Pence Gallery Education Coordinator
Position: The Pence Gallery is a nonprofit art organization, founded in 1976 in Davis, CA, that serves the community by offering high caliber art exhibits, supporting the development of local and regional artists, and providing educational programs to visitors of all ages. The Education & Marketing Coordinator (EMC) will work with the Director and the Board of Directors to support a long-term series of education programs. The EMC will work under the guidance of the Pence Director, and is an at-will employee.
The Education & Marketing Coordinator will oversee the development of new art education programs for adults and families that build on the strength of the Pence’s temporary exhibits and the wealth of artistic talent in the region. Marketing goes hand in hand with developing educational classes, and the Coordinator will develop printed and digital graphic material to advertise classes and programs. He/she will also utilize social media to prom0te Pence programs.
Duties: Identify new audiences for program development. Develop new hands-on art classes, talks, and demonstrations in conjunction with local and regional artists. Write artist contracts, prepare online registration information, and distribute information to participants from artists. Create and distribute marketing material about classes online and print. Coordinate room set up, supplies, and registration. Evaluate and keep track of program statistics. Schedule volunteer docents for gallery shifts. Be an active participant in connecting visitors of all ages with art and artists, to inspire learning and build community.
- - A BA in an art related discipline or equivalent experience
- - Knowledge of hands-on art media, processes, and contemporary art
- - Knowledge of basic graphic design and Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
- - Social media marketing, including experience with Facebook Ad Manager and Twitter Ads
- - Strong writing skills and the ability to collaborate with staff, volunteers, and artists
- - Understanding of Microsoft Office programs, Mac computers, and basic budget management
- - Minimum 1 year of coordinating arts education programs at a museum, community center, or school
- - Experience in evaluating programs and marketing them to different audiences
Please send a letter of interest and a current resume, to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please. This position is listed on 8/15/18 and is open until filled.
Compensation: This position is paid from $15-17/hour, and part-time at 20 hours/week. The EMC typically works Monday to Friday, but some weekend or evening work may be necessary. Twenty-four hours of sick time are included per year after working for 30 days. No additional benefits are included.