Development Associate

The MAC is now accepting applications for Development Associate to assist with daily operations. The position of Programming Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and assists with the organization of all programming, member and donor relations, and general operations.

About The MAC:
The MAC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization that stands as an advocate for creative freedom, presenting visual art in all its forms. It supports emerging to established local, regional and international artists by offering the opportunity for exhibition and experimentation and by providing a forum for critical dialogue.

Responsibilities include:

  • Open and close galleries
  • Answer the telephone and welcome visitors
  • Monitor and maintain galleries
  • Keep a detailed to-do list, including follow-up actions
  • Track and order supplies
  • Respond to general inquiries and email correspondence in a timely manner
  • Coordinate staff for events as needed
  • Supervise Interns, supporting their professional development
  • Maintain all calendars and attendance records
  • Research and assist with grant proposals and reports
  • Prepare materials for, and take minutes at some meetings
  • Prepare invitation lists for exhibition openings and other events
  • Assist with organizing and installation of exhibitions and special events including some evenings
  • Facilitate programs from conception to evaluation
  • Process and maintain contacts and donor records, including confidential and sensitive information
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and other MAC staff to develop new and innovative ideas related to programming and audience engagement
  • Assist the Executive Director with the development of all deadlines for programming press materials
  • Assist the Executive Director in coordinating activity with outside contractors
  • Assist the Executive Director in the procurement of materials and didactics to be used in exhibitions and programs such as artist statements and bios, wall texts, paint, samples, estimations, ordering materials, etc.
  • Maintain and track project expense records, invoices and track payments
  • Respond to urgent requests if/when the Executive Director is unavailable
  • Adaptability and willingness to complete various duties as they arise


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Preferred)
  • Experience in a gallery/museum setting preferred
  • Computer literacy, including MS Office Suite, and ability to work on various digital platforms
  • Excellent time management, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to assess priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Aptitude for working collaboratively on projects
  • Initiative to recommend solutions and solve problems
  • Ability to interact and engage with visitors of diverse backgrounds and to articulate the mission of The MAC

Job Type:
Part-Time, approximately 20-hours/week


Applicants must submit cover letter and resume to to be considered for the position. Applications are currently being accepted.