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    Feb
    Job Opportunity: Gallery Associate

    Gallery Associate (Part-Time, up to 25 hours/week)

    Application Deadline: March 9, 2018, 11:59 PM EST

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    Position Overview

    The Center for Craft, a national 501c3 nonprofit arts organization located in downtown Asheville, NC, is currently seeking a part-time Gallery Associate. This position will staff the front desk, serve as a primary contact for public interface and provide project, program, and database support.

    The position requires a candidate that is personable, extremely organized, detail oriented, and has strong communication skills to work with the Center’s team on long-term projects. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelors Degree in Arts Administration, Art History, or a related field. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive is required, Adobe Suite is encouraged. Experience with social media, Constant Contact, and Survey Monkey a plus. Applicants must be able to lift/push/pull 25 lbs or more, climb ladders, and operate other tools and equipment. Saturday and evening availability required.

    Job duties include

    -Public Interface: Knowledgeably and personably engage gallery visitors with exhibitions; eloquently articulate the work of the Center; accurately record and track visitor numbers, contact information, and zip codes; assist with set up and tear down for special events, lectures, and receptions;

    -Front Desk Administration: Greet guests, answer phones, issue parking passes, sort and deliver mail, and merchandise sales; ensure the security of artwork during open hours; maintain gallery cleanliness and professional atmosphere of the Center;

    -Project Support: Provide key support on administrative, marketing, exhibition and programming projects; other duties as assigned.

    Schedule and Pay Rate

    This position will be regularly scheduled to work Thursday – Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. plus additional hours including evening and weekends, as assigned.

    Pay Rate: $13/hour

    To Apply

    All application materials are due by March 9, 2018

    Please send in a completed employment application form, cover letter and C.V. to Lauren Roquemore at: lroquemore@craftcreativitydesign.org.

    A background check will be required before employment begins.

    About the Center for Craft

    The Center for Craft, established in 1996, is a national nonprofit organization that advances the understanding of craft through research, critical dialogue, and professional development in the United States. The Center is located in downtown Asheville, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina.

    The Center for Craft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status. The Center encourages applications from traditionally under-represented minority populations. Submitting an application does not constitute a promise or guarantee of employment. The selected candidate will be required to successfully complete a background check.

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