Friday, April 07, 2017

Jobs in the Arts

Assistant Director

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is seeking an Assistant Director at the Brentwood Arts Exchange. Under general supervision of the Director, performs a wide variety of professional work to assist in managing a multi-faceted arts facility that includes a gallery, concerts, youth and adult classes, and fine craft retail. Performs numerous tasks in support of the following job functions: supervises facility operations; participates in planning, organizing and implementing community based arts programs; provides marketing, public relations, and volunteer coordination; assists in exhibition installation; participates in budget formulation; supervises designated staff; maintains administrative records cash reports; coordinates externally and internally to perform special project work in surrounding communities; serves in the absence of director; performs other related duties. Facility operates six days per week. Works varying hours, which may include extended hours, evenings, and weekends.

This is the direct website here.

This is the shorter URL for the job search page, but the job isn’t listed under Arts, it’s only under Facility Management.

Gallery Assistant

The Brentwood Arts Exchange is seeking a motivated individual who is passionate about the arts for a part time position as a Gallery Assistant. Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
· Providing customer service in person and over the phone including retail sales and class registrations
· Assisting with installation of art exhibitions, including basic wall patching and painting, basic art handling and packaging.
· Routine office duties such as, copying, filing, data entry, and record keeping
· Hosting at special events
· Maintaining the cleanliness of all areas of the facility, set up and clean for classes and events

This is an entry-level position with no experience required. The position holder must be able to lift and move up to 25 lbs. and be available to work evenings and weekends. The successful candidate will be outgoing and self-motivated to learn about gallery operations through hands-on work performing the duties above. Positive qualities in consideration for this position include the ability to communicate in Spanish, experience working in a retail environment, knowledge of craft media and techniques, and familiarity with the safe handling of art objects.

Email a resume and a brief cover letter to Phil Davis, Director