Join Our Team


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley offers diverse and unique career opportunities ranging from support or professional, seasonal or year-round, and part-time or full-time. While some departments and positions require highly specialized education and experience, others seek individuals with more broad-based or skills-related backgrounds. An equal opportunity employer, the MSV offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits program. Thank you for your interest in employment at the MSV.

The MSV is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence. It is our policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions, genetic information of the employee or family member of the employee, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.


Current Job Openings

DIGITAL MEDIA SPECIALIST

The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Media Specialist. This position will serve as content administrator for all MSV social media platforms with the goal of increasing engagement online and driving visitation onsite, take a leadership role in the coordination of the MSV’s email marketing program, assist with content creation and management of the MSV website, and assist with the operation of the Museum’s CRM platform. The Digital Media Specialist will be part of the MSV Marketing and Communications team, which is responsible for the Museum’s advertising, public relations, digital media, guest services, and Museum Store operations.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 1–3 years of related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, digital media, or related program.
  • In-depth knowledge of various social media applications including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn with ability to tailor message to users of each.
  • An understanding of recent trends in digital media, relationship marketing, and use of analytics to track campaign success.
  • Ability to work with Google Analytics.
  • Experience in, or a willingness to learn, WordPress and a ticketing system built on a CRM platform.
  • Strong communication skills with finely-tuned attention to detail, interpersonal skills, excellent writing skills, the ability to function as a team member, and the ability to think proactively in a creative environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, adhere to aggressive production schedules and budgets, actively participate in creative brainstorms, and display a proactive approach to project management.
  • Proficient photography skills.
  • Experience with Photoshop and video editing a plus.
  • Experience with email software a plus.
  • Flexibility and ability to work occasional evenings and weekends.

The MSV offers an excellent benefits package including health, dental, life, vision, and disability insurance; paid vacation, sick and holidays; retirement plan and more. To apply please send cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to jhendren@theMSV.org.  No phone calls please.


 

Volunteer


We are always on the lookout for dynamic individuals who want to share their knowledge and love of learning with visitors and to be part of the MSV team. We invite you to explore our many volunteer opportunities and to discover the right one for you. Please visit our Volunteer page for more information!


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley requires selected candidates to be subjected to an investigative background report.