Full time opportunity for a motivated, cheerful and organized person to join the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, an award-winning, statewide nonprofit serving 1400 professional artists and craftsmen and the general public. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent people and organizational skills and the ability to multi-task. Must have strong computer skills (including Microsoft Office, Excel, Filemaker Pro. Experience with design and web software a plus). Duties include coordinating all aspects of our multi-level Education & Workshops Program including scheduling courses in various locations, contracting with workshop presenters, handling rental agreements, class registrations, public relations, marketing, database, mailings, working with volunteers, and communications. Individual will also be responsible for internal communications for the organization including web updates and newsletters, as well as serve as the right hand for our three fine craft fairs and our retail store with year round duties. Additional duties as assigned. Reports to executive director. This is a Tuesday to Saturday position. Some additional evenings and weekends are mandatory. Must be able to lift 30 pounds. Annual salary up to $25,000 based on experience including some medical benefits, vacation, parking space, etc.
Expected competencies: • Knowledge of the basic principles and trends related to fine craft. • Able to plan and execute events with energy and a collaborative spirit • Self-motivated and flexible. Cheerful. • Able to develop and maintain effective working relationships with others. • Committed to quality service and communication. • Able to work both independently and as a member of a team, multi-task and exercise good judgment in a dynamic, deadline driven environment • Able to recall information, be detail-oriented and organized in all aspects of work
Education, experience and special requirements: • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a related field. Additional experience may be substituted for education. • Prefer 2-4 years of experience in similar field. • Volunteer experience. • Strong computer skills including Office and database (design and web a plus) • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, required. • Experience in arts non-profits preferred.