Communications and Public Relations Manager

The Communications and Public Relations Manager for Perkins Center for the Arts will play an integral role in providing tactical management of the overall marketing initiatives for the Center to include, but not limited to, amplifying brand awareness, promoting classes, events and exhibitions to help the Center evolve into its next phase of growth.  This individual will be responsible for social media content management and website content management and updates.  Social media analytics, google analytics and audience development will be used to assess and improves processes.

This individual will be essential in the planning and development of an integrated marketing and public relations plan to promote the Center’s multi-facetted programming calendar.  The goal is to help the Center achieve increased brand awareness, consistency of visual and written messaging, and improved communication and messaging to its audiences internally and externally. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director and collaborate with the Director of Education and education program managers.  This individual will also align messaging for development initiatives and special events.  This individual will develop and produce high quality, consistent, informative and interesting messaging campaigns to be shared through multiple marketing vehicles to include but not limited to social media channels and influencers; Perkins Center Newsletter and e-blasts; Press Releases and media relations.  This individual will also assist in the creation of a vibrant content to elevate and evolve Perkins Center blog, vlog, YouTube channels (included but not limited to).  Excellent communications, writing and design skills are required.  This individual must have the ability to work with internal team members and eternal contractors when necessary.

The Communications and Public Relations Manager position is designed as a part time position with a requirement of three days on-site (scheduling is flexible), flex-schedule and some additional hours will be necessary offsite.  Possible growth to full time within 12-18 months.  Some evening and weekend hours required occasionally and communicated in advance.  Event planning and management experience a plus.  Experience with Constant Contact (or other email marketing), Canva, Photoshop, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and WordPress required.

This part-time position is competitive in compensation.  Candidates should have the physical ability to handle stairs, the ability to lift up to 25 lbs., and assist with event set-up and break-down. Comfort with basic computer programs and willingness to learn Perkins unique database (Arts Center Canvas) preferred.  Perkins Center is an EOE, all are encouraged to apply. For more information or to apply, please contact create@perkinscenter.org.


Part Time Pottery Studio Monitor

The primary responsibility of this position is to monitor four open studio days per week. An ideal candidate would have a working knowledge of pottery studio operations and at least two years previous experience with kiln operations. We are looking for an attentive listener who is goal oriented and able to troubleshoot a variety of tasks in a professional manner.

Monitor responsibilities include:

• Assisting students when needed
• Monitoring student activities, promoting safe environment.
• Loading, Firing, & Unloading Kiln
• Recycling clay
• Overseeing clay and pottery tool sales.
• Must be able to lift at least 40lbs
• Reports to the Pottery studio manager.
• $10/hr

4 days/ 4 hours each day
Summer Session: July 8- August 23
Tuesdays 12:30-4:30pm & Saturdays 11:30am-3:30pm (Collingswood)
Sundays 12:30-4:30pm & Wednesdays 12:00-4:00pm (Moorestown)

Additional compensation would include additional access to studios during non-class time. A shelving unit will be provided for storage in one of the two locations. Candidates must be capable of maintaining a clean organized environment and must understand that the pottery studio program is not equipped to handle production work.


Part Time Receptionist (Weekends & Evening Weekdays)

The position of a part-time Receptionist at Perkins Center for the Arts is integral to the operations of the Center.  Perkins’ receptionists are the Center’s front line customer service representatives, and must possess good interpersonal skills, good written and oral communication skills and have the ability to be a positive ambassador of the Center.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Answering the telephone, routing calls, answering general Center questions
  • Assisting patrons with class registration
  • Serving as a caretaker of the Center while on site and maintaining a generally clean and welcoming atmosphere
  • Being knowledgeable about the Center’s fine and performing arts class schedules
  • Answering occasional substitute requests to assist with changing of schedules (illness, vacation requests etc.) and potentially fill in for other receptionists on an emergency basis
  • The willingness and ability to work in both locations of the Center (395 Kings Highway, Moorestown and 30 Irvin Avenue, Collingswood) is a plus!
  • Following proper opening/closing procedures for the buildings

Moorestown weekend schedules are potentially:

  • Saturdays: 9:00 AM-1:00 PM and/or 1:00-4:30 PM
  • Sundays: 12:00 PM-4:15 PM

Moorestown Weekday Evenings: 5:00 –9:00/10:00 PM

Collingswood Hours vary and are flexible.  Hourly wage is competitive.  Candidates should have the physical ability to handle stairs, the ability to lift up to 25 lbs., and assist with event set-up and break-down. Comfort with basic computer programs and willingness to learn Perkins unique database (Arts Center Canvas) preferred.  Perkins Center is an EOE, all are encouraged to apply. For more information or to apply, please contact create@perkinscenter.org.


Conservatory of Music Faculty

Please contact create@perkinsarts.org 


Visual and Performing Arts Faculty

Art Instructor (independent contractor)
Perkins Center for the Arts is accepting proposals from qualified teaching artists in all art mediums as well as proposals specifically in:

Adult Instructor for Introduction to Drawing in Moorestown and Collingswood

Adult and Youth Instructor for Summer Intensive in various mediums in Moorestown and Collingswood

Early Childhood Instructor (Ages 5-8) weekends (Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon) in Moorestown and Collingswood

Summer Art Camp Instructor in Moorestown

These independent contractor instructors must be available to teach weekly classes at the Center, or for camp teachers Monday through Friday for two weeks. Art classes for adults range from 2-3 hours, and art classes for youth range from 1 1/2- 2 hours. To inquire, send an email with your proposal and resume to Education Director, Allison Hunt, and include the day(s) and time(s) you are available. Email only, ahunt@perkinscenter.org.

Resumes and information will be reviewed. Please be assured that we will contact you in the event of an appropriate match.


Summer Camp Counselors

Summer 2019 counselor positions open in February 2019. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, or 17 with previous CIT experience.


Internships

Current Positions:

Winter Break: December 17-21 & January 3-12

Winter 2019: January 7 – March 31

 

Positions open starting February 2019:

Spring: April 1 – May 24

Summer: May 28 – August 23

 

For information about internship opportunities, please contact us at create@perkinscenter.org.


Volunteer

Perkins Center was founded by an all-volunteer committee of Moorestown residents 30 years ago. Volunteers have continued to play an important role in the inner workings of Perkins Center throughout its history. Volunteering can also provide individuals with the opportunity to become more involved in their community, to learn new skills, and make new friends.
Please join with us and become a partner with Perkins Center as we continue our mission to provide excellence in the arts to the residents of southern New Jersey. Contact Perkins Center for the Arts via e-mail at create@perkinscenter.org and a Perkins Center representative will be in touch with you to discuss volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Interest Form

Perkins Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Additionally, Perkins Center for the Arts does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, treatment of or employment in, its services, programs or activities. Perkins Center for the Arts makes it a priority to establish a work place and environment that embraces the spirit of the law ensuring an optimal experience for all, regardless of race, gender, physical ability or any other status protected by law.

Please contact Perkins Center 856.235.6488 or create@perkinscenter.org if you need employment information to be made available in alternative formats such as Braille, large print, audiotape and/or computer disc.

If you are granted an interview, please feel free to request any accessible accommodations.  For further information about access, please visit the accessibility section of our website.