Communications Manager, Social Media & Publications

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Commensurate with experience.

Published

06/13/2018

Application Deadline

07/02/2018

Address

488 Madison Avenue
19th Floor
New York
New York
10022
United States

Description

The Communications Manager is responsible for creating and managing MAS’s digital and print communications programs. This includes managing our social media presence, e-newsletters, and printed collateral of the organization. S/he is responsible for overall strategy and continual assessment of the effectiveness of all digital outreach strategies and initiatives. The position includes opportunity to learn about media outreach, fundraising strategy, and event management depending on candidate interest. 


Job Description: Communications Manager

 

Summary of the Position

The Communications Manager is responsible for creating and managing MAS’s digital and print communications programs. This includes managing our social media presence, e-newsletters, and printed collateral of the organization. S/he is responsible for overall strategy and continual assessment of the effectiveness of all digital outreach strategies and initiatives. The position includes opportunity to learn about media outreach, fundraising strategy, and event management depending on candidate interest.


Reports to: Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs

 

Duties and Tasks:

Web Communications and Social Media 65%

Lead MAS’s presence and participation on social media, with an emphasis on audience engagement and growth

Devise and execute targeted online communications campaigns for MAS initiatives and development/fundraising

Regularly update and maintain website content on the newly re-launched mas.org

Produce monthly e-newsletter and online news content

Help manage contacts database in partnership with development team

Manage external vendor relationships related to digital communications


Branded Materials 30%

Manage production of all electronic and print outreach materials (including annual reports, membership collateral, branding & logos, membership cards, and event materials)

Oversee MAS photography and video assets, and coordinate vendors as needed for special events


Event Production Support 5%

Design and execute on-site social media presence

Design marketing campaigns to drive attendance at MAS events

Manage photography on-site

Assist with graphic design needs and manage external graphic design vendors


Required Experience:

3-7 years of experience in communications, including at least two years of digital communications experience

Excellent attention to detail

An interest in urbanism and the betterment of New York City

 

Preferred Experience:

Fluency in social media norms, standards, and metrics. Main presence currently includes Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, and Flickr

Familiarity with WordPress

Familiarity with online CRM software

Experience managing a large newsletter database, including segmentation, and CAN-SPAM requirements

Basic design skills, including Photoshop and InDesign

Familiarity with DSLR photography

Familiarity with event production

Experience working with members of the media

Basic GIS: ArcGIS, CartoDB, etc.

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

Managerial

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@mas.org

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in MAS and this position in particular to jobs@mas.org, with the subject line “Communications Manager.” No phone calls please.


For more information about The Municipal Art Society, visit MAS.org. The Municipal Art Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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