Employment Opportunities

Macon Arts Alliance is seeking a part-time Development Associate. The Development Associate provides marketing and fundraising support for Macon Arts Alliance. This position works with the Executive Director, Project Director and Curator to support Macon Arts Alliance operations and events, including the Gallery, Fired Works and Fire & Ice, the Macon Mural Festival, Central City Bake-off and more. In addition, the position provides a personable public front for the gallery and office, including managing retail sales and providing support for customers and artists.

The Development Associate manages marketing for the Gallery, Online Store, and special events on all platforms. In addition, the Development Associate manages Macon365.com and retail sales in the Gallery.

  • Marketing
    • Maintains Facebook, Twitter, Instagram for Macon Arts Alliance
    • Maintains social media for Macon365
    • Sends weekly Macon365 events email
    • Sends monthly Macon Arts Alliance Gallery and Events email
    • Creates and sends monthly Gallery card mailing
    • Creates and sends card mailing for Fire & Ice and Fired Works
    • Create bi-monthly ad for Macon Magazine
    • Assist curator in creating 4-page Macon Magazine insert for Fired Works
  • Macon365
    • Approves events on Macon365
  • Gallery
    • Serve as receptionist and cashier, greeting and assisting customers in the Gallery
    • Answers phone calls
    • Fulfill sales from the online store
    • Maintains an accurate Gallery and online store inventory using ConsignCloud consignment software system
    • Assists Curator installing Gallery exhibits
    • Updates the events kiosk in the Gallery
  • Fired Works / Fire & Ice
    • Manage artist inventory lists as needed

The Development Associate provides administrative support to the Executive Director, other staff, and board. This position manages the consignment and fundraising data systems 

  • General Office Duties
    • Maintain records, mailing lists, and filing systems
    • Answer and routes telephone calls
    • Maintain office supplies
    • Take out trash on a weekly basis
    • Help coordinate logistics for all Board of Directors meetings
  • Donations
    • Maintain and perform data-entry for all membership records, donations, and mailing lists
    • Prepare database queries and pull reports as requested
    • Mail general membership information, thank you letters, and membership renewal notices
  • Gallery
    • Serve as receptionist and cashier, greeting and assisting customers in the Gallery
    • Prepare reports for Gallery sales and artist commissions

Requirements

  • College Degree with liberal arts/fine arts background or high school diploma or equivalent with two to four years marketing experience
  • Computer literate with proficiency in the Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications, database applications, and point of sale and inventory systems
  • Ability to operate standard office machines
  • Good knowledge of spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Accurate proofreader
  • Able to exercise tact and discretion with staff, board, members, and public
  • Organized and efficient and keeps a clean workspace
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn

Hours and Payscale

28 hours/week at $15/hour

  • Tuesday – Friday 10 AM – 5 PM
  • First Fridays 10 AM – 7 PM
  • Extended hours during Fired Works (April) and Fire & Ice (November)

Resume should be emailed to director@maconarts.org