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As Getty’s Communications team continues to grow, the News and Media Relations team seeks an Associate Communications Lead who has a knack for unearthing compelling stories, experience working with journalists, and interested in a wide range of topics, including art, global cultural heritage, science, technology, and philanthropy.   The Associate Communications Specialist is responsible for various communications projects across all Getty programs, including assisting the International Communications Manager with global and domestic communications projects such as drafting press releases, press outreach and relationship development, media research, contributing to Getty’s news platform, and developing communications strategies. Position will also manage media outreach and overall communications planning for all of Getty’s public programming, working in collaboration with the team’s Senior Communications Leads and the Digital and Marketing teams.   This is a full-time position reporting to the International Communications Manager. The position is currently remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and equipment needed for remote working will be provided.
Requisition Number
2021-3678
Provides security and safety of art collection, property, visitors and staff. Observes, detects, reports and responds to threats and/or hazards including, but not limited to, property damage, vandalism, fires, emergency incidents and medical emergencies. May patrol on foot, drive Getty vehicles, stand post in galleries or exterior site posts, perform traffic control duties, or other security responsibilities as needed. Provides excellent customer service. Maintains a professional appearance and manner in keeping with the Getty�s desired image.
Requisition Number
2021-3675
This position is dedicated to retail systems and logistics: overseeing the store POS software and hardware and e-Commerce-related platforms, as well as the movement of inventory between locations and online order fulfillment.
Requisition Number
2021-3673
Under direct supervision of the Rights Manager, and working closely with the Rights Coordinator, assists with acquisition and rights clearance for images reproduced in Getty publications, including sourcing and purchasing reproduction-quality images, coordinating image receipt, and file management and invoice payment for rights and permissions activity. Assists in licensing of Getty publications to third parties by preparing materials for book fairs and online promotional efforts, by creating copublication contract requisitions, and by handling other administrative duties that support the acquisition of images and licensing of Getty content. 
Requisition Number
2021-3672
Provides guidance and direction to business units, in areas of Human Resources including, but not limited to, recruitment and employment, personnel matters, job evaluation, salary administration, benefits procedures, organization development, training, EEO and special projects. Assists in the development and implementation of human resources policies and procedures and their dissemination through documents, communications, and/or meetings. Prepares reports in conformance with legislated requirements or organization needs.
Requisition Number
2021-3670
The role of the Office of Development is to foster strong relationships with internal and external partners to enhance support for The J. Paul Getty Trust and its programs. The Donor Relations team is responsible for planning and executing a broad range of stewardship and development events and communication activities to support fundraising and advancement initiatives.   Reporting to the Director of Donor Relations, the Donor Relations Officer, Strategic Communication and Stewardship will develop and execute a creative, consistent, and donor-centric stewardship and development communications strategy. The incumbent will be a key part of the Development Donor Relations team, responsible for communicating Getty initiatives and achievements to donors, prospective donors, and institutional stakeholders through diverse channels. Through deep knowledge of Getty programs and institutional priorities, and solid working relationships with curatorial and content experts, the incumbent will be responsible for creating a variety of development and stewardship materials with a focus on written communication.   This individual oversees and manages development stewardship communications and works independently in a very fast-paced work environment with multiple priorities. S/he anticipates and proactively resolves problems, is a team player, and is flexible and adaptable. S/he delivers excellent customer service and works collaboratively with staff and colleagues across the Getty Trust, and must handle confidential and sensitive work with a high level of discretion, good judgement, accuracy and attention to detail.
Requisition Number
2020-3666
Performs complex accounting functions including performing analysis, developing and maintaining complex data models, analyzing large data sets, and reconciling complex accounts.
Requisition Number
2020-3664
The Digital Content Producer will be a key member of the team for an ambitious multi-year project to redesign, rebuild, and reorganize the getty.edu website to better serve our audiences, institutional goals, and content ecosystem. The Digital Content Producer will work within the Getty Research Institute Web & New Media team, and will be responsible for digital content assignments, owning and tracking on them from inception through to launch. The ideal candidate is a highly organized self-starter who has a thorough understanding of online platforms and has a proven track record for managing content for complex digital projects in an iterative, fast-paced environment and for writing, editing, and producing useful digital content for various audiences.   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.
Requisition Number
2020-3662
The Digital Media Producer will be a critical member of the Getty Museum’s Interpretive Content team, playing a key role in redesigning, rebuilding, reorganizing, writing, editing, and maintaining our educational web content with the aim to better serve our audiences of teachers and learners.   Working with key stakeholders in the Education department, the Digital Media Producer will make major contributions to the evolution of getty.edu by spearheading the migration and modernization of our existing learning resources into up-to-date, educator- and student-friendly content. They will collaborate with educators and the digital team to develop appropriate formats and tools for this content, and directly update learning resources to suit real-world teacher and curriculum needs.   Additionally, the successful candidate will help develop the next generation of new arts educational content that is relevant to the pressing issues most affecting students today. This will include brainstorming new content, advocating for the needs of diverse audiences, developing innovative online content approaches, and directly moving those approaches from idea to publication. The Digital Media Producer should have strong writing and editing skills and be able to adapt the work of less experienced writers for a desired outcome.   The Digital Media Producer will be responsible for digital content assignments, owning and tracking on them from inception through to launch. They will also be responsible for uploading approved content using the Getty’s content management system, the sourcing of images, and working with other departments to ensure rights approvals on image use for the web. Throughout this project, they will report on progress and the achievement of project milestones.   The ideal candidate is a highly organized individual who is comfortable operating independently and also a consensus-builder who understands how to collaborate successfully in a team. They should have a solid understanding of online platforms and experience managing content for digital projects in an iterative, fast-paced environment.
Requisition Number
2020-3660
As a DevOps Engineer, you will provide technical expertise in deploying applications to the Cloud and to internal systems. You will need to have knowledge in Amazon Web Services and containerization as you will be building functional systems to support various applications and services. You will be working in conjunction with the development and operations teams to build and manage infrastructure, processes and systems.  A keen attention to detail with strong problem solving skills is required as you will be helping to streamline processes and automate them where applicable.
Requisition Number
2020-3658