University of Wisconsin–Madison

Editorial Assistant – Chazen Museum of Art

Employer Chazen Museum of Art
Location Madison, WI
Type Part time
Contact information
Apply by November 2, 2018
More details
Posted on October 2, 2018


Job Duties:
• Report and write short items for various museum outlets (print, web, social).
• Copyedit and proofread a variety of content according to house style (Chicago and AP).
• Distribute materials (publications, other assets) on campus.
• Research target audiences and media outlets for museum content.
• Gather and traffic assets for print.
• Adhere to and enforce publication deadlines.
Social media
• Take a lead role in planning, writing, and curating content for assigned campaigns, following museum’s overall social media strategy.
• Create or source photos, content, and videos for social media posts as needed.
• Assist with monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on audience engagement and related metrics across social media outlets.

Skills and Requirements:
• Excellent reporting, writing and copy-editing skills. Impeccable grammar and usage skills.
• Knowledge of social media and website analytics tools (Insight, Hootsuite).
• Creative thinking and a sense of humor.
• Organized, creative, efficient, and able to work under multiple deadlines.
• General office and computer (Mac OS) skills are required.
• Ability to work independently with guidance.
• Writing samples required.

Position Details:
8 hours/week

Send your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to Kirstin Pires at, with ‘Application for Editorial Assistant’ in the subject line.

No Specified Deadline – Apply ASAP!