Seeking Marketing Director

Position Description
The Marketing Director reports to the President/Executive Director and works closely with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Programs Officer (CPO) to guide GoggleWorks’ strategic development in an effort to maximize community impact, drive class registration and event attendance, increase revenue, maintain the aesthetic voice, and garner public attention. In addition, the Marketing Director will work to ensure that a core brand experience is apparent and consistent across all departments, in both virtual/online and physical environments, assist in the development of hospitality and retail environments, and carry out campus beautification and wayfinding initiatives.

The Marketing Director will be responsible for implementing the marketing and communications plan, designing market and ad buys, managing the marketing budget, and overseeing design of institutional and program collateral.

In collaboration with the CPO, the Marketing Director will drive GoggleWorks’ class attendance, visitation, and visitor experience by assisting in the planning and carrying out the marketing for the semester curriculum and special events.

Reports to
President/Executive Director

Collaborates with
Chief Programs Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Event Rentals Director, Director of Administration, Exhibitions Coordinator

Direct Reports
Graphics & Advertising Coordinator

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Planning & Budget
-Develop and execute comprehensive marketing and communications plan in line with GoggleWorks’ strategic goals and objectives
-With COO, develop and manage budgets for special events and marketing departments

Organization Advancement
-Design and produce institutional marketing including letterhead, business cards, envelopes, fundraising collateral, and events rental collateral
-Working with CPO, COO, and President/Executive Director, plan and manage various special projects and partnerships throughout the year; including but not limited to campus and wayfinding improvements, developing and launching new programs, and special events

Brand Standards & Creative Consistency
-Set and maintain brand standards across the organization, in print, digital, and onsite environments; including logos, fonts, forms, communications, publications, onsite signage, and campus wayfinding
-Using GoggleWorks’ vision, artistic philosophy, and strategic plan as a guide, the Marketing Director will work closely with the CPO to develop key themes and aesthetics of course offerings, exhibitions, public programs. Work with the CPO ensure brand and offering cohesion between programs, galleries, retail, and theatre departments

Marketing & Communications
-Website
-Social Media
-Communications (internal and external)
-Publications

Public Programs & Events
-Working with CPO and President/Executive Director, plan and execute meaningful public programs and interactive experiences throughout the year
-Work to develop the sustainability, relevance, and audience for Arts Festival Reading through partnerships and marketing initiatives

Public Relations
-Recruit and manage regional and national press prospects
-Working with the President/Executive Director, build and manage strategic community partnerships for PR value
-Write and send press releases
-Pitch, accept, and coordinate interviews, reviews, and features.

To apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@goggleworks.org. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

Seeking Facilities and Maintenance Assistant

The Facilities and Maintenance Assistant will maintain the GoggleWorks facilities in good physical condition with a clean and neat appearance. This is a part time position scheduled approximately 25-30 hours per week.

Reporting:

The Facilities and Maintenance Assistant works independently and cooperatively with staff and reports directly to the Facilities Director.

Qualifications:

-Have essential physical and mental capabilities in the following: Interpersonal skills, memory, attention to detail, follow directions, calculating, evaluating, mathematics, organizing, and innovation.
-Must be able to read, write, speak, and comprehend English
-Must be able to move continuously during work hours and be able to lift and/or carry 50 to 75 pounds.
-High School Diploma or G.E.D.
-Experience in Facilities or willingness to learn
-Ability to use hand and power tools with appropriate regard for safety of operation
-Use ladders when required in work assignments
-Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed
-Be available to handle emergencies and special situations requiring immediate attention
-Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends
-Ability to work as a member of a team
-Must pass and maintain criminal and child abuse clearances as required by law

Responsibilities:

-Assist in general maintenance and upkeep of facilities, including, but not limited to painting, patching, plumbing, cleaning, electrical work and light construction.
-Transport trash and recycling to correct dumpsters when necessary
-Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
-Perform outside maintenance and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs in areas outside the building perimeter
-Assist with landscape maintenance as required including grass mowing and clean up
-Move furniture, equipment, supplies, and tools on an incidental basis
-Assist during events to attend to trash, spills, and custodial related duties
-Attend to emergencies when necessary
-Attend safety meetings and other related meetings when necessary
-Handle recycling materials
-Support and enforce all GoggleWorks policies and OSHA requirements
-Perform related duties as required
-Work on special projects as needed by Facilities Director
-Organize and maintain a clean, safe, efficient, and orderly premises
-Work for Facilities Director to coordinate and implement all fire, health and safety building requirements

To apply, please submit a resume to hr@goggleworks.org

Seeking Artist Instructors

Here at GoggleWorks, we are always looking to expand our educational offerings and introduce new ideas and techniques to our students and community. Our educational offerings are only as good as the artist instructors that teach here. To that end, we invite qualified artist instructors to propose classes and/or workshops in each of our seven teaching studios, including: ceramics, hot glass, warm glass, metalsmithing, photography, printmaking, and woodworking. For instructors who teach outside of these mediums, special topic classes and workshops enable us to move beyond the traditional. We are always looking to expose our student body to new mediums, methods, and materials; nothing is off limits.

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that are prohibited by law.