Digital Marketing Manager: Penn Museum

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Reference Number 26-31225

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University Museum

University Museum

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Grade 026

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Full Time

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University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world- renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview
Open to all, the Museum is home to remarkable objects and powerful stories that emerge from its extraordinary expeditions across the world. Discover the cultures of Africa, Asia, the Americas, and the Mediterranean, from the very first cities of the Middle East to the kings of ancient Egypt; from prehistoric Mexico to the lives of Native American communities today. Experience the mystery of the ancient past, gain an understanding of our shared humanity, and find your own place in the arc of human history.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Digital Marketing Manager provides strategic and tactical management of several key digital marketing initiatives for the Museum. Duties are varied and include organic and paid social media activity; content management for website (editing copy and images in accordance with brand guidelines and submitting to digital media producer for posting); email marketing; SEO and SEM; image database management (including occasional digital photography); and organizing social media intern and volunteer support. Requires some evening and weekend hours, both onsite and offsite.

BA/BS and 3-5 years related job experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Exceptional writing, editing, and digital marketing skills are required. Must be collaborative, collegial, and possess a strong work ethic. Experience working in a museum or arts setting and a personal interest in art, archaeology, and/or anthropology is strongly preferred.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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