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Communications Coordinator

Chrysler Museum of Art

Norfolk, Virginia 23508
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Overall Job Objective:  As a member of the Museum’s Communications Department, the Communications Coordinator will work in conjunction with various departments to ensure consistent delivery of the Chrysler Museum’s communication strategies. Projects include: press releases, advertising, magazines, educational materials, calendars, and exhibition collateral. This job function includes traffic control, content development, and administrative duties.


  • Coordinate communications projects from start to finish; track various projects and budgets in our project management tool and communicate updates regularly
  • Manage advertising/editorial calendars to meet obligations and deadlines
  • Receive communications project requests and report them to the Communications team at weekly meetings; assist in organizing project priorities and workflow
  • Coordinate workflow of regularly scheduled print products such as our magazine, monthly mailer, and class schedules and organize printing, postage, and processing
  • Ensure project content, imagery, and graphics meet project goals
  • Coordinate use of graphic artists, photographers, writers, printers and other vendors
  • Work with the Digital Engagement Manager to ensure website updates and event calendars are updated; collaborate with outside web contractor as needed
  • Assist in content development with Content Manage; aid in building content library
  • Support special projects such as audio tours, app, and website development
  • Assist in content updates and conversions with Digital Engagement Manager and Content Manager during website revamp
  • Fulfill requests for delivery of press releases, imagery, copy, and captions
  • Catalogue imagery for collections, exhibitions, PR, and events in Portfolio
  • Create exhibition photo caption sheets with proper credits for publicity use
  • Maintain inventory of stocked visitor guides, rack cards, educational materials, etc.
  • Create all departmental purchase orders and track departmental invoices
  • Attend community and industry events as needed and report highlights
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Communications



  • Three to four years of progressive experience in Communications and minimum two years of experience coordinating print and digital projects
  • BA or BS degree in Marketing or related field preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. General knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Preferred experience working in a project management tool such as Trello.
  • Extreme attention to detail, strong multi-tasking skills, and tight deadlines
  • Working knowledge of a CMS such as WordPress, Drupal, or Umbraco
  • Experience writing and delivering content to different audiences
  • Strong problem-solving skills matched by the ability to take initiative
  • Adobe InCopy, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills preferred
  • HTML and email marketing experience a plus

Every year more than 150,000 visitors enjoy the Chrysler Museum of Art, and our employees make it work. We invite qualified candidates to join us and apply today. The Chrysler Museum accepts applications for advertised job openings only. 

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