Development & Communications Associate

CUE Art Foundation

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About CUE

CUE Art Foundation is an 18-year-old visual arts center dedicated to creating opportunities for emerging and under-recognized artists, curators, and writers through exhibitions, public programming, and arts education.

Role description

CUE seeks a motivated individual who is interested in learning about fundraising and gallery operations in a small arts organization. The associate will gain hands-on experience with non-profit fundraising, event planning, communications, and gallery management.

  • Work closely with Executive Director and Development Manager to execute fundraising strategy

  • Assist in event planning, in particular, auction organization, execution, and settlement

  • Research and support public and private grant writing efforts

  • Communicating with donors; writing gift acknowledgments, tax receipts, and thank you notes

  • Maintain Salesforce donor database; tracking gifts and ticket purchases

  • Oversee CUE’s communication strategy:

  • Develop social media content and administer social media accounts

  • Manage CUE’s website; coordinate development and programming communications

  • Assist in the creation and execution of online campaigns

  • Be primary interface with the public, manning the front desk and answering phones

  • Assist Deputy Director and Development Manager with light bookkeeping and filing

  • Coordinate gallery maintenance: order office supplies, schedule cleaning, maintenance, and repairs

  • Assist Executive Director with occasional projects and tasks

  • A degree in visual arts, art history, arts administration, non-profit management, or a related field.

  • Strong writing, research, and verbal skills

  • A demonstrated interest in the visual arts

  • Resourceful, open-minded, organized, and detail-oriented, willing to work collaboratively

  • Possessing a positive attitude and the ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • Familiarity with Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and social media platforms is preferred

Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am-6:00 pm with occasional additional evening hours for events and openings.

CUE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a more equitable visual arts community. Our values of equity, diversity, and inclusion are integral to our mission to support emerging and under-represented artists. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To be considered, please submit your application (resume and cover letter) to No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

Posted on March 15