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Graphic Design and Social Media Coordinator

Application deadline: June 7, 2024
Start date: June 2024
Classification status: Full-time, non-exempt
Hourly compensation range: $25.48–$27.40/hour
Bonuses, commissions or other compensation: n/a
Work schedule: 40 hours per week
Benefits: Full benefits package including Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Vacation and Sick Time, Paid Holidays, Transit, Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance, Retirement, and other additional benefits
Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications and Digital Media Coordinator and Producer
Direct reports: n/a
Work environment: Hybrid with some onsite required

Position Summary

As an integral part of the Marketing and Communications team, the Graphic Design and Social Media Coordinator helps promote the Museum and its programs by creating and executing graphic design projects and developing dynamic social media content. This multifaceted position will spend around 60% of the time on graphic design projects and 40% on social media content creation and management. This position will work strategically with Museum team members to engage current and prospective audiences. This position will manage grassroots content for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter/X, TikTok, and LinkedIn and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to develop creative social media content for these channels.

Principal Responsibilities

Graphic Design – 60%

  • Create and design visually compelling materials for print and digital platforms including, but not limited to printed collateral, print and digital advertisements, digital graphics for email newsletters and social media, and other in-house projects.
  • Ensures that all designs fit the Museum’s brand design guidelines and standards.
  • Collaborates with internal team members to effectively execute design projects in a timely manner.
  • Assists with onsite marketing projects, as needed.

Social Media – 40%

  • Develops and implements comprehensive social media strategies to increase awareness, engagement, and audience growth on all of the Museum’s social media platforms. Maintains social media calendar and plans for all platforms within the larger communications plan for the Museum.
  • Creates engaging content for the Museum’s social media platforms working with Museum staff, departments, and external stakeholders. Produces multimedia assets for social media channels, including shooting and editing photos and short-form videos on Reels and TikTok.
  • Manages engagement with social media followers.
  • Works with external collaborators on Instagram Artist Takeovers, influencer marketing programs, and cross-collaborative projects.
  • Stays informed about current trends in graphic design and social media initiatives.

Minimum Education, Job Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, digital media, marketing, communications, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other graphic design software.
  • Demonstrated success creating designs and layouts for print and digital platforms.
  • Minimum two to four years of experience working or interning in graphic design for an organization or agency.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Experience creating content for social media including creating graphics, writing copy, and shooting and editing photos and videos.
  • Preferred experience managing social media accounts for a nonprofit organization, business, or other group on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or TikTok and experience using social media management software.
  • Passion for arts and culture is a plus.

Working Conditions

  • Work Environment: Hybrid (roughly 85% remote, 15% onsite). Must be available to come onsite to the Museum on a semi-regular basis to create content. Occasionally attends evening or weekend events.
  • Physical Activities: May occasionally need to sit or stand for long periods of time. May occasionally need to lift and carry video/photo equipment. Uses technology extensively which requires use of hands, certain visual capabilities, and is often done seated for periods of time. Occasionally traverses between locations throughout the Museum.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to hr@clyffordstillmuseum.org. Subject: Graphic Design and Social Media Coordinator

Diversity and Inclusion – The Clyfford Still Museum is committed to building a diverse staff to serve the needs of our visitors. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.

Non-Discrimination Statement – The Clyfford Still Museum bases its employment decisions on job- related qualifications and ability to perform a job, and therefore prohibits (a) making employment decisions or basing terms and conditions of employment, and (b) making contracting, admissions or facility use decisions or basing terms and conditions of contract or facility use on the basis of a person’s: race, creed, color, religion, sex, age 40 and over, height, weight, national origin, ancestry or ethnicity, sexual orientation, transgender status or gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information, or disability, as well as any other basis now or in the future protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. The Museum follows this policy in all terms and conditions of employment including, without limitation, recruitment, hiring, testing, training, certification, opportunities for advancement, promotions, demotions, terminations, performance evaluations, compensation, and leaves. The Museum expressly prohibits retaliation against anyone who brings a complaint of discrimination or who assists the Museum in the investigation of a complaint of discrimination.