Shelburne Museum is one of the best places to work in Vermont. Benefits include access to Museum exhibits and programs, discounts at the Museum Store and Café, and participation in the employee reciprocal program with many regional attractions. Our beautiful campus, just seven miles from Burlington, is a welcoming place to develop your skills, connect with new colleagues, and build and shape our community. Shelburne Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering diversity within the museum field.

Current openings are listed below. Applicants may apply online by completing the Employment Application and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume, to an e-mail (pdf format preferred). Please send applications to:

Human Resources
Shelburne Museum
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482

Some positions may request additional information. Final approval for hiring will be dependent upon a successful background check.

Shelburne Museum is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the EEO brochure to view your rights.

Position Type: Year-round, Full-time, Staff position

Department: Development

Reports to: Director of Advancement

Duties & Responsibilities:

Shelburne Museum seeks a Digital Media Manager who will spearhead our communications efforts. The Digital Media Manager will work closely with museum staff across departments, and will thrive in a fast-paced, committed, collaborative environment that encourages creativity and supports the Museum’s goals.

The role will lead content creation for the web, social media, and print communications with the goal of increasing visibility, visitorship, and reach of the Museum. The role will engage with staff and visitors, and manage work with outside vendors. The Manager will amplify the Museum’s brand and grow audience using our website and other channels appropriate to our various audiences. The manager will set up and monitor analytics and use other qualitative measures of success where appropriate. They will also manage public relations and advertising campaigns working with and monitoring media.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Managing and producing the Museum website and associated web and social media channels, helping maintain an editorial calendar, and creating rich and substantive content.
  • Producing or helping to oversee the production of various media outputs, including blog posts, podcasts, videos, and press releases.
  • Managing relationships with outside vendors including video, web developers, SEO and SEM consultants.
  • Monitoring, analyzing, and reporting communications-related analytics.
  • Helping to promote the Museum’s live events and event outputs.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Two to five years of related professional experience including:
    • A demonstrated track record of helping produce quality written and multimedia content for and managing various digital platforms, including content management systems such as WordPress, social marketing and outreach tools such as MailChimp, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook, as well as web analytics, SEO, and tools for tracking and boosting content reach.
  • Familiarity or better with some set of the following:
    • Media production including photography, audio and video including includes tools such as DSLR and smartphone cameras, microphones, and video cameras.
    • Basics of graphic design, illustration, or video/audio/photo editing, including software such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Lightroom, and Acrobat.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working with press is extremely helpful.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, exceptional ethical standards, discretion, and tact.
  • Thrives working both independently and closely with teams and collaborators in a diverse, dynamic environment.
  • Appreciation of art, arts education, and design.

Compensation and Benefits:

Full Museum benefits package including health, dental and paid time off. Spectacular working environment; committed, friendly co-workers; discount at the Museum Store and Café; passes to the museum to share with friends and family; and reciprocal benefits at regional museums and attractions.

Applicants may apply by completing an application form and attaching it, along with a cover letter and resume to