Current Career Opportunities

Help us protect the world’s architectural heritage of significant monuments, buildings, and sites.

Senior Communications Manager

World Monuments Fund seeks a Senior Communications Manager to contribute to our global, creative, and inclusive organization and office environment. This person is a thoughtful communicator responsible for both the strategy and execution of all marketing, public relations, and communications activity in support of World Monuments Fund’s highest priority initiatives. The Senior Communications Manager’s responsibilities include:

  • Taking a journalistic approach to communicating the narratives of World Monuments Fund and its projects around the world
  • Writing and distributing press releases and the annual report
  • Conceiving of content for a biannual e-magazine to be distributed to donors, prospective contributors, and others in the arts, preservation, and cultural communities
  • Developing public remarks for the President, Chair, and other organizational representatives
  • Developing content for web site in collaboration with the President, Executive Vice President, and Vice President for External Affairs
  • Overseeing WMF's social media strategy
  • Pitching journalists and developing relationships with media contacts
  • Managing a press database and filing clips
  • Developing the monthly e-newsletter
  • Copyediting and reviewing printed and electronic materials
  • Organizing press events
  • Managing departmental budget


The ideal candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in communications, history, English, art history, or related field. Interest in or experience with historic preservation organizations a plus
  • Five years of experience working in journalism or public relations
  • Excellent organizational skills and experience administering multiple, simultaneous projects
  • Ability to work alone and with a group
  • A solid grasp of English grammar (familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style a plus) and excellent editing skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite required
  • Familiarity with Drupal a plus
  • Familiarity with foreign languages a plus


Salary commensurate with experience


In order to apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than 1,000 words to Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please. World Monuments Fund is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. WMF is an at-will employer.