ArtsJobs

The latest Wisconsin ArtsJobs, most recent posted first:

Positions available with Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Milwaukee, WI (posted 4-9-21) 

  • Artistic Associate
  • Development Associate
  • Digital Content Manager
  • Group Sales Manager
  • Interim Engagement Associate
  • Program Manager (part-time)
  • Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Wig & Crafts Assistant (part-time)

Click here for info on all these positions.  Posted to 5-8-21.

Positions available at Milwaukee Ballet, Milwaukee, WI (posted 4-6-21)
  • Manager-Donor Relations
  • Operations Assistant

Screen Print Shop Manager, Operation DREAM, Inc., Milwaukee, WI (posted 4-6-21)
Click here for info (posted to 5/5/21)

Corporate Relations Specialist, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (posted 4-6-21)
Click here for info (posted to 4/22/21)
Member and Donor Relations Coordinator, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee, WI (posted 4-6-21)
Click here for info (posted to 4/11/21)
Manager of Visitor Experience, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Milwaukee, WI (posted 4-6-21)
Click here for info (posted to 4/11/21)

Positions available at John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (posted 3-26-21)

Positions available at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI (posted 3-18-21)

  • Vice President of Academic Affairs 
  • Student Support Counselor 

Director of Facilities, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI (posted 3-18-21)
Click here for info.

Summer Art Cart Staff, Madison School-Community Rec, Madison, WI (posted 3-18-21)
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iPositions available at Skylight Music Theatre, Milwaukee, WI (posted 3-18-21)

Sales and Events Coordinator, Janesville Performing Arts Center, Janesville, WI (posted 3-16-21)
The Janesville Performing Arts Center is seeking a sales professional who loves the performing arts.  JPAC is a 501c3 PAC in Janesville WI.  According to JPAC’s 2018-2022 strategic plan, it is JPAC’s vision to “foster a creative community” by:

  • INSPIRING- providing inspiring shows for the community.
  • EDUCATING- offering a variety of classes for the area’s youth.
  • CELEBRATING- celebrating the artistic achievement of area artists and resident groups.
  • SUSTAINING- creating a sustainable organization.

JPAC has nearly doubled its annual impact since 2016 and is a thriving arts organization.  Any applicants interested in applying for the Sales and Events Coordinator position should review the below breakdown, meet all qualifications, and send a cover letter with resume to nathan@janesvillepac.org by April 5th.

Further information on JPAC including the strategic plan can be found at www.janesvillepac.org. 

JOB TITLE: JPAC Sales and Events Coordinator

HOURLY: $15 per hour

30 hours per week. Consideration to move full time after JPAC opens to full capacity.

VACATION: 2 full weeks paid vacation + off Christmas thru New Year’s.

BONUS: Bonus considerations depending on hitting outlined sales benchmarks.

START: Position starts as part time employee in spring with understanding that they will be considered to become a fulltime employee when JPAC opens to full capacity.

Scheduled hours at JPAC include:

WEDNESDAY- 11am-6pm

THURSDAY- 11am-6pm

WEEKENDS- Events as needed

Remaining hours are flexible.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Sales/Development:  40%

*Develop community relations and sales plan that supports annual sales goals and marketing strategy laid out by Executive Director.

*Solicit advertisement for JPAC’s seasonal magazine.

*Solicit sponsorship for small added events at the Performing Arts Center.

*Cultivate relationships with surrounding school districts to secure sales and improve communication for JPAC’s Education/Outreach matinee series and Speak Out Students Program.

*Use CRM system to develop strategies to increase class registration and patron attendance.

*Develop new ideas for the PAC to generate revenue- including fundraising and programming.

*Cultivate and nurture relationships with businesses and community leaders to drive sales at the PAC.

*Demonstrate a passion for sales that is contagious to those they work with.

*Develop and manage a JPAC Marketing committee.

 

Communications/Social Media Management: 25%

*Develop social media plan that supports annual goals and marketing strategy laid out by Executive Director.

*Survey students and patrons on overall user experience.

*Oversee the launch of a newly engaged social media presence for JPAC and develop and maintain a social media calendar in google docs.

*Track, measure and report on content and marketing/advertising performance.

*Other duties as needed.

 

Box Office/Events Management: 25%

*Work weekend events as needed (prepare for at least two days per week).

*Meet with Resident Groups to collaborate on marketing strategy.  Helps with poster/flyer distribution and crm management.

*Work well within a small team environment- no job is too small.

*Manage weekend box office and snow removal schedule.

*Handle drink and beverage inventory to ensure the PAC is meeting goals for net beverage revenue.

*Answer phones and handle walk-up sales as needed.

*Poster and flyer distribution.

Meetings/Reporting/Miscellaneous: 10%

*Put together monthly board reports for Executive Director.

*Manage employee dashboard that outlines expectations.

*Attend weekly staff meetings.

*Other duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

*Degree in arts, arts admin, or marketing -or- be able to show at least 3 years sales experience.

*Ability to work with a large array of personalities.

*Can-do attitude.

*Passion for the arts.

*Demonstrate a knowledge for the businesses and demographic makeup of Janesville, WI.

*Strong problem-solving skills.

*Familiar with basic mircosoft programs such as outlook, word and excel.

*Be highly organized and detailed oriented.

HOW TO APPLY: If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to nathan@janesvillepac.org by April 1st, 2021.  The position will remain open until filled.

Art Instructor, Part-Time, Donna Lexa Art Centers, Waukesha, WI (posted 3-12-21)
Donna Lexa Art Centers seeks a creative, motivated individual who is able to instruct art groups and facilitate open studio sessions with minimal supervision.  The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and professional team player with a dynamic, flexible teaching style who excels at individualizing instruction within diverse groups.

  • Part-time position, 6-15 hours per week, some evening hours required, reports to Program Manager.  Hours may increase over time.
  • Artistic knowledge in two and three dimensional art (Basic skills required in drawing, painting, ceramics, fibers, and sculpture) 

Education

  • Required: BA or BS majoring in Fine Arts, Media Arts, Art Education, Art Therapy, or Art Ed/Art Therapy

Required Experience

  • Experience working with a wide variety of populations.  The students we serve at DLAC include, but are not limited to, teens and adults with physical, developmental and/or intellectual disabilities, neurodiverse individuals, veterans with military-related PTSD and elders with dementia.
  • Experience leading or co-facilitating art groups of 6-10 participants 

Responsibilities 

Instructional Duties

  • Facilitate art groups at all Donna Lexa Art Centers locations (Weekly and Bi-Weekly)
  • Facilitate art groups at outreach locations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin (Weekly, Bi-Weekly, and Monthly)
  • Plan curriculum and prepare lessons and other materials, considering factors such as individual needs, aptitude, abilities, learning levels, and physical/emotional limitations of participants
  • Provide strength-based instruction with accommodations that are individualized to each participant
  • Demonstrate knowledge of artistic techniques such as painting, print making, weaving, sculpture, ceramics, mosaics, etc. Assist participants in making appropriate choices, allowing participants to be responsible for the final work
  • Assess participant wants and needs over time, i.e. checking in with individuals periodically, evaluate participant group placement
  • Supervise volunteers in their interactions with students in studio

Preparation and Closure Duties

  • Arrange and adjust tools, work aids, supplies and equipment utilized in studio. Utilize special teaching tools, techniques, and equipment as needed. Return supplies and clean area upon completion of each group with the assistance of participants, staff, and volunteers
  • Begin groups on time, making all needed supplies and equipment available
  • Prepare monthly supply orders
  • Prepare group notes, set goals, and adjust individual art processes
  • Prepare progress reports and required grant reports
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends in the art field, sharing these with participants and other staff
  • May assist with sewing projects, kiln firing, and a variety of art center related activities
  • Facilitate group cancellation procedures as needed
  • End groups on time, proper storage of in-process work, and studio clean-up. 

Administrative Duties

  • Attend monthly staff meetings and training sessions
  • Assist with intake paperwork, interview, and participant applications as needed
  • Complete incident reports, as necessary
  • Submit attendance sheets, time sheets, and mileage on time every month
  • Adhere to all ethical and professional standards of the DLAC, which is based on the standards of Art Therapy and Art Education
  • Pursue and coordinate participant art exhibition opportunities in community
  • Coordinate with caregiver, social workers, aides, and community team members as needed
  • Assist in outreach to promote DLAC groups to appropriate community segments
  • Assist with events and fundraisers within the organization as necessary
  • Assist with training volunteers as needed
  • Other job duties as required by Program Manager and/or Executive Director based on the needs of the business

Volunteer Opportunities:  As a non-profit organization, fundraising is a major portion of our business. Employees are asked to volunteer their time to prepare for and staff major events such as the Donna Lexa Memorial Art Fair in August, Gotta Have Art Annual Auction in May, and Open House and Art Sale events throughout the year. It is not mandatory to volunteer. Volunteer hours are in addition to regularly scheduled work hours, and a necessary and appreciated community service which supports the Donna Lexa Art Center.

How to Apply:  Please email your cover letter and resume to Amber Brown, Program Manager, at programmgr@donnalexa.org.  I if you have further inquiries, please contact our offices at (262) 521-2292.

Sales Manager, Eckels Pottery, Bayfield, WI (posted 3-11-21)
Eckels Pottery is the oldest operating pottery in the state of Wisconsin. We share our skills in our studio by giving tours and offering classes.  Our gallery is looking for a person to manage sales. The job includes customer service, balancing daily sales, computer skills, organizing and maintaining the gallery inventory, updating our web site, and packing and shipping. If you enjoy working in an art environment this job is for you. The job starts May 1, 2021. Hourly wage is $15.00. We are following all COVID-19 protocols to provide a safe work environment.  For more info:  Dede Eckels, contact@eckelspottery.com, 715-779-5617.

Digital Marketing and Storytelling Specialist, Department of Public Transformation, Granite Falls, MN (posted 3-9-21)
** This is a remote / work-from-home position. Candidates can be located anywhere in the U.S. Preference will be given to candidates who have lived experience in a rural community. **

The Digital Marketing and Storytelling Specialist is a creative self-starter responsible for content creation, implementation, and collaboration in the areas of organizational storytelling, graphic design work, and media and list organization. This is a part-time, non-exempt (hourly) employment position with a flexible schedule — 10-15 hours per week — and a pay rate of $17/hour.
The Department of Public Transformation (DoPT), founded in 2017 and incorporated in 2018, is an artist-led organization that works locally and relationally to develop creative strategies for increased community connection, civic engagement, and equitable participation in rural places. We believe in the power of rural creativity in activating solutions to address community challenges. We collaborate with local artists, residents, and community champions on deeply place-based projects, keeping our core values at the heart of all we do.
Open until filled. Priority to applications received before 12:00 PM (NOON) CST on March 31, 2021; early submissions encouraged. Interviews will begin April 7, 2021. Start date will be as soon as possible.  More information available at: www.publictransformation.org/work-with-us

Operations Manager, Opera for the Young, Madison, WI (posted 3-3-21)
Click here for info.

Development Coordinator, ArtWorks for Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI (posted 3-3-21)
Click here for info (posted to 3/26/21).

Program Manager, 53206 Program, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee, WI (posted 2-25-21)
Click here for full info.

Other arts jobs resources

      • Madstage.com ( Madison-area theater and dance-related jobs, information, or want ads)
        http://www.madstage.com/html/jobs.html
      • Jobs that Help – nonprofit opportunities in Wisconsin
        http://epic.cuir.uwm.edu/entech/jobs/
      • NE Wisconsin Arts Association Jobs Board
      • Association of Wisconsin Symphony Orchestras – Job Postings
        http://www.wiscsym.org/reference/jobpost.php
      • PortalWisconsin’s Opportunities Section
        http://www.portalwisconsin.org/opportunity.cfm
      • Wisconsin Arts Board’s Opportunities in the Arts
        http://artsboard.wisconsin.gov/category.asp?linkcatid=3389&linkid=1650&locid=171
      • Wisconsin jobs
        http://www.greatJobsWI.com
      • Springboard for the Arts Job Book (Upper Midwest)
        http://springboardforthearts.org/Jobs/Jobs.asp
      • Americans for the Arts’ Job Bank
        http://jobbank.artsusa.org/
      • Museum Employment Resource Center
        http://www.museum-employment.com/
      • Nonprofit Jobs – Midwest
        http://www.npo.net/
      • The Foundation Center
        www.foundationcenter.org/pnd/jobs
        national job listings in philanthropy and fundraising
      • ArtJob Online
        http://www.ArtJob.org/
        ArtJob Online is a Web-based resource for employment and opportunities in the arts throughout the U.S. This searchable Web site includes full- and part-time positions, internships, grants, fellowships, and calls for entries.