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TWO POSITIONS POSTED APRIL 15, 2022

 

Coordinator of Community Partnerships

BmoreArt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.

ROLE
BmoreArt seeks a skilled professional with strong coordination and process expertise, communication and organizational skills. The Coordinator of Community Partnerships is responsible for supporting the end-to-end process by which BmoreArt builds and maintains media partnerships with museums, colleges, and creative businesses, functioning as a liaison between these organizations and the editorial team. This position is also focused on building brand loyalty with subscribers through customer service, community design, events, and a variety of communications strategies.

This role requires a creative and collaborative mode of working, the capacity to creatively consider the needs of our organization and the communities we serve, and the ability to stay ahead of day-to-day operations. This job is about nurturing and maintaining relationships, specifically to design and implement new community-based structures to enhance and strengthen a growing organization.

POSITION DETAILS
This is a full-time exempt position with a starting salary of $50,000 and opportunities for commission. Benefits include two weeks of paid time off.

REPORTS TO
The position reports to the publisher.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
● Design a cohesive plan with the publisher and editorial team to elevate, clarify, and expand the role of this publication
● Meet regularly with the BmoreArt editorial team and engage in the creative process of content creation through conversations, calls, zooms, in person meetings, and special cultural events
● Communicate regularly (email, meetings, calls, etc.) with our advertising partners (primarily 15-20 museums, colleges, arts organizations, non-profits, cultural organizations, city agencies, small businesses, booksellers, and arts communities) in order to advocate for the value of the organization and generate revenue through custom media partnership packages that incorporate advertising, editorial coverage, events, bulk sales of magazines and publications
● Coordinate with the publisher and subscriptions manager to design an effective customer service strategy for active subscribers and to grow our subscriber base through events, programs, and partnerships
● Design new promotional products to elevate the brand
● Develop materials, meeting agendas, reports, and documents for monthly reports to the editorial team
● Work collaboratively with the creative team and community partners to plan, organize, and realize a variety of large and small community events and programs

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
● Personally motivated to support the organization’s mission and goals
● Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years experience in project or program management and administration, running a small creative (art- or design-based) business, or an equivalent combination of learned and professional experience
● Independent and self-directed; requiring little management
● Demonstrated ability to manage several tasks and projects at once with excellent follow-through and documentation
● Ability to monitor various streams of revenue and follow up as needed
● Desire to work in an environment requiring significant collaboration
● Strong planning and organizational skills, with excellent attention to detail
● Strong oral presentation, writing, and interpersonal skills
● Ability to operate in fast-paced environment and prioritize work to consistently meet deadlines
● Competence with Google Suites, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Social Media Platforms, Zoom, and other digital tools

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter and resume to publisher Cara Ober at cara@bmoreart.com to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Put your full name and Coordinator of Community Partnerships Position in the subject line.

 

 

Part-Time Position: BmoreArt Operations Manager / Gallery Assistant

BmoreArt seeks a part-time employee for approximately 20-hour a week position as an operations manager for the publication and the Connect+Collect gallery space and program.

Criteria for a successful candidate:

● Strong administrative skills, attention to detail, and the ability to keep accurate documentation, spreadsheets, and event planning
● Strong communication skills, both in person and in writing, with the ability to communicate clearly in emails, press releases, helpful if candidate can do public speaking, and writing about art exhibitions
● Experience working with visual artists or in a gallery setting, so curatorial experience is not required but preferred
● Reliable transportation
● A schedule that adheres to set gallery hours each week
● The ability to maintain regular communication with artists, guest speakers, event venues, curators, and patrons of the arts

Pay is commensurate with experience, but will start at $20/ hour at 20 hours a week, but could increase for the right candidate.

Please email the following materials to info@bmoreart.com with Operations / Gallery Coordinator in the subject heading:
● A Cover Letter describing why you are the best candidate for the position and why you are interested in it
● A resume/ CV with relevant experience listed

If you are selected for an interview, we will email you and ask for two professional references. After this point, you will be invited for an in person interview with Jeffrey Kent and Cara Ober. Thank you for your interest!