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3001 Central StreetEvanston, IL 60201
Mitchell Museum


The Marketing Volunteer is responsible for assisting staff with marketing projects, outreach, writing promotional materials, and uploading information to social media and community websites. The volunteer will also have the opportunity to see all aspects of museum operations and rotate to other functions such as admissions and museum shop sales and evaluation data entry.

Possible Assignments (based on scheduling and hours):

  • Writing weekly Facebook posts and post schedule
  • Assisting with Constant Contact projects such as:
    • Drafting monthly & special event e-blasts for review
    • Updating Constant Contact mailing lists
    • Correcting bounced email addresses
  • Create promotional flyers & other materials using museum brand
  • Write newsletter articles
  • Updating media contact list and drafting press releases
  • Assist with distribution of museum marketing materials
  • Assist staff with appropriate internet research projects, may include:
    • Distribution and event information onto community websites
    • Identifying web listings of museum & alerting staff to changes necessary
    • Identifying museum’s website pages to update and update with Adobe Contribute

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Publisher)
  • Competent with social media platforms, website publishing, and e-mail marketing
  • Excellent communication, writing and editing skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and perform all duties with accuracy and efficiency
  • Punctual and reliable in working scheduled volunteer shifts
  • Demonstrate respect for American Indian culture
  • Knowledge of Native American history preferred but not required
  • Willingness to help where needed with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work independently and as a team


  • Internet Research
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Administrative Support
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • At least 8 hours a week
  • Need to be able to work Thursday evenings or Sundays

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