Reporting to the Associate Director of Production and Distribution within the WWII Media and Education Center, this position is responsible for overseeing the Museum’s daily online publishing operations for educational and historical content. This position is tasked with creating and maintaining a centralized system for planning digital content development across departments to ensure that Museum staff time and assets are maximized. This includes an editorial calendar across departments for the Museum website and other channels as identified. The position coordinates the production of content to promote the Museum’s educational and historical initiatives and increase visibility with key audiences. This position works closely with the Institute for the Study of War and Democracy, Curatorial Services, and Marketing & Communications to identify, prioritize, and execute digital projects with the goal of increasing website engagement and expanding the Museum’s reach online. The ideal candidate has at least three years of experience in driving content strategy, has the ability to manage long-term projects, has excellent communication skills, and a deep knowledge of technological tools including a variety of content management systems, analytics, and digital collections.
- 3+ years of digital content strategy experience. Must include experience in managing content across digital platforms, including websites, and a track record of success in social media.
- Bachelor’s degree in history, English, communications, TV/Film production, or related field from an accredited four-year university.
- Video editing skills required.
- Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail.
- Demonstrated experience in developing online content across multiple channels with success in driving website traffic.
- Knowledge of content management systems such as Drupal and WordPress as well as managing content on platforms such as YouTube and Vimeo required. Additionally, familiarity with the Adobe Creative Cloud strongly preferred.
- Experience with Google Analytics.
- The ability to quickly solve problems and react to current trends and events. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills are required.
- A keen understanding of user experience and search engine optimization (SEO) and search engine marketing (SEM) is required.
- Basic knowledge of copyright on the internet within a museum setting is required.
Interested candidates can apply at https://www.nationalww2museum.org/employment