Marketing Manager

Museum of Science - Boston, Massachusetts - Full time

Marketing Manager

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.


The Marketing Manager develops and implements a broad range of cross-channel campaigns for the Museum of Science that support brand awareness, digital offerings, exhibitions, films and other strategic initiatives. Reporting to the Senior Director, Integrated Marketing Communications, the Marketing Manager serves as the primary day-to-day liaison to internal clients and partners, advertising agency partners, and media partners to ensure that all components of our integrated campaigns are delivered successfully, on time, on budget, and on brand. As a key partner in campaign planning, the Marketing Manager develops creative strategies and tactics that drive museum attendance, brand awareness, online engagement, and the MOS value proposition. The person in this role is a marketing generalist who understands the marketing mix inclusive of TV, radio, digital, social and experiential. This role will also analyze our marketplace, our campaign results, and our customers' needs to help drive through continuous improvement of our marketing programs and campaigns. They must also possess advanced client relationship management skills and be a highly effective project manager.


  • Develops and implements integrated marketing campaigns to support Museum attendance and brand goals-- including 3 to 6 major campaigns per year and several minor campaigns.
  • Acts as the lead project manager for internal clients across a range of exhibits, programs, theaters and community initiatives. and brand marketing campaigns - scheduling, vetting plans, obtaining approvals, reconciling budgets, etc.
  • Manages the budget and day-to-day advertising/media agency relationship to ensure that campaigns meet museum objectives, inclusive of all creative, messaging and media.
  • Ensures that campaign elements across all channels (inclusive of radio, TV, out of home, digital, social, etc.) are well-coordinated, on brand, and launch on time and on budget.
  • Serves as the Museum's primary point of contact to promotional partners at 6-10 radio stations, newspapers, TV stations, online sites, and other media companies, nurturing relationships and identifying opportunities to leverage partners to advance Museum goals.
  • Works with internal and external partners to manage our reporting infrastructure and communicates campaign results out to the organization on a monthly basis.
  • Develops and executes 8+ Marketing-sponsored events or initiatives per year that attract guests to the museum, including event concepts, guiding collateral development, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on advertising strategy.


This position is regular, full-time, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, 40 hrs/week


Senior Director, Integrated Marketing Communications


  • Post high school course work, technical degree, associate's degree, business or vocational certificate.
  • 5 or more years of marketing or related field experience. Proven verbal and written communications skills
  • Previous marketing/advertising/promotions experience for a consumer-facing brand
  • Past experience executing mass media and out of home marketing campaigns
  • Demonstrated experience with media metrics, reporting and analytics
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to maintain project schedules and budgets
  • Demonstrated people skills and the ability to work in cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and be extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Demonstrated relationship-builder who is able to partner cross-functionally and work effectively with various levels of the organization
  • Practical experience using Google Analytics


Exempt (Salaried). $70,000 - $75,000 / year


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, a Museum Membership, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


Staff, interns, and volunteers will be required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. The Museum will consider an exemption from the vaccine requirement if they are unable to get vaccinated due to a qualifying medical disability or a sincerely held religious objection. The Museum is not required to provide an accommodation or exemption from the vaccine requirement if doing so would pose a direct threat to others in the workplace or would create an undue hardship for the Museum.

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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