John F. Kennedy Library Foundation

Columbia Point
Boston, MA 02125


Date Posted:
November 04, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


PT Junior Communications Specialist


The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation is seeking a part-time Communications Specialist to assist in the day-to-day operations of the marketing and communications office. The individual will spend most of their day working to push forward digital communications to the public and media.

This is a non-exempt part-time position (approximately 16-18 hours per week) between $20-$24/hour based on experience, and the successful individual will be compensated on an hourly basis. The job would be a standard weekday position with occasional night and weekend work for special events. Benefits include free parking, free admission to local museums and zoos, and store discount. Benefits for part-time positions do not include health or retirement plans.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with the day-to-day digital campaign management across social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Engage with Exhibits, Education, and other Museum teams to identify and create stories, campaigns, promotions and other messaging of interest to social media followers
  • Assist with compiling monthly reporting analysis of campaign performance metrics
  • Assist with campaign strategy development, including proposal development

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Basic understanding and use of the Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Photoshop and Premiere
  • Previous experience with editing and exporting photos and videos for delivery across a wide range of channels: YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, IGTV, and Instagram and Facebook Stories.
  • Experience managing social media accounts and creating content
  • Superior interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational and problem-solving skills, with ability to prioritize and execute multiple projects on tight deadlines.
  • Strong research skills required to develop postings from the Library exhibits and archives
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, including ability to analyze data and create engagement plans.
  • Ability to work across teams fluidly
  • Enthusiasm and desire to make an impact on a mission-driven team
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
How To Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are asked to send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Matt Porter
Communications Officer
John F. Kennedy Library Foundation E-mail:

No phone calls please.

Apply by:
December 01, 2019
$20-$24/hr / Per hour
About this Organization:
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is dedicated to the memory of our nation's thirty-fifth president and to all those who through the art of politics seek a new and better world. Located on a ten-acre park, overlooking the sea that he loved and the city that launched him to greatness, the Library stands as a vibrant tribute to the life and times of John F. Kennedy. Come tour our Museum which portrays the life, leadership, and legacy of President Kennedy, conveys his enthusiasm for politics and public service, and illustrates the nature of the office of the President. Students and scholars can also arrange to conduct research using our collection of historical materials chronicling mid-20th century politics and the life and administration of John F. Kennedy.