Programming & Events Coordinator

Full time position that reports to Executive Director
Some evenings & weekends necessary

Job Duties:
Arts Education Programming

  • Plan & schedule classes, camps & workshop
  • Assist with developing new programming concepts
  • Coordinate with teaching artists
  • Coordinate field trips & special visits
  • Teach classes
  • Track attendance & registration
  • Maintain art studios (set-up, clean- up, equipment maintenance, etc)
    • Order Art Supplies

Gallery Management

  • Participate in monthly meetings for the Visual Arts Committee
  • Manage Gallery Exhibitions
  • Coordinate with Exhibiting Artists
  • Assist with Exhibition Install
  • Maintain Visual Arts Calendar
  • Present new potential exhibitors
  • Coordinate Opening Reception
  • Exhibition Marketing

Event Coordination & Planning

  • Manage event schedule
  • Work with patrons to plan public & private events
  • Assess patron needs
  • Send contracts & communications
  • Set-up / tear-down
  • Staff Building During Events
  • Bar tending during events


  • Graphic Design
  • Create Fliers, Postcards, Posters, etc
  • Coordinate with external graphic designer when necessary
  • Place orders for printed materials
  • Photography
  • Press releases & advertising submissions

Social Media

  • Maintain Website (Squarespace Platform)
  • Maintain Facebook & Instagram

Volunteer Coordination

  • Schedule volunteers as necessary

Other Occasional Duties

  • Attend impromptu meetings
  • Errands
  • Front desk customer service



  •  A degree and/or equivalent experience in the field of arts education and/or other fine arts.
  • Passion and enthusiasm for arts education and/or other fine arts.
  • A creative spirit.
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: arts education, artist relations & networking, marketing, graphic design, event planning, community engagement (both adults and children), and/or grant writing.
  • Demonstrated skills with social media and e-marketing/online marketing avenues.
  • Graphic design experience, specifically in InDesign & Photoshop preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • The ability to follow through on multiple projects, the ability to set priorities, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent writing ability, sound professional judgement and decision-making ability are required in this position.
  • Both evening and weekend availability will be necessary.
  • The ability to tolerate physical activity… strenuous at times.
  • The ability to work as a dedicated part of the Great River Arts team.
  • The ability to represent GRA in an informed, assertive, and pleasant manner.
  • Computer skills, including the ability to learn new programs.

Send cover letter and resume to:

Jill K. Moore

Executive Director

P.O. Box 157

Little Falls, MN 56345

For any questions, call Jill Moore, 320-632-0960.