Director, External Affairs

The Andy Warhol Museum

The Director, External Affairs is responsible for project managing the work of the Communications, Publications and Digital departments of at The Andy Warhol Museum. This position reports to and partners closely with the Museum Director to ensure that the museum maintains its position as a digital content leader and that it is communicating effectively to the public. Encourages and models inter-departmental communication and actively identifies and increases efficiencies with museum workflow on a continual basis with a special emphasis on digital content. Motivates staff, provides and models effective project management skills. This position will function as a problem solver and facilitator for Communications, Publications and Digital departments while also suggesting larger content strategies. Director, External Affairs will have a special responsibility to coordinate with the activities of The Pop District.



Functions as Executive Producer for digital content produced and delivered through the departments reporting to Director, External Affairs.

Project manages special projects as assigned by Director, ensuring integration into all museum departments and effective workflows. This will include but not be limited to coordination with The Pop District.

Supervises and works closely with direct reports to oversee and implement the museum’s communication and media strategy to enhance the museum’s contribution to the regional, national, and international community through print, media, and digital platforms. Manages Digital Engagement, Publication, and Marketing and Communication departments.

Coordinates with Museum Advancement and Community Engagement (ACE) department to ensure that sponsorship deliverables are understood and produced.

May perform other duties and responsibilities as directed.



Bachelor’s degree is required.

8-10 years of progressive work experience in a comparable setting is required, museum or production experience preferred.

Candidate should have managerial, planning, and digital media experience with a demonstrated ability to lead projects in an entrepreneurially-focused organization.


An understanding of mission-driven organizations is required, as is enthusiasm for and knowledge of the content areas represented by The Andy Warhol Museum.

Must demonstrate strong leadership, decision making, interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills; solid presentation, negotiation, problem solving, and meeting management skills.

Working knowledge of museum management principles and practices; supervisory experience, including techniques of planning and delegating work.

Demonstrated experience with budget development, analysis, and management.

Experience in digital production and/or distribution is essential.

Must show a commitment to diversity and inclusion as key strategies toward board-based institutional excellence, representing a range of perspectives, thoughts, and actions.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software is required.

Experience with or capacity to learn digital editing, financial modeling, market research, data analysis and assessment tools is preferred.

How to Apply

Please apply through Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh opportunities site :

Posted on June 17