Director of Marketing
The Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, founded in 1957, is one of the premier cultural institutions in upstate New York and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). The Museum’s 65,000 square feet of exhibitions are dedicated to telling the story of one of America’s most unique regions, its residents, and many visitors. The year-round staff includes 35 full and part time employees with an additional 50 employees added to the staff during the May – October season. The operating budget is approximately $5M. Under the leadership of a new Executive Director, the Museum is embarking on an exciting period of growth and change. Detailed information about the Museum and its programs is available at www.adkmuseum.org.
The Museum is currently seeking an entrepreneurial marketing professional to develop, manage, and implement marketing strategies that will result in audience growth, increased visibility, and sustained philanthropic giving. The incumbent will be responsible for developing marketing strategies utilizing a combination of traditional and new media marketing techniques to promote the museum’s exhibitions, programs and events. In 2017, 19,000 square feet of dynamic new exhibitions designed by a world class team of consultants will be introduced in celebration of the Museum’s 60th anniversary. The Director of Marketing will be responsible for refreshing the institutional brand, overseeing the redesign of the website, and other initiatives to help introduce the new visitor experiences to the public. The Director of Marketing will report to the Executive Director and supervise two FT employees. S/he will be a member of the senior management team. The salary is competitive and benefits are excellent.
Candidates must have 5-10 years experience as a marketing professional (preferably with a museum, cultural organization, or other not-for-profit organization), and a Bachelors degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising or Public Relations. Experience developing and implementing marketing and communications plans required. Must have demonstrated knowledge and experience working with websites to reach audiences and the ability to work effectively with various forms of media. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills and strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) are required. Send cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to:
Attn: Colleen Sage, Human Resources Mgr.
PO Box 99, Blue Mt. Lake, NY 12812
- Blue Mountain Lake, New York, 12812, United States
- February 1, 2016
- Director of Marketing
- Adirondack Museum
- Public Relations/Marketing