Development and Marketing Manager

Museum of the Moving Image

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The Development and Marketing Manager will assist with the Museum’s overall marketing strategies, efforts, and initiatives, with a focus on digital communications and customer data analysis to sustain existing audiences and reach out to new communities. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter who is comfortable working both independently and in a team. This is a full-time exempt position.

The Development and Marketing Manager reports to the Director of Public Information.


Essential duties

  • Assists with the implementation of marketing efforts and outreach

  • Coordinates the drafting, approvals, and sending of the Museum’s weekly email newsletter, monthly family newsletter, and other email campaigns

  • Manages flow of program and other updates for posting on the Museum’s website

  • Creates and coordinates partnerships with other non-profit organizations and local businesses for mutual promotional exchange and community engagement

  • Social media: creates and manages content for the Museum’s social media presence; researches social media best practices and current trends in the nonprofit arts sector; and creates and implements social media–based advertising campaigns

  • Gathers data from past Museum events and drafts communications for outreach on new events and to grow membership

  • Participates in biweekly program meetings (with programming, development, PR, and visitor services departments) and weekly department meetings (membership, development, PR)

  • Collaborates with Membership Manager to create marketing and outreach strategies to engage current members and grow all facets of the -Museum’s membership programs

  • Working in tandem with the development team to create social media and marketing initiatives to encourage philanthropy within the Museum’s community


Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Master’s Degree, a plus)

  • Minimum two to five years professional marketing experience in the arts or the for-profit world

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, with an ability to adapt to the Museum’s “voice” on social media

  • Ability to work collaboratively, to build partnerships, and to adapt to changing circumstances

  • Proficient knowledge of social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.

  • Proficiency using Word, Excel, Power Point, Acrobat, HTML, Photoshop

  • Proficiency in electronic communications software such as MailChimp and an HTML editor such as Dreamweaver

  • Familiarity with Altru (Blackbaud program) or other donor management database

  • Strong working knowledge of marketing, communications, digital/social media, advertising

  • Knowledge of film, with a strong interest in the arts

  • Availability to attend and cover occasional events as needed

  • Bilingual ability, a plus

How to Apply

To apply please submit the following documents as a single PDF to with “Marketing Manager” as the subject:

  1. A cover letter

  2. A resume

  3. A writing sample (this could be a series of social media posts)

The Museum is unable to confirm the receipt or provide an update regarding the status of individual applications. No faxes or phone calls please.

Museum of the Moving Image is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and to maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Queens. Museum of the Moving Image is an equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Posted on September 18