The RISD Museum is pleased to announce an opening for a Marketing Associate.
Under supervision of the Deputy Director of External Affairs, the Museum Marketing Associate provides operational and administrative support for, and assists in, the planning, coordination and implementing of a variety of marketing and public relations related logistics, activities and projects. Generates reports and queries; prepares charts and graphs to highlight trends; and helps analyze data. Develops, recommends, and implements a comprehensive social media and email marketing campaigns; coordinates and manages the Museum's relationship with local and tourist organizations; and maintains site pages and/or records relating to departmental activities and expenses, files, and press clippings.
As one of the three largest university art museums in the United States, the RISD Museum is a place for investigation, transformation and creative process. For artists, students, educators, and the greater community we make visual experience richer and deeper. We encourage inquiry. We foster connections between the visual arts and other forms from the literary to the scientific. We help build the skills needed in a fast-changing global society – how to look closely, think creatively, and embrace diversity.
Job Qualifications Required:
Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years marketing communications experience, preferably in the creative arts industry. Demonstrated experience with social media platforms, campaign development and database/systems.
Ability to perform multiple tasks quickly, work independently, with moderate supervision. Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to represent the Museum in a professional manner. Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) Filemaker, or other database management, Photoshop are necessary.
Familiarity with website content management is encouraged. Ability to stay abreast of best marketing practices within museum industry and to manage and coordinate large scale communications internally and externally. Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.
Employment Type: Full-Time
Department: Museum Advertising/Information
Internal Number: 2072
About Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), founded in 1877, is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, Rhode Island. Enrolling about 2000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students from across the United States and 55 other countries, RISD offers 16 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate majors, and is ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top art and design schools in the United States. RISD’s rigorous education encourages creative experimentation and intellectual risk-taking, challenging students to question their approach to art making through critical thinking. There are over 90,000 works of art in the RISD Museum, which houses a collection of fine and decorative art objects. The first public galleries opened in 1893. The RISD Library is one of the oldest independent art college libraries in the country with more than 150,000 volumes and 380 periodical subscriptions which offer unusual depth and richness in the areas of architecture, art, design, and photography. The RISD campus is contiguous with the campus of Brown University and the two institutions share social, academic, and community resources.RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundament...al to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.