The Getty

Digital Media Producer

Requisition Number
2021-3799
Type
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Program/Department
GRI - 0461-Content & Digital Strategy
Category
Communications
Salaried/Hourly
Salaried
Targeted Hiring Range
$64,872 - $84,336 Annually
Salary
Commensurate with experience and internal equity

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Getty believes diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are essential to our excellence and to the execution of our mission. The Getty community values differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

The Digital Media Producer develops, writes, edits, and publishes content across the Getty Research Institute’s website and other adjacent digital channels. The ideal candidate has a thorough grasp of publishing content for online platforms, content design, writing and editing for the web, and has a proven track record of coordinating, managing, and producing useful and captivating content for various audiences in accordance with established editing and branding guidelines. The Getty Research Institute is an international center for the study of visual culture and houses one of the largest art libraries in the world, with vast special collections materials ranging from the 15th century to the present.

Major Job Responsibilities

 

  • Create and/or produce original and adaptive material for various media channels and participate in all details related to production and delivery
  • Gather assets, write, edit, produce, and manage digital content projects and platforms
  • Serve as project lead to populate and manage website editorial calendar, develop complex production schedules, write, copyedit, and edit digital content, using project management tools such as Airtable to successfully manage all stages of a project
  • Partners with stakeholders to identify project scope and deliverables
  • Ensures deadlines are met and communicates with a broad range of staff to deliver content
  • Additional opportunities in planning and executing digital content on other platforms, such as social media and e-newsletters, may be available as needs warrant

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications, or Digital Media Production; Master’s degree a plus
  • Excellent writing, editing, and content design skills to create and publish content
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple digital projects in a production environment using numerous distribution channels such as web pages, microsites, landing pages, e-newsletters, and social media
  • A strong background in arts and humanities and insight into a cultural research environment is highly preferred
  • A proven self-starter who can work with little to no supervision as well as work with others in a team environment
  • Strong interest for the web and its potential in a cultural research environment
  • Strong knowledge of best practices in user-centered design and UX disciplines is highly desirable

Requirement

All employees must be fully-vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Writing and content design:

  • Outstanding narrative writing ability, with facility for both informational and storytelling content
  • Expertise in discovering story ledes in dense or specialized art history text and tailoring for platform and audience
  • Proven ability to write and adapt content across a range of digital platforms; knowledge of UX/UI-related content best practices
  • Successfully adapt branding guidelines; apply knowledge of best practices in content strategy to multimedia, text, metadata, and images
  • Ability to monitor and evaluate web traffic and metrics and translate anecdotal or qualitative data into content planning and creation
  • Execute strong CTAs, headlines, and compelling ledes
  • Iterate and rewrite in a fast-paced environment

Editorial:

  • Proven ability to tactfully give and receive feedback
  • Expert knowledge of Chicago and AP style
  • Meticulous copy editing and editorial skills
  • Ability to adapt existing style guidelines to text and content pieces
  • Demonstrated ability to diplomatically communicate edits and rewrites with a wide range of staff

Project Management:

  • Expertise in creating and managing editorial schedules
  • Proven ability to multitask and meet contending and multiple deadlines. Ability to quickly act and adapt to changing priorities
  • Maintain editorial calendar that contains running story topics and publication schedule
  • Outstanding ability to tactfully communicate deadlines, manage contending priorities, and keep projects on schedule
  • Develops new skills and levels of technical agility, and learns new software to expand possibilities of media production. Keeps current with trends and innovations in the media community
  • Expert attention to detail needed to create and maintain asset libraries, folders, tags, and metadata across systems

Digital Media:

  • Proficiency in media creation and production tools. Working knowledge of content management systems; Creative Suite; HTML and CSS; and project management software tools such as Trello, Asana, or AirTable.
  • Skill in selecting and adapting image and video assets for various content purposes and platforms
  • Ability to crop and position images with an eye for composition and detail
  • Working knowledge of video editing and other tools for creatively presenting digital content is a plus

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.