The Manager, Digital and Content Services will be expected to drive a transformational agenda of change in the creation and provision of striking and engaging digital content products for the National Museum of Australia. They will be responsible for the Digital and Content Services section within the Programs and Engagement Division, with responsibility for:
- creation and maintenance of the Museum’s website and online experiential content;
- creation of audio and video resources for a range of programs;
- creation of multimedia experiences in exhibitions and galleries;
- provision of media services for public events;
- management of social media engagement;
- editing and publishing activities for a range of physical and virtual products; and
- copyright management and image clearance function.
The Manager will be expected to work actively with senior colleagues in their own Division and across the Museum in ensuring that the Museum’s digital content – online, onsite and offsite – is well-integrated and works synergistically with all aspects of its public engagement and services, including curatorial and research, conservation, registration, learning services and community outreach, permanent and temporary exhibitions, marketing and partnerships, and development and front of house services. The Manager will also be an experienced and capable manager who contributes to the corporate governance of the institution and to its strategic planning and physical development, and an effective and supportive supervisor of staff within their section.
Applicants must respond to each of the following selection criteria in their application:
- A visionary leader who has a record of achievement in the delivery of leading edge digital content products for audiences, preferably within the cultural sector.
- Demonstrated experience leading a multi-disciplinary team that is innovative and creative in the creation of digital content.
- Demonstrated experience as a senior manager driving organisational and cultural change in a major organisation.
- A demonstrated capacity to develop and manage budgets for a series of complex projects.
- High level communication skills, both in written and verbal communication, with a capacity to represent the organisation in external settings.
- A clear understanding of responsibilities for ensuring the work, health and safety of staff in the workplace.
For more information or to apply visit the NMA website.