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Riverside Art Museum (RAM) Communications and Marketing Assistant

  • Position: Communications and Marketing Assistant
  • Department: Communications and Marketing
  • Supervisor:  Communications and Marketing Director
    Salary type: Full-time, non-exempt, aligned with American Alliance of Museum’s Salary Survey Guide  
    Benefits: Health care, two weeks of vacation
  • Schedule: Traditional work week, however, flexibility required due to anticipation of frequent weekend and evening hours
  • Location: onsite in Riverside, CA (however, due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is currently and temporarily a remote assignment)
  • Organization Mission: The Riverside Art Museum (RAM) integrates art into the lives of people in a way that engages, inspires, and builds community by providing high-quality exhibits and art education programs that instill a lifelong love of the arts. The Riverside Art Museum will administer and program the Cheech Marin Center for Chicano Art & Culture of the Riverside Art Museum (The Cheech Center), which is a public-private partnership with Cheech Marin and the City of Riverside. The Cheech Center is slated to open in late 2021 and will be located in the City of Riverside’s former main library, which is one block away from the Riverside Art Museum.
  • To apply: Interested candidates should submit a single PDF attachment that includes both a cover letter and resume to The subject line of your email should be: Communications and Marketing Assistant/Your Name. Thank you in advance for your interest in the Riverside Art Museum. Due to the volume of applicants, only candidates invited to interview will be contacted. Position is open until filled. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2021
  • Desired start date: December 2021

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Provide marketing, communications, public relations, and advertising support
  • Help maintain organizational brand standards across marketing platforms
  • Update and edit museum website
  • Create content for the museum’s social media platforms
  • Help gather content for print newsletter
  • Create and manage email newsletters
  • Assist in analyzing email campaign effectiveness
  • Write and edit press releases, web copy, fact sheets, content, etc., for RAM/The Cheech collateral with Spanish translation
  • Assist with promotion of all museum public events and with day-of event support, as needed
  • Create/design marketing collateral
  • Work with printers to order signage/collateral
  • Maintain inventory of printed collateral items
  • Provide radical hospitality by engaging diligently and proactively with social media followers, including serving customer service needs
  • Monitor social media metrics and analyze performance of published content
  • Experiment with new platforms as opportunities emerge and stay current with social media trends
  • Assist in photography and videography shoots as needed. Help to maintain digital-asset database
  • Other duties, as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3–5 years of experience in the field of marketing, preferably in a museum, cultural organization, performing arts, educational, or other nonprofit setting
  • Strong computer skills; fluent in Microsoft Office, email marketing software, website content management systems, Google Adwords/Analytics, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong design and layout skills
  • Excellent photography skills
  • Experience using social media scheduling, monitoring, and engagement tools. Ability to analyze and report on social media performance metrics
  • Must be fluent in written (both formal and informal) and spoken Spanish
  • Strong organizational, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent grasp of grammar and familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Excellent at multi-tasking; ability to work with deadlines and under pressure
  • Work well independently and with a team
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends, in order to cover events on social media

Desired qualifications

  • Deep understanding of Chicana/o/x art and culture
  • Deep understanding of current issues and opportunities within the museum field
  • Previous art marketing experience or experience working with museums
  • Three or more years of progressive experience in marketing work
  • Communicate authentically to diverse audiences
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and dedication to diversity, inclusion, access, and equity
  • High-level of emotional intelligence and ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, building connections across museum departments, stakeholder groups, and center constituents
  • Have intellectual and artistic curiosity, with a sense of humor

Must have a successful background check.

The Riverside Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

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