Your dream job is now available: MASS MoCA seeks smart, articulate, passionate multi-tasker who gets a thrill out of squeezing a dime out of every nickel, and exploiting every marketing and PR opportunity that crosses his or her path.
The person who fills this full-time senior-level position will spearhead all marketing and PR efforts (writing ad copy, drafting press releases, structuring and implementing ad campaigns, courting media), and will supervise a marketing coordinator and an intern. She or he will also roll up their sleeves and take a hands-on approach to spreading the word about MASS MoCA's far-reaching and diverse programs through all available channels. If you're picturing the person who gets this job as a brilliant, media-savvy writer who loves new art in all forms and getting to know the MASS MoCA audience members personally…that's about right.
The Marketing & PR Director will promote MASS MoCA regionally, nationally, and globally and maximize revenues through paid admissions, ticket sales, and other sources, deepening MASS MoCA's relationship to current patrons while developing new markets and attracting new audiences.
Requirements include: exemplary writing and public communications skills, 6+ years of experience in marketing/communications, including management experience; demonstrated success in planning and conducting marketing and communications campaigns; substantial experience in complex community and press relations environments; ability to direct, supervise, and motivate staff -- both direct reports and peers across the institution; ability to maintain strong professional relationships with media and a passion for forging new ones; ability to make smart decisions and perform effectively in a fast-paced environment; wisdom, humor, and a high level of creativity and entrepreneurship.
Experience within the cultural sector, specifically modern and contemporary visual arts, performing arts, film and media arts is desirable, as is a history of success using alternative and online approaches to marketing.
For consideration, send cover letter, resume, writing sample, and the names of three professional references to email@example.com. MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
MASS MoCA's Senior Designer and Production Manager works closely with museum curators, department heads, and design staff to oversee the production of all aspects of MASS MoCA's brand collateral material, including advertising, artist catalogues, development collateral, exhibition graphics (including vinyl), live-event materials, merchandise, website, and way-finding.
The ideal candidate must match a high standard of contemporary design and pragmatic know-how with the ability to triage and work efficiently. Experience managing multiple projects with diverse working groups and simultaneous deadlines is crucial as is the ability to negotiate skillfully to ensure the best possible vendor pricing. The successful candidate will enjoy taking a hands-on approach to completing projects in a fast-paced environment. The candidate must maintain a consistent level of quality and foster professional development for a small design team – this includes initiating critiques of MASS MoCA design work and constructing successful design systems and workflows.
- Talent, creative drive, and demonstrable management experience with a degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communication.
- Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and all facets of print production; competence with Google Office; knowledge of HTML/CSS.
- Proven success in developing effective design campaigns over a wide array of platforms.
- Strong leadership skills and the ability to work closely with an engaged design, curatorial, marketing, and administrative staff.
To apply send resumé, cover letter, and an online portfolio link to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
MASS MoCA has an opening for a part-time assistant in the accounting department. The position will assist with accounts payable processing - including organizing invoices, entering invoices in the computerized accounting system, marking invoices with payment information, preparing the checks to be mailed, and filing the paid invoices – in addition to other tasks related to finance and human resource administration. Organizational skills, comfort learning new software programs, and a basic working knowledge of excel are a must.
The position is approximately 25 hours per week to start, which can be flexible within the Monday-Friday 9-6 work week. As training progresses, the responsibilities, work scope, and number of hours per week could increase.
To apply, please send a resume to email@example.com. No phone calls please. MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
MASS MoCA is looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, team player to join a lively, fast-paced development/special events team. Reporting to the Director of Development and the Director of Special Events, the Development Associate will be responsible for managing day-to-day development operations, including donor relations support, data entry and list fulfillment, gift acknowledgements, maintaining physical and electronic files, managing volunteers, and providing administrative support to the development and special events team.
Also, the Development Associate will be responsible for prospect research, briefing materials, travel planning, assisting with event planning, occasional writing and reporting, and various communication initiatives. This full-time position requires some flexibility on evenings/weekends when the department is organizing a large event. This is a great opportunity for someone to join an exciting cultural organization as we begin a capital campaign and grow our special events department. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational, diplomatic, and communications skills and be able to work in an energetic environment. Attention to detail is essential, as are proofreading, writing, and online research skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google applications and experience with database management are essential, and working knowledge of Tessitura is an advantage, as is appreciation of contemporary visual and performing arts.
To apply, send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
Enjoy people? Enjoy art? MASS MoCA is hiring temporary seasonal security staff for the summer rush. The right candidates will enjoy working in a museum environment and have the ability to communicate clearly and cordially with our guests. A flexible schedule including weekend and holiday work, walking and standing for extended periods of time, and just a touch of patience will be required.
To apply obtain and complete an application from MASS MoCA's Box office at 87 Marshall Street, North Adams. You can also email a résumé and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls please. MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. Retirees encouraged to apply.
MASS MoCA offers several internships for the upcoming FALL 2013 season. Internship Application deadline is Monday, July 1st.
MASS MoCA's intern education program is made possible by the generous support of Agnes Gund, Bob and Gayle Greenhill (in honor of Susy and Jack Wadsworth). MASS MoCA is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
MASS MoCA seeks full-time interns for many departments. Spend a season in the culturally rich, naturally beautiful Berkshires, while gaining invaluable professional experience in the arts. Stipend ($100/week) and housing are available for all interns.
Note: SUMMER 2013 INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS AT MASS MoCA have been filled.
Internship Dates: Monday, June 3rd – Monday, Sept 2nd
Check back starting by May 30th for MASS MoCA's fall internship opportunities. The dates of the fall internship are Monday, September 9, 2013 - Saturday, September 21, 2013.
A: We encourage you to apply via email. You may submit application materials (application cover letter, resume, and two reference letters) in the text of an email or as Microsoft Word attachments. Reference letters may be submitted separately by the person writing the letter. Please ask reference to include contact information in their letter. Submit all applications to Meghan Robertson.
A: Yes. Two reference letters may be submitted via email with your application or separately. Please ask letter-writers to include contact information.
A: Yes. Please address mailed applications to Meghan Robertson, Company Manager, MASS MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA 01247.
A: MASS MoCA can only accept applications from applicants who already have US citizenship or a work visa for work in the USA. Unfortunately we are unable to be a host organization for an international applicant.
STIPEND AND HOUSING
A: All departments offer each intern $100/week stipend plus housing for the duration of the internship in that department.
A: Located within walking distance from MASS MoCA, intern housing is furnished with basic furniture, pots and pans, and silverware. Interns share a bedroom (usually 2 interns per bedroom) and common areas with fellow interns. Interns are responsible for their own meals.
A: No. Pets are not permitted in intern housing. Please find alternate pet care for the full duration of your internship.
WORK HOURS AND DAYS OFF
A: Full time Interns will work 50+ hours per week. This is the best way to experience the inner workings of each department. Days off are determined by each department according to its needs.
A: If you have a wedding or some other brief (23 days) event to attend that has been planned in advance, please inform us ASAP if you are selected for an interview. If you would need to leave the internship for one week or more, please do not apply now. Consider applying in the future when your schedule is more flexible. We are looking for people who can work continuously for the duration of an internship.
A: Yes. Once a week interns will meet for a presentation and discussion by department heads and/or visiting artists. During the summer season, we also plan all-intern excursions to other regional cultural institutions, such as the Clark Art Institute, Williamstown Theater Festival, Jacob's Pillow and more.
A: Each intern is responsible for his or her own travel expenses.
A: Please email Meghan Robertson.
Event Staff/Ushers work at live events and gallery openings to help assist patrons. Volunteers need to be able to stand for at least an hour at a time (possibly more, depending on event) and communicate clearly and comfortably with the public.
Administrative helpers work with the development department as needed on mailings and other tasks. Participants must have fine motor skills and be very organized. An ability to copy-edit is also desirable.
Kidspace volunteers staff public hours in the Kidspace gallery, encouraging and assisting children in art-making. They can be responsible for clean-up and locking the facilities at the end of their shift. Kidspace volunteers must be able to work unsupervised and have a demonstrated interest in working with children. Kidspace volunteers must be willing to work alone, learn about the works on view, and offer a welcoming presence to visitors.
Gallery sitters We assist Down Street Art in finding staff for temporary downtown galleries during the summer and fall. Gallery sitters must be willing to work alone, learn about the works on view, and offer a welcoming presence to the public.
Other opportunities Past volunteers have assisted with art installation, maintained live art exhibits (plants/animals/etc.), assisted with Free Day and other community activities, and participated in residencies and live performances.
To add your name to our list of volunteer contacts, please contact Charles at 413.664.4481 ext.8109.