brochures, posters, mailers, flyers, billboards, digital media, etc.

Develops JPPM’s advertising strategy and conducts all advertising efforts.

Leads the collaborative planning and execution of JPPM-organized special events and leads the evaluation of events after the fact for their impact on JPPM property, staff, mission, and budget.  Determines staff and volunteer roles for each event.

For JPPM special events, negotiates entertainment contracts, coordinates with event partners, manages vendor relationships, coordinates event promotions, secures sponsorships, and oversees on-site logistics, including staffing of events and scheduling security and EMTs.  Ensures that events are conducted responsibly and safely.

Manages park wide and event specific marketing budgets, and manages overall event budgets.

Develops JPPM’s social media and outreach strategy in conjunction with Outreach Coordinator.

Edits and maintains the JPPM website and online public calendar of events.

Actively seeks to develop community partnerships and build relationships with local organizations.  Conducts offsite outreach activities to promote and support park activities.

Assists the Executive Director in fundraising efforts and the identification of grants, sponsorship, and revenue generation opportunities that are compatible with JPPM’s mission.

Directly supervises JPPM’s Outreach Coordinator.



Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university



Two years of experience in administrative or professional work.


Bachelor’s degree or certification from an accredited four-year college or university in Marketing, Public Relations, Graphic Design, or a related field. 

Experience in planning and executing large events.

Experience in marketing and promoting events and programs on diverse topics.


Experience or training with social media apps and software for graphic design, web design, and / or video editing.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Successful candidates will be placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service needs to be provided before hire. 

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date. 

The on-line application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If you are not able to apply online, you may submit a paper application and supplemental questionnaire (by the closing date) to:

Department of Budget and Management

Recruitment and Examination Division

301 W. Preston St., Suite 608

Baltimore, MD  21201

Attn:  For inquiries regarding this recruitment, please call 410 767-7950

Resumes will NOT be accepted in lieu of completing the on-line or paper application.  As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling 410-767-3623.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply. 

Bilingual applicants are also encouraged to apply.

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