The Umbrella Community Arts Center

40 Stow Street
Concord, MA 01742

Date Posted:
November 02, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Marketing and Program Assistant


15 hours/week
Reports to Arts & Environment Director

This person will work with A&E Program Director and the Umbrella Marketing Director to develop and implement marketing plans for Musketaquid community celebrations, classes and workshops, and public art activities.

These activities include but are not limited to:

1. Develop and implement social marketing plan.

2. Write and submit press releases.

3. Create and manage posts on Umbrella and local community event calendars.

4. Create and distribute regular email campaigns via MailChimp.

5. Develop marketing materials, including program brochure and seasonal event flyers.

6. Schedule tabling at local festivals/events.

7. Maintain email list on MailChimp

This person also will provide program support:

1. Support teachers in developing curricula and preparing materials for lesson plans.

2. Assist Program Director in planning, overseeing, and implementing Concord community celebrations: Earth Day Winter and Summer Solstices, including the Cardboard Boat Race Challenge.

3. Facilitate Thursday afternoon Art & Nature Drop-In class.

4. Maintain current teacher/artist contracts.

5. Plan/develop Umbrella/Concord semester class offerings.

6. Assist Program Director in exploring new earned income and community partnership opportunities.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

1. Strong communication skills, especially writing.

2. Strong organizational skills.

3. Ease working with leading social media platforms.

4. Experience with marketing campaigns.

5. Ease navigating computer and web applications, including Microsoft Office Suite and Google apps/products.

6. Experience leading/teaching art and/or outdoor education.

7. Ease working with people of all ages and abilities.

8. Ability to take initiative.

9. Outcome oriented.

10. Enjoy working with people of all ages/abilities/orientations/backgrounds.

11. A passion for the outdoors.

How To Apply:
Email cover letter, resume and three references to
Apply by:
November 30, 2018
About this Organization:
The Umbrella Community Arts Center, (formerly Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts), is located at 40 Stow Street in downtown Concord. Our mission is to enrich lives and build a vibrant community through the arts. We inspire creativity, learning, and personal growth through education, performing and visual arts, cultural events, and community collaborations. Each year we engage, excite, and educate people of all ages – from toddlers to seniors – in the arts. Our performing arts and events draw thousands to our 400-seat theater. We present approximately 10 exhibitions per year including curated, juried, and non-juried exhibitions and works by local, regional, and national artists. Our popular Musketaquid arts and environment program links discovery of art with passion for nature. And, our community of 50 artists adds tremendous vitality and inspiration. For more information, please visit