Programming & Events Coordinator
Full time position that reports to Executive Director
Some evenings & weekends necessary
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
- 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
- Press releases & advertising submissions
- Maintain Website (Squarespace Platform)
- Maintain Facebook & Instagram
Schedule volunteers as necessary
Other Occasional Duties
- Attend impromptu meetings
- 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
P.O. Box 157
Little Falls, MN 56345
For any questions, call Jill Moore, 320-632-0960.