Communications Assistant

Kingwood Center Gardens

Communications Assistant

Kingwood Center Gardens


Position: Communications Assistant - Department: Development and Marketing


About Kingwood Center Gardens: Built in 1926, Kingwood Center is the 47 acre historic estate of

Charley Kelly King in Mansfield, Ohio. Following Mr. King’s death in 1952, the estate was opened as a

public garden in 1953. Kingwood Center is a cultural and educational center with a mission to create

exemplary gardens for enjoyment, education, and inspiration.


Reports to: Director of Development and Marketing

Part-Time / Year Round




  • Support the maintenance of an accurate, efficient and current database in Altru
  • Assist in the preparation and handling of Kingwood correspondence related to memberships, sponsorships and fundraising initiatives (renewals, acknowledgements, bulk mail projects, etc.)
  • Customer service: online and phone support
  • Ongoing Altru education and mastery in order to properly handle customer records, sales transactions, data interpretation and reporting
  • Additional duties as assigned



  • Provide administrative support for marketing and communication needs across various departments and programs
  • Assist with maintaining website, social media, and marketing efforts according to branding and content guidelines
  • Assist with acknowledgement of sponsors across all media avenues along with sponsor benefit deliverables
  • Gather and collate photo/media collection for promotion and general use on an ongoing basis
  • Assist with brochures, flyers, event promotion and other publications
  • Regularly audit internal and external Kingwood public information for accuracy
  • Event support as needed
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • As the Development and Marketing Department grows, this position has the potential to increase
  • responsibilities with fund raising initiatives and marketing projects



  • Creative and self-motivated with the ability to work independently
  • Customer-oriented approach
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs; basic photo editing skills preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with the public
  • Experience in marketing or communications preferred
  • BS / BA or associate degree in a related field is preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends


Please submit a cover letter and resume to

Mailing address: 50 N. Trimble Rd. • Mansfield, Ohio 44906 •


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