Digital Content Officer

Applications until April 17

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation is a private institution whose main purpose is to improve people’s quality of life through art, charity, science, and education. The Foundation carries out its activities from its headquarters in Lisbon, and from its branches in Paris and London.

The Calouste Gulbenkian Museum houses one of the most important private art collections in the world, assembled during his lifetime by Mr Calouste Sarkis Gulbenkian, with works spanning five thousand years of art, from Ancient Egypt to the 20th century. In addition to its Collection, the Gulbenkian Museum organizes temporary exhibitions and other activities such as guided tours, workshops, conferences, among various other activities.

We are seeking to reinforce the Museum team with a Digital Content Officer.

Contractual conditions: Permanent employment contract

Main responsibilities

Content Management of Online Collections

Ensure that content produced and made available is operationalized in accordance with the procedures and timeline established in partnership with other Organic Units of the Foundation.

Monitor the quality of processes and content related to the Gulbenkian Museum collections.

Digital Communication

Manage the editorial content for the digital dissemination of the Museum’s collections and programming on its various platforms.

Coordinate all matters related to the production of editorial content with internal partners and external suppliers, namely authors, translators, producers, etc.

Assess the quality of texts and translations. Prepare promotional materials for temporary exhibitions and for the Museum’s programming. Monitor and adjust the dissemination schedule of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.

Monitor project budgets, in coordination with the area manager. Produce written documentation throughout the projects for their management and registration.

Support the head of Cultural Mediation and Digital Strategy in the strategic planning of communication and mediation projects.

Digital Mediation

Edit and review digital mediation scripts and content in accordance with the Foundation’s editing standards: scripts, image selection, image rights, fact-checking, translations.

Benchmark digital mediation content related to relevant collections and exhibitions.

Monitor project budgets, in coordination with the area manager. Produce written documentation throughout the projects for their management and registration.

Monitor and adjust project production schedules.

Required skills

  • Graduate degree in History of Art.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in similar responsibilities.
  • Professional or advanced training in at least two of the main areas of responsibility.
  • Excellent skills in terms of organization and management of information and work at the same time.
  • Proven experience in project coordination, and excellent administrative and budget management skills.
  • Advanced mastery of the InArte management system.
  • Good command of written and spoken Portuguese and English language.


Updated on 09 may 2023

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