Marketing and Public relations Coordinator

Minneapolis, MN

The Walker Art Center is seeking a talented and motivated Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator to assist in all aspects of departmental planning and coordination.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Marketing and Communications, this role is part of the Marketing and PR Department.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Working with staff members across Walker departments to compile program information for press releases and other communications
  • Coordinating press release schedule and workflow
  • Assisting with logistics for press visits and preview tours
  • Maintaining files and databases
  • Processing departmental expenses
  • Responding to inquiries from public-facing inboxes

Position Specifics:

  • Full-time (35 hours), Non-exempt, some evenings and weekends required
  • Salary $36,000-38,000 dependent on experience; robust benefits package; generous 403(b)
  • Walker membership, museum discount, and opportunity to work alongside talented individuals and support remarkable artists, events, and programming.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of related experience, prior experience working within PR preferred.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills; ability to synthesize information and communicate clearly to a wide range of individuals from varied backgrounds.
  • High degree of initiative and attention to detail with ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience conducting research and developing proposals.
  • Solid proven organizational skills including project management and event planning/management.
  • Ability and judgment to maintain confidentiality.