Marketing/Communications Specialist

Full-time Hourly (non-exempt)

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is looking for a Marketing/Communications Assistant. This candidate must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and must have a strong knowledge of the current and future social media universe, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, etc. Duties include monitoring online conversations and real-time posting. In addition to the social media duties the candidate will prepare analytics reports and work with the Museum Marketing and Development team. Experience in public relations, customer service, online marketing or advertising is a plus.

Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Be an excellent communicator – both written and verbal.

  • Make initial responses to inquiries, complaints, comments and other contacts generated through social media and coordinates escalations of further communications.

  • Create compelling content and experiences that spur conversation and foster brand engagement

  • Represent the Museum’s message to online communities, analysts and the general public at large

  • Be familiar with social media management tools like Twitter Search, as well as Google Analytics and Facebook Insights.

  • Update and maintain media contacts

  • Organize and maintain media and press clippings

  • Contribute ideas and content for Museum weekly e-newsletter

  • Proofread Museum communications

  • Assist with special events and clerical tasks, as needed

Qualifications:

  • Be creative, energetic and enthusiastic

  • Work well under pressure.

  • Be a quick learner and enjoy working in a museum environment  

  • Be detail oriented and a team player

  • Be able to work some nights, holidays and weekends as required

  • Education: BA/BS in marketing/journalism, digital marketing, communications or related field

  • Work: 1-2 years/entry level. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply

Human Resources Manager
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107


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