Marketing Assistant with The Swedish American Museum

The Chicago Cultural Alliance’s Core Member, The Swedish American Museum is hiring a Marketing Assistant

Part time (3-4 days a week), schedule to be established with Communications Manager and
Executive Director. Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Reports to
the Communications Manager.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Marketing Assistant represents the Museum to its community, creates a positive
experience for members, visitors and volunteers alike, and builds a reputation for excellence
for the Museum.

DUTIES
General
Tell the Museum’s story, comprehend its mission, participate in programs and events, and make connections with the Museum’s community in coordination with Communications Manager. Become familiar with the interests, histories and demographic profiles of the Museum’s community Social Media Maintain and update the Museum’s website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. including events calendars. Assist to create monthly e-newsletters and weekly program e-mails. Develop press releases and/or work with volunteers to develop press releases promoting the Museum and its events Program and Operations Support Collaborate with Museum staff on all communications for programs, events, and the Museum store

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Work experience and some college education or a full bachelor’s degree

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Social media and communications/marketing experience. Strong organizational skills. Superb oral and written communication skills. Computer skills, including MS Office Suite and website software

SUCCESS FACTORS

Ability to work well with others, multitask, and handle a variety of projects gracefully is essential. Customer service orientation and interpersonal skills, treating all others with respect and courtesy. “Get it done” personality – self-motivated, takes initiative, follows
through, shares credit and takes responsibility for actions. Effective problem solver and attention to detail and excellent work products

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please, no phone calls.