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Communication Specialist, Full Time
Apply by December 1, 2018
Please send your resume to Linda Maupin at lmaupin@gilmorecarmuseum.org.

Primary purpose:  Promotes the work of the Gilmore Car Museum by building and strengthening lines of communication with the media, target audiences, social media audiences and the general public. Develops creative and high-quality graphic designs used in the communication of information across multiple platforms promoting special events, programs, activities, etc.

Dimensions:  Reports to the Gilmore Car Museum Director of Marketing. This position is required to work independently as well as collaboratively with other departments to communicate important museum information.  Incumbent will use a variety of media including digital media, develop high quality graphic design and print materials, and assist the exhibition team with development and label and sign printing. Must have the ability to interact effectively with Gilmore Car Museum staff, volunteers, industry colleagues and the media.


  • The Gilmore Car Museum displays over 450 vehicles
  • Annual museum membership exceeds 1000
  • Admissions exceed 120,000 annually
  • Total employees range from 20-55
  • Total volunteers exceed 70
  • Operation budget is approximately $2.0 million

Typical Duties:

  • Incumbent is responsible for producing high-quality graphic designs and content for museum communication pieces relating to special events, programs, activities, website, advertising materials, etc.
  • Incumbent is responsible for copywriting and editing of publications, advertising materials, support pieces, etc.
  • Develops graphic materials using Adobe InDesign or other dedicated graphics software programs.
  • Manages social media accounts affiliated with the museum including, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and emerging platforms.
  • Responsible for e-newsletter content development, design, and list management (MailChimp).
  • Incumbent manages website including content and design assistance.
  • Assists the Director of Marketing with execution of the marketing plan.
  • Creates reports and analytics for digital media endeavors including social media, website, and advertising.
  • Assists the Director of Marketing with budget formation, implementation, and review as it relates to marketing and communication endeavors.
  • Ensures quality and brand standards across all communication efforts.

Skill and Experience:

  • One – three years’ experience in a related position or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated abilities, through a portfolio, of past work examples.
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • Must possess the ability to work independently or as a team.
  • Mastery of Adobe InDesign or other dedicated graphic design program.
  • Fluency in Microsoft Office.

Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, public relations, a related field or significant work experience.

Communication Specialist GCM 2018

The Mission of the Gilmore Car Museum is to tell the history of America through the automobile.  We foster experiences which connect people with the history, heritage and the social impact of the automobile through collecting, preserving, and interpreting its story.

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