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Content Manager

Chrysler Museum of Art

Norfolk, Virginia 23508
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Full Time
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Advertising/Marketing/Media
  • Publishing/Printing
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Job Details

Overall Job Objective:  As a member of the Museum’s Communications Department, work across departments to develop compelling content and ensure efficient delivery of the Chrysler Museum’s publications and overall mission.


  • Responsible for acquiring, proofing, editing, and developing fresh and engaging content
  • Write articles, outlines, captioning, long-form narratives, blog posts, and other forms of content to build a healthy content library; projects will also be assigned
  • Strategize with internal clients to create content for: exhibitions, advertising, print collateral, articles, blog posts, invitations, press releases, exhibition catalogues, monographs, didactic content, marketing materials, education and development resources, and digital content
  • Acquire respective imagery for each project and ensure proper captioning and crediting
  • Collaborate with department managers, Communication Coordinator, PR liaison, in-house and freelance graphic designers, and photographers to meet project requirements; set editorial priorities and schedules
  • Collaborate with content contributors as an editorial expert to create content that advances communications goals and initiatives; act as a mentor to help our team continuously improve and enhance their writing skills by offering insight, assistance, and explanation for revisions
  • Aid in the development of a content library in order to generate continual engagement with our visitors and members.  
  • Responsible for developing the outline for the Member's Magazine, writing content, and the production of the publication (alongside the Communications Coordinator)
  • Ensure messaging on all advertising and collateral meets brand standards and style guidelines, reflects the Museum's voice and tone, and the Museum’s objectives
  • Proofread labels and exhibition copy; ensure style standards are achieved
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Communications


  • Three writing samples or a portfolio to be submitted with application
  • Minimum four to five years of writing and editing experience, with preferred focus in the arts
  • BA in English or Communications preferred
  • Ability to adopt the style, tone, and voice of the Museum’s various types of content; will develop a deep understanding of the Museum’s mission and industry standards
  • Sound understanding of how to communicate to different audiences; ability to iterate and mold a single idea into a variety of narrative threads
  • Refined attention to detail, organizational skills, and an eye for consistency
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced and high volume production workplace
  • Able to quickly adapt to changing requirements, deadlines, and processes
  • Strong and sophisticated written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in programs like Adobe CS4 and Project Management like Trello preferred
  • Project and Process Management 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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