Assistant Director

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Assistant Director



The Assistant Director at the Brentwood Arts Exchange, under general supervision of the Director, performs a wide variety of duties to assist in managing a multi-faceted arts center that includes contemporary art galleries, concerts and performances, arts classes, a computer lab, and fine craft retail. Primary areas of responsibility will include managing marketing, music concerts, and retail. The Assistant Director also performs numerous tasks in supporting arts center operations, implementing community-based arts programs, volunteer coordination, visual arts exhibitions, participating in budget planning, staff supervision, and maintaining administrative records. The Assistant Director coordinates within The Commission and with community stakeholders to perform special projects in surrounding communities; serves in the absence of the Director; and performs other related duties. The arts center operates six days per week. Works varying hours, which may include extended hours, evenings, and weekends.

Applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree or four years of professional experience in arts management, or a related field. Applicants should have: A strong understanding of arts marketing, Commitment to developing quality arts programs that are accessible to diverse audiences; Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects at once; Knowledge of contemporary art and music; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Familiarity with community-based arts education programs; Familiarity with technology used in the visual arts; Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Must have valid driver’s license.

Examples of Important Duties

  • Managing marketing and publicity for visual and performing arts events, retail, and arts education programs.
  • Work with musicians, technicians, and event staff to develop and present music concerts
  • Manage retail operations selling hand made works by local artisans
  • Supervise part-time staff working in marketing, design, and retail.
  • Provide support to the Director in management of all aspects of art center operations.

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Job Details (for job postings)

Job Category: Administrative
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range (annual): $50,000-$75,000
Experience: 2-5 Years
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree