"He always had a dog with him" One very contented looking man and his dog, working alongside the Gallarus Oratory on the beautiful Dingle Peninsula in Kerry. ca. 1960 National Library of Irelan NLI Ref.: TIL617

Outreach and Engagement Coordinator

Position

Outreach and Engagement Coordinator (full-time)

Location

Boston, MA United States

Application Date

January 01, 1970

Job Link

https://publicmedia.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WGBH_Careers/details/Outreach-and-Engagement-Coordinator_R001945

Job Contact

casey_davis-kaufman@wgbh.orgg

GBH enriches people’s lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW

The Media Library and Archives (MLA) establishes the policies and procedures for the access, acquisition, intellectual control, and preservation of WGBH’s physical media and digital production and administrative assets. The MLA also offers production organization of archival materials from projects start up to shut down, research services, rights clearances, and licenses WGBH stock footage.

GBH and the Library of Congress steward the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), an initiative seeking to preserve and make accessible significant historical content created by public media. To date, the AAPB has digitized and preserved more than 130,000 public television and radio programs and original materials from over 150 stations and producers. The entire collection is available for research on location at GBH and the Library of Congress, and more than 70,000 programs are available anywhere in the US in the Online Reading Room at americanarchive.org.

JOB OVERVIEW

Under the direction of the Associate Director of the GBH Archives / GBH Project Manager for the AAPB, the outreach and engagement coordinator is responsible for developing and conducting engagement opportunities and outreach activities for AAPB users and audience to promote the AAPB and the GBH Archives.  This includes coordinating and engaging AAPB Advisory committees and supporting their outreach efforts and promoting the AAPB and GBH Archives activities in appropriate avenues or markets.

SALARY:  52,000

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate communications with the AAPB’s Scholarly Advisory Committee, Education Advisory Committee and Station Advisory Committee as well as the Executive Advisory Council, including setting up meetings, and focus groups
  • Work with the Project Team to implement recommendations from Advisors
  • Collaborate internally with WGBH marketing and communications staff, events staff, volunteer managers to promote the GBH Archives and AAPB and encourage use of the archives
  • Enhance and implement the AAPB’s social media strategy by creating engaging content on social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Draft and distribute the AAPB newsletter.
  • Market new exhibits, special collections, and other resources to target audiences.
  • Organize and present at webinars, online meetings and conferences.
  • Lead outreach efforts around AAPB’s crowdsourcing platform FIX IT+ and Wikipedia editing.
  • Other tasks as time permits and priority dictates that builds AAPB and GBH Archive audience

SKILL SET

  • Experience working with scholars, educators and/or students
  • Ability to facilitate presentations in person and virtually to diverse audiences
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, Zoom, and Social Media platforms and marketing tools
  • Familiarity with video and photo editing tools and digital media formats
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team and external organizations
  • Proactive and ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong research, analytical and quantitative skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task in a deadline driven environment and meet deadlines

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required. 2+ years’ experience in work setting.

JOB SPECIFICS

Contract position

#LI-AMZ

GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve are diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment, or promotion based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Process Assistance

GBH will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate an accommodation request, contact the Human Resource department by sending an email to human_resources@wgbh.org or by calling 617-300-2000.