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Social Media Coordinator

POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Social Media Coordinator, National Museum of the Pacific War/ Admiral Nimitz Foundation

REPORTS TO: Marketing Director

STATUS: FT, Salary, Exempt

HOURS: M-F 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; additional hours for job-related functions

 

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation (ANF) and the National Museum of the Pacific War (NMPW) are seeking a forward-thinking, innovative and energetic person to become our new Social Media Coordinator. In this new position, the Social Media Coordinator will assist the Marketing Director in promoting the ANF, NMPW, and their special events and programs. The selected applicant will manage the social media presence of the organizations and will assist in planning and developing of strategies for marketing educational and public programs that will engage and excite both onsite and offsite, including the use of emerging technology and social media.

 

The NMPW is the only museum in the continental United States dedicated to the Pacific Theater of World War Two. Located in scenic Fredericksburg, Texas (the birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz,) the NMPW is a Texas State Historic Site of the Texas Historical Commission, managed by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation. This public-private partnership has fostered unparalleled growth since 2005; the institution is becoming internationally recognized for the quality of exhibitions.

 

The Social Media Coordinator will be an employee of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to):

Create, post and manage content for the museum’s social media channels
Implement and maintain organizational social media marketing plan and editorial calendar
Coordinate and execute paid social media campaigns
Produce valuable and engaging content for our website and blog that attracts and converts our target groups
Develop strategies and tactics to promote the foundation, museum, and programs and drive on-site traffic
Represent the marketing department at off-site promotional and educational events as needed
Deploy successful marketing campaigns and own their implementation from ideation to execution
Measure and report performance of marketing campaigns to gain insight and assess against goals

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 B.S in Marketing, Public Relations or related field preferred  
Minimum two years’ experience in digital marketing and social media
Familiarity with major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.) and related business applications
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite products preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in digital marketing and measurement
Proven experience in identifying target audiences and in creatively devising and leading across channels marketing campaigns that engage, educate and motivate
Strong knowledge and/or interest in Asia-Pacific World War II history a plus
 Ability to work independently and as part of a team
 Detail-oriented
 Has, or is able to get, a Texas Driver’s License within sixty days and to pass a defensive driver’s education course.

 

 

COMPENSATION:

This is a Full Time, salaried position in the range of $33,000 - $36,000 with health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation and holidays. A 401-B retirement savings account is offered. The applicant’s lifestyle muse be flexible enough to work evenings and weekends, which is sometimes necessary.

The Admiral Nimitz Foundation is an equal-opportunity employer.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Director of Marketing/PR Brandon Vinyard at Vinyard@nimitzfoundation.org, or by mail to National Museum of the Pacific War, 340 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624, Attn: Director of Marketing/PR Brandon Vinyard.


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