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Posted: 08/31/2023

Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Founded in 1971 as a 501(c)3, the Foundation since 2005, in an agreement with the Texas Historical Commission, manages and provides financial support to the State-owned National Museum of the Pacific War to:

  • Engage present and future generations about World War II in the Pacific and the continued global relevance of its lessons.
  • Use the Collection of over 55,000 items to provide programs that inspire and educate.
  • Enhance and maintain the quality of the National Museum of the Pacific War and its grounds.
  • Provide resources to accomplish the Foundation’s vision and mission; and,
  • Enhance constituency and community engagement.
 About the Museum
The National Museum of the Pacific War is dedicated to honoring those who served in the Pacific Theater during World War II and educating the public about the sacrifices made during this significant historical period. A Smithsonian Affiliate and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Museum offers an immersive and educational experience through its exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. Located in the beautiful town of Fredericksburg, Texas, the Museum offer six acres of indoor and outdoor features including the Admiral Nimitz Gallery, George H.W. Bush Gallery, Japanese Garden of Peace, Plaza of the Presidents, Memorial Courtyard, and the Pacific Combat Zone.
Reporting to the Marketing Director, this position has three main areas of responsibility: (1) to coordinate the content creation needs across the Museum departments; (2) to lead or assist with research for the creation of specific content; and (3) to produce or assist in the production of content that will be offered to the public through our exhibits and education programs, via the Center for Pacific War Studies on the website and through other digital channels.
  • Coordinate content creation through a process of needs assessment, planning and resource allocation in alignment with overall Museum goals.
  • Assist with writing, research and execution of education and curatorial content projects, including digital learning, research starters and lessons plans/student activities.
  • Assist with R&D of virtual programs.
  • Coordinate and streamline methods to ensure digital assets are more accessible to the public and key constituencies.
  • Assist Education and Collections department with writing and editing of Museum and digital exhibit content.
  • Assist Education and Marketing with social media content, writing copy and fact-checking.
  • Assist Education and Marketing with scriptwriting.
  • Assist the Marketing Department in other projects and duties as assigned.
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in history, Museum Studies, Education, Marketing, Communications or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in work related to education, museums, public history or communications in related fields.
  • Proven writing, research and project management skills.
Some knowledge of World War II history or history education.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and people skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to lift 35 lbs. and manage equipment transport/set up independently.
This is a Full Time, salaried position in the range of $42,000 to $45,000 with health insurance, sick leave, paid vacation, and holidays.  A 401-B retirement savings account is offered.  The applicant’s lifestyle must be flexible enough to work evenings and weekends, when required.
To Apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications, including a cover letter and resume detailing relevant qualifications and experience, and three references to the Museum Director David Shields at
Please include the “Content Creation Coordinator" in the subject line of the email.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workforce. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply.