WORKING TITLE: Director of Marketing and Communication
POSTING BEGIN/END DATE: 6/13/2018 – 7/13/2018
SALARY: $65,000.00 – $80,000.00
The Director of Marketing and Communications works with the Museum Director to create an effective strategy for communications that conveys the Museum’s broader institutional vision and produces broad-based awareness and engagement for its diverse audiences.
He/she is responsible for setting and guiding the strategy for all communications, including owned, earned, paid, and social media for the Museum. The individual is a member of the senior management team and will serve as the communications partner on a variety of strategic initiatives.
This is an opportunity for a sophisticated, creative communicator to translate sometimes complex ideas into articulate and compelling stories for both general and specialized university audiences.
At least five years’ experience in progressively responsible marketing, media relations, and/or editorial positions are necessary, preferably in a museum, higher education, or other non-profit setting. The ability to generate and/or contribute to ideation creation working with a team is critical. Must have experience supervising regional and national public relations campaigns. Must demonstrate success in managing marketing/communications, brand strategy, and the writing, editing, and production of newsletters, press releases, and marketing materials. Needs to have experience successfully integrating digital media into strategic initiatives. Must have knowledge of and familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style, AP style, and the conventions of print production and web publishing. Experience with MS Office, Adobe Photoshop, and web editing software. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills, and the ability to complete projects on deadline are expected. Good judgment, poise, and creativity under pressure while working in a matrix environment are necessary.
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