Marketing and Community Relations Manager – Anderson Gallery, University at Buffalo

Position Title Marketing and Community Relations Manager
Classification Title Assistant Director of Community Relations
Department Anderson Gallery
Posting Number P1900224
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Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL3
Posting Detail Information
Position Summary The University at Buffalo Art Galleries is seeking a Marketing and Community Relations Manager in the College of Arts and Sciences. As the Marketing and Community Relations Manager, you will be responsible for messaging UB Art Galleries’ mission, vision, and activities through overseeing the promotion and execution of programs and events in consultation with the Director and Curator, as well as building and maintaining relations with audiences in the University and greater Buffalo.

Listed below are the broad areas of responsibility within the purview of the Marketing and Community Relations Manager, including but not limited to:
• You will market the exhibitions and events at the galleries.
• You will manage all public relations and marketing efforts for the activities of the UB Art Galleries.
• You will identify and engage potential partners, including arts organizations, venues, youth organizations, schools, corporations and community development organizations.
• You will build relationships with a broad range of community leaders who are interested in bringing arts and culture opportunities to their stakeholders.
• You will manage the galleries’ social media and outreach, including the galleries’ email newsletters, event marketing campaigns, daily social media engagement, targeted advertising and social media campaigns
• You will partner with youth organizations, including schools, afterschool programs and clubs to bring in groups to engage with UB Art Galleries exhibition programs.
• You will manage events by working with UB Art Galleries staff to develop workshops that engage with collectors, prospective donors, and the WNY arts communities.

The University at Buffalo (UB) is a comprehensive, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence and engagement with the regional, national and international communities we serve. UB is privileged to have two art galleries dedicated to the university’s mission for academic excellence and service to the community. Each gallery presents a year-round series of exhibitions, providing students, faculty and the broader community easy access to thought-provoking art, visiting artists and stimulating educational programs. In addition, the UB Art Galleries provides professional training for graduate and undergraduate students through internships and curatorial opportunities, and support faculty and student research.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required. Experience with Arts Management, Events, and Marketing. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required. Must be able to interact with a diverse constituency. Computer experience in MS Office (Word, Excel). Must be able to manage competing priorities, and be deadline-driven
Preferred Qualifications Master’s preferred. Experience with Art Galleries preferred.
Physical Demands
Salary Range $48,201
Type Full-Time
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Additional Information Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Is a background check required for this posting? No
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Contact Information
Contact’s Name Nicole Hayden
Contact’s Title HR Staff Specialist
Contact’s Email
Contact’s Phone 716-645-2711
Posting Dates
Posted 10/24/2019
Deadline for Internal Applicants 11/07/2019
Deadline for External Applicants 11/22/2019
Date to be filled 01/02/2020
Number of References Required 2
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant By providing the names and e-mail addresses of my references, I hereby authorize either Human Resources or the applicable hiring department to contact my references.

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  1. * Please indicate your current employment affiliation with the University at Buffalo.
    • Faculty
    • Faculty Student Association (FSA)
    • Research Foundation Employee
    • State Classified
    • State Professional
    • UB Foundation
    • TA/GA
    • Student
    • No Current Employment Affiliation
  2. * How did you first hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Conference
    • Personal Referral
    • Other

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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