Arts Administration Job and Internship Opportunities

Job Opportunities


COCA’s Cultural Grant Program


Must be available to begin work no later than February 28, 2014

Position Description: The position will manage all aspects of COCA’s Cultural Grant Program as well as grant writing for COCA. The position will also provide operational support including but not limited to communications and business related to the COCA Board of Directors, basic web site, computer, and records management.

Looking for a highly organized self-starter with the ability to work independently and track multiple projects at the same time. Must be a strong contributor within a team environment and able to work with minimum supervision. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to work with a variety of personalities and skill levels.


Technical and Functional Skills Required:

  • Experience with grant writing and/or grants management and record keeping.
  • Basic understanding of information technology in a small business network environment.
  • Proficiency with Word, QuickBooks and Excel.

Required Qualifications

  • Four-year degree and at least four-years of experience in non-profit management.

Salary commensurate with experience

Health benefits provided

No retirement benefits

Please email resume to Amanda Thompson at with the subject line “COCA Job Opening.”


Sonoma State University

Position: Associate Director of Development for Annual Giving Programs, Green Music Center- Administrator II


Position Description: The Green Music Center (GMC) is seeking a talented and creative Associate Director of Development to manage and expand a variety of annual programs to generate financial support for the Center’s expanding artistic and educational programs.  The position reports to the Director of Development of the GMC.


First review of applications will be February 18, 2014.  Applications received on or after the first review date may not be considered.


Jackson Junge Gallery

Location: Greater Chicago Area

Position: Assistant Gallery Director

Position Description:

Exhibitions: Assist in curating and executing all aspects of 6-8 annual exhibitions including initial research, studio visits, work selection, press releases, announcement cards, consignment and loan agreements, domestic and international shipping, installation and lighting.

Sales: Demonstrate knowledge of all inventory and artist background, assist clients, process sales transactions, competency with custom framing, soliciting and coordinating private gallery rentals.

Programming: Coordinate artist/historian talks, interviews and lectures in gallery and offsite; lead exhibition tours and discussions; organize gallery events; manage visiting artists, facilitate private client and group visits.

Management: Track loans and consignments; handle art storage and packing; update website, artist CVs, press packets, image files and Art Systems database; supervise gallery staff and interns, execute all daily gallery operations.

Development: build and maintain a local, national, and international network of art industry professionals and collectors; update social media for optimum functionality and maximize hits; represent the gallery at public and private functions.


Please see website for minimum requirements.


Internship Opportunities

 Hawaii Performing Arts Festival

Position Description:  If you are looking for an experience at a small but ambitious Summer musical intensive, you have come to the right place. And the fact that the festival is held in one of the most beautiful and exciting places on the planet doesn’t hurt.


Qualifications: We are seeking different kinds of help this summer…stage and theatrical

help, operations, driving, administration, student life and much more.


Hours: Will vary from day to day



July 1st-22nd, 2012


Additional Info:

Interns at HPAF do not receive pay or travel assistance, but we do provide a

place to stay and lunch every day. Official festival dates are July 1-June

22, 2012 but interns may be asked to arrive early or stay later.


Asolo Repertory Theatre


Position: Professional Apprenticeships

Location: Sarasota, Florida

Position Description: Asolo Repertory Theatre, a LORT B Regional Theatre in Sarasota, FL, announces apprenticeships for motivated early-career theatre professionals available for the 2014-15 season in the following departments: artistic, arts administration, development, education, information technology, literary and dramaturgy, special events, and stage management. See below for descriptions. Apprentices receive a stipend and/or housing, plus complimentary tickets to Asolo Rep and Ringling Museum events.


For more information, please visit


To apply, email cover letter and resume to Corinne Deckard at The deadline to apply is March 28, 2014.


Unless constraints make it impossible, Apprentices must be able to provide

their own reliable transportation and possess a valid drivers’ license.


The Ringling

Position: Summer Internships 2014-March 3


Position Description: The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI) offers internships for individuals considering or pursuing careers in museum work. Internships will expose interns to the inner workings of a contemporary arts center and are designed to provide hands-on experience and interaction with professionals, promoting awareness of career opportunities in the field.

Internships available in a wide range of areas including, but not limited to, community arts, museum education, art education, volunteer coordination, human resources, marketing, arts administration, performing arts, archives / resource, special events, and in our artist residency programs.


Summer 2014 Interships June 2–August 22, 2014 (dates may be flexible depending on department)-March15th