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Career Opportunities

How to Apply

The first steps are to review this site and to read the volunteer, internship or job descriptions below. If your interest is piqued and there is currently an opening, please contact the appropriate staff member with the necessary documents.

SAC Employment Position Available:

Marketing & Communications Manager
SAC seeks an ambitious and innovative thinker & doer for the position of Marketing & Communications Manager. This full time position is responsible for the planning and implementation of SAC's marketing and communications strategies to advance key objectives in the five primary segments at SAC: CraftBoston, Exhibition, Retail, Education, and Development.

General Responsibilities:
The Marketing & Communications Manager will present The Society of Arts and Crafts' mission and programs in a clear and unified voice. The candidate will serve as a liaison to media while helping to create and manage our social media efforts, enewsletter, and press releases. S/he will make regular updates to our website and internal communications systems. Candidate will serve as brand manager - policing & maintaining the design standards & character of SAC. This position reports to the Executive Director.

CraftBoston Spring & Holiday:
These two seasonal shows unite hundreds of professional artists and craftsmen with thousands of eager patrons under one roof to create a marketplace for handcrafted work in clothing, jewelry, home décor & furniture. The ideal candidate will collaborate with the CraftBoston Director to promote the shows through traditional venues such as print advertising, collateral materials, radio, etc. and identify innovative solutions to market these two weekend-long events. Much of the advertising related to CraftBoston is generously provided through media sponsorships and trades. It is the responsibility of the Marketing & Communications Manager to initiate and develop these relationships. Along with a crew of volunteers, committee members & staff, you will experience CraftBoston, hands on, as a key member of the team.

Our gallery presents four curated exhibitions per year and organizes related educational programs. The ideal candidate will provide marketing support, producing collateral material and signage as needed and will help promote the exhibitions and receptions through various outlets.

Our Newbury Street retail gallery represents hundreds of makers from throughout the USA. The Marketing & Communications Manager will work directly with the retail team to promote marketing initiatives through traditional and social media, providing creative support as needed.

All of our programs have an educational component. The Marketing & Communications Manager will work with CraftBoston staff, Exhibition Gallery Curator, and Retail Gallery staff to develop and promote educational programs and outreach.

Work to identify and foster relationships with potential sponsors and stakeholders while negotiating contracts and fulfilling sponsorship deliverables.

Other duties as assigned.

Compensation & Benefits:
A salary, based on experience and expertise, with benefits package will be provided.

Work Schedule:
Monday - Friday from 10-6pm. Some nights and weekend hours required.

SAC Volunteer Positions Available:

Volunteer Brochure and Sign-up Form (PDF)

Please download the volunteer brochure to learn about specific volunteer opportunities. Opportunities range from research projects to docent positions, event support, customer service and exhibition installation. SAC is looking for volunteers interested helping out for special events and projects as well as those interested in committing to a regular schedule. Volunteering at SAC is a great way to assist an organization dedicated to supporting artists. During your volunteer experience you will meet like minded folks, have a hands-on, meaningful work experience with the nation's oldest non-profit craft organization, make a difference in the lives of contemporary crafts artists, and help SAC better expand essential programming.

Volunteer Coordinator: volunteer@societyofcrafts.org
The Society of Arts and Crafts
175 Newbury St., Boston, MA, 02116
Fax: 617-266-5654

SAC Internship Positions Available:

CraftBoston Event Planning/Arts Administration Internship:
Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Please visit the internship page under the LEARN tab for detailed information.

Exhibition Gallery Internship:
Applications accepted on a rolling basis. Please visit the internship page under the LEARN tab for detailed information.

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