Employment Opportunities

Assistant Director

Concord Art was founded nearly a century ago by Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts, a prominent American Impressionist painter and philanthropist whose original mission stands today: to promote and advance the visual arts and artists, and to enrich and sustain our cultural community through contemporary art exhibitions and education.

Concord Art is seeking an experienced, self-motivated Assistant Director with significant development and marketing experience who has successfully managed an annual appeal program, has experience as a front line fundraiser and is proficient with digital and print marketing tools including website management. The Assistant Director will work closely with the Executive Director to establish annual development and marketing plans with stated goals. The Assistant Director will coordinate staff support to execute all development and marketing activities.

The Assistant Director will play a leading role in partnership with the Executive Director with cultivation, solicitation and stewardship meetings with donors, non-donors and others in the arts community to build strategic philanthropic partnerships to further the organization’s creative vision. The Assistant Director will implement marketing strategies for exhibitions, programming and events to promote and communicate Concord Art’s branding and mission

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a cultivation, solicitation and stewardship donor strategy, meeting regularly with current and prospective donors
  • Manage the gift ask and acknowledgment processes
  • Create and produce an Annual Report of Giving each fiscal year
  • Work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board and Board Development Committee to build philanthropic partnerships to support the annual appeal and a capital campaign
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date development files, records and systems
  • Manage website updates, newsletter production, Facebook and Instagram posts
  • Write and post press releases for exhibitions
  • Manage print marketing for exhibitions, programming and events

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years development experience with annual giving, front line fundraising, capital campaigns
  • Minimum of five years marketing experience both digital and print preferably with a visual arts organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills to include Neon CRM or other Development Database software, Excel, WordPress management, Mailchimp
  • Strong work ethic and comfort in a small, team-orientated work environment
  • A background in Arts and Culture a plus

 

Full Time Position: Salary commensurate with experience

Contact Executive Director: katejames@concordart.org

 

Program Manager

Concord Art was founded nearly a century ago by Elizabeth Wentworth Roberts, a prominent American impressionist painter and philanthropist whose original mission stands today: to promote and advance the visual arts and artists, and to enrich and sustain our cultural community through contemporary art exhibitions and education.

Concord Art is seeking an experienced self-motivated individual to plan and market online and in person art programming to include classes, workshops, exhibition programs, artist and curator lectures and artist demos. The Program Manager will work closely with the Executive Director to plan programming and with the Registrar to implement programming. The Program Manager will work directly with artists to plan demos, classes, workshops and lectures. The Program Manager will work with the Chairs of the Education, Art and Events Committees of the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities:

  • Create programming plan for the year with the Executive Director and Education Chair
  • Communicate directly with teachers/artists to plan all programming
  • Facilitate written descriptions and schedule classes, lectures, demos
  • Negotiate and send out contracts
  • Post all classes, workshops, demos and lectures in database and website
  • Coordinate marketing via Mailchimp, Facebook, Instagram and video demos
  • Communicate with speakers and Gallery/Membership Manager to facilitate speaking events, online and in person
  • Coordinate story telling events
  • Coordinate all activities with Registrar/Studio Manager
  • Maintain accurate files

Qualifications:

  • Experience in art education and programming
  • Experience working with artists and teachers
  • Excellent follow through and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage time and prioritize tasks
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills to include Neon CRM or similar database, Excel, WordPress,, Mailchimp
  • Strong work ethic and comfort in a small, team-oriented work environment
  • A background in arts and culture a must

Part Time Position: Hourly Rate

Contact Executive Director: katejames@concordart.org