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Posted: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 12:15 AM


Marblehead Arts Association

8 Hooper Street

Marblehead, MA 01945

The Marblehead Arts Association (MAA), located in the King Hooper Mansion at 8 Hooper St in Marblehead, MA is currently looking for a multitalented, team oriented professional to fill
the position of Gallery/ Artisan Shop Administrative Associate.
Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will be responsible for a wide range of gallery, retail and administrative responsibilities.
A few of the requirements include excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and data management skills. Attention to detail is a must with an ability to multi task in a creative setting and fast paced environment.


The Associate will be responsible for greeting visitors, selling artwork and artisan shop merchandise. Tasks also include completing thorough follow up on telephone inquiries, registration for classes, programs, rental program, and being accountable for daily financial point of sale transactions. Administrative responsibilities include updating membership database, excel spreadsheets, generating word documents as needed and ensuring that all six galleries and other public spaces in the mansion are presentable at all times.


Candidate should be a self-starting problem solver who enjoys engaging with the public and multi tasking within a fast paced and dynamic environment. A background in retail or gallery sales and sharp administrative skills will take priority. This position requires a strong proficiency with Microsoft Office and working with a membership database. Experience with a point of sale system is an advantage but not required. Additionally, candidates should have the social skills required to interface with the general public, internal staff, membership, volunteers and Board of Directors.


Bachelors Degree or equivalent with 2 - 3 years minimum related work experience. Must be able to work 12-5 pm Weds-Fri and occasional evenings and weekends, staff meetings as required. Passion for working in the arts is a plus!

How To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their resume via email to

Executive Director, Patti Baker at

or by mail to the Marblehead Arts Association, 8 Hooper St.

Marlblehead, MA 01945. Position start date December 2017.

RESUMES ACCEPTED IMMEDIATELY. Please apply by November 13, 2017

About this Organization

in 1922, the MAA is home to over 500 artist and non-artist members representing
thirty-five communities and seven states. We have a solid volunteer base, a
beautiful historic facility, financial stability, and a very energized and
creative Board of Directors. The MAA has called the Hooper Mansion its home
since 1938. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and with
six galleries, and other function facilities, it has hosted many outstanding
social and cultural events. New exhibits are shown every six weeks. We are open
six days a week.

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