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TITLE: MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

SUMMARY: Responsible for implementing a comprehensive communications plan, supporting the Executive Director in all aspects of development, and coordinating all marketing/promotion efforts for Waterfall Arts across multiple platforms. 

STATUS: 35 hours/week

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Executive Director (ED) to develop overall annual communications plan and strategy to increase visibility and awareness of our work
  • Lead the implementation of Waterfall Arts’ marketing strategies in coordination with staff and volunteers including:
    • Managing website content with tech support contractor(s)
    • Generating crisp social media content, fostering public conversation through comments, and responding to messages in a timely manner
    • Writing and distributing press releases and cultivating relationships with media outlets
    • Overseeing and maintaining the design of printed and digital materials in keeping with the Waterfall Arts brand, including program brochures, rack cards and posters, exhibition postcards and materials, stationary and note cards, advertising content, capital campaign materials, the annual report/business plan, and other relevant printed and online reports
    • Writing weekly eBlasts and maintaining the Waterfall Arts email list
  • Manage marketing calendar in conjunction with program calendars; keep up-to-date Waterfall Arts activities on web-based community and news media calendars; represent Waterfall Arts in community coordinating efforts for marketing, program planning, and collaboration purposes
  • Solicit and oversee skilled subcontractors, interns, or volunteers to produce work in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate staffing and maintain materials for the Waterfall Arts public booth at the Farmers’ Market, community events, etc
  • Create and manage content: Generate, solicit, and edit documentation of Waterfall Arts activities, our public, and staff and volunteers via photos, video, and text; organize into easily accessible digital files for multiple users, for promotional and archival use
  • Develop annual marketing and communications budget in conjunction with ED
  • Enhance major revenue-producing opportunities through increased marketing activities for products and services
  • Provide tech support as needed with assistance from contractors (G Suite maintenance, Box, Google Drive, Constant Contact, WordPress, Hootsuite, etc.)
  • Support development initiatives (creating print/digital pieces, online/offline fundraising, grant writing/reporting etc.)
  • Represent Waterfall Arts and its network at both internal and external events and activities as needed
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested with a sense of humor and team spirit

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduate with 3 or more years experience, including digital and print communications, writing, graphic design, media, and external relations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing social media on various platforms
  • Excellent and demonstrated visual design and digital photography skills
  • Knowledge of and facility with website content management (WordPress)
  • Ability to build, maintain, and manage long-term relationships with marketing constituents
  • Ability to work well in a busy, fast-paced small office
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and on deadline with limited support
  • Excellent and efficient writing skills, including proofreading and editing
  • Highly creative and entrepreneurial in developing approaches to reach target audiences
  • Superb organizational and critical thinking skills

BENEFITS:  Salary commensurate with experience, benefits include pro-rated vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedules. 

SCHEDULE: This 35 hour a week position requires a flexible schedule at times, with some night and weekend work required as needed for staffing onsite and outreach events and meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most work will be done at a computer with some background noise. Requires typing, participating in meetings. Limited public speaking will be required.

ABOUT WATERFALL ARTS: Launched in 2000, Waterfall Arts is a community arts center that offers resources to students, professionals, and arts enthusiasts of all ages. Opportunities include classes, exhibitions, art events, performances, open community studios (clay, print, and darkroom photography), public art projects, and more.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@waterfallarts.org. Please submit all materials as a single PDF. Position open until filled.

Waterfall Arts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences, identities, and educational backgrounds. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

Waterfall Arts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences, identities, and educational backgrounds. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

No other openings are available at this time. Sign up for our email list to be the first to know about future openings.


INTERNSHIPS, VOLUNTEERING, and GIGS

Interested in learning more about internships at Waterfall Arts? Check out our internship program here.

Interested in volunteering at Waterfall Arts? Check out our volunteer program here.

Seeking a short-term gig? Why not pose for our Life Drawing program? Learn more here.

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TITLE: MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

SUMMARY: Responsible for implementing a comprehensive communications plan, supporting the Executive Director in all aspects of development, and coordinating all marketing/promotion efforts for Waterfall Arts across multiple platforms. 

STATUS: 35 hours/week

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Executive Director (ED) to develop overall annual communications plan and strategy to increase visibility and awareness of our work
  • Lead the implementation of Waterfall Arts’ marketing strategies in coordination with staff and volunteers including:
    • Managing website content with tech support contractor(s)
    • Generating crisp social media content, fostering public conversation through comments, and responding to messages in a timely manner
    • Writing and distributing press releases and cultivating relationships with media outlets
    • Overseeing and maintaining the design of printed and digital materials in keeping with the Waterfall Arts brand, including program brochures, rack cards and posters, exhibition postcards and materials, stationary and note cards, advertising content, capital campaign materials, the annual report/business plan, and other relevant printed and online reports
    • Writing weekly eBlasts and maintaining the Waterfall Arts email list
  • Manage marketing calendar in conjunction with program calendars; keep up-to-date Waterfall Arts activities on web-based community and news media calendars; represent Waterfall Arts in community coordinating efforts for marketing, program planning, and collaboration purposes
  • Solicit and oversee skilled subcontractors, interns, or volunteers to produce work in a timely manner;
  • Coordinate staffing and maintain materials for the Waterfall Arts public booth at the Farmers’ Market, community events, etc
  • Create and manage content: Generate, solicit, and edit documentation of Waterfall Arts activities, our public, and staff and volunteers via photos, video, and text; organize into easily accessible digital files for multiple users, for promotional and archival use
  • Develop annual marketing and communications budget in conjunction with ED
  • Enhance major revenue-producing opportunities through increased marketing activities for products and services
  • Provide tech support as needed with assistance from contractors (G Suite maintenance, Box, Google Drive, Constant Contact, WordPress, Hootsuite, etc.)
  • Support development initiatives (creating print/digital pieces, online/offline fundraising, grant writing/reporting etc.)
  • Represent Waterfall Arts and its network at both internal and external events and activities as needed
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as requested with a sense of humor and team spirit

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College graduate with 3 or more years experience, including digital and print communications, writing, graphic design, media, and external relations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing social media on various platforms
  • Excellent and demonstrated visual design and digital photography skills
  • Knowledge of and facility with website content management (WordPress)
  • Ability to build, maintain, and manage long-term relationships with marketing constituents
  • Ability to work well in a busy, fast-paced small office
  • Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and on deadline with limited support
  • Excellent and efficient writing skills, including proofreading and editing
  • Highly creative and entrepreneurial in developing approaches to reach target audiences
  • Superb organizational and critical thinking skills

BENEFITS:  Salary commensurate with experience, benefits include pro-rated vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedules. 

SCHEDULE: This 35 hour a week position requires a flexible schedule at times, with some night and weekend work required as needed for staffing onsite and outreach events and meetings.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most work will be done at a computer with some background noise. Requires typing, participating in meetings. Limited public speaking will be required.

ABOUT WATERFALL ARTS: Launched in 2000, Waterfall Arts is a community arts center that offers resources to students, professionals, and arts enthusiasts of all ages. Opportunities include classes, exhibitions, art events, performances, open community studios (clay, print, and darkroom photography), public art projects, and more.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@waterfallarts.org. Please submit all materials as a single PDF. Position open until filled.

Waterfall Arts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences, identities, and educational backgrounds. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

Waterfall Arts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences, identities, and educational backgrounds. Applicants and employees shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender (including pregnancy and gender expression) identity, color, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance.

No other openings are available at this time. Sign up for our email list to be the first to know about future openings.


INTERNSHIPS, VOLUNTEERING, and GIGS

Interested in learning more about internships at Waterfall Arts? Check out our internship program here.

Interested in volunteering at Waterfall Arts? Check out our volunteer program here.

Seeking a short-term gig? Why not pose for our Life Drawing program? Learn more here.

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