The Tenement Museum is seeking a Digital Content Producer who will be responsible for the implementation of the Museum’s digital content strategy. He/she will produce dynamic video multimedia content and manage digital projects, ensuring their alignment with the Museum’s social media and digital strategies, as well as the mission of the Museum.
This position will report to the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer and works closely with departments throughout the organization including Programs, Visitor Services and Development.
For thirty years the Tenement Museum has fulfilled its mission of telling the uniquely American stories of immigrants, migrants, and refugees in the ongoing creation of our nation. In the last five years the museum has successfully completed a capital campaign, doubled its visitorship and budget, and expanded its programming to include post-WW II immigration. The museum has developed an ambitious new five-year plan to expand its reach and impact beyond the city of New York in order to advance its vision of a society that embraces and values the fundamental role of immigration in the evolving American identity.
This Digital Content Producer will contribute to and execute an integrated digital content strategy tied to this vision and led by the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. He/she will help shape the digital presentation of our educational, programmatic, interpretive and thought-leadership content, online and onsite.
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To apply please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 work samples or portfolio, of multimedia work, preferably digital video, at our career center portal.
Founded in 1988, the Tenement Museum elevates the stories of ordinary people to inspire connections to immigration and migration, past and present. The Museum is currently seeking dynamic storytellers from all backgrounds and abilities to join our Part-time Educator community.
Position Description: Part-time Educators lead public tours and school group programs for visitors of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities in 97 and 103 Orchard Street, the Museum’s historic tenement buildings.
Qualifications: Tenement Museum Educators should be enthusiastic and engaging storytellers who are interested in the history of immigration and migration, as well as contemporary issues related to immigration. Successful candidates will be committed to visitor engagement, will be flexible and creative in adjusting their tour to meet the needs of visitors, are interested in working with children and teens, and devoted to the museum’s mission.
Applicants fluent in English and one or more of the following languages are strongly encouraged to apply: Cantonese, Fujianese, Mandarin, and Spanish. Individuals with experience in museum or K-12 education, or with ELL teaching experience are encouraged to apply and will be given preference. Applicants with at least a high school diploma, a GED, or relevant experience are preferred.
This position is permanent part-time work. Candidates must be available to work a set schedule of two weekdays and one weekend day per week, as well as possible evening tours (until 8pm) one day per week. Applicants should also expect to work holiday hours as needed.
Applicants must feel confident ascending/descending multiple flights of stairs daily. As 97 Orchard Street is a historic space with minimal climate control, applicants must be prepared to work in all weather conditions and feel comfortable standing for long periods of time.
The Tenement Museum is devoted to training and development and all new educators are required to attend a mandatory four-day onboarding program. The mandatory orientation days are November 7th & 8th, 14th & 15th. Please ensure that you are available for these days before you submit your resume and cover letter. Starting pay rate for Part-time Educators is $18.00 per hour. Benefits include paid time off commensurate with hours worked, pre-tax transit passes, and matched contributions to the Museum’s pension plan. This position is non-exempt.
Application period will end October 5th.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter through our career portal.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to making all personnel decisions without regard to age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected by law.
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