ABOUT THE POSITION:
Assist in the development and execution of the museum’s earned media strategy, including driving press coverage, writing and editing press releases and media advisories, overseeing filmings and photo shoots, developing relationships with relevant members of the press and managing media inquiries, collaborating with colleagues across the museum, and serving as the departmental administrator.
Press management: Lead press strategy for select exhibitions. Write, edit, and proofread museum press materials, including but not limited to press releases, pitch letters, media advisories, and fact sheets. Fulfill media requests for information, images, access to exhibitions, interviews, and general museum activities.
Filmings and Image Requests: Evaluate filming and photo shoot requests, and coordinate execution with internal departments, including security, physical plant, and other relevant museum departments. Supervise film crews and photo shoots, often before or after museum hours. Create and maintain online press rooms and image banks.
Media tracking and administration: Managing media monitoring system to identify ongoing press coverage of museum exhibitions, leadership, and key strategic issues. Capture, share, and archive digital files of all press coverage of the museum. Compile and write exhibition and museum media highlights for a diverse range of internal stakeholders. Manage initiation, renewal, and account processes for all public affairs subscriptions to print and digital press outlets. Send media invitations, access coordination, and participation in museum activities including but not limited to public affairs, membership, development, and special external events.