EDUCATION SPECIALIST-ARTMOBILE The AAC is seeking an Education Specialist-Artmobile, who will extensively travel the state with the Arkansas Arts Center’s Artmobile, a 40 foot long mobile exhibition space. The ideal person will be an educator that can accommodate a very flexible schedule to include overnight travel while being able to interact well with audiences (generally school children) and having the ability to pose carefully-crafted questions that inspire critical thinking according to the grade level. The Education Specialist-Artmobile also assists in the interpretation of objects, performs minor upkeep of the exhibition space and serves as a liaison between the AAC and the sponsoring organization. When not traveling with the Artmobile, the specialist will work onsite at the AAC in Little Rock assisting with expanding the Artmobile audiences, being an active team member in the development and research of suitable exhibits for the Artmobile; as well as other assigned duties, primarily to support the AAC education department. Required education and/or experience include a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college and/or two to four years related experience; excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong organizational and time management skills; advance computer and research skills. A degree in art history or related area is preferred. Excellent Benefits. Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
MARKETING COORDINATOR The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking a Marketing Coordinator to join a dynamic team of arts professionals. This person, in conjunction with our agency partner, will coordinate marketing, communications, publications, audience development, online, social media and visitor service initiatives in support of the AAC. Requirements: Excellent oral and written communications skills, strong creative problem-solving and analytic capabilities. Experience with marketing and communications strategies designed to increase attendance and revenue. The ability to work effectively with others as part of a team. Skill in organizing work for maximum effectiveness in a fast-paced environment. Ability to interact in an effective, tactful, and professional manner with staff, artists, the media and the public. Experience with and ability to manage a variety of online platforms and database solutions, including a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, HTML and CSS. Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) required, advanced degree preferred. Photography skills a plus. Personal Attributes: Strong work ethic coupled with an enthusiastic and passionate approach to one’s work. A person who sets high standards for themselves and those around them. Excellent Benefits. Please submit cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PART TIME HOUSE MANAGER The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre is seeking a House Manager for the 2014-15 season. The House Manager is responsible for the professional management of the Theatre auditorium and front-of-house during all public and school performances. He/She will be expected to communicate directly with Stage Manager to ensure seamless operations, preparing for and closing out each show, and providing excellent customer service to all audience members as the primary representative of the theater. The ideal candidate is responsible for providing consistency to front-of-house operations and exemplary customer service at all times. The House Manager must be an enthusiastic leader with strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while remaining calm under pressure. Candidates should have experience working with the public and have strong organizational and communication skills; box office or other theatre experience preferred. This is an hourly position -- Tuesday-Sunday. The House Manager averages 20-25 hours per week. Due to the nature of the programming, the schedule varies throughout the season.
During the run of each performance, the House Manager will be expected to work the following hours: Tuesday-Thursday: (school show) 9 a.m.-11:15 a.m./(possible 2nd school show) 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Friday: (school show) 9 a.m.-11:15 a.m./(evening public performance) 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday: (public matinee) 12:30-3:30 p.m. *The House Manager will be required to attend the dress rehearsal of each production. Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
PART TIME VISITOR SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking a Part Time Visitor Services Representative. The ideal candidate will possess an energetic, positive, outgoing personality that will present a great first impression to visitors and callers of the Arkansas Arts Center. This Visitor Services Representative will work approximately 25 hours per week Tuesday – Sunday. Responsibilities include: Perform all ticketing functions including selling tickets, selling season subscriptions, group contracts, group reservations, and special event tickets via phone, fax, email, mail and in person. Actively utilize suggestive sales and customer service techniques to encourage repeat business, additional ticket sales and provide ‘best in class’ customer service. Cultivate and maintain working relationships with patrons and schools. Maintain accurate customer information and sales records utilizing computerized ticketing system. Ensure that phones have proper coverage during business hours guaranteeing that patrons always know how to reach the sales team to make purchases. Prepare accurate, required end-of-day paperwork, sales reports, etc. Excellent computer skills are mandatory – Patrons Edge preferred. Customer service experience is required. A background in art or art history is preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.