Williams College

100 Spring StreetSuite 201
Williamstown, MA 01267
www.williams.edu
hr@williams.edu

Date Posted:
December 03, 2018

Region:
Western Massachusetts

Category:
Public Relations/Marketing

Type:
Part-Time

Communications Assistant

Description:

Communications Assistant
Williams College Museum of Art
The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) makes dynamic art experiences to incite new thinking about art, museums, and the world—and it does so from within the nation's top-ranked liberal arts college. A vibrant center for the arts at Williams, the Museum embodies the liberal arts' ability to catalyze both creative and critical thinking.
WCMA seeks a part-time Communications Assistant to assist in promoting WCMA and its exhibitions and programs. The Communications Assistant performs a variety of museum-related marketing, graphic design, and digital engagement tasks, and coordinates the timely, effective, and efficient communications to the museum's constituents. This position will assist with ensuring that all communication efforts embody both the goals and nature of a particular initiative, and the overall institutional values and tone.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its staff. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation and religion. Applicants should highlight in their letter relevant experience working with and supporting a broadly diverse employee community.
Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the graphic design team within the college's communication office to design advertisements, basic exhibition labels, and collateral materials
  • Manage digital content production
  • Maintain WCMA's presence on the web and social media, while tracking and evaluating web and social media analytics
  • Disseminate communications to various stakeholders on campus and the wider public
  • Create graphic designs for web and print media and be facile with website software
  • Schedule freelance professionals or photo/video document museum programs and exhibitions
  • Maintain the photography, video, and press clipping archives
  • Develop systems to streamline various administrative support functions (archiving, structuring databases and data collection processes for ease of use)
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Successful candidates will have minimum of an associate degree and at least two years of experience in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to create appropriate and compelling visual and written content for a variety of audiences
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential; organization and attention to detail is critical to design and print copy
  • Demonstrated social media, web, and design skills are necessary
  • Facility with Adobe design programs is essential
  • Knowledge of Wordpress is highly desirable
  • Photography and/or videography experience a plus


This is a part time (20 hrs/wk), year-round, regular appointment.
Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
To apply for this position, please visithttp://staff-careers.williams.edu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-4247 or email athr@williams.edu.
Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts with easy access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
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December 03, 2018
Salary:
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About this Organization:
Williams is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts with access to the culturally rich cities of Albany, Boston, and New York City. The College is committed to building and supporting a diverse population of approximately 2,000 students, and to fostering an inclusive faculty, staff and curriculum. Williams has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its students.