National Museum of African American Music

Marketing Assistant

National Museum of African American Music


Job Summary

NMAAM is seeking an energetic, experienced Marketing Administrative Assistant. The Marketing Administrative Assistant in this fast-paced, team environment supports the marketing team with planning, executing, and tracking marketing programs, and with the development of new marketing strategies.  Responsibilities require advanced level of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word), internet research skills, and superior verbal and written communications skills. Responsibilities also include analyzing data to monitor campaigns and evaluate results, creating and managing the production of marketing collateral, helping with the organization of events, and providing project-specific administrative support. In addition, the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced changing environment, and a willingness to engage in periodic evening/weekend activities will be important.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supports the VP and the marketing team with planning, implementing, and monitoring marketing campaigns.
  • Assist with the production of marketing materials and collateral.
  • Help organize and coordinate marketing events such as conferences, webinars, and trade shows.
  • Evaluate data and create reports on key metrics in order to monitor campaign effciency and analyze trends.
  • Write and edit content for different platforms such as social media, website, and press releases.
  • Provide administrative and project support for a variety of marketing programs.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of special events.
  • Participates in meetings or events as needed.


Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience.
  • Three or more years of administrative experience with one plus years of experience in marketing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Superior organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of relevant marketing tools and applications is a plus
  • Strong understanding of nonprofit organizations and familiarity with community issues.
  • Experience in supporting and communicating with CEO and/or Board of Directors.


  • Supports the mission, vision and strategic goals of NMAAM to serve both internal and external customers.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner; maintains appropriate professional appearance.
  • Follows and supports policies and procedures of NMAAM.
  • Evaluates own performance and assumes responsibility for professional development.
  • Participates as a team member utilizing a collaborative style to achieve mutual goals.
  • Provides proactive, creative cross-functional thinking and ideas to enhance service to customers.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with others; maintains confidentiality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interpersonal, organizational, time management and leadership skills.
  • Creativity and self-initiative.
  • An ongoing commitment to training in both areas of soft and technical skills to maintain current skills and knowledge.
  • Proven computer and software use skills, especially MS Office.
  • Ability to gain the confidence and respect of donors, board members, and staff.
  • Experience in handling confidential information and maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.

All Staff Duties:

  • Serves as leader to assure strong communications between NMAAM and all external constituents.
  • Actively seeks to learn the history of NMAAM.
  • Supports and promotes the museum’s mission.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of special events.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Information


About NMAAM – NMAAM is the only museum dedicated to preserving the legacy and celebrating the accomplishments of the many music genres created, influenced, or inspired by African Americans. The Museum will share the story of the American Soundtrack, integrating history and interactive technology to bring the musical heroes of the past into the present.

NMAAM offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits and compensation package that includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, telemedicine program, generous paid time off, and a matched 401(k).

NMAAM is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your application here.


  • Date Posted: October 8, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Arts / Culture
  • Start Date: 11/01/2021
  • Salary Range: $19 -$25 per hour
  • Working Hours: 40 hours per week; M-F