Manager of Communications and Marketing

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with experience



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



305 East 47th St
10th Floor
New York
New York
United States


The American Federation of Arts seeks a Manager of Communications and Marketing to work as part of a dynamic team to help bring greater public awareness to a growing number of the AFA’s vibrant and diverse exhibitions. The Manager will oversee the AFA’s website, social media platforms, press relations, and work closely with our museum partners to assist in promoting their presentations of AFA exhibitions.

The Manager of Communications and Marketing is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing marketing and communications strategies in consultation with senior management. This dynamic individual will also write effective press releases and coordinate press statements and maintain and grow press database; oversee social media platforms and develop strategy to increase traffic in those arenas; develop content for and write quarterly e-news; design digital announcements for events and programs; update current and develop new content for website; and work closely with museum partners on photo reproduction rights and marketing materials; He/she will also be responsible for press outreach for AFA’s events and programs.

The qualified applicant will have 5+ years’ experience in marketing/public relations/communications in the nonprofit sector, preferably in an art museum; proficiency in MS Office and experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, InDesign, and Photoshop). Graduate degree in Art History preferred. Must have superb written, interpersonal, and organizational skills along with an ability to take initiative and to think creatively, and a proven ability to work effectively as part of an energetic team as well as cross-departmentally.



Comprehensive benefits package: medical, dental and vision

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and press writing sample to by June 4, 2018.