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MEDIA AND EDUCATION COORDINATOR

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP) was founded in 1995, by Grace and William Shanley and a group of like-minded artists and community leaders. From its beginning, CCP’s mission has been to support, preserve and advance the art of original prints from its location in an historic landmark 19th century stone carriage house in the Mathews Park cultural complex in Norwalk, CT. The Center is dedicated to increasing awareness, knowledge and appreciation for prints and the process of printmaking through its exhibitions, educational programs and workshops, an artist residency program, and studio facilities for artists which are fully equipped to accommodate all printmaking techniques: intaglio, lithography, monotype, silkscreen, woodblock printing, papermaking, book arts and digital processes..

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking (CCP) seeks a Media and Education Coordinator who is passionate about the arts and will contribute to the growth of our 26-year old non-profit organization. Candidate will work closely with the Executive Director to grow and maintain the organization’s international reach within the printmaking community and our local associations within the Fairfield County area through promotion and educational efforts. Candidate will need to be a self-starter, able to work independently, and have excellent writing and communication skills. You will be the driver of outward-facing messaging about CCP and in support of CCP programs for general information, news, and professional associations.

Primary Responsibilities

Media

  • Content creation - design and copywriting for outreach
  • Social media strategizing and implementation on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube
  • Website management in WordPress
  • Email campaign coordination and distribution in Constant Contact
  • Establish and monitor benchmarks for success using analytics
  • Print material projects – postcards, brochures, wall graphics
  • Local and industry media outreach – distribute press releases to press contacts
  • Shepherd external-facing branding and partnerships with local organizations
Education
  • Plan upcoming schedule of workshops
  • Liaise with instructors to secure teaching contract and materials needs
  • Process registrations and manage communications with registrants
  • Act as host/facilitator on CCP’s behalf during scheduled workshops
  • Monitor associated workshop expenses, revenue, and attendee satisfaction
Additional responsibilities related to the organization include but are not limited to:
  • Participation in weekly staff meetings
  • Involvement with supplemental programming such as exhibition openings, artist talks, and community events
  • Create a safe, supportive, inclusive, and collaborative environment
Qualifications
The Center for Contemporary Printmaking is a public-facing artists’ studio and gallery with an emphasis on education and outreach in addition to the development of print projects. We have a small and dedicated staff who are committed to welcoming the public, practicing artists and printers, and supporters of the arts in our community to our facility. Is this a good fit for you? We are looking for someone with:
  • Superior communication, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Energy, enthusiasm, and commitment, with a high standard of professionalism
  • Strong team player, continually open to learning new skills
  • Familiarity working in a Mac environment using Photoshop, InDesign, WordPress, Constant Contact, Google Analytics
  • Graphic Design expertise preferred but not required
  • Experience at a non-profit arts organization a plus
  • Open and welcoming character with sensitivity to a wide range of personalities, backgrounds, levels of education, and experience
  • Prefer minimum of 1-2 years experience in a similar role or at a similar organization
  • BA required

This is a full-time, salaried position with paid benefits - medical, dental, vision. Pay is commensurate with experience, anticipated salary range from $32,000 - $37,500. Driver’s license and self-transportation a plus. Use of the studios and the full complement of our facilities outside of working hours permitted.

To apply, please submit the following to Kimberly Henrikson at careers@contemprints.org:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 Professional references
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