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Gallery Assistant/Sales Assistant

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APPLY TO:  pamela@dnjgallery.net -- Pamela Schoenberg

dnj Gallery, a contemporary photography gallery located in Santa Monica, is seeking an organized and responsible Gallery Assistant/Sales Assistant to begin work in September 2019. 

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and outgoing professional who especially can:

*Interact with the public and help build our place in the community (especially at dnj Gallery events)

*Cultivate relationships with potential and current clients 

*Provide information about artworks 

*Writes well with correct grammar**

Part-time position:

*10- 15 hours, and additional hours for openings and events:

- Attendance at gallery opening events (primarily Saturday, early evening -- every month/6-8 weeks

- Attendance at gallery cultural events

$20/hr.

Qualifications:

(1) undergraduates with degrees (or degree program) in business/sales  or fine art/art history

(2) Appreciation/knowledge of fine art  

(3) Prior retail experience preferable

(4) Prior museum, auction house, or gallery experience preferable
(4) Excellent written and verbal communication skills
(5) Basic and proficient computer skills

APPLY TO:  pamela@dnjgallery.net -- Pamela Schoenberg

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Gallery Fulfillment & Operations

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We are seeking a Gallery Operations & Fulfillment Manager to become an integral part of our team! You will coordinate and oversee each gallery's fulfillment.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage sales invoices and other accounts receivable, monitor and process incoming payments, etc.
  • Maintain accounting records including invoices, expenses, payments and transactions
  • Serves as the primary point person for daily incoming orders
  • Speaking with photographers on a daily basis
  • Dealing with our framing company
  • Knowing about stock in hand and best selling items
  • Streamline packing materials
  • Updating inventory across all channels in real time
  • Allocate resources and materials to meet project deadlines and budget
  • Track and forecast operational trends and analysis
  • Provide daily operations oversight for outside teams
  • Transferring sales information into the accounting system
  • Keeping customers satisfied and loyal

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in gallery operations (photography gallery preferred)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Strong knowledge of CRM Systems & retail management
  • Proficient with MAC, Excel & Quickbooks
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Copywriter in Yakaz - The Greatest Search Engine for Job Offer from around the Globe!

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The mission of Yakaz is providing the most topicality details about jobs in the World.

 

Yakaz is a dynamically growing young company, which allows users to search for job offers from 7 thousand pages. Offers are collected from private websites, as well as from websites of job sites or recruitment agencies that publish hundreds of it. We offer a wide range of job positions in selected locations. Our biggest pride is real-time updating the database without any repetition. And our customers' opinions speak for themselves.

 

Our team consists of young and qualified people. Work in a nice atmosphere. In our team you will always have the opportunity to develop.  In a well-coordinated team, you work much better and more efficiently. Therefore, join us.

 

At the moment we are hiring of Copywriter, which will be responsible for writing convincing and credible texts for our blog and other marketings platforms. Additionally, the future worker will cooperate with creation and marketing group, making contents for advertisement and social media. These activities may help to build trust and loyalty for our brand to increase and ensure bigger a larger market share. The work is a possibility in remote or office way.

 

Benefits:

Attractive monthly salary

Full-time job with free weekends and all holidays

Frequent integration events

Professional equipment and office equipment

Unlimited coffee/tea and water

The best atmosphere in a young team

Discretionary bonuses

Responsibilities:

Writing reliable and good-quality texts on the blog, social media, marketing campaigns for new products and more.

Writing engaging email messages

Writing effective advertising headlines for industry magazines and also direct consumer magazines

Writing scripts for podcasts, presentations, etc.

Storytelling that will attract attention, build awareness, influence the audience and increase the sale

Close cooperation with other projects and teams

Correction and mutual checking of other employees' texts

Compliance with all legal provisions, statements, warnings, and requirements

Observing an internal style guide that determines the form and style of writing certain texts

 

 

Requirements:

A minimum of 3 years of experience in the field of copywriting and social marketing

Skills of presenting brand identity and customer beliefs

Ability to write in different styles, for different recipients

Ability to write in a different network and SEO practice

Knowledge of the needs of social media users

Ability to work independently and in a team

Knowledge of Ahrefs, Google Analytics, and MS Office

Very good English level min. B2

Ability to work under time pressure

  

If you are interested our job offer feel free to apply, and if you want to know more check out our site: https://yakaz.fr/.

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Senior Philanthropy Officer

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July 31

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The San José Museum of Art (SJMA) has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Philanthropy Officer, and is undergoing  a period of significant institutional growth. This position will play an integral role in assuring the success of SJMA’s recently developed strategic plan while ushering the Museum into its next chapter. With the increasing caliber of the Museum’s exhibitions and education programs, magnified by the strategic plan’s special focus on access and inclusion, SJMA has gained recent traction in attracting and securing new corporate partners, major donors, and trustees.

The Senior Philanthropy Officer will bring a strong track record of cultivating, soliciting, closing, and stewarding donors at the five-and-six figure gift level, and will build upon this institutional momentum with the added leverage of the Museum’s 50th Anniversary. While maintaining $2M+ in current giving from major donors and corporations, the focus of this position is to identify and secure an additional $500k from new donors in FY20.

Working closely with the Board’s Development Committee, Executive Director, and Director of Development, the Senior Philanthropy Officer is responsible for growing the major donor base and increasing corporate sponsorships. With a special focus on positive internal and organizational culture, envisions of a borderless presence, and reaching far beyond SJMA’s walls to redefine its diverse community’s relationship with art and creativity, the Senior Philanthropy Officer will play a lead role in propelling the Museum into the next fifty years.

Examples of Duties:

1. Identify prospects for major gifts and corporate partnerships with an emphasis on five- to seven-figure gifts.

  • Manage a portfolio of 120+ individuals and 40+ corporations; actively grow individual and corporate pipelines for unrestricted, restricted, and endowment gifts.

2. Develop and execute solicitation, upgrade, and retention strategies.

  • Partner closely with Director of Development to devise specific strategies, goals, and timetables for successful solicitations.
  • Personally solicit support utilizing personalized cultivation and solicitation strategies based on donor’s philanthropic focus and interests.
  • Create compelling, personalized sponsorship proposals, special solicitation correspondence, and tailored reports based on impact, metrics, and narratives.
  • Oversee corporate grant applications with key development staff.
  • Actively participate in annual gala fundraising efforts to secure sponsorships, table sales, and fund-a-need pledges.

3. Cultivate prospects and steward partners.

  • Spend 60% of time outside of office cultivating and soliciting prospects face-to-face.
  • Liaise with the Board and with curatorial and programming staff for donor cultivation and solicitation.
  • Effectively articulate in written and verbal communications the mission and impact of the Museum to deepen relationships with donors, prospects, and high-level supporters, as well as external stakeholders; maintain a thorough and accurate understanding of the Museum’s programs and funding priorities to effectively connect supporters to funding needs.
  • Oversee the stewardship of existing and new funder relationships by ensuring their awareness of, attendance, and participation at Museum programs and events throughout the year—as well as the year-round impact of their investment.

4. Track success and participate in goal-setting.          

  • Report on monthly fundraising progress and provide information for board reports.
  • Attend Development Committee meetings.
  • Participate with Director of Development in revenue projection for annual budget.

This position will require some evening and weekend hours as well as some travel based on relationship cultivation, event, and Museum programming schedules.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of fundraising with major gifts and/or corporate sponsorship experience. Demonstrated success of soliciting and closing six-figure gifts.
  • Experience managing and stewarding a portfolio of diverse donors. Demonstrated success aligning diverse stakeholders around a common vision or objective.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; prospect research and editorial efficiency; ability to synthesize information and compose clear and effective prose.
  • Strong work ethic and self-discipline to work independently. Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload in a timely manner to complete assignment when faced with many deadlines and competing requirements.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to quickly understand and remember details about donors, museum exhibitions, public programs, and events.
  • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel, and Adobe CS software; donor database system (working knowledge of Altru or other Blackbaud products, preferred).
  • Knowledge of Bay Area philanthropy, preferred. Museum or arts experience, a plus.
  • Valid CA driver’s license required.

About Us

Founded in 1969 by artists, SJMA presents modern and contemporary art exhibitions and programs; international in scope, it celebrates the cutting-edge vision of California and Pacific Rim artists. Given its location in the heart of Silicon Valley, the Museum has a substantial commitment to showing and nurturing visionary work in new media: initiatives include an experimental gallery-as-laboratory for artists called Beta Space, and the “New Stories from the Edge of Asia” exhibition series.  SJMA is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is located near the Plaza de César Chavez in downtown San José. The Museum serves 100,000 people a year, including some 45,000 school children, and is the largest provider of arts education in Santa Clara County. 

The Development team raises over $4.5 million each year in contributed income from corporate, foundation, government, individual, and membership sources to promote the Museum’s educational mission and accent the impact of creativity. Earned revenue through event rentals is also under the department’s purview.

Applicant must receive a favorable background check.

SJMA offers a competitive benefits plan including medical, dental, vision and paid sick and vacation time. The Museum offers a generous retirement program.  

This position includes the opportunity to travel with major donors and Museum leadership on local and national art trips.

We are an equal opportunity employer. At SJMA, we value the diversity of individuals and the ideas, perspectives, insights, and values they bring to the workplace.

To Apply

To apply, please visit https://sjmusart.org/about/employment by Wednesday, July 31.

Due to the high volume of interest, regrettably, we cannot respond to individual applicants. If you are selected as a potential candidate, SJMA will contact you to schedule an interview.

No phone calls, please.

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Artist Seeks Persons to Cast in Plaster

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Artist is seeking people to cast in plaster for upcoming project entitled “Gagged & Chained”.

Specifically, we are seeking people who can be cast as Judge Julius Hoffman and Jurors from the 1968 trial of Bobby Seale (The Chicago Eight Trial), see below for the looks we are hoping to find. 

  
**Please be aware that the process of casting body parts in plaster requires you to stand or sit still for up to twenty minutes until the plaster dries. This process may make some people anxious if they tend to get claustrophobic** 

 

We do not cast in the nude.  We will be casting your face, neck, torso, arms, and hands. 

:::Dates::: 

Casting is open from July 1 through July 11, 2019.
You will be asked to come in for 2 to 3 hours on one of these dates. 

:::Location:::

Mid-City, Los Angeles; we will send exact location to you when your appointment is booked. 

:::Compensation:::

$30

 

WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE TO BE CAST AS:  
A) Judge

1) Judge Julius Hoffman - Caucasian male, age 65- 85 years old. 
Reference Photos: https://media.gettyimages.com/photos/judge-julius-hoffman-in-a-courtroom-illustration-during-the-trial-of-picture-id483610931  / https://www.gettyimages.ae/detail/news-photo/portrait-of-american-jurist-judge-julius-j-hoffman-as-he-news-photo/55991121

 

B) Jurors
1) Kay Richards - Caucasian female, age 35 - 50. 
Reference photos:  https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=Kay+Richards

2) Jean Fritz - Caucasian female, age 40 - 55
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=jean+fritz

3) Miriam Hill - Heavier set caucasian female, age 50 - 65
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=miriam+hill

4) Evelyn Hill and Mary Butler - African American females, age 45 - 70
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=Evelyn+Hill / https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=mary+Butler

5) Ed Kratzke - Caucasian male, age 55 - 75 
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=ed+kratzke

6) John Nelson - Lanky caucasian male, age 45 - 65
Reference photos: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=john+Nelson

Here are some more juror reference photos to get a feel of who we are looking for: https://images.chicagohistory.org/en/search/do_quick_search.html?q=chicago+eight+jurors

Thank you

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Web Development Project Manager

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A rapidly-growing digital marketing agency is looking to add to our SEO Analyst Team. The ideal candidate has strong website technical skills and is interested in working in a dynamic, fast paced environment 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Web Development Project Manager is responsible for completing technical activities related to improving the performance of clients’ websites through search engine optimization (SEO), including website technical analysis, keyword expansion, onsite meta data analysis, linking to other websites, creating reports, technical problem solving and other activities as assigned. The Program Manager will work closely with the Client Partner, who is responsible for directing and coordinating these technical activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Web Development Project Manager will complete SEO tasks such as website technical analysis, keyword expansion, onsite meta data analysis, internal and external linking, creation of reports for clients, creative problem solving, and other tasks as assigned.
• Proactively use technical knowledge and creativity to solve problems related to a client’s website.
• Make recommendations to the Client Partner about changes to the client’s website that will improve performance.
• Communicate effectively with clients by email and telephone to explain technical issues and solutions.
• Communicate clearly and effectively with team in India to insure their understanding of any work requests.
• Complete deliverables on a timely basis.
• Update customer relationship management database (Quickbase) with notes and status updates.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Basic Web Development skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Creative problem solving skills
• Ability to learn technical aspects of SEO quickly
• Familiarity with social media (Facebook, Twitter,etc.)
• Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel

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