National History Day® is looking for an energetic and talented individual to facilitate the National Contest and provide assistance and resources to program administrators at the affiliate and local levels.
Reporting to the Deputy Director, the Contest Manager will be the primary manager of the NHD National Contest and point of contact for participants in the National Contest and for affiliate coordinators in their work with managing their affiliate/state and regional contests. The Contest Manager will work closely with other staff and volunteers throughout the year. Some travel is required for this position.
The ideal candidate is a highly-organized self-starter with superior communication skills who enjoys working with people, is customer-service centered, is passionate about history education, and has experience prioritizing and managing multiple detailed projects with ease and poise. The ideal candidate responds well to a fast-paced environment and possesses superior skills at working both independently and as a member of a team. This individual is skilled and experienced with using software and filing structures as program management tools.