Houston, TX

Head of Marketing and Communications

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston (MFAH) seeks an experienced Head of Marketing and Communications. Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply.

The Head of Marketing & Communications will: drive outreach to the region’s diverse audiences; maximize attendance to the museum’s exhibitions, programs and events; oversee branding; and continually enhance the museum’s standing among visual arts professionals, collectors, artists and donors. Working in close partnership with MFAH’s Director and the management team, this leader and the department will be a catalyst for innovation, creating plans for new communication channels and refreshing the customer outreach infrastructure of MFAH.

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston functions as an integrated visual arts experience centered in one of the nation’s great cities. Counted amongst North America’s largest museums, MFAH has permanent collections spanning more than 6,000 years of history with 64,000 works from six continents. A transformative redevelopment of the 14-acre main campus in the heart of Houston’s Museum District includes a new building for modern and contemporary art opening in November 2020. The MFAH comprises 300,000 square feet of permanent and temporary exhibition spaces; a variety of horticultural features and visually stunning gardens, fountains and outdoor exhibition areas; restaurants and arts-themed retail shops; two art schools, research and lecture hall facilities; archives, libraries and conservation facilities; and administrative offices.

We appreciate you sharing the position description with your network, and also any nominations you might have.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Mark Oppenheim or Dennis Hanthorn at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.