Gerard Hilferty and Associates seeks a Senior Museum Content Developer/Writer.

Hilferty, a leading interpretive planning and exhibit design firm is seeking a Senior Content Developer/Writer to join our creative team and play a leadership role in creating compelling story lines and memorable visitor experiences in museums and visitor centers across the country. The Senior Content Developer/Writer must be able to guide clients and consultants, as well as the Hilferty design team, in the content development process. They are responsible for researching story content to create the exhibit story line, and for ensuring the exhibit design supports it. The Senior Developer produces written materials including but not limited to creative content approaches, content outlines, exhibit label copy, visitor experience & conceptual narratives, audiovisual and interactive element treatments, preliminary scripts, exhibit component descriptions and promotional material.

The Senior Developer works with Exhibit Designers to refine the visitor experience, and to select and critique exhibition media. The candidate must be highly organized, efficient, and flexible through all phases of projects and in working with all project team members.

Qualifications include:

  • Project development experience through all exhibit development phases
  • Excellent research, communication and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills; efficient and effective
  • Ability to think conceptually and visually, from the big-picture overview to details
  • Ability to interact with clients with an efficient and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work and collaborate within a team
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Project management and supervisory experience preferred

Preferred candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree or higher (English, History, Museum Studies, Communications or other related fields) and a minimum of three years of related exhibit content development experience. Demonstrated leadership abilities will be welcomed by real opportunities to participate in the life of the firm. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Salary range: 45-55K

Job classification: Full-time

To apply: Please send cover letter, resume and work samples to [email protected]. For more information, email [email protected].

Posted: June 13, 2022

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