Assistant Manager, Audience Development and Engagement

Posted by American Alliance of Museums ; Posted on 
Assistant Manager, Audience Development and Engagement


The American Alliance of Museums seeks an Assistant Manager with strong project management and writing skills to support the AAM’s Marketing & Communications & Content teams. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with basic marketing experience to take their skills to the next level by supporting AAM’s new digital strategy.

We are a small but mighty team committed to continuous learning and fostering an inclusive and equitable workplace. We love museums and are excited to cultivate resources and programs that support the professionals who work in museums! AAM operates under a hybrid work schedule that includes remote work and in-person work at our Arlington, VA office approximately 1-2 days per week. Candidates must reside in the DC metro area (DC, MD or VA) and be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination on their first day.

About the position:

As part of the Audience Development & Engagement team, the Assistant Manager manages an editorial calendar; corresponds with content contributors; formats and uploads content to the AAM website; drafts and formats three weekly newsletters; drafts social media copy; and performs data entry.

Starting salary high $50’s annually and the position is eligible for a robust benefits package including: Health, Vision, Dental Insurance with generous employer contributions on cost sharing; Generous vacation, sick and personal leave; 403(b) Retirement Plan with matching employer contribution; Telework/flexible schedules when appropriate; Access to onsite, state-of-the-art gym/showers/bicycle storage; and more.

Skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of related experience, with at least one year of experience drafting marketing materials, email campaigns, and/or social media copy for an organization.
  • Strong organizational, project management, and writing skills required; plus a strong eye for design and imagery/photography.
  • Experience with or ability to learn to use Microsoft and some Adobe Creative Suite applications, WordPress, social media drafting and scheduling tools, and collaboration platforms including Asana, Confluence, Airtable, and Slack.
  • AAM is particularly interested in candidates who are enthusiastic about contributing to a workplace environment that values DEAI and can complement our DEAI work by offering unique perspectives and understanding of issues impacting groups that have been traditionally under-represented in the museum field.

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Job Category: Marketing/Communications
Position Type: -
Salary Range (annual): -
Experience: 2-5 Years
Education Level: -