Gallery & Programming Associate

Redux Contemporary Art Center is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, affordable studio space for visual artists, meaningful education and outreach programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences.

Redux’s full-time Gallery & Programming Associate is an entry-level professional arts administrator position responsible for supporting Redux’s robust gallery and studio programming, managing the internship program and coordinating all private venue rentals and Redux centered events. This position reports to the Executive Director and Education & Outreach Director. The ideal candidate is a recent graduate with a demonstrated commitment to arts programming, an interest in special events and hospitality, and has experience working with an arts organization.

Venue Rentals and Special Event Responsibilities:
• Facilitating all venue rentals
• Following up with and fielding all event inquiries
• Creating contracts for each event, and processing rental fees in a timely manner
• Answering all venue rental planning questions
• Processing ABL licenses for events
• Serving as the venue liaison during each private event at Redux
• Establishing and maintaining a thoughtful marketing plan for promoting venue rentals
• Identifying community sponsors for event donations
• Developing and coordinating Redux related programming

Internship Program Responsibilities:
• Creating compelling job descriptions for program centric internships
• Promoting Redux internships through websites and university contacts
• Coordinating with the College of Charleston’s Gallery Assistantship program
• Scheduling and conducting interviews for prospective interns
• Hiring and supervising interns
• Managing the interns’ schedules, as well as developing clear concise weekly schedules

Administrative Responsibilities:
• Greeting all visitors in the gallery
• Answering phone calls and emails, taking messages
• Assisting the Executive Director and Education & Outreach Coordinator with tasks as needed
• Social media management and strategy

Position Requirements:
• Experience working or interning in an arts organization preferred
• Degree in art administration, arts management, hospitality, or art history preferred
• Flexible schedule, weekend and evening work will be required
• Excellent interpersonal skills, team player and leader
• Strong verbal and written skills
• Excellent time-management skills
• Strong organizational skills (scheduling, budgeting, contracts, payments, etc.)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and Google equivalents
• Social media / marketing savvy
• Graphic design skills a plus
• Knowledge of visual arts media and materials a plus

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, kneel, bend, reach, climb ladders, grasp and type. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly communicate via phone, text, email, and in-person. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25lbs and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.

This position will be just shy of full time, likely working ~30/week. The position will be salaried with an additional commission structure in place.

Redux Contemporary Art Center is an equal opportunity employer. People of diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to with the title of the email reading
“Gallery & Programming Associate – {First Name, Last Name}” by July 14th.

This position will have a start date of early September 2021.