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The Walters Art Museum seeks Digital Media Associate

Help us bring the stories of the Walters to life.

The Walters Art Museum seeks a dynamic and innovative storyteller to fill the position of Digital Media Associate in the Marketing & Communications Department. We need someone with fresh ideas and great instincts, who works quickly and nimbly and has the ability to create compelling content in a range of formats and across multiple platforms.

The position reports to the Communications Manager and works collaboratively with colleagues in a collaborative, goal-oriented team, as well as interdepartmentally to create and produce high quality, unique, experiential stories, that engage audiences, build support, and increase awareness of the Walters. S/he is the primary creator for digital communication materials including interactive social media posts and the monthly e-newsletter among other digital communications.

Responsibilities for this position:

  • Tell compelling stories about the Walters through social media platforms, including new photography and video concepts. Cultivate a consistent, engaging, and approachable voice.
  • Collaborate with our team to seamlessly integrate digital media into the Walters Art Museum’s strategic vision and mission.
  • Build an online community of art lovers across the Walters’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.), increasing the organization’s reach and strategically engaging our audiences.
  • Create a consistent identity across social media platforms, in alignment with strategic plan and new visual identity
  • Mobilize our supporters by producing email marketing materials that inspire interaction and boost attendance.
  • Monitor the news cycle and use digital media tools to amplify stories that are key to the Walters’s strategic priorities.
  • Monitor online conversations and respond in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Draft original content and adapt existing content from various sources to engage a variety of audiences.
  • Stay up-to-date with digital trends and suggest new platforms when appropriate.
  • Assist in determining quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and use that information to refine communications strategies.
  • Generate reports to inform internal stakeholders about overall digital engagement as well as the effectiveness of specific campaigns.
  • Observe and escort out-of-house video content creators.
  • Attendance at some evening and weekend events is required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including some web support.

Required Skills/Experience/Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or related field
  • A minimum of 3 years of digital media experience, on a full-time or freelance basis
  • Outstanding written and visual storytelling skills
  • Experience/knowledge in storytelling using various tools including video for multiple uses and platforms including social media.
  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to be diplomatic and balance trade-offs among multiple interests
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines, manage multiple projects at once, and respond to changing and new projects and priorities with grace and confidence
  • Eye for good, consistent graphic design
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, flexibility in a dynamic work environment, and appreciation for a fast-moving agile organization
  • Proficiency using graphic design and video editing related software including InDesign, Photoshop, and Final Cut Pro

The Walters offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.

Employer Name:
The Walters Art Museum
Job Title:
Digital Media Associate
Employer Website:
http://www.thewalters.org
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to [email protected]

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