Also see: Internships/Fellowships

Director of Marketing and Communications

Development Department Assistant


Director of Marketing and Communications

Status: Full time, exempt

Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, plus additional hours as needed for exhibition openings, events, etc.

Supervises: New Media Developer and part-time Assistant to Marketing and Public Relations, in addition to interns and volunteers as needed

Reports to: Director of Development and Institutional Advancement


•           Develop/implement strategic and dynamic marketing plans for all exhibitions/programs/events

•           Write clear briefs to design marketing materials for print/digital advertising and promotions

•           With the New Media Developer, oversee integration of social media marketing into overall marketing plan

•           Conduct marketing research and compile comprehensive related analytics

•           Provide strong leadership in conveying Museum’s identity/mission to its diverse constituency and the general public with a focus on

             audience growth

•           Foster existing relationships with media contacts at the local, regional, national, and international levels

•           Write press releases, organize press conferences and produce media kits

•           Track/maintain all media content placements/contacts

•           Serve as public face of the Museum at museum-related events, both in-house and throughout the community

•           Work with Director of Exhibitions to develop/oversee use of institutional style guide for new visual identity

•           Work with Membership Department to revamp Membership program for the future

•           Negotiate contracts with vendors and distributors for effective marketing campaigns and long-standing partnerships

•           Coordinate with capital campaign team to develop and implement a marketing plan for Museum’s expansion project


•           Proven marketing/communications experience in a museum or cultural institution

•           10+ years of related professional experience

•           Strong interest in the visual arts and museums

•           Experience developing a broad-based marketing effort that is directed at the general public to convey institutional

             change and future direction

•           Deep understanding of traditional and emerging marketing channels/techniques and the online world

•           Familiarity with latest trends, technologies and methodologies in graphic design, web design, production, etc.

•           Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

•           Ability to think creatively and interested in what motivates people

•           Budget-management skills and proficiency

•           Past experience creating compelling collateral materials to expand awareness of an institution’s value to the community and

            the continuing need for financial support

            to sustain an institution’s future

•           Flexibility, vision and drive to move large scale projects forward

•           Results-oriented ROI-driven professional

Apply with resume and cover letter to: marketing@brucemuseum.org.  No phone calls, please.

Development Department Assistant

Status: Full time

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, plus additional hours as needed for events

Support the administrative functions of the Development Department, reporting to the Development Manager.  Enter all donations into database & acknowledge same in a timely manner; prepare letters; maintain filing system; organize mailings; produce weekly reports; assist all department staff; work events, benefits, openings; assist with Annual Report; organize Development Committee meetings and prepare meeting minutes; staff Museum admissions desk as needed. Work weekends and evenings as needed.

High level of computer skills for data entry, mail merge, list management and invitation design.  Software: Altru, Raiser’s Edge experience preferred; Windows, Excel, Social Tables. Excellent attention to detail; organized, with ability to prioritize many tasks. Written and verbal skills. BA required.

Apply with resume and cover letter to: development@brucemuseum.org; fax (203) 869-0963; mail: Development Ad; Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich CT 06830. No phone calls, please.



See INTERNSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS for additional employment opportunities, both paid and unpaid.