Cumberland County Historical Society is working with Pennsylvania Career Link and the Carlisle Chamber of Commerce to fund (3) Intern positions for June and July. We are looking for (2) Retail Interns and (1) Social Media Intern. The job descriptions are below. If interested please email sgladden@historicalsociety.com.

2 vacancies Job Title: Sales Associate

Retail at History on High – The Shop (Museum Gift Shop Interns)

Description: The Cumberland County Historical Society is looking for 2 Sales Associates for 8-week paid internships at our Gift Shop location, History on High, located in Downtown Carlisle, close to the CCHS Museum. Interns will work in a Museum Retail Gift Shop setting, learning all aspects of Gift Shop management and operation.

Duties:

• To assist with the operations of a Museum Shop and Visitor Center.

• Serve customers and visitors, answer questions, perform sales transactions, inventory re-stocking, marking of inventory, and update social media, as needed.

• Assist in areas of shop operations as needed, including merchandising, receiving, stocking, light cleaning, shipping of ecommerce sales and displays.

• Interns will report directly to the Retail Shop Manager

Qualifications:

• Ability to work with staff and volunteers.

• Must be personable with good communication and interpersonal skills

• Good attention to detail: accuracy.

• Computer knowledge, especially of Square Point of Sale.

• Willingness to perform sales transactions.

• Must be able to lift 40 pounds.

Up to 30 Hours per week.

Hourly Rate: $12.50 / hour

* Interns are paid through funds administered by SCPa Works through our local PA CareerLink® youth program and must meet the following requirements:

Critical requirements for LSLIP participants:

• Participants must be between the ages of 16-24

• Participants who are enrolled in post-secondary education, internships should be within their field of study.

• Participants must qualify for WIOA or TANF services (process and enrollment managed by PA CareerLink®)

• Each participant must produce the required documentation for WIOA/TANF evaluation and enrollment. Participants who do not comply with qualification requirements, including the timely sharing of documentation and information, MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN LSLIP PROGRAM.

• Each participant may work up to 30 hours per week for a total of 8 weeks.

• Any employer choosing to extend participant hours past 30 hours per week or 8 weeks total will be required to cover all additional expenses.

1 vacancy Job Title: Social Media Intern

Description: A Social Media Intern, or Social Media Marketing Intern, is responsible for assisting in a range of marketing initiatives, primarily CCHS’ Social Media platforms . Their duties include consistent postings across all Social Media platforms, working with the Executive Director on a Social Media Marketing Strategy, tracking analytics for social media campaigns, creating social media posting schedules and writing captions for social media posts. In addition, this position will assist the Executive Director in creating and updating a Donor / Member / Sponsor database and using that database for Social Media membership and fundraising campaigns.

Social Media Intern Duties and Responsibilities

Social Media Interns support the digital media staff to develop and implement outreach and promotional campaigns to boost brand engagement and increase revenue. The duties and responsibilities of a Social Media Intern include:

• Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns

• Create weekly and monthly editorial calendars to promote company brands on various social media websites

• Create and distribute content such as blogs, infographics, videos and press releases on social media and traditional news outlets

• Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability

• Support marketing team at live and online events

Up to 30 Hours per week.

Hourly Rate: $12.50 / hour

* Interns are paid through funds administered by SCPa Works through our local PA CareerLink® youth program and must meet the following requirements:

Critical requirements for LSLIP participants:

• Participants must be between the ages of 16-24

• Participants who are enrolled in post-secondary education, internships should be within their field of study.

• Participants must qualify for WIOA or TANF services (process and enrollment managed by PA CareerLink®)

• Each participant must produce the required documentation for WIOA/TANF evaluation and enrollment. Participants who do not comply with qualification requirements, including the timely sharing of documentation and information, MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN LSLIP PROGRAM.

• Each participant may work up to 30 hours per week for a total of 8 weeks.

• Any employer choosing to extend participant hours past 30 hours per week or 8 weeks total will be required to cover all additional expenses.