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Category Archives: Jobs in the Arts
Rhode Island College seeking Art History Adjuncts
The Art Department invites applications for part time faculty to teach introductory survey and upper-level courses for the 2018-2019 academic year. Individuals may teach introductory survey courses Pre-History to Renaissance and/or Renaissance to Modern art history; and/or upper-level courses in nineteenth-century European art, American art and architecture, 20th-century European and American art, or other area of expertise related to these courses. For more information and to apply, click here.
Providence Art Club seeks Part Time Gallery Assistant
Founded in 1880 to stimulate the appreciation of art in the community, the Providence Art Club has long been a place for artists and art patrons to congregate, create, display and circulate works of art. Through its public programs, its art instruction classes for members and its active exhibition schedule, the Providence Art Club continues a tradition of sponsoring and supporting the visual arts in Rhode Island.
The Gallery Assistant will assist the Gallery Manager with all aspects of gallery administration, aid in the installation of art exhibitions, greet gallery guests, and complete general office tasks. Must be friendly, outgoing, detail oriented, and be able to work productively as a member of a tight-knit gallery team. A strong interest and/or background in fine art is preferred.
Photography experience, as well as basic knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign are preferred but not required. A Bachelor’s Degree in studio art, art history, or related disciplines is highly preferred but not required.
This position is a unique opportunity for the right individual to gain experience in a gallery setting.
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12-4 pm; Saturday & Sunday: 2-4 pm
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The Gamm seeks a Manager of Individual Giving and Special Events
The Gamm seeks a Manager of Individual Giving and Special Events to provide fundraising and event expertise for our professional, critically acclaimed regional theater. We have a 5-play season. Actor’s Equity Association member. This position reports to the Development Director.
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Trinity Rep Seeking Advertising and Group Sales Associate
Trinity Repertory Company is seeking a full-time Advertising & Group Sales Associate to join the marketing team. This individual is responsible for soliciting program advertising, business partners, and group sales through inside and outside sales. Successful candidates will have sales experience, moderate to strong computer skills, and the ability to deliver excellent customer service. Must have a positive, results-oriented approach and willingness to work as part of a team. Background in theater or non-profits is preferred. To apply, read the full job description, then email a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is January 20. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.
LiteraryArts RI seeks Co-Director
The co-director will implement their own creative ideas as they manage the operations of non-profit LiteraryArts RI and its main event, the Providence Book Festival (www.providencebookfestival.org). This position assists in developing the logistics and strategy of the Festival, ensuring the smooth operation of the Book Festival including events programming, author and vendor management, venue rental and set-up, contracts, registration, community outreach, volunteer coordination, marketing, grant making, and fundraising activities. The Co-Director builds and maintains partnerships to foster a Festival environment that creates a unique and welcoming community experience.
The Co-Director manages all aspects of the Book Festival in close partnership with the Executive Director. They oversee the operational success of program events, including managing Festival operations, set-up and break-down, and ensuring customer safety and satisfaction. The Co-Director acts as back-up to the Executive Director in their absence, assuming the responsibility for overall administration, finance and operations of LARI.
The successful candidate will be a motivated, flexible, problem-solver who thrives in a complex creative environment. Possessing a professional demeanor, he/she will be able to work under tight timelines, be organized and team oriented. The candidate will be committed to the mission of LiteraryArts RI and have a high-level of integrity and ethics.
This position is flexible, 8-10 hours a week, and is a volunteer position with a stipend. For more information, click here.
Newport Music Festival seeks Director of Development
The Newport Music Festival (NMF) celebrated its highly successful 50th Anniversary in 2018. Since its launch in 1969, NMF has played a significant role in the cultural life of Rhode Island. Over the years, the Festival has produced more than 2,000 classical chamber music concerts in many of the Preservation Society of Newport County’s renowned historic mansions and in various venues throughout Newport. NMF has presented more than 1,000 artists, including 130 American debuts of artists who have gone on to make musical history.
The Director of Development & Events will play a key role in executing Newport Music Festival’s institutional strategy to increase contributed income and strengthen its philanthropic base. Reporting to and working closely with the Executive Director, the Director of Development & Events (DD&E) will supervise the Development Associate, support the efforts of the Stewardship Committee of the Board, and serve as liaison to an active volunteer association. The DD&E will also interact with NMF’s Development Consultant while transitioning and becoming fully established in their new role. The DD&E will participate in devising and implementing systems and strategies to build NMF’s development program, with a focus on growing the individual giving and stewardship programs.
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FirstWorks Seeking a Program Manager
FirstWorks seeks a Program Manager to coordinate the development and operations of the FirstWorks Season including The Artistic Icons and Frontier Series, arts learning, and PVDFest. They report to the Executive Artistic Director, who sets the curatorial direction, on the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of programs.
FirstWorks is a fast-paced non-profit arts organization that enhances the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community by engaging audiences with world-class performing arts and education programs. Candidates will be considered for either a full-time position with benefits or ¾ time position. Job includes some evenings and weekends. Start Date: January 2019. For more information, click here.
Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeks Arts & Culture Research Fellow
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities seeks applicants for a fellowship to research and document key figures in the formation of Rhode Island’s creative culture. The Rhode Island Arts and Culture Research Fellow will research, write, gather and connect profiles of significant artists, performers, writers, and cultural leaders with strong connections to the state. The fellowship will include helping to design the project, working with an advisory committee, and engaging the community in a variety of ways. The fellow should have strong research and writing skills, an interest in the roots of creative culture, and a background in digital humanities. The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities is facilitating this initiative in coordination with an advisory committee and funding from a private donor. This fellowship is an outstanding opportunity for a writer with a strong interest in research, digital platforms, and community engagement and/or a publicly-oriented humanities/arts scholar.
The Fellow will receive a stipend of $40,000 over one year and will have access to funds for travel and community events. The Fellow may also be able to work with a project intern. Applications are due December 7th, 2018. For more information, click here.
Kingston Chamber Music Festival seeks Executive Director
The Kingston Chamber Music Festival (KCMF) seeks an experienced, skilled, and motivated Executive Director to work with KCMF’s Board of Directors to strengthen our ties to the South County Community, expand our offerings, and grow our audience and funding base. The Executive Director will manage all operations and administrative aspects of the organization. This is a full-time position. The Executive Director works in partnership with the Artistic Director and reports to the KCMF Board of Directors. For more information, click here.