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|Job Title:||Content Producer, Muslim Women's Art & Voices|
|Organization:||International Museum of Women|
|Description:||Classification: Part-time, Consultant
Dates: August 2012?June 2013
Location: San Francisco
To Apply: Email cover letter, writing sample, media links and resume with the subject line Content Producer and your last name. Include salary requirements. No phone calls please.
The International Museum of Women (IMOW) seeks an energetic, creative and team-oriented media professional to serve as Content Producer for its next major global online exhibition on Muslim Women's Art & Voices. The Content Producer will contribute to the development and implementation of a media-rich online exhibition, including partner and global community engagement, online and offline workshop facilitation, collaborative art making, theme and content development, editorial, multimedia production, public programs and development of a global dialogue toolkit. The Content Producer will report to the IMOW Vice President of Exhibitions and Programs and will support IMOW's global project partners and participants. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience creating popular content with viral potential and will be marketing-savvy.
A critical component of the role will be building audience engagement and high traffic goals into the content strategy. A solid foundation in Muslim culture and faith globally and a familiarity with current issues in women's human rights globally are a must. IMOW is an online museum. Our mission is to inspire creativity, awareness and action on vital global issues for women.
Content Producer Responsibilities:
? Contribute to over-all content development
? and production of a vibrant, highly trafficked online exhibition including the intellectual, conceptual, artistic and thematic framework of the project as well as the multimedia design, web specifications, creation, implementation, quality assurance and promotion.
? Create a framework for developing and
? capturing the artistic contributions of 40-60 lead project participants in multiple countries (US, UK, UAE, Denmark and Philippines).
? Craft an open call and a global outreach
? strategy for user-generated submissions; participate in review of community submitted content.
? Develop a virtual communication structure
? for project participants and foster creation of media rich discussions using social networking tools such as Skype, Facebook, Flickr and others.
? Develop workshop strategy and materials
? for global participants, lead local workshops and provide training and tools to global facilitators.
? Identify and collaborate with external
? subject matter experts, content advisors, partners and global participants. Engage IMOW's internal team, board committees and content committees.
? Develop creative storylines, sub-themes
? and leading questions for online text, images, video, multimedia, and interactive content aimed at increasing public understanding of and engagement in the issues.
? Research, write and edit exhibition
? scripts which may include videos, essays, interviews, captions, checklists, chronologies, info graphics and other multi-media content.
? Collaborate with IMOW's web development
? and design vendors to design, storyboard, produce and test various approaches to creating and displaying online and viral exhibition content.
? Utilize web marketing and editorial
? techniques, including social marketing tools, creative promotional talent and sophisticated design sensibility to develop viral campaigns.
? Foster collaboration with partner
? organizations, participants and community members and work with IMOW staff to develop effective global outreach plan.
? Develop project schedules and expense
? projections and manage day-to-day content timelines, deliverables and budgets. Ensure content production is on time and within budget.
? Prepare reports for museum and funders.
? As necessary, contribute to the
? development of evaluation tools, media and public relations campaigns and participate in fundraising presentations.
? Subject matter expertise in Muslim faith
? and culture globally and a strong familiarity with current key issues in women's human rights globally.
? Two years experience in media development,
? documentary film, online publishing, online educational and/or journalistic projects; and demonstrated savvy in producing compelling, popular content.
? Bachelor's degree in related area of
? Experience developing workshop tools and
? facilitating dialogue sessions.
? Excellent writing and copy editing skills.
? Editing/publishing/curatorial experience desirable.
? Experience designing a compelling,
? interactive and intuitive experience for a website.
? Experience developing and promoting media
? to drive a high level of website visits, working with a limited marketing budget.
? Knowledge of best practices and new
? developments in web development, social marketing tools and multimedia technologies.
? Excellent communication, collaborative and
? organizational abilities.
? Strong project management skills including
? proven experience working with teams, budgets, project timelines and deliverables.
? The ability to recruit, train and manage
? project interns and volunteers.
? Technical expertise with media editing
? tools and software a plus.
? Multilingual skills are desirable; Arabic
? is highly desirable.
This is a part-time, temporary consulting position. Candidates should be available to begin work in August 2012 and have availability through June 2013, with availability for possible international travel in early October 2012.
About the International Museum of Women:
The International Museum of Women (IMOW) uses art and multi-media to inspire creativity, awareness and action on vital global issues for women. As a completely virtual museum, IMOW presents its exhibitions online and stages events and installations in worldwide locations. IMOW's offices are in San Francisco, where the museum team works with a dispersed global community of partners, curators, artists and thinkers. Last year, the museum's online exhibitions attracted
600,000 visitors from over 200 countries. Visit the museum at www.imow.org.
About the Muslim Women's Art & Voices Project:
Muslim Women's Art & Voices (working title) is a new, global online exhibition, scheduled to launch in spring 2013. The exhibition will spotlight the art, voices and ideas of a new generation of Muslim women, addressing myths and prejudices about Muslim women and fostering understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in the US and globally. The project will engage partners around the world, including museums in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Participants from diverse countries will create and curate art and multi-media to raise public awareness in their communities and beyond about the richness and diversity of their lives, ideas and identities. Their work will spotlight the perspectives of Muslim women on a range of critical contemporary issues, assess the relationship between faith and women's human rights, and build interfaith and intercultural understanding between communities. Results will include a media-rich online exhibition, available to communities and audiences around the world as well as in-country public programs and media-rich dialogue toolkits.
About the Project Team
The Content Producer will be an integral part of the project team, working closely with IMOW staff, global partners and participants, project interns, advisory and board committees, subject matter experts and consultants. The Producer will report to the Vice President, Exhibitions & Programs.
The International Museum of Women is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
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|Contact:||International Museum of Women|