Content Strategist

Full time @Minneapolis Institute of Art in Arts
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota View on Map
  • Post Date : March 8, 2024
  • Salary: $115,000.00 - $120,000.00 / Annually

Job Description

Full-time (37.5 hours per week), exempt

Starting Salary Range: $115,000 – $120,000

Onsite; eligible for relocation assistance

 

The Job

The content strategist works within a collaborative, cross-divisional environment to develop and put into practice strategies for the planning, creation, management, and storage of curatorial content and adult programming as it is produced for and accessed across museum platforms by the public. This position reports to the Deputy Director and Chief Curator and works closely with curators as well as representatives from the Audience Division. The content strategist also supervises the Head of Interactive Media Department and the Digital Print Specialist.

 

In this role, you will….

1. Permanent Collections Content

· With the appropriate curator, coordinate the development, management, and presentation of content associated with Mia’s permanent collection

  • In-gallery didactics (labels, panels, media, reinstallation)
  • Digital platforms (curatorial webpages and collections site)
  • Publications

2. Special Exhibitions Content

· With the appropriate curator, coordinate the development, management, and presentation of content associated with Mia’s permanent collection

  • Exhibition briefs to launch projects
  • In-gallery didactics (labels, panels, media)
  • Digital platforms (exhibition webpages)
  • Publications
  • Adult programs

3. Organize and lead monthly meetings (Content Team) of Curatorial, Audience, Visitor Experience and Advancement to orchestrate planning, scheduling, production, and dissemination of museum content.

4. Supervise Label & Signage Production Specialist

  • Oversee prioritization of projects.
  • Oversee budgets and policy/procedure development and adherence.
  • Oversee the establishment of standards of performance and evaluates performance to aid in attainment of goals.

5. Supervise Head of Interactive Media

  • Oversee prioritization of projects.
  • Oversee budgets and policy/procedure development and adherence.

 

To be successful in this role…

You are highly organized, able to handle multiple priorities and interruptions, and can monitor and track projects to keep team members informed of deadlines. You have excellent written communication skills and a high degree of accuracy.

 

Specific Requirements

Education: MA in Art History/Humanities or equivalent experience

Skills/Experience:

  • 5 years of museum experience with a successful track record as a manager and project leader
  • Proven editorial and storytelling skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in response to institutional goals
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically, and to build positive, professional relationships with all levels of staff, trustees, and the public
  • Ability to think like an educator, understanding what the museum visitor needs to know and how they want to consume it
  • A willingness to embrace change and to intelligently adapt strategies
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and project management software such as Asana.

 

Mia Culture

The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is an audience-centered, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. Mia is Mission Driven, Generous, Agile, Emotionally Aware, and Positive, and endeavors to create a workplace culture where staff are responsible to one another, to our visitors, and to themselves to do the best work possible.

 

To Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply online at https://jobs-artsmia.submittable.com/submit.

 

Posting Deadline

No set expiration date. Job postings typically stay posted until candidates are selected for phone interviews.

Mia is committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive environment. Our strength lies in the diversity among the broad range of people who contribute their time and talents to Mia. We consider inclusion and accessibility a driver of institutional excellence and seek out diversity of participation, thought, and action. It is our aim, therefore, that our employees, trustees, interns, and volunteers reflect and embrace these core values.

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