Senior Director of Integrated Content, AAM

 

Bring your demonstrated expertise in information management, content development and content deployment frameworks to work with the American Alliance of Museums in an exciting new position. The Alliance’s new strategic plan calls for a comprehensive program of rich professional resources which will comprise the core of AAM’s individual and museum membership offerings. To that end, AAM seeks a Senior Director of Integrated Content to lead the vision and implementation of this program.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of emerging trends in digital humanities and other content-rich environments and keen entrepreneurial instincts. S/he will work with Alliance leadership and subject matter experts to develop and implement a holistic, enterprise-wide approach to the creation, management and distribution of educational content across channels (website, webcasts, print, face-to-face meetings and social media) in support of the AAM’s mission and strategic goals.

Leading a staff of four, the Senior Director will work closely with the Director of Communications to distribute timely and relevant content that resonates with target audiences. S/he will collaborate with the Development Office in preparing grant and sponsorship proposals and reports, and will serve as the primary liaison to the Alliance’s 22 Professional Networks to leverage their expertise. The Senior Director will also collaborate externally with national, regional and state museum associations and others to aggregate and curate relevant digital content.

Requires 7+ years’ experience in project/information management, and multi-channel content development and deployment; demonstrated expertise in technology infrastructures that support content development and delivery; digital asset management; fluency in web analytics and program evaluation tools. Must be able to think at a high strategic level while also managing details and taking a hands-on approach when needed. B.A., in information technology, library & information science, English, communications or related field required; graduate degree preferred.

The American Alliance of Museums, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is a trusted leader, partner, and advocate for museums and works to build a field that includes dynamic individuals, institutions and communities. With a budget of $10M, the Alliance provides leadership, advocacy and service to its membership and the field at large. For more information, please visit www.aam-us.org. Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: hr@aam-us.org, citing “Content Director” in the subject line. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.

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About Nik Honeysett

Nik Honeysett is CEO of the Balboa Park Online Collaborative, a technology non-profit consultancy that provides support, development, production and strategy for the museums in Balboa Park, San Diego and beyond. Previously, he was Head of Administration for the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, administrating at the Museum’s two campuses in Brentwood and Malibu. Formerly, he lead the Getty's Web Group and before moving to Los Angeles, he was Head of Production at Cogapp, a UK-based consultancy specializing in interactive and online multimedia for the cultural sector in Europe and the USA. He currently sits on the Boards of MCN and the American Alliance of Museums and teaches a course on the culture and management of museum technology through Johns Hopkins’ Museum Studies Masters Program.