The Digital Communications Coordinator will assist in the planning, management, and execution of digital marketing and content development for the Web, social media, and e-mail campaigns, and manage special projects including video and audio production. This position reports to the Digital Content Manager.
- Coordinate all social media platforms for the Museum to engage target audiences and support the implementation of the marketing and communication strategies
- Write and schedule posts. Create social stories, short videos and other features.
- Oversee cross-departmental social media working group
- Track goals and metrics to measure social media success and draft
- monthly reports
- Monitor and engage with social media audience, i.e. read, review, and respond to comments, shares, questions, etc.
- Produce social media posts, photography, and occasional videos at Museum live events and programs
- Manage in-house paid social media ad buying and execution, primarily on Facebook for event promotion and post boosts
- Working with the Marketing team, seek opportunities for digital partnerships with other institutions.
- Responsible for writing in short and long formats for various outlets such as newsletter, emails, website, and social posts. Also provide editorial review internally to ensure consistent messages across departments.
- Maintain an editorial calendar for web, email and social media content.
- Manage digital assets (video, photographs, etc.) for use in digital, print, and other materials as needed, including photography and image editing.
- Assist with live event streaming production as well as strategize and execute its digital promotion and distribution.
- Draft and edit copy and images for monthly Museum events and content emails for GA and member audiences.
- Stay up-to-date on current digital trends and bring new ideas to the Museum’s digital space.
- Assist with maintaining the Museum’s two websites; create new events and pages; format images; propose and develop new content.
- Participate in creative planning and brainstorming meetings. Actively contribute ideas and strategies for expanding awareness and generating online contributions to support the Museum.
- Manage special projects as needed
Bachelor’s degree, with a demonstrated interest in history and the founding era preferred.
Experience/Skills2-3 years relevant professional experience;
Solid written and verbal communication skills with strong storytelling capabilities
Deep familiarity and experience with social platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn) to engage a target audience
Experience with social media tools for business, including those offered by the major platforms and third parties.
Familiarity with paid social media buying and optimization preferred.
Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Photography and/or videography background and editing skills a plus
Knowledge of Drupal Content Management system, HTML and CSS preferred
Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects;
Energetic and enthusiastic personality, good interpersonal skills;
Ability to work independently and as part of integrated team.
The Museum of the American Revolution (www.AmRevMuseun.org) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org