The newly-created position of Senior Manager, Digital Content for the Hammer Museum is charged with building and collaborating with a dynamic team to expand the Museum’s online presence and extend its reach to diverse audiences in compelling and strategic ways; to envision the future of digital media and technology use for the Museum; and to impact the field of museums at large. The Senior Manager sets policy for, develops, oversees, and manages public-facing, educational, and content-driven technologies, as well as creative multimedia initiatives and content across multiple platforms, which include but are not limited to the Museum’s website, social media, mobile experiences, and digital public interaction/signage. The Senior Manager will also lead the development and production of content in these areas, including image, audio, and video content.
Responsibilities include producing original content to be distributed across digital platforms; collaborating with curatorial and programming staff on adapting exhibition- and program-related content for digital platforms; ensuring delivery of content to all of the Museum’s media; managing digital projects to successful completion; and working closely with technology staff to ensure that technologies and multimedia are optimally deployed to support the Museum’s collection, exhibitions, programs, and related activities.
Requirements: minimum of 5 years’ experience managing digital media, with broad knowledge of websites, social media, mobile experiences, digital public interaction/signage, and other digital content and platforms; minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a museum or other nonprofit arts organization; deep understanding of current and emerging technologies as well as a sophisticated and nuanced view of cultural and technology trends; skill and experience with digital audio/video production and editing, including working knowledge of processes and knowledge of tools such as Final Cut and iMovie; experience with technical and user issues related to database administration and digital asset management (DAM) systems such as NetXposure. Preferred: BA or MA in communications, journalism, information technology, education, art, art history, multimedia, museum studies, film/video, or a related field.
Application: please email resume, cover letter, and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org and include ” Senior Manager, Digital Content ” in the subject line. Selected applicants will be contacted. Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, we are regretfully unable to respond to phone calls and emails regarding the status of applications and the recruiting process. This is a renewable contract position.