Careers at GFS

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Download the GFS Employment Application PDF below, fill out using Acrobat Reader and email to careers@groundsforsculpture.org with your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

Download GFS Employment Application

 

Grounds For Sculpture, Inc. adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. 


 

Manager of Marketing

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking a competent, results-oriented, and well-organized person for the full-time position of Manager of Marketing. Reporting to the Director of Marketing Communications, the Manager of Marketing is responsible for a variety of integrated functions including public relations, advertising, social media, project management, administrative duties, and more. The Manager of Marketing will maintain and track departmental budgets, traffic and oversee workflow production for a multitude of deadline-driven projects, draft and disseminate press releases, interface with members of the media to fulfill requests of all kinds, and analyze data from a variety of sources to inform decision-making. Excellent written and verbal skills are required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Traffic manager: maintain production calendar and execution of projects including website redesign, catalogue publication, two annual event guides, collateral, merchandise, advertising, etc.
  • Public relations: Draft and distribute press releases, respond to media requests for content, images
  • Social media management: Oversee and implement social media strategy and content 
  • Editor & Proofreader: Review content for accuracy, consistency, and cross-promotion opportunities
  • Advertising: Interface with ad reps, place insertion orders, recommend print and digital placements
  • Administrative: Track budgets, handle receipts and invoices, request vendor quotes, maintain list health, etc.
  • Archivist: Maintain a record of editorials and advertisements
  • Community outreach: Represent the organization during select networking events, tradeshows, meetings
  • Tactician: Periodic review of database and analytics to inform decision-making/direction
  • Support: All other tasks as assigned by the Director of Marketing Communications 

 

Skills:

  • Outstanding organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are required
  • Detail- and deadline-oriented, with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be flexible and efficient; able to put out fires and triage urgent situations/requests
  • Competent, creative, and innovative 
  • Strong team player but able to work independently
  • Proactive, long-range, strategic thinker

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred / Associates Degree required 
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience in a related position
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office product, especially Word and Excel. Working familiarity with database software.
  • Understanding (and active use) of social media with potent visual and verbal content
  • Strong eye for photography/documentation
  • Ability to manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Exemplary writing and editing skills 
  • Experience working in a non-profit arts institution preferred

 

Candidates must send the following to careers@groundsforsculpture.org to be considered:

  • GFS Employment Application
  • Cover Letter
  • Recent professional writing sample, including press release 
  • Resume
  • Salary Requirements

 


 

Corporate Educator

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking part-time Corporate Educators to join their education and engagement team.  The Education Department at Grounds For Sculpture coordinates educational programming, including teambuilding programs designed for corporate and private groups.  The Corporate Educator will implement these programs including: art experiences, tours, workshops, and other programs for corporate and private audiences.  As the day-of point of contact with these groups, the Corporate Educator will strive to provide an enjoyable and memorable experience, and encourage return visitation and potential donations to Grounds For Sculpture. 

Tours of Grounds For Sculpture last 45 minutes – 1 hour.  The maximum number of patrons per tour is 15-20.  Corporate tours are generally scheduled in the afternoon or evening.  Corporate tours are offered every day of the week except Monday. Flexibility in scheduling is essential in this position. Training is required.

A corporate art experience, including workshops and sculpture hunts, varies in duration, from 60 minutes to 120 minutes depending on the activity selected.  The Corporate Educator will facilitate these activities using lesson plans and materials provided by the Education Department. Corporate art experiences are offered every day of the week except Monday. Flexibility in scheduling is essential in this position. Training is required. 


Ideal candidates will:

  • Be comfortable speaking and presenting to large groups of patrons;
  • Give a professional and polished presentation to patrons;
  • Be comfortable following lesson plans, ensuring program benchmarks are met; 
  • Be available to work flexible hours on an as needed basis;
  • Be comfortable using an online scheduling system;
  • Familiarity with art materials and techniques a plus;
  • Museum education experience a plus.
     

Availability:

This position is a year-round hourly position, on an as-needed basis.  Candidates should expect a flexible schedule depending on corporate programs booked.  Corporate Educators will be trained on using an online scheduling system, and will be responsible for monitoring openings and scheduling their own hours.
 


 

Visitor Assistant, Guest Services


Grounds For Sculpture is seeking part-time (average of 25 hours per week) Visitor Assistants for our Guest Services Department. The Visitor Assistant reports directly to the Managers of Guest Services.  The Visitor Assistant, Guest Services is responsible for the daily GFS operational procedures and assisting visitors. Their primary responsibilities include providing excellent customer service, selling tickets, enforcing security and safety guidelines and distributing information.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Welcome all visitors into Grounds For Sculpture, assist with crowd control, answer all visitor questions with the highest level of customer service at the desk and around the park
  • Enforce security and safety guidelines in all public spaces
  • Collect payment for entry and process memberships
  • Direct visitors & tour/school groups in the park to exhibitions and events
  • Answer phones
  • Replenish park poems, brochures, and supplies on scheduled park walks and around the buildings
  • Assist with the parking and traffic control
  • Assist with day-of event details and tasks
  • All other duties as assigned


Requirements:

  • High school diploma
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Proven knowledge of database and POS systems
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and be flexible with schedule
  • Valid Driver’s License

 


 

Park Attendant, Guest Services

Grounds For Sculpture is seeking part-time (18 to 25 hours per week) Park Attendant for our Guest Services Department. The Park Attendant reports directly to the Managers of Guest Services.  The Park Attendant is responsible for safely operating the tram and transporting visitors through the parking lots an on occasion through the park. They will provide accurate information and directions for visitors as well as oversee the safety of artwork in the galleries and in the park. They will work after hours to make sure the park and buildings are secure and make sure that visitors exit the park safely. They will also assist with directing traffic and parking throughout the day.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monitoring the park after hours (Extra hours may be required for special events)
  • Provide accurate information, directions and superior customer service
  • Patrol park in golf cart assuring that visitors are safe and safely exit after park hours
  • Secure all entrances and exits to park when closing; secure all buildings, doors and windows when closing
  • Oversee safety of artwork and public space outdoors
  • Operate tram vehicle and transport guests through parking lot and, on occasion, through the park.
  • Responsible for escorting night booth attendant to and from the Welcome Center
  • Report matters that need to be addressed to appropriate management
  • Assist with parking and directing visitors’ cars at GFS
  • Communicate regularly with management about parking availability and parking status updates
  • Manage directing traffic and the change of parking locations based on availability in all parking lots
  • Attend morning meetings and keep up to date on daily events happening at GFS
  • All other duties as assigned


Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • 1 or more years work related experience in a related field
  • Must be willing to work evenings, weekends and be flexible with schedule; willing to work in various temperatures
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors for an extended period of time in all weather
  • Proven exceptional customer service skills, organization and attention to detail
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Basic computer knowledge