Maine Media Workshops + College is seeking to hire a GALLERY MANAGER to be responsible for two galleries: one at 132 Washington Avenue in Portland (“Portland Gallery”), and one at Central Street, Rockport, Maine (MMWC Gallery"). The mission of the MMWC Gallery is to showcase photographic and multi-media work of students, alumni, and faculty, as well as innovative media artists whose work would be educational to our community and to our students. The mission of the Portland Gallery is to show high quality photography and works on paper of artists in Maine or with a connection to Maine.
The person hired for this position will curate, and/or coordinate with internal and/or guest curators, and manage approximately 20 gallery exhibitions per year and related events. The Gallery Manager will ensure both galleries maintain planned open hours, recruiting and coordinating volunteers and interns as needed. Working with curators and guest curators, the Gallery Manager will be responsible for marketing, communications and public relations; hanging shows, merchandising and displays; planning and hosting gallery events, recordkeeping, cash management and all business functions. The person in this position will be located in Portland approximately 3 days/week and in Rockport 2 days/week, travelling between these locations.
The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to market photography and other artwork effectively through, including but not limited to the internet and appropriate social media outlets; ideally he/she will have previous management and gallery experience; he/she is passionate about photography and knowledgeable about the medium’s history and current trends.
Please send resume and letter expressing interest and relevant experience to