Art Space Assistant/Social Media Coordinator

Through the Flower

The Art Space Assistant/Social Media Coordinator will work closely with the Art Space Director and other colleagues to conduct research, organize exhibition projects, enrich the permanent collection, develop interpretive materials, participate in community outreach, communications, and implementing a strong social media presence through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, e-blasts and print material.

Responsibilities

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Social Media Outreach: Work with Art Space Director to develop and implement a strong social media plan for Through the Flower, generating exciting content for our various platforms and engage the public/growing TTF’s following. This will involve designing visual assets to be used for promotional materials (both online and printed) and monitoring Through the Flower’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. The position will require liaising with Judy Chicago’s social media coordinator/studio assistant.

  • Art Space Maintenance: Assist in successfully running the Art Space. This includes providing tours of the exhibitions, explaining in detail the history and mission of Through the Flower, speaking concisely about Judy Chicago’s work in the context of contemporary art and art history, and having experience in retail for the gift store in the Art Space.

  • Website Maintenance: Assist in keeping the website current. This includes creating visuals for events, listing opportunities and new products as they arise, and keeping track of the online shop inventory.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization, communication skills

  • Excellent English verbal and written skills

  • Excellent people skills

  • Must be able to work well under pressure and be a team player within a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent attention to detail and consistency

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and remain flexible with changing priorities

  • Ability to work weekends and special events outside of regular work week

  • Familiarity and knowledge of various social media platforms, especially Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Art History, Graphic Design, or Marketing

  • Knowledge of art and art history, especially as it relates to the history of Judy Chicago and her work

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and/or Illustrator

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere or other video editing software

  • Experience working with WordPress and basic website maintenance

How to Apply

Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and short bio to info@throughtheflower.org with “Art Space Assistant/Social Media Coordinator” in the subject line.

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Posted on April 16