Saturday, 2 July 2016

Job Posting: Education and Communications Coordinator – Red Lodge Clay Center

 DEADLINE is July 15th

The Education and Communications Coordinator will work with the Executive Director, Curator of Exhibitions, and the Program and Facilities Coordinator to fulfill the mission statement set forth by the Red Lodge Clay Center.

The Education and Communications Coordinator will act as a liaison for the Long-Term Residents, Short-Term Residents, Visiting Artists, the Advanced Student Project Network, and AIA Groups helping to orient the artists to the studio, housing and the Red Lodge area. This job also includes recruiting and management for the community classes and outreach programs. Other responsibilities include developing community relationships and dialogue in an effort to broaden the Centers audience and its educational mission.

The Education and Communications Coordinator will be responsible for:

• Create Resident Artist web pages
• Workshop and Community communications
• Develop procedures and policy for resident program
• Coordinate residencies and housing
• Develop new programs
• Maintain and develop existing programs
• Hosting and coordinating artists and tours
• Marketing through social media for programs
• Manage community classroom and outreach

In addition to the job description there are general duties pertaining to the daily operations of the retail and exhibition gallery space that include: inventory management, website maintenance, photographing artwork, shipping and receiving, customer service, preparing exhibitions, and working in the retail gallery.

The ideal candidate will be well organized, energetic and highly motivated with strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills. Previous experience in the Arts preferred, and the ability to adapt to the needs of a growing ceramic arts center in rural Montana is a must.

Must have excellent proficiency using: Word Press, Mac based platforms, Microsoft office, Adobe Creative Suite, digital photographic media, and e-mail.

Send cover letter, CV, names and contact information for three references, artist statement, and 20 images of current artwork to David Hiltner via email director@redlodgeclaycenter.com.

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