The Gallery Manager is scheduled for 24 hours per week 11 months a year. The Gallery is typically closed in January and Manager will have a reduced workload (approximately 5-10 hours per week of work). Must be available to work some evenings and Saturdays from April through December.
A desirable applicant possesses an eye for detail, good organizational and verbal communication skills, reliability and honesty, and is adaptable with an upbeat attitude. An applicant should be customer service oriented with the ability to work independently.
This is a 24 hour per week position at $17 an hour. Application Deadline is Friday January 21 at 5pm. Must be available to start mid to late-February.
The Gallery Manager is responsible for the Plumas Arts Gallery business.
Responsibilities and Duties
· Staff the gallery, including Saturdays.
· Engages visitors in the gallery. Processes Gallery sales.
· Liaisons with gallery artists.
· Maintains current records of artist inventories. Keeps backroom art storage organized.
· Schedules monthly featured artists shows (with ED).
· Hangs monthly shows and arranges 3D displays of work.
· Press releases for monthly show and updates Gallery webpage.
· Coordinates monthly opening receptions with staff and volunteers.
· Maintains and cleans gallery and works with staff to keep the front of the building trash and debris free.
· Helps manage social media accounts with other staff and posts on Facebook and Instagram regularly.
· Maintains current web directory for visual artists.
· Organizes monthly gallery sales deposits (weekly deposits as sales warrant).
· Maintains monthly Gallery Sales database.
· Figures payment to Gallery Artists (monthly).
· Processes monthly memberships and updates membership records in database.
· Issues monthly renewals and 2nd notices as required.
· Processes membership payments. Sends Thank you notes.
· High School education required. Some college preferred.
· Some retail experience preferred.
· College level writing skills required.
· California Driver’s License required.
· Familiarity with Apple computers desirable.
· Well-developed inter-personal communication skills.
· Willingness to provide service to the community by assisting with Plumas Arts events.
· Available to work Saturdays and some evenings.
· Understanding of the nature of community service work and nonprofit organizations.
· An eye for detail
· Well-developed problem-solving skills.
· Self-motivated with a willingness to learn.
· Commitment to the position and the organization
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About Plumas Arts
PLUMAS ARTS (also known as the Plumas County Arts Commission) was established in 1981 as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, private public benefit corporation. Since its inception, Plumas Arts has been authorized by the Plumas County Board of Supervisors to serve as Plumas County’s arts planning and programming agency for the California Arts Council's (CAC) State-Local Partnership (SLP). In this state program Plumas Arts has consistently ranked in a model status among all the 53 California counties represented.
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"Plumas Arts cultivates communities in which arts & culture flourish."
We envision Plumas Arts as a positive, energetic, responsive, and flexible force in the communities we serve.
We use all the arts in a variety of programs and venues to create shared experiences by crossing boundaries and communities and by encouraging open-mindedness and joy in diversity.
Our Board has a fierce energy to ensure a large membership representative of our communities, fiscally responsible oversight of our endowment and budgets, adherence to our values, and responsiveness to our changing communities.