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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is looking for an innovative and passionate individual to join our team and inspire citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity.

Reporting to the Digital Editor in the Museum Experience and Digital Media Division of the Levine Institute for Holocaust Education, the Social Media Producer is responsible for telling the stories of the Holocaust and contemporary genocide in ways that challenge and inspire. The incumbent must be able to think big yet also be diligent about the small, be a master of social media, and know their way around a Content Management System.

This is a full-time donated position (non-Federal) paid with the Museum’s private funds. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

Guide and Evolve Our Online Presence

  • Work with the digital team and staff throughout the Museum to create and repackage content, for social media, that is intriguing, compelling, and provocative.
  • Assist with routine website maintenance.
  • Write, edit, rewrite, and review copy for social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, as well as selecting visual assets.
  • Educate staff from across the Museum on how to create and repackage content that sings and connects on social platforms.

Reach Our Audiences and Discover New Ones

  • Use Google Analytics, Spredfast, Simply Measured, and other tools to measure the impact of our content and refine our approach and impact online.
  • Follow conversations and trends online and on social media to identify opportunities where we have a voice to add.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3–5 years’ experience producing content in a social environment, preferably for a media organization
  • Proven skill at creating content for the web, especially social media, including writing copy, curating media, and creating online experiences with impact.
  • Knowledge of SEO and web and social media best practices
  • Familiarity with HTML and CSS
  • Creativity, curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Sound judgment that favors the active over the passive, accuracy over imprecision, and substance over fluff

How to Apply

Interested applicants must send their resume, cover letter, and a link to their content portfolio to careers@ushmm.org. Please include both your resume and cover letter in a single PDF or Word document titled “First Name Last Name”.

Salary history may be required during the interview process. For more information about the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, please visit www.ushmm.org. The US Holocaust Memorial Museum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This position is open to all qualified individuals.  If you are not a US citizen, you must possess sufficient legal documentation and permission to work in the United States (and provide if requested).

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