Communications Coordinator




This position manages activities related to the organization’s advertising and promotion, leads brand management of all print and web design, and provides customer service at MacRostie Art Center.



Works under the guidance of the Executive Director.



This position is part time up to 20 hours per week. The schedule varies; Saturday work is required.





Communications & Marketing

Design advertising and marketing materials.
Work with the Executive Director and Gallery Director to create and manage annual communications and advertising plan.

Design exhibitions postcards and manage monthly mailings.
Produce monthly e-newsletter and artist opportunities digest.
Create press releases and distribute to media contacts.
Maintain oversight of MacRostie Art Center website.
Maintain MacRostie Art Center Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter pages.

Membership Development

Work with Executive Director to create and manage annual member drive.
Work with Executive Director to develop member engagement activities.
Work with Executive Director to create annual report.


Customer Service

Greet visitors, answer phones, handle gallery sales, and maintain gallery/Art Shop cleanliness.

Performs additional duties as needed.


The successful candidate will:

have an interest in and knowledge of design, art, and craft.
have an exceptional level of oral and written communication skills.
have experience in graphic design and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite.
be fluent in a variety of social media platforms.
have an Associate or Bachelor’s degree (or degree in progress) in a related field.
have an aptitude for working independently with minimal supervision.
be able to work effectively with a variety of individuals with diverse abilities and interests.
have experience providing excellent customer service.


The duties and demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, or hear, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.  The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. 


Send resume and cover letter to

[email protected] (preferred)

or mail hard copies to:

MacRostie Art Center

405 NW 1st Avenue

Grand Rapids, MN 55744

MacRostie Art Center is committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. 

Opportunity Opens

Wednesday, Dec 6th 2017

Opportunity Closes

Friday, Dec 22nd 2017, 11:45pm

Application Location

External Site
MN Artists