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Arts Programming Assistant

 

Sawyer Yards is seeking a multi-faceted part-time assistant who is willing to learn and contribute a variety of skills. Applicants should have an interest in art, curating, and arts management. Sawyer Yards provides an excellent opportunity for those who wish to develop skills necessary for navigating the art world. Duties include working closely with the Creative Director, handling and presenting art, cataloging exhibitions, working with partner organizations, as well as working with Sawyer Yards on public relations and marketing activities including social media for exhibitions.  Sawyer Yards is a small, close-knit team and a new addition should work well with others, be open-minded, flexible and contribute to a positive and energetic atmosphere.

 

The assistant will report directly to the Creative Director but will also work closely with all other team members. This position requires a maximum of 20 hours a week, some evening and weekend hours required. Interest working in the arts is a must, design experience preferred.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Creative Director

  • Update exhibition portion of the website as needed

  • Create and install exhibition vinyl

  • Create and maintain marketing materials for exhibitions, including calendar and website listings

  • Catalog Sawyer Yards Exhibitions

  • Aid in installation and de-installation of Sawyer Yards exhibitions

  • Other duties, as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in fine art or design preferred

  • Minimum 2+ years of gallery/museum work, or related field

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail

  • Adaptability in a constantly changing work environment

  • Ability to prioritize and independently manage workload

  • Strong communication and writing skills

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Various Website Platforms (Ex. Wix, Squarespace, Wordpress, etc.) preferred

 

Qualified applicants may submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of Grace Zuñiga at creativedirector@sawyeryards.com. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 1, 2019.