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Responsible for developing and directing strategic, proactive communications and public relations efforts for the Getty’s international initiatives, including the 10-year Ancient Worlds Now.  Responsibilities will include developing strategic communications plans in coordination with international partners and collaborating organizations, including development and refinement of institutional and program messaging, providing public relations counsel to staff and directors, creating external media documents, drafting remarks and op‐eds, planning and executing announcement events, and shaping the online presence of the initiative’s strategies and achievements on both a national and international level.  Hires and manages staff at the Getty and external contractors/vendors around the world as needed for international events and communications outreach.  Works with high-level collaborative partners from international governments and NGOs. Travels internationally as needed.  Also oversees communications/media relations efforts on behalf of other programs, and supervises a Communication Lead in the implementation of that work.
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Under close supervision, provides technical support to end-users for computer hardware, software, and network related problems. Resolves basic problems while referring more complex problems to intermediate and/or senior level.
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Under general supervision, performs complex fundamental investment research and analysis work.
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  At Getty Digital, we're re-imagining how we can use data, software, and systems to provide a deeply connected and consistent experience for staff, scholars, researchers, and enthusiasts as they explore the rich and complex information held across the organization. This position plays a central role in this effort as the technical administrator of our digital asset management and collections management systems.   We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and user-centered professional to join the Collection & Content Management Systems team within Getty Digital. This position reports to the Systems Architect and works closely with system users from our museum, library, conservation, foundation, publishing, and communications departments. Additionally, this position collaborates with Getty Digital network, database, infrastructure, and software teams to support, improve, and troubleshoot the applications.   This position is responsible for the overall technical management and support of two of our core collection management systems: OpenText Media Management (OTMM) and The Museum System (TMS). This includes developing application roadmaps; carrying out daily management and support activities; working directly with staff to keep abreast of current operations and needs; leveraging system capabilities to increase departmental efficiencies; integrating applications; advancing interoperability; and advocating for system improvements with our vendors. This position is an excellent fit for a skilled and detailed-oriented professional who enjoys working with technology as well as a diverse group of stakeholders.   The J. Paul Getty Trust, one of the most prestigious cultural heritage organizations in the world, is dedicated to furthering the study of the history of art, advancing conservation practice, and promoting public knowledge and appreciation of art. Our dynamic and beautiful campus is filled with art, archives and special collections, and a world-class research library. We offer four weeks of accrued vacation a year, every other Friday off, excellent benefits, and a strong commitment to balancing work and personal life.    Due to COVID-19, the Getty campus is currently closed to non-essential staff members. This position will begin as a temporary work-from-home position; this is not a permanent remote assignment. The successful candidate must be a California resident when employment begins. Relocation assistance may be available.
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Getty Publications seeks a Publicity Coordinator to join the Sales & Marketing team. The Publicity coordinator works with authors and colleagues in Publications and across the Getty organization to develop publicity campaigns for 30 to 40 publications annually, and is also responsible for managing Publications' social media platforms and advertising.  
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Conducts research, content development and/or editorial functions to support photography curator working on acquisitions, publications, and exhibitions of South and Central Asian photography. Assists with all aspects of preparation of research and exhibitions, particular online; may work with original materials in special collections; interacts (primarily virtually) with curatorial staff and special collections staff, digital media management, and Communications. Specifically conducts research and assists with diverse tasks in preparation for the exhibition “At the Crossroads: Qandahar in Images and Empires” and a research project on 19th-century French photographers in India.
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The Business Applications Analyst, based in the Grants Administration department of the Getty Foundation, works closely with colleagues across the institution and with external partners to ensure that the Getty’s grants management system (GMS) and related business applications and processes, efficiently and effectively support the Getty’s international philanthropic activities.   The Getty GMS, Fluxx, is the primary point of access for individuals and institutions internationally applying for and receiving Getty grants. Fluxx is also critical to grantmaking workflows, legal compliance, communications, documentation, reporting, and payment. The Business Applications Analyst plays a key role in maintaining the functionality and integrity of the GMS, facilitating user training, implementing improvements and enhancements to meet evolving needs, and supporting team efforts to meet the highest standards and best practice.   The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the principles of philanthropy; experience with grants management processes and workflows; strong analytical and information and data management skills; and experience administering data systems, preferably Fluxx or similar cloud-based grants management software. They will also value working collaboratively and will appreciate Getty’s mission to advance and share the world’s visual art and cultural heritage for the benefit of all.
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Provides general legal advice to J. Paul Getty Trust and its four operating programs (museum, research library, conservation, foundation) including contract review and preparation, employment, litigation, real estate, insurance, security, privacy, intellectual property, development, grants, tax and other matters.
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The J. Paul Getty Trust seeks a seasoned and collaborative engineering professional to serve as Head of Engineering.   The J. Paul Getty Trust ( is a cultural and philanthropic institution dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy. Through the collective and individual work of its constituent programs—the Getty Conservation Institute, the Getty Foundation, the J. Paul Getty Museum, and the Getty Research Institute—it pursues its mission in Los Angeles and throughout the world, serving both the general interested public and a wide range of professional communities with the conviction that a greater and more profound sensitivity to and knowledge of the visual arts and their many histories are crucial to the promotion of a vital and civil society.
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Reporting to the Director of Development Programs (DoDP), the Patron Program Manager will be responsible for working with the Getty’s Development Department, and in close collaboration with the current Patron Program Manager, to provide administrative and program support for the rapidly growing Getty Patron Program with a specific focus on Patron renewal and acquisition cycles, implementation of Patron events, and donor communications.
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