Gallery 263

263 Pearl Street
Cambridgeport, MA 02139

Date Posted:
September 03, 2017

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Communications Manager


The part-time Communications Manager will work an average of 12 hours/week and collaborate with the Managing Director and Program Manager to continue the success of the organization. The ideal candidate will possess extremely strong writing skills, marketing know-how, social media savvy, an interest in many art forms, and a confident yet diplomatic demeanor. We are looking for someone who is interested in fostering and promoting Gallery 263’s existing brand and mission, as well as working working collaboratively with our staff and board to explore new ideas and avenues for the organization’s future growth.

Marketing & Outreach Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute organizational marketing strategy in dialogue with staff and board

  • Liaise with Board of Directors’ Marketing and Fundraising committees to help execute fundraising campaigns as well as write and develop promotional materials for special events

  • Update Gallery 263's online calendar, performance, events, and fundraising pages

  • Draft, edit, and build two e-newsletters each month

  • Develop social media content (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and engage with followers

  • Write, edit, and distribute press releases in consultation with Program Manager

  • Develop and maintain relationships with media contacts

Additional staff-wide responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintaining the appearance and cleanliness of Gallery 263

  • Schedule and staff open gallery hours

  • Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly meetings with staff and Executive Board members

  • Attend quarterly meetings with Board of Directors and committee meetings as needed

  • Engage in strategic planning with staff and Board of Directors

  • Develop and facilitate partnerships with other local organizations, associations, and businesses

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills

  • Passion for the arts and for fostering local culture in the community

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in marketing, communications, or the arts

  • Marketing, social media, and website experience; proficiency with WordPress CMS preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically and creatively

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively with colleagues, volunteers, artists, and musicians

  • Flexibility to work some nights and weekends

  • Graphic design skills (including knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign) a plus

  • A good sense of humor goes a long way

How To Apply:
Please send your resume and a letter of interest to
Please answer the following questions in your letter of interest: (1) Why do want to work at Gallery 263? (2) What makes you qualified to be a marketing manager? (3) What makes you qualified to work as part of a team for a small non-profit organization? (4) Describe your passion for arts and local culture.
Apply by:
September 09, 2017
$600 monthly stipend (1099 Independent Contractor position)
About this Organization:

Founded in 2008, Gallery 263 advances the endeavors of artists and performers, while fostering public engagement, enrichment, and exchange. Functioning as a creative nexus, Gallery 263 provides a contemporary voice for the arts in Cambridge and regional communities. Through diverse programs including juried shows, artist-curated exhibits, music, dramatic arts, and residencies, Gallery 263 empowers artists and nurtures innovation. To find out more, please visit our website: