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Gallery Marketing & Communications Associate

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December 12, 2019

Jenkins Johnson Gallery seeks a Marketing & Communications Associate to join its gallery in San Francisco. The ideal candidate will have at least two years related experience in public relations/marketing and experience in a gallery setting. Responsibilities include Press outreach and Social Media management. Necessary skills include strong written and verbal skills, managing multiple projects at once, working both independently and collaboratively, and meeting time-sensitive deadlines. Qualified applicants will be comfortable in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail and creativity are valued. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday from 10AM to 6PM, and Saturdays from 10AM to 5PM, with occasional evenings and mornings required. Salary is commensurate with experience, and benefits are provided.

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Press

Write and distribute press releases and email announcements using Mailchimp

Work closely with gallery directors to plan and implement press campaigns for gallery shows, museum exhibitions and art fair presentations in local, national, and international media, including print, online, TV, and radio

Update and maintain list of local, national and international press contacts

Foster relationships with editors, writers, and PR consultants on behalf of the gallery

Help field media requests and coordinate delivery of high resolution images, and scheduling of interview and filming

Inform staff and gallery artists of key published media placements in real-time

Help liaise with museum press offices and PR agencies on museum shows

Work with Gallery Assistant on maintaining and updating press archives (both online and physical files)

Coordinate with Gallery Assistant on creating all gallery exhibition and art fair packages

Art Fairs

Assist in art fair applications

Produce press materials related to art fairs

Assist with distribution of information to the art market media, liaising with art fair PR departments and agencies

Social Media & Website

Manage gallery website and social media campaigns

Help develop a social media strategic plan

List gallery exhibitions online on art and event websites

Promote gallery artists’ exhibitions, events, lectures, etc through social media and other channels

Monitor and interpret analytics for website, mailing campaigns, and social media

Monitor activity on digital channels (web, social media, email, etc.) to identify needs and opportunities for promoting the gallery

Requirements

* BA or Masters degree in Art History, Communications, or related field

* Preferred 2 + years of experience in a gallery, PR agency, museum, or art institution

* Excellent written and verbal communications skills

* Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, InDesign, Photoshop and Mailchimp

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Art Educator for Looking to Learn program at MassArt Art Museum (MAAM)

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Compensation commensurate with experience.
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Accepting applications until January 10, 2020.

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Opening in February 2020, MassArt Art Museum (MAAM) at Massachusetts College of Art and Design is Boston's newest museum featuring artists at the forefront of contemporary art.

Looking to Learn at MAAM is a visual learning program for Metro Boston Area school students enrolled in 4th through 12th grades. It inspires the student participants to use their imagination and develop lifelong skills, such as collaboration, critical thinking, questioning, and reflection. For more than two decades, the program has remained a core component of MassArt’s commitment to offering high-quality visual art experiences to external communities.

Looking to Learn is an experiential learning opportunity featuring a two-visit model:
1.    The first visit by the educator to the school is a classroom orientation on MassArt and the ongoing exhibitions at MAAM (1 hour).
2.    The second visit by the same class to MAAM is focused on close looking, learning, and art making (1.5-2 hours).

The Looking to Learn educator works as a member of the Museum Education team. This is a part time, paid position, 20-25 hours/week, starting in February 2020. Contract is renewable after assessment at the end of the year. Ideal candidate has a combination of studio artmaking, curriculum-development, and teaching skills & experience. 

For additional information on MAAM’s educational programs, visit: https://maam.massart.edu/learn
General information about the museum: https://maam.massart.edu

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Design and implement Looking to Learn curriculum under the direction of the Curator of Education and in collaboration with the Museum Education staff;
•    Teach Looking to Learn curriculum in school classrooms and on MassArt campus; 
•    Initiate and maintain communication with participating schools and act as a liaison between the schools and MassArt;
•    Ensure maximum participation from schools; 
•    Organize and transport teaching supplies/materials to the school classroom as well as at MassArt;
•    Coordinate and book bus trips and/or MBTA passes between participating schools and MassArt; 
•    Set up and clean up for all teaching sessions at school classrooms and at MassArt;
•    Prepare and coordinate program evaluation;
•    Be able to work with a flexible schedule and to travel independently to participating schools;
•    Be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs; 
•    Other duties as assigned.

Required Minimum Qualifications:
•    Bachelors level degree and/or ongoing study in classroom arts education, art-museum education, or related field;
•    At least 3 years of direct teaching experience with youth (4th-12th grades);
•    At least 2 years of experience in curriculum design and implementation; 
•    Current studio art practice (painting/sculpture/ceramics/printmaking/mixed media/interdisciplinary; digital and/or analog portfolio required);
•    Demonstrable ability to work independently and collaboratively on program planning, curriculum-development and teaching;
•    Proficiency in internet research and Microsoft Office;
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
•    Flexible work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:
•    Master’s degree in Museum Education or related field;
•    Experience teaching in museums and/or similar cultural organizations;
•    Experience teaching in Boston area schools (including but not limited to BPS);
•    Demonstrable ability to creatively interpret contemporary art for a broad range of learners;
•    Experience working with underrepresented communities and/or inner-city youth.

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Lead Art Handler

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we document, inventory, store, and present artwork in conformance with museum standards, working with an extensive network of affiliated providers to crate, ship, conserve, and appraise client artworks. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility features state-of the art environmental-control, security, and fire safety systems, as well as an attractive and comfortable viewing room and photography facility. 

Minnesota Street Project is seeking a full-time lead art handler with expert customer service, art handling, packaging, and transportation skills to join our team of arts professionals.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with MSP staff, clients, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the overall Project; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.
  • Leads a team of Art Handlers to expertly handle, package, install and transport high-value artworks for important clients, all in accordance with museum standards.
  • Ensures full and heightened quality control of jobs from start to finish, including (but not limited to) anticipating and maintaining proper materials, communicating details and status updates with Project Managers, checking that documents (BOLs, on-site condition reports, artwork checklists) are properly completed, and artwork returned to the warehouse is properly stored.
  • Rotates semi-annually as Lead on our LA shuttle.
  • Keeps warehouse consistently clean, useable, and client-ready, bringing a proactive approach; administers reuse/recycling policies.
  • Attends weekly department meetings and performs other related duties as required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or equivalent required; MA preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques and storing protocols.
  • Art transportation and shipping knowledge; ability to drive a 16 – 24’ box truck. 
  • Experienced operating warehouse equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, and pallet jacks) a plus.
  • Ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule.
  • Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Works well independently and in a team; gracefully shifts between warehouse, client and office settings.
  • Valid CA license and willingness to deliver and install artwork on a moment’s notice.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and safely cart artwork within a ½ block.
  • Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and FilemakerPro.
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Mr_Experienced (non manager)_Landscape and Documentary Photographer_Birmingham

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Birmingham
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Landscape and Documentary Photographer

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I am a pro photographer from Bimingham, UK, looking for new photography projects in my local area. My rates are negotiable depending on the project and timescale. I am primarily looking for urban and rural landscape potography roles, however, I am highly skilled in other areas of photography. I can provide stuio support for other photographers as well as basic video editing for YouTube. I understand lighting techniques and I have worked with a number of models in recent years. I am active on Social Media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Miss_Experienced (non manager)_Professional oil painter_Crawley

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Crawley
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Artist oil painter

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Front Desk Associate

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Front Desk Associate

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Collage Dance Collective, Inc., a non-profit, professional ballet company and conservatory is seeking a part-time Front Desk Associate to provide front desk and general administrative support.  The Front Desk Associate serves as the first point of contact for our parents and students, monitors inventory systems, responds to incoming calls and triages customer inquiries.  This position is part-time, 20-24 hours per week – Monday-Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.

The Front Desk Associate will be responsible for the following essential functions:

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a welcoming first point of contact for all parents, clients, and students
  • Manage check in process for appointments, classes and assessments
  • Perform data entry of new client profiles and update existing ones in studio management software
  • Maintain accurate inventory records
  • Maintain, clean and organize the lobby, studio equipment and studios as needed
  • Answer incoming calls and collect messages for administrative and executive staff
  • Provide parents with accurate and up-to-date account balances, receipts, and other account related paperwork
  • Process payments for tuition, fees and ticket sales
  • Enforce studio etiquette for our students
  • Understand and communicate with prospective families Collage’s different conservatory programs
  • Assist with email marketing and client relationship management projects
  • Other reasonable duties as assigned by management

Preferred Skills

  • Exhibit strong professional work ethic, professional demeanor/behavior
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills and ability to prioritize work flow according to immediate demands in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in customer service
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Drive suites
  • Experience working with children
  • Understanding of ballet studio environment, a major plus
  • Superior attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A high degree of integrity handling confidential and sensitive information.

About the company:

Collage Dance Collective is a professional contemporary ballet company and conservatory, dubbed by former mayor A C Wharton as “one of the ambitious groups doing terrific work” in Memphis.  The company was founded in New York City and relocated to Memphis in 2007 to extend the reach of outstanding ballet training.  Collage works to increase diversity in classical ballet and to present world-class dance that uplifts and inspires. 

Collage Dance Collective is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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