Applications due August 6, 2014

Reporting to the Public Relations Director, the Public Relations Coordinator will participate in public relations daily activities, including media outreach and social media support for the Museum. S/he will assist in coordinating a number of different PR and social projects, as well as manage some of his/her own projects. Essential functions include: distributing daily news placements; organizing and maintaining central and clip filing system (digital and hard copy); compiling comprehensive clip books and monthly trustee reports/boards; compiling and distributing press materials to journalists; maintaining inventory of press materials, photography and media library; maintaining, updating and creating media lists; scanning newspapers and magazines daily for articles on MFA activities, general art information and accuracy of Museum listings; writing and overseeing the distribution of exhibition, education and Open House/community event calendar listings; assisting in the coordination of exhibition press previews, events and photo shoots; interacting and escorting journalists, television crews and photographers within the Museum; creating, executing, tracking and analysis of content and campaigns across all social media channels; assist in social content creation and coordinate editorial calendar; assisting in the invoice and billing system; updating and maintaining PR’s presence on; managing interns; overseeing the production of collateral materials (invitations, press kits, etc.); writing select press materials; conducting outreach to local and regional media outlets on select MFA programs.

35 hours/week; Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm

The candidate must be a self-starter, professional, extremely organized and detail-oriented. A positive attitude along with strong verbal and written communication skills and digital knowledge are essential. Previous public relations experience (e.g. internship) and experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and Vocus preferred. 

How To Apply:
For consideration, please submit your cover letter and résumé to: You may also submit your materials via postal mail to: Human Resources Department, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.

Apply by:
August 05, 2014