Director of Marketing and Communications




Marketing and Communications



Position Summary:

JANM is seeking a creative and innovative Director of Marketing and Communications who will further the museum’s mission and vision through the creation and implementation of institution-wide marketing, communications, and audience engagement strategies. As a key thought partner to the CEO and leadership team, they will lead the translation of institutional vision into a results-oriented communications program across all platforms, with an emphasis on digital strategies, and for overall visitor development through marketing and communications to build audiences. This accomplished marketing and communications leader will join the organization at an exciting time as JANM recently commemorated 30 years of public programming focused on civil liberties, history, and culture and is on the verge of entering into the public phase of a comprehensive capital with significant traction, with 4 key priorities: campus renovation and new core exhibitions, enhancing JANM’s national presence, building their endowment, and operating support.

The Director will drive planning, development, and implementation of all the museum’s marketing and social media strategies, digital communications, and public relations activities, both internal and external. This leader will oversee department staff as well as the development and implementation of support materials and services in the area of marketing, communications, development, and public relations. This individual coordinates at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the organization. The Director designs and implements strategies and institutional messaging that cultivate relationships with media and stakeholders, raising awareness of JANM and inspiring engagement with our many offerings.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Qualification Requirements

Please use the link above to view the complete position profile and application details on the Koya website.


Requires full vaccination + booster for COVID-19 for working on-site. 


Reports To: President/CEO and/or Chief Operating Officer

Positions Supervised: Communications Production Manager, Communications Writer, Marketing Communications Associate, Digital Marketing Associate, Communiations Assistant, Consultants, and Unit Volunteers and Intern(s)