BECOME PART OF OUR GROWING TEAM.
If you're looking for an inspiring job, you've come to the right place. We seek individuals who want to explore, innovate and contribute in a wide range of ways to the growth of one of the nation's top museums. Join our fun, art-loving team, fuel your own creativity and help connect the community to our world-class collection.
Qualified candidates should email their resume, cover letter and salary requirements, to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex Street, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Director of Communications and Content StrategyOpen or Close
The Peabody Essex Museum, one of the largest and most dynamic art museums in the nation, is seeking a creative, highly talented Director of Communications and Content Strategy to join our team. Under the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the museum's communication program and external content strategy. Responsibilities for this position include:
• Support the museum's institutional goals by providing strategic direction on leveraging current content and creating new content to elevate the PEM brand nationally and internationally
• Lead the existing public relations program and team, continue to build media contacts locally, regionally and nationally, with a new focus on building relationships with national and international audiences, cultural "tastemakers," online influencers and artistic innovators
• Optimize all communications and content for mobile, local, and international audiences.
• Working with the CMO and the marketing communications team, continue to help refine the appropriate PEM brand voice online and offline
• Support short, medium, and long-term Development/Advancement goals. Oversee communications strategy for museum's Advancement campaign.
This position has two direct reports.
A BA/BS in liberal arts, communications, art history, journalism or other areas requiring significant development of verbal and oral skills is required. Graduate degree in fine arts, museum studies or communications highly desirable. A strategic thinker with the ability to connect content and PR programs with marketing and institutional objectives. Can work with ease in multiple subject areas; produce communication materials for diverse media. Knowledge of crisis communication practices. Experience with leveraging institutional goals through social media platforms. Knowledge of how media entities operate and function, including recent and emerging trends. A minimum of six years experience in the field of public, relations/communications with at least three of those years in a management role.
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: email@example.com, or mail to Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970, Attn: Human Resources. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.
Security GuardsOpen or Close
We are seeking candidates for Security Guard openings. Our professional security staff is responsible for safeguarding and providing assistance to museum visitors and staff within and around the museum complex. In addition, security staff is responsible for enforcing all museum security policies and procedures in order to protect PEM's notable collections, exhibits, and property. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, enjoy working with the public and uphold a professional attitude at all times. Training and uniforms are provided.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in criminal justice or be enrolled in criminal justice program. Prior security experience or military service strongly preferred. Experience in a museum, cultural institution or non-profit organization a plus. Must have a valid Massachusetts driver's license, be available to work at off-site Museum properties and be available to work weekend and holiday shifts.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes with a cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by mail to Human Resources, Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, Salem, MA 01970-3783. PEM is committed to diversity among its employees and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.