Digital Marketing Fellow

Fellowship Opportunity

Classification: Full-time, term-limited (forty hours per week for eighteen months)

Location: Otis House, Boston, Mass.

Description: Are you passionate about creating engaging digital and social content and looking to get experience in the museum field? Apply to this eighteen-month, full-time Digital Marketing Fellowship with Historic New England. The Fellow will execute digital and social media marketing campaigns that support our visibility and audience engagement goals. Help connect our extraordinary collection of historic houses, landscapes, photographs, domestic objects, and stories to new audiences.

Develop a calendar of posts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram that raise visibility for Historic New England among arts and culture audiences and drive visitation to historic sites. Monitor engagement with key Historic New England social media channels, connect with influencers, and interact with followers. Help develop messaging for digital advertising campaigns. Gather or produce digital assets (photography, video, audio) to support all key public-facing Historic New England programs, including events, exhibitions, and Everyone’s History projects. Update web content on HistoricNewEngland.org, staff photo shoots, and monitor the online presence of Historic New England properties on sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor.

Qualifications: Requires a bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, journalism, public relations, advertising, or related field, and an internship or at least one year of experience in a marketing communications role, preferably at an arts and cultural institution. Exceptional writing, editing, fact-checking, and proofreading skills. Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign. Experience with WordPress content management system. Familiarity with Constant Contact or similar e-marketing platform.

Other Preferred Qualifications: Experience editing audio and video content. Experience working with professional photographers. Up-to-date and continuously evolving knowledge of trends in museum and cultural tourism marketing. Valid driver’s license and ability to travel to Historic New England sites as needed.

Date Available: September 4, 2018

Applications: Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].