May 22 – August 18 (Dates Flexible)
The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Marketing Department seeks an organized, creative, detail-oriented person with writing and some design ability to post event and exhibition media listings (both online and print); to create digital event posters using Photoshop templates; to research new media outlets and build mailing lists; to help with marketing analytics; and to perform related duties, including occasional photography/video/social media projects. The public relations assistant will be involved in exhibit and event promotions in a small, busy office, and will report to the museum's Director of Public Affairs, working closely with other communications and design staff on particular projects.
Writing ability and good grammar required. Photography skills and knowledge of Photoshop preferred; InDesign, Powerpoint, or Filemaker helpful. Candidates with an interest in archaeology or natural history and/or prior experience in a museum or public relations office would be an asset. Flexible schedule, approximately 20 hours per week, Monday - Friday between 9 am-5 pm. Undergraduate pay rate: $13/hour.
The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture includes the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology; the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, and the Harvard Semitic Museum.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to: