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Finance and Benefits Manager, The Mattress Factory (43 views)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
October 4, 2017

Organization Overview
The Mattress Factory was founded in 1977, by artists, to support artists working in
residence to create site-specific installations. Since then, the museum has presented and
commissioned new installation and performance works by more than 750 artists. The
museum supports established and emerging artists through a residency program that
provides leadership, guidance, resources and opportunities to create artwork that is
unconventional, challenging and thought-provoking. To learn more please visit

Position Overview
The Mattress Factory seeks a Marketing Assistant to support the museum’s marketing,
advertising and communications strategies and activities. They work closely with the
Development Office and report to the Marketing + Communications Manager.

Day-to-day responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Managing digital and social media platforms to engage target audiences and
support the implementation of marketing and communications strategies;
• Working collaboratively with other museum staff to research, develop and
publish web content including blog, social media and email communications;
• Managing the museum’s website, with an emphasis on ensuring accurate and
engaging content;
• Maintaining an editorial calendar for web, email and social media content;
• Copywriting for print and digital materials;
• Filing and maintaining physical and digital press clipping archives;
• Studying application updates and emerging marketing opportunities;
• Maintaining brand standards in all print and digital materials;
• Participating in creative planning and brainstorming meetings, while actively
contributing ideas and strategies for expanding awareness and generating online
• Managing special projects and handling other duties as needed.


Knowledge and Experience Required:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Management, Communications, Marketing or a related
field; or equivalent work experience;
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in using social media to promote
organizations or brands;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Working knowledge of SEO best practices and analytics;
• Ability to work independently and as part of an integrated team;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and Mailchimp;
• Experience with a non-profit organization is preferred.

• Enthusiasm for the visual arts;
• Diplomatic, resilient, determined and a self-starter;
• Ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple projects;
• Creative, proactive, consultative and collaborative problem-solver;
• Flexible and comfortable with ambiguity, has a sense of humor and a “glass halffull”
• Respects and works effectively with individuals (artistic, administrative,
audiences) from diverse backgrounds and points-of-view


For more information please visit: http://www.mattress.org/



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