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Coordinator, Communications, Social Media & Marketing - USC Fisher Museum

USC Fisher Museum Los Angeles, California

TO BE CONSIDERED, PLEASE PROVIDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING IN YOUR APPLICATION:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV

IN ADDITION, THIS POSITION WILL HAVE SOME NIGHTS AND WEEKEND HOURS, BASED ON MUSEUM NEEDS.

Reason Why This Position Exists:

Under the Director and Associate Director, to fully manage all aspects of marketing, communications, social media and public relations initiatives.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for the design, input, maintenance and content management of the website, including video and/or audio content. Maintain USC Fisher's Facebook and Instagram presence
  • Responsible for advance research on each exhibition, including permanent collection shows that enables advance marketing efforts.
  • Working with the Curator and/or Director, responsible for the writing and mechanics of developing and producing exhibition press releases.
  • Responsible for the hands-on development and production of all graphics for digital and traditional promotional materials, banners, hard copy invitations, evites, and/or brochures, and scholarly exhibition catalogues.  Also develops and produces all flyers and promotional materials working closely with the Education and Program Coordinator
  • Maintaining and coordinating an active membership on those USC and community committees pertaining to communication and audience building outreach.
  • With relation to all of the above, it is critical that the Communications Coordinator provides confirmation of completed tasks to the Director and Associate Director, following their final approval of the work.

Office Management and Human Relations:

  • Responsible for the neat maintenance of work area and equipment in your area.
  • Responsible for inventory and ordering of needed supplies and materials as approved by Payment Specialist and/or Associate Director.
  • As needed, must be responsible for day-to-day operations of the museum, including covering of reception desk.
  • Supervising the screening and prioritization of telephones, routing of calls, and/or provides information in accordance with museum and/or special accommodations as needed for visits with disabilities for the Director and Associate Director.

Responsible for being familiar with current codes of ethics and cognizant of laws affecting professional museum practices and stands as set forth by the American Alliance of Museums and the University of Southern California.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education

  • A Master’s Degree in Art Management and Public Relations or related fields of study

Experience

  • Experience working in a museum environment
  • Native fluency of at least one foreign language
  • Knowledge and working use of the Internet, website maintenance, social media and program listing on the Internet and basic computer software.
  • Ability to work with a range of audiences from children to students and adults.
  • Ability to be a self-starter with little supervision with strong writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to edit and proofread promotional materials.
  • Desire to produce within a tightly knit team and environment is critical.
  • Ability to manage database and software.
  • Has excellent skills working with the Adobe Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) 
  • Must have a driver’s license and access to a vehicle.


REQ20069754 Posted Date: 01/11/2019

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