The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research library of The New York Public Library, is one of the world's leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African diasporan experiences. A focal point of cultural and intellectual life, the Center also functions as a research facility and cultural arts institution providing public programs, exhibitions, fellowships and various initiatives that illuminate and illustrate the richness of black history and culture. The communications department of the Schomburg Center is responsible for developing and implementing a robust marketing, branding and communications strategy with the primary goal of increasing the visibility of the Center and its work across a wide range of audiences using print, social media and digital platforms.
Promoting and advancing the work of the Schomburg relies upon effective communications to reach new audiences, educate our patrons and members, and strengthen the institution’s brand. The Communications and Social Media Manager supports the NYPL's goals of public engagement, education and access to patrons and scholars accessing the Schomburg Center. This is accomplished through partnering with the Schomburg staff as well as the Library’s Communications and Marketing team. This position will allow for the Schomburg to meet its current demands and future visions regarding communications and social media.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Advancement and External Engagement: