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Project Manager, Design and Marketing

Cincinnati Art Museum
Cincinnati, OH 45202
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The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Project Manager in the museums Marketing Department. This position is scheduled 35 hours per week.

The Project Manager works in conjunction with the Director of Marketing and Communications and Design Manager to ensure the design needs of each department are balanced, aligned with the mission of the Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM), and met in a timely manner. This role manages design timelines and budgets and plays a crucial project management role with CAMs graphic design firm.

The Project Manager works with the Design Manager and internal departments in the museum, especially Marketing and Communications Curatorial, and Philanthropy, in addition to vendors including graphic designers, project managers, editorial staff, and project coordinators.


Working under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communication, duties include but are not limited to:

  • Acts as key point of contact between the museum and its design agency
  • Uses project software to communicate, maintain timelines and update project lists
  • Facilitates and implements a project schedule that gains the commitment of the design agency and related internal departments, then monitors, maintains and revises the project schedule throughout the project development cycle
  • Prepares project status reports to share with internal museum departments
  • Sources materials and works closely with printing vendors
  • Manages editorial meeting and coordinates the collection of content and design of the museums quarterly Member Magazine. Works with editor and design firm to create the publication and distributes publication for review
  • Coordinates the production of the museums Annual Report
  • Manages design budgets and exhibition and design-related purchase orders and invoices
  • Maintains and updates museums Style Guide and ensures all materials adhere to museum brand
  • Imports images into digital image system
  • Works with curators or other organizations to maintain press images and credit information
  • Drafts alternative text/image descriptions of CAM exhibition press images to make our social media content accessible for patrons with visual impairments


  • Excellent planning and organization skills
  • Knowledge of the design production process or previous project management experience
  • Understanding of marketing, branding principles and basic design skills
  • Experience with budgets, purchasing and accounting
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key internal customers and external vendors
  • Ability to implement and coordinate comprehensive schedules
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and various software programs
  • Ability to organize/prioritize work
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and shift priorities
  • Ability to exert above average visual and physical effort, occasionally lifting materials or equipment up to 30 pounds


Bachelor degree required plus 3+ years general experience in project coordination or related fields. Experience in Museum, Advertising, Marketing, Design or Public Relations Agency preferred. Requires a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Candidates must have intermediate experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, and Outlook. Previous experience in in both the Chicago and AP style of writing is a plus.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and is able to work in a fast paced environment that values people who work well within a team as well as independently.



Posted: 2021-09-22 Expires: 2021-10-23
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