Jobs

Program Assistant

Reports to: Director of Programs & Exhibitions
Employment Status: Full-time
FLSA Status: Exempt
Deadline: August 8, 2014

Artspace seeks a full-time Program Assistant. The Program Assistant supports the Director of Programs & Exhibitions in coordinating and implementing Artspace’s educational mission, including overseeing the Figure Study program and the Scholarship Fund. The position is a key staff person during the Summer Arts Program and Outreach Programs, while also assisting with various exhibition related tasks, such as the installation or packing of works of art. The Program Assistant also supports the President & CEO with various projects as needed. The Program Assistant is responsible for communicating the Artspace brand through the design of some print and digital materials and website updates. The Program Assistant is also responsible for maintaining the image archive and processing all departmental mailings.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Providing administrative support to the Director of Programs & Exhibitions.
• Maintaining the press calendar and creating press releases for distribution.
• Responsible for some in-house graphic design including but not limited to: exhibition, program, and event fliers and postcards, signage, exhibition price lists, media alerts, and periodic e-blasts for events, exhibitions, and talks.
• Designing advertisements for various local publications.
• Some updating and maintaining the programmatic sections of the Artspace website.
• Photographing exhibitions, programs, and events and managing the image archive.
• Managing all aspects of the Artspace Figure Study Program including the hiring, scheduling, and training of models and figure study staff.
• Overseeing the registration and paperwork for classes and workshops; managing the registration database.
• Assisting with the implementation, supervision, and evaluation of Artspace youth and adult educational programs.
• Managing and organizing the Artspace Scholarship Program. Responsibilities include sending nomination forms and program information to area art teachers, placing nominated students in classes, and supervising scholarship recipients during the Summer Arts Program.
• Assisting the Director of Programs and Exhibitions with the installation, packing, and de-installation of exhibitions.
• Processing and organizing all departmental mailings and delivering them to the bulk mail center.
• Attend meetings and provide related administrative support as needed.

Qualifications:

A Bachelors degree is required preferably in arts administration, arts education or graphic design. The ideal candidate is someone who shows initiative, is energetic, imaginative, and highly organized. Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Familiarity with database management preferred. Candidate should have good communication skills, excellent customer service skills, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, ability to work in an active office environment, and attentiveness to detail. Involves occasional weekend and evening hours.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a great benefit packages. Opportunities for professional growth and development.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and 3 professional reference contacts:
Program Assistant Search Committee
Artspace, 201 E. Davie Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
or email to sgarr@artspacenc.org

No phone calls or email inquiries regarding the status of your application.
Application Deadline: Friday, August 8th

Director of Development

Director of Development Details

Reports to: President & CEO
Employment Status:
Full-time
Supervises:
Development Assistant
FLSA Status:
Exempt
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled

Artspace seeks a highly qualified professional to serve as Director of Development. The Director of Development will be an active member of the leadership team who will advance the mission of Artspace by developing and implementing a robust development strategy for the organization. The Director of Development is responsible for developing and implementing annual and long-term strategies to raise funds and establishing and maintaining major donors. This individual will oversee individual and corporate giving, major gifts, foundation and government support, and special events. The Director of Development works closely with the President & CEO, the Board of Directors, and the Development & Special Events Committee of the Board of Directors.

Primary Responsibilities:

Fundraising.
Plans, directs and implements a comprehensive development program that generates income from individual donors, corporations, foundations and special events.

• Leads research to identify, prioritize, cultivate, solicit, recognize and steward all individual donors and prospects.
• Oversees Development Assistant in the management of individual donor campaigns, including membership renewals and special appeals.
• Manages a portfolio of major donors and prospects and assists the President & CEO and Development & Special Events Committee with portfolio management and all solicitations.
• Oversees Development Assistant in maintaining an accurate grants calendar, preparing letters, tracking and reporting on all grant-funded programs, grant proposals and other reports or materials needed for effective cultivation and solicitation of foundation and corporate prospects.
• Oversees Development Assistant and Special Events Committee(s) in planning annual fundraisers and other special events and receptions.

Management/General.
Performs general management responsibilities, including annual plans, budgets, reports, and evaluation and oversight of gift tracking systems.

• Prepares annual development plan to correspond with organizational budget outlining revenue and expenses; monitors progress against goals and produces monthly reports.
• Prepares and updates development long-range plan along with the President & CEO and Development & Special Events Committee.
• Along with staff and Board, represents Artspace at public events, conferences, workshops, and media events.

Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree is required and a graduate degree in arts administration, non-profit administration, or CFRE designation is preferred. Candidate must have five-plus years professional experience in development and donor relations in a leadership capacity.

Experience and proven track record of cultivating and soliciting gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations. Experience in special event planning and management, grant writing and proposal preparation, knowledge of North Carolina’s philanthropic community, strong written and oral communication skills, and strong organizational and computer skills are necessary. Proficiency with fundraising databases, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel required. Capital campaign and planned giving experience preferred.

Candidate must be comfortable working in an active office environment, be a team player, and attentive to detail and follow-through. The position involves occasional weekend and evening hours.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a great benefit package, opportunities for professional growth and development.

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, 3 professional references, and salary requirements to:

Director of Development Search Committee
Artspace
201 E Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

or e-mail to:
jobs@artspacenc.org

No phone calls or e-mail inquiries regarding the status of your application. Position will remain open until filled.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Artspace Development Internship

Deadline for Applications: July 31, 2014

This Internship is designed to help undergraduate or graduate students develop skills in Non-Profit Development, Event Planning, Fundraising, and Database Management.

Responsibilities include:

Development/Fundraising Duties:

  • Assist the Development office with data entry for fundraising, donors, memberships, events, and volunteers.
  • Assist with planning of the Collectors Gala, Artspace’s Fall Fundraiser event.
  • Assist Development Assistant with coordination and planning of First Friday Art Walks and other fundraising events.
  • Assist with various administrative tasks, including printing materials, stuffing envelopes, and taking mailing to bulk mail center.
  • Photographing various events.
  • Assist with Artspace’s social media marketing.

The applicant must be able to manage many different projects simultaneously and have excellent communication and organizational skills.

Interns are expected to work a minimum of 5-8 hours per week. This internship will last approximately 3 months beginning in September. Schedule is flexible.  This internship is unpaid. Arrangements for school credit are encouraged.

For more information, please contact Mary Kay Kennedy at (919) 821-2787 or mkkennedy@artspacenc.org

Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, and two references with contact information/relationship to:

Mary Kay Kennedy, Development Assistant
Artspace
201 E. Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
mkkennedy@artspacenc.org

Artspace Tech Internship

Deadline for Applications: Rolling

Artspace seeks an intern to edit audio files for Artspace podcasts. Video editing is a plus, but not required. Intern will be responsible for recording artists’ talks and special Artspace events.

For more information, please contact Shana Dumont Garr, Director of Programs & Exhibitions at (919) 821-2787 or sgarr@artspacenc.org

Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, and two references with contact information/relationship to:

Shana Dumont Garr, Director of Programs & Exhibitions
Artspace
201 E. Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
sgarr@artspacenc.org

Artspace Exhibitions Internship

Deadline for Applications: Rolling

The Exhibition Internship enables undergraduate or graduate students to develop skills in exhibition installation and organization. Responsibilities may include: packing/unpacking artwork as needed with the Director of Programs & Exhibitions; assisting the Director of Programs & Exhibitions with installation of exhibitions, as needed; completing administrative tasks related to exhibitions, such as ordering/picking up exhibition signage, printing labels, and exhibition price sheets; assisting with various program-related administrative tasks; distributing promotional materials such as newsletters and various postcards; and buying or gathering art supplies for Outreach Programs, Saturday classes, or off-site classes, as needed. The applicant must be able to manage many different projects simultaneously and have excellent communication skills. Interns are expected to work a minimum of 5-8 hours per week. Schedule is flexible. This internship is unpaid. Arrangement for school credit is encouraged.

For more information, please contact Shana Dumont Garr, Director of Programs & Exhibitions at (919) 821-2787 or sgarr@artspacenc.org

Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, and two references with contact information/relationship to:

Shana Dumont Garr, Director of Programs & Exhibitions
Artspace
201 E. Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
sgarr@artspacenc.org