Exhibitions Coordinator

Pilchuck Glass School

Pilchuck Glass School is seeking a self-motivated and highly responsible team member to serve as the Exhibitions Coordinator. This is a part-time position providing year-round support to the Artistic and Executive Directors of monthly activities and long-range planning and administration of Pilchuck’s Gallery. Coordination and installation of exhibitions, along with excellent customer service and stewardship of the organization, are at the core of this position.

The Pilchuck Gallery, located in Pioneer Square, supports the artistic vision of the school and connection to our local community. The space shows approximately eight exhibitions per year and includes a two-month holiday sale.

Responsibilities

Work closely with Artistic Director to assist in the planning and implementation of exhibitions, artist talks, and exhibition openings in the Seattle Exhibition Space

Create compelling, mission-driven programming for exhibitions, educational talks, lectures, and events

Be available and manage all First Thursday Art Walk events

Stewardship of exhibiting artists to maintain a positive experience before, during, and after exhibition opportunities

Prepare and send contracts to artists

Track inventory of works for exhibitions and retail sales

Manage delivery and installation of work into the exhibition space

Assist Director of Marketing with promotion of exhibitions, including collecting images and information from artists

Assists with operating and maintaining Pilchuck’s online store

Installation and de-installation of exhibitions (install shelving, paint, lighting, etc.)

Catalog and organize consignment store inventory

Develop and manage the Seattle Gallery budget

Direct resource for guests, public/private tours, and gallery talks

Ownership of Campus Gallery during special events, which may include extended hours

Available for occasional weekend/evenings

Requirements

Self-motivated and able to set and meet deadlines

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong interpersonal capabilities and ability to be a team player

Personable and possesses the ability to communicate and collaborate easily and effectively with a wide variety of people

Ability to motivate constituents (artists, assistants, volunteers)

Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail

Proficiency in: Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign

Ability to work and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work independently and cooperatively with Pilchuck’s entire staff

Knowledgeable about contemporary art, design, technology as well as glass processes and applications and the artists that employ the material

Knowledgeable about gallery hardware and ability to problem solve installations

How to Apply

Applications are due by December 6 and should include the following:

A one-page cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position and salary requirements

A resume or CV

List of 3 relevant references with contact information

Please submit all suggestions, nominations, and applications in confidence to jobsearch@pilchuck.org with the subject: “Exhibitions Coordinator, Your Name” No phone calls please.

Posted on November 21