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We are Philadelphia’s art museum. A world-renowned collection. A landmark building. A place that welcomes everyone.

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Submission Guidelines
  • Electronic submissions unless noted otherwise. Résumés & cover letters must be Word documents or PDFs.
  • We will contact you if your experience aligns with our needs.
  • Read fellowship descriptions carefully below as they have specific application procedures. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • Need help submitting your application? Contact us at 215-684-7970 or .

Current Openings

Administrative Assistant, Women's Committee

The Administrative Assistant provides skilled administrative support to the Women’s Committee Director, helping to manage competing demands and working closely with other Museum staff and volunteers to coordinate information, meetings, events, and projects and special initiatives, such as the Craft Show.

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Production Artist (Design)

The Production Artist (PA) works to bring to life the design of the Creative Studio. Working closely with the Production Manager, the Production Artist produces mechanical level designs for marketing campaigns and exhibition graphics.

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Digital Marketing Coordinator

* Due to the large number of candidates for this position, we are not accepting new applications at this time.* The Digital Marketing Coordinator, in consultation with the Manager of Digital Marketing, develops, coordinates, and disseminates engaging content that aligns with the museum’s mission and brand via digital and social media outlets.

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Development Assistant, Leadership Annual Giving

The Development Assistant supports the Director of Leadership Annual Giving and Leadership Annual Giving program managers in all aspects of program administration and plays an integral role in the day-to-day operations of the Leadership Annual Giving team in service to the donors, Affinity Group members and the Associates Advisory Committee.

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Associate Data Analyst

The department of Systems & Analytics establishes the structure to collect information about our audiences, who they are and how they choose to interact with the Museum. We provide data to help evaluate the effectiveness of our programs, exhibitions and marketing initiatives by measuring the results against established metrics and goals. Knowing where we have been, where we are now and provide the analytical tools necessary to forecast what is possible for the future.

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Teaching Artists

For the Art Table program, the division of Education at the Philadelphia Museum of Art is placing two local artists at Broad Street Ministry to work collaboratively to lead a weekly 90-minute art class. Classes will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00-2:30pm, onsite at Broad Street Ministry. Working together, the artists will design a unique studio experience for participants. The duration of on-site collaboration between artists will be 12-weeks total, March-May 2019. Artists will be paid for their participation, as well as receive free admission to the Museum for one year.

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Taxonomist, Art Information Commons

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Taxonomist for the Art Information Commons, a three-year planning grant supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to support cultural heritage education and scholarship.

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Installation Technician

As a member of a very active Installation & Packing department, this position requires the installation and deinstallation of a wide variety of art objects (all media) throughout the museum.

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Junior Exhibition Designer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Junior Exhibition Designer to provide support to a busy exhibition design team. The position requires a self-starter with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. You must also be able to juggle multiple priorities, interact with outside contractors, and work cross-departmentally.

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Shift Supervisor

We are seeking a temporary Security Shift Supervisor for Museum buildings who ensures the safety and security of our buildings - from employees to visitors to the precious art collection. This a temporary, 6-month position.

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E-Commerce Operations and Content Manager

The E-Commerce Operations and Content Manager, a critical and collaborative role within the Retail department, is responsible for the content displayed in the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s online store, driving sales while maintaining the website design aesthetic and the optimization of the customer experience.

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