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    Summary

    This position is located in the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African American History and Culture. The employee works with members the Smith Funds Community Curation Program team and the museum’s Web and Emerging Media team to develop high-quality content for the online Community Curation Platform and across a variety of other museum digital platforms and channels. The Digital Content Producer will be responsible for increasing the reach and impact of the Smith Fund’s online community programs.

    The Community Curation Program (CCP) is a new initiative supported by the Robert Frederick Smith Explore Your Family History Center. The program's goal is to bridge the generational divide in African American communities by bringing access to online services that support the digitization, preservation and sharing of stories by and for the community. 

    ATTENTION: Due to the large number of qualified applicants for positions of this type, this job announcement will close at 11:59 pm Eastern Time on either:  (A) The closing date listed above or (B) The date that 200 applications are received; whichever occurs first.  If the announcement closes on the date that 200 applications are received, all applications submitted by 11:59pm that day will be given consideration, including those in excess of 200.
        
    We encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible to ensure their applications are submitted before the announcement closes.  We will not consider applications which are late due to the announcement closing once the above number of applications is reached.

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    Responsibilities

    • Collaborates with the Smith Fund Program Manager, the web and emerging media, curatorial, conservation and digitization, education, and public affairs teams to identify, select, and edit community contributed and strategic partner content suitable for publishing to the Community Curation online platform and the Smith Fund’s other digital platforms and channels.
    • Researches and collaborates with partners in select cities and regions to produce, edit, and publish new digital content for the Community Curation Platform as well as the museum’s supporting digital platforms and channels.
    • Selects appropriate online community contributed stories, objects, and collections for the Community Curation online platform.
    • Creates, edits, and publishes content in adherence with all established NMAAHC editorial procedures, protocols, and guidelines.
    • Creates original digital content suitable for publishing to the Community Curation online platform and all NMAAHC digital channels and platforms. Content is informative, educational, entertaining, and engaging, while supporting the missions, goals and visions of the Smith Fund, NMAAHC, and the Smithsonian Institution.
    • Coordinates with the Smith Fund Program Manager, Chief Digital Officer, curatorial, education, and public affairs teams to build an effective digital content strategy for the Community Curation online platform.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    This position is open to all candidates eligible to work in the United States.

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/501239500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.