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Exhibition Marketing Associate


International Arts & Artists (IA&A), a nonprofit arts service organization based in Washington,

DC, is seeking an entry-level Exhibitions Marketing Associate to fulfill dual roles in its Traveling

Exhibition Service department:

1. Market a portfolio of traveling exhibitions available for booking by art museums and

cultural heritage institutions of varying size and scope across the United States and

internationally.

2. The exhibition management work will consist of marketing to an assigned set of states

with an extensive list of both established and prospective museum partners, which will

require a high degree of persistence, interpersonal skills, and professionalism. In

addition the selected candidate will manage select states and contacts in IA&A’s

Salesforce database, and contribute to the development and refinement of internal and

external procedures and policy as the organization evolves and navigates the post-Covid

museum field. All work will be conducted under the supervision of the Curator and

Director of Traveling Exhibitions.

3. Maintain and refine IA&A’s Salesforce sales and marketing database system.

4. The selected candidate will have a balance of marketing savvy, a passion for art, strong

organizational skills, curatorial aptitude, thoroughness, diligence, and a strong desire

and ability to work collaboratively internally and externally with both institutions and

individuals. The ability to initiate contact and develop relationships with a range of

stakeholders, and active engagement in the art museum/visual arts field are essential.

Visual acuity and a comprehensive grasp of exhibition content and concepts are also

desired.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate holds at least a Bachelor’s degree, with specialization in the arts,

administration, exhibitions and events, or related fields, and 2-5 years of professional

experience. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in auctions, sales or

direct-marketing.

This position requires very strong verbal and written communication skills, a high level of

comfort speaking with people on the phone, diligence, a positive demeanor, and excellent

attention to detail. The candidate has the ability to work both independently and collaboratively

and is forward thinking and enthusiastic in addition to being analytical and a problem-solver.

The ideal candidate must be highly motivated and passionate about the arts, and able to

manage multiple, diverse projects simultaneously.

The salary for this position is $42,000 to $45,000/year plus a commission structure, depending

on qualifications. IA&A offers a generous leave schedule, a well-subsidized employee’s health

insurance premium, long-term disability and life insurance coverage, and other benefits. The

person in this position may occasionally be required to work outside of regular work hours

including occasional evenings and weekends. This position can be remote, in person at our

Washington DC office, or hybrid.

To learn more about IA&A and the Traveling Exhibition Service, visit ArtsandArtists.org

Qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

International Arts & Artists is an equal opportunity employer

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