The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. The Public Programs Division, within the Marketing Office, is responsible for the creation, dissemination, and evaluation of high quality programs designed to raise awareness of the Museum’s work, sustain public interest in its activities, and convert this interest into broader based public support for the Museum
The Marketing Office in Washington, D.C. seeks a Director of Public Programs to report to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). The Director of Public Programs works closely with Program Offices, Development and Marketing colleagues to identify programming priorities and appropriate content assets to engage target audiences. In this role, you will lead a small team within a large Marketing Office and coordinate with Museum historians and curators to produce and deliver strong multi-platform programming – combining compelling visual content with powerful storytelling – that supports the Museum’s mission and comprehensive fundraising campaign. This is a full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s donated funds. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead the development and delivery of engaging multiplatform programing including live events, web, mobile, social, television, radio and print
- Capture new audience segments around the world via digital platforms
- Interact and build partnerships with Development, Marketing and Program leaders to achieve a common vision
- Establish and maintain contact with high profile speakers for potential inclusion in the Public Programs calendar
- Work closely with Marketing divisions including Creative, New Audience Engagement/Membership and Communications divisions to develop advertising, marketing strategies, and special promotional campaigns for Public Programs.
- Closely follow industry trends and current events in the new media production, promotion, and delivery; Educate internal and client teams and develop new initiatives based on learnings
- Recommend improvements; Develop budget justifications and seek funding sources for projects
- Manage daily operations of the Public Programs staff
- BA degree or Master’s degree in a programming related field preferred
- 5-8 years of supervisory experience in event, television/video, journalism and/or online production at a Museum, media, entertainment or interactive agency
- Experience in multi-platform content production
- Proven ability to build relationships, solve problems and create consensus to achieve objectives
- Ability to adapt and change in a dynamic environment to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
- Ability to effectively manage projects and deliver results on time and within budget
Interested applicants should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include both your resume and cover letter in a single PDF or Word document titled “First Name Last Name”. This job opportunity will close on April 30, 2015 at 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. Salary history may be required during the interview process. For more information about the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, please visit www.ushmm.org. The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
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