Communications Coordinator- The Hunter Museum of American Art

Communications Coordinator

The Hunter Museum of American Art seeks a Communications Coordinator to help raise visibility for the Museum at a regional and national level, develop new audiences, and strengthen existing relationships. This position is primarily responsible for graphic design, WordPress-based website updates, social media marketing, general administrative tasks, and marketing and collateral development for exhibitions, education programs and museum-related events.

Key Responsibilities

· Digital Communications/Technology

Routinely maintain and update Word Press-based museum web site

Work with Director of Marketing to execute museum-wide social media plan; post content, monitor, and craft responses as appropriate

Organize and maintain segmented audience lists for e-blasts and other communications; research new opportunities to reach audiences via digital communications

· Publications/Marketing Collateral

Write, edit, and design e-blasts and signage (including e-signage) to targeted audiences

Create design elements for a variety of museum materials, including brochures, invitations, digital and print advertisements, flyers, posters, banners, and the member magazine

· Exhibition, Program and Event Related Marketing

Maintain and update listings on various community calendars, seeking out new opportunities to increase online visibility for upcoming exhibits and programs

Take photographs at exhibits, openings, and special events for use in museum publicity and publications

Update monthly visitor maps with current and upcoming exhibitions and programs

Assist in creation and maintenance of various press lists, including regional travel and national art press

· General Coordination

Coordinate with other departments to ensure required protocols are followed, and funders, sponsors, and partners are appropriately acknowledged in all communications materials

Fulfill internal and external requests for logos, photo files, language and other brand assets

Handle recurring administrative tasks (purchase orders, advertising calendar and sponsorship matrix)

Work with Visitors Services to coordinate distribution of printed materials for visitors, as well as targeted surveys and other assessment tools

Key Requirements

· Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Graphic Design, Marketing, or related field

· Ability to handle multiple tasks and remain flexible in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

· Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and InDesign

· Experience with web content management systems, particularly Word Press

· Experience with a variety of social media platforms and comfort with changing technology

· Excellent writing, communication, and organizational skills

· 2-3 years professional or volunteer experience in Communications, Graphic Design or Marketing and managing projects is strongly preferred

· Some evening and weekend work required

40 hours/week

All submissions must be received by July 12th, 2019. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and application online at