The Everson Museum of Art seeks an energetic and creative Graphic Designer to join its marketing and communications team. This is a full time non-exempt position that reports to the Assistant Director. Responsibilities include assisting in the creation of print and digital marketing materials. Includes layout, population, revision and production of proposals, brochures, presentations, advertisements, and other collateral material, website updates, e-mail layout, and creation of graphics for online use.
Required skills and expertise include graphic design/layout, processing/printing, and project management. Required proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite applications including InDesign. Experience in Constant Contact a plus. Bachelor's degree in graphic design, marketing and/or communications preferred.
• Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, Digital Arts, and/or related field
• At least 1 year of relevant experience
• Strong interpersonal skills and logical approach to meeting tight deadlines and challenging design tasks
• Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign skills required, Constant Contact and website layout a plus
• Experience in Web/Marketing Design - adhering to the brand style guide to create e-mail, graphics, marketing materials, etc.
• Detail-oriented with the ability to prioritize
• Has an eye for good composition and layout
• Works well independently and as a member of a team in a fast paced environment
• Comfortable working from an existing design or from scratch, utilizing pre-established brand guidelines
• Possesses strong writing and communication skills
• Professional demeanor with ability to work with multiple constituencies
Portfolio and/or portfolio web link required when applying
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Everson Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.
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Everson internships have an experiential learning focus by design. Students work closely with museum staff and volunteers. Internships are project-based and support current museum initiatives. Matching student interests with museum initiatives helps ensure the internship will be a skill building opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Audience Development Intern
Audience Development Interns will acquire skills that help arts organizations connect with audiences in diverse ways, build new audiences, and communicate with audiences effectively. Duties may include research for social media marketing, posting on community calendars, running customer satisfaction surveys, working at special events and building distribution lists for digital marketing. Experience in Excel, customer service, and social media platforms desirable.
Assist with the research, management, and interpretation of the museum’s collection. Work closely with the museum’s curatorial team to gain professional experience in a museum setting through hands-on training with a wide range of curatorial duties. Projects include, but are not limited to, researching for upcoming exhibitions, researching works in the permanent collection, assisting with the development of exhibition concepts, and working directly with the museum’s collection through photographing works, conducting inventories, and preparing works for exhibition.
Gain a broad understanding of the business operations of a museum and fundraising.
Focus is on revenue generation including marketing, special events, grant writing and database management.
Research exhibitions, develop family guides and educator resources. Oversee family programming for the Art Zone; create educational and promotional literature and participate in general educational programming and departmental operations.
Marketing and Public Relations Intern
Develop promotional campaigns in support of Everson exhibitions, programs and special events. Hands on opportunity to create PR and marketing plans, develop press releases, write articles and website copy, pitch coverage opportunities, coordinate coverage with the media and design support pieces.
Applying for Internships
To apply for an internship, send your resume and cover letter toand indicate which internship(s) you wish to be considered for. If an interview needs to be arranged, you will be contacted directly.
Members' Council is an energetic group of volunteers who are active ambassadors of the Everson. Planning special events and volunteering in the Museum Shop are just a few of the ways volunteers work behind the scenes to advance the work of the museum. To join Members' Council, simply add $15 to your annual membership dues.
Everson Trip Committee
The Everson Museum of Art Trip Committee is made up of volunteers who enjoy art oriented travel and who would like to share this interest with other Museum members. The Committee is a subcommittee of the Everson Museum of Art Members’ Council.
Thousands of people participate in informative and educational tours through the Everson Museum's galleries each year thanks to a group of dedicated volunteers called docents. Docents appreciate art, learning and teaching, and are energized by the enthusiasm of students and adults responding to works of art in the museum. Everson Museum docents conduct museum tours for school groups, clubs and organizations, and present outreach programs. Docent-led tours and programs can be customized for a particular curricular focus or age group and are also available in French.
For a rewarding volunteer experience in a beautiful setting, become a volunteer at the Everson Museum of Art, one of Central New York's most treasured cultural organizations.
Volunteer opportunities abound at the Everson. Positions include staffing the Museum Shop; greeting visitors at the Visitor Services Desk; working in the administrative office answering phones and assisting with mailings and other projects; and serving on special event committees organized by the Members' Council, such as the Trip Committee and Festival of Trees Committee.
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