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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

Manager, Leadership Annual Giving (Chairman's Council)

In partnership with the Director of Leadership Annual Giving, responsible for achieving the annual revenue goal for the Chairman’s Council program through a combination of effective renewal/retention initiatives, outstanding stewardship that leads to upgrades, and acquisition of new members making gifts of $10,000 or more.

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Associate Director of Administration

The Associate Director of Administration, reporting directly to the President and Chief Operating Officer, plays a key role in developing the strategic and business plans for the earned revenue and auxiliary activities of the Museum.

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Associate Director of Digital Marketing and Communications

*Due to the large number of applicants for this position, we are not currently accepting more applications.* The Associate Director of Digital Marketing is responsible for development and implementation of a comprehensive digital marketing plan that helps the museum meet its audience development, visitor engagement, reputation, and revenue goals.

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Gallery Maintenance & Storage Technician (Part-Time)

The Museum seeks a careful and diligent Gallery Maintenance & Storage Technician for routine and special projects involving the cleaning of works of art on display, display/storage furniture (such as platforms), Plexiglas/glass cases, and occasionally the building fabric itself.

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The Ira Brind and Stacey Spector Assistant/Associate Curator of South Asian Art

The Assistant/Associate Curator of South Asian Art has responsibility for the care, utilization, and development of the Museum’s extensive and world-renowned holdings of South Asian Art. Application Deadline: September 15, 2018

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Research Assistant, American Silver Catalogue

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a curatorial Research Assistant to join the Department of American Art in support of forthcoming volumes of the catalogue, American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. This is a full-time position with an initial tenure of one year and the possibility for renewal for two additional years.

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Corporate Relations Manager

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is currently seeking a corporate fundraiser to manage its Corporate Partners annual giving program and assist with sponsor solicitation and stewardship.This position is primarily responsible for advancing the Corporate Partners program, including the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of Corporate Partners. This position works closely with members of the Museum’s Development leadership to implement strategies that advance PMA corporate support priorities. Alongside the Director of Corporate Relations, the Manager will also serve as a liaison to the Museum’s Corporate Executive Board. This is a unique opportunity for a development professional to increase the Museum’s corporate support as it advances a comprehensive campaign.

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Development Writer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking a Development Writer who will serve as a project manager, brand champion, editor, and principal writer for a wide range of communications projects that support the Museum’s annual fundraising priorities. The Development Writer ensures language, style, formatting, and the Museum’s verbal identity remain consistent, while also adjusting syntax and voice when “ghost writing” for Museum leadership or Trustees.

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Assistant Director for Interpretation

The Assistant Director of Interpretation oversees the development and implementation of interpretive strategies and materials relating to the Museum’s permanent collection and special exhibitions, serving as an art historical resource and developing new strategies for interpretation aligned with the Museum’s audience development goals and addressing the specific needs and interests of an increasingly diverse Museum audience.

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Audio-Visual Systems Specialist

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is seeking an Audio-Visual Systems Specialist to coordinate all technical aspects of AV systems used in exhibits, meeting spaces, public event spaces, and more. As part of the AV team, this individual is responsible for supporting the many events, programs, and various day-to-day activities that take place at the PMA. Working with both temporary and fixed installations of AV/data systems, this person will maintain, design, install, and augment audio visual equipment and related infrastructure in order to advance the Museum’s mission.

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Senior Application Developer

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is looking for a Senior Developer to work on exciting interactive applications, mobile platforms and interactive system integrations. The Museum has ambitious plans for the creation and integration of visitor-facing applications that tie into a suite of back-end services. We need an experienced developer for our public-facing applications who can integrate those applications into a suite of services that runs across multiple outlets including mobile apps and digital experiences in the galleries.

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Sales Associate

Sales Associates at the Philadelphia Museum of Art take a critical and collaborative role optimizing the visitors’ store experience and driving revenue.

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Inventory Flow and Sales Facilitator

The Inventory Flow and Sales Facilitator will take a critical role in managing inventory and driving store replenishment to maximize sales and profitability.

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Visitor Services Assistant

Part-time Visitor Services Assistants are needed to represent the Philadelphia Museum of Art. We are looking for attentive, outgoing, energetic, individuals with a background or interest in art to help enrich the experience of Museum visitors.

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