Full-time Content Manager Wanted

Date Job Posted:
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Job Start Date:
10/1/2019 or soon thereafter

Mass Humanities seeks a full-time Content Manager to join its ten-person staff based in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Job Description

The Content Manager’s primary responsibilities are to support Mass Humanities’ efforts in public awareness, fundraising, content development, and website management. Reporting to the Director of Development and Communications, the successful candidate will work closely with the development and program staff to reshape the visual identity of the organization’s brand, craft print and digital content that makes the case for public support for the humanities, champion the work of the organization and its grantees, and improve the organization’s visibility among donors, media, and its constituents.

The position offers the opportunity for growth, statewide travel, and interaction with local and state government, cultural organizations, media, and higher education. Digital media editing, journalism experience, and bilingual are preferred. Some remote work is possible.

Some occasional travel in Massachusetts is required. Reliable transportation is necessary. The occasional evening and weekend availability is required.

This full-time position offers competitive salary and benefits, and is based at the organization’s Northampton office.


  • Minimum 2 years in communications, marketing, or journalism.
  • Demonstrated experience in graphic design and development of nonprofit marketing materials.
  • Background in digital marketing, including web management, social media, and email newsletters.

The ideal candidate is a well-rounded media professional capable of creating digital content, overseeing social media campaigns, assisting with public events, cultivating local media outlets, and taking the lead in special projects that involve multiple staff and board members. As a funder of the humanities, Mass Humanities supports content-rich projects that elevate the stories of the Commonwealth. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to harvest, curate, and distribute content to tell stories that raise the profile of the organization, its grantees, and the humanities ecosystem of Massachusetts.


  • Graphic design
  • WordPress
  • Media relations
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • E-newsletter (Mailchimp, Constant Contact)
  • Writing for the web and print
  • Database management

Other skills a plus:

  • Video production
  • Audio production
  • Photography
  • Copy-editing
  • Spanish-speaking

About Mass Humanities

Established in 1974, Mass Humanities is the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The foundation conducts programs and offers grants and services in support of community-based projects that use history, literature, philosophy, and the other humanities disciplines to enhance and improve civic life throughout the Commonwealth. More information about Mass Humanities’ priorities, programs and activities may be found by exploring this website. Mass Humanities is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Mass Humanities offers generous benefits to include fully paid individual health insurance, life and disability insurance, retirement contribution, as well as vacation, personal and sick leave, eleven paid holidays, and hour paid lunch.

How to Apply

To apply complete and submit the online application form below. The application requires uploading your letter of interest explaining your qualifications and why you think the humanities are important; and uploading a current resume. Address your letter of interest to Brian Boyles, Executive Director.

Review of applications will begin: 9/3/19

Fill out the form.