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Jobs & Internships

Programs Assistant

Updated 6/25/2021

The Programs Assistant works at our MarketFair location and works closely with all departments and reports to the Education Manager.  S/he interacts regularly with the visiting public. This is a part-time position including work hours taking place on evenings and weekends as needed.  Number of hours per week will be 12 – 25 and starting at $16 per hour. Starting hours are Wednesday-Friday 3-6 pm, Saturdays 1-4 pm. Responsibilities of the Programs Assistant include, but are not limited to:

Programs

  • Education: Develop and implement programs in the visual arts primarily for youth and occasionally for adults
  • Drop-in Activities: Develop and implement visual arts activities for youth and adults, including the creation of art kits, hands-on projects, and more
  • Retail Sales: Be knowledgeable and assist with the sales of works included in the current exhibitions
  • Parties: Coordinate, support, and run art parties for the public (all ages)
  • Special Events: Assist with the organization and running of special events for the community

Office Support

  • Customer Service: Provide welcoming and responsive service by interacting directly with customers and vendors, responding to phone calls and emails
  • Customer Data: Keeping constituent data clean and updated in CRM
  • Registrations: Process and track registrations, answer questions, check-in students
  • Maintaining systems: Track and oversee office systems, report on any issues, make suggestions for improvement

Studio Facilities

  • Daily opening and closing of the facility
  • Day-to-day oversight of the facility including: Materials and supplies inventory, cleaning, restocking of supplies, trash removal, recycling

Volunteer/Internship Program

  • Help identify volunteer projects, opportunities
  • Train new volunteers
  • Oversee volunteer activities in the facility

Other Duties as Assigned

  • Special projects

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Retail sales experience, including cash handling
  • Art gallery experience in displaying, hanging, and/or handling artwork
  • Teaching experience with both youth and adult students
  • Knowledge and the ability to teach a wide variety of art mediums, such as drawing, watercolor, acrylic painting, sculpture, and printmaking
  • An outgoing and positive demeanor to both interact with students and shoppers alike
  • Conduct themselves in a professional manner

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to kirsten@westwindsorarts.org. Applications accepted until position is filled.

Marketing Intern

This position requires skills in arts marketing, writing, social-media tools and trends, and an enthusiasm for WWAC and its mission. The Marketing Intern will work closely with all departments.

Intern will gain and/or improve upon:

  • General communication skills and professionalism
  • Understanding of the inner workings of a lively nonprofit organization
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of the implementation of a marketing plan
  • Building of design portfolio

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with staff to plan, execute, and achieve goals for visibility of organization through marketing initiatives including:
  • Design and print postcards, ads, and other graphic material to promote classes, camps, and events
  • Update the website (WordPress)
  • Build email newsletters (Constant Contact)
  • Add events to community calendars
  • Maintain and build WWAC’s presence on key social media platforms
  • Write copy for press, social media, and print materials
  • Help distribute marketing materials in the community
  • Create a marketing scrapbook

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Interest in arts marketing
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, social media
  • College coursework or comparable work experience preferred
  • Work well independently and in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills

Hours:

  • WWAC will work with the intern to set a schedule that fits with their coursework and meets the requirements of their internship.
  • Preferred start time of January for spring internships.

To Apply:

Teaching Artists

West Windsor Arts Council is continually seeking energetic teaching artists who are accomplished in their field and passionate about the arts and learning for all ages. We offer classes and workshops for children, teens, and adults in a variety of arts disciplines.

Click Here to Apply

Volunteers

Please see the volunteer page for more opportunities to get involved.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

It is the policy of WWAC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, WWAC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.