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Museum of Contemporary Art-North Miami
770 N.E. 125th Street
North Miami, FL, United States

Phone: (305) 893-6211
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Director of Communications


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North Miami, FL, United States


Communications-Public Relations, Marketing, Publishing-Editing-Writing

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Full time



Job Description:

The Director of Communications is a key member of the museum’s leadership team and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of MOCA North Miami’s communication and marketing efforts. The Director of Communications has strong writing skills and experience with digital innovation and branding. This position works collaboratively with all departments in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, to manage, develop, and produce content for various outlets.

This position reports to the Executive Director, supervises two staff members, and manages outside contractors and vendors.

Major Areas of Responsibility
  • Develop and implement a strategic, comprehensive communications and marketing plan that will maximize exposure and build audiences for the Museum, its exhibitions, programs, collections, and special events.
  • Collaborates with various teams to support the Museum’s fundraising programs.
  • Develop the style, format, and tone of all museum communications - written, visual, and spoken,
  • and train staff to implement positive marketing culture throughout the entire Museum.
  • Ensures that all print, advertising, and digital communications are attractive, effective, and ready for publication. All material should be well designed and curated to support the growth of the Museum.
  • Manage social media, search trends, brand awareness, and targeted advertising efforts in partnership with contracted social media expert.·
  • Create and oversee audience outreach efforts.
  • Direct media relations efforts and serve as spokesperson and/or media relations liaison during press previews and visits as necessary.
  • Provides clear reports on the impact of outreach campaigns.
  • Develops and manages the annual departmental budget.
  • Participate in Board of Trustees meetings, as requested.
  • Participate in the museum’s long-term strategic plan.

Job Requirements:

  • Superior written and verbal communication skills, as well as professional interpersonal skills.
  • Applied knowledge of communications principles, practices and procedures.
  • Self-directed, collaborative and motivated.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, and in an atmosphere of continual growth and rapid change.
  • Entrepreneurial, creative risk-taker, out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Demonstrated experience creating and managing budgets.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple deadlines.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or related field required.
  • 4-5 years of progressive experience in communications, marketing, and or public relations.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Knowledge of email management tools
  • Ability to create and successfully manage a project budget.
  • Demonstrated project management skills, including the creation and implementation of project outcomes and schedules.
  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish or Haitian Creole.
  • Experience with Altru and/or other databases.
  • Experience working in an arts/cultural setting, preferably in South Florida.

This is a full-time, salaried position, with a Monday-Friday schedule. Occasional early morning, evening, and/or weekend work required for special events and programs. A level 2 background check will be required upon offer of employment.

Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Graphic Designer, Content Manager & Copywriter 
Compensation: Salary starting at $65,000, depending upon experience, including a competitive benefits package.
Applicants: Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to with subject Director of Communications.  No phone calls please.
MOCA maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. The museum hires, trains, promotes, compensates and dismisses employees without regard for race, color, creed, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or political belief that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We are committed to building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourage all qualified professionals to apply.

MOCA North Miami presents contemporary art and its historical influences through exhibitions, educational programs, and collections. Inspired by its surrounding communities, MOCA connects diverse audiences and cultures by providing a welcoming place to encounter new ideas and voices, and nurturing a lifelong love of the arts.

MOCA aspires to be a welcoming center at the heart of North Miami where art and art experiences flow in and out of the building — activating parks, schools, homes, and civic spaces; and connecting local and global conversations about art.

MOCA will tap into the cultural energy of the region to bring new art and perspectives to the public, building on North Miami’s legacy as a cultural destination. Visitors and the community can expect thought-provoking exhibitions that feature underexplored art and artists, and lift up diverse voices and stories.

MOCA will become known and respected locally and nationally for its innovative curatorial approach and research-driven exhibitions that are supported by educational programs for all ages. As a meeting place for cultural expressions and exchanges, MOCA will become a center for cross-cultural understanding and inclusion, connecting diverse communities through the arts.