Rocky Neck Art Colony, Inc.

6 Wonson Street
Gloucester, MA 01930

Date Posted:
April 12, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Administrative Assistant


Rocky Neck Art Colony (RNAC) seeks an Administrative Assistant to help with a wide variety of technical, administrative, and program support activities on behalf of RNAC to ensure organizational accuracy and streamlined processes.

This is a part-time, in-house position for 5 hours per week. The rate of pay will be $20 per hour. This position does not provide benefits. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized individual with a can-do attitude and willingness to learn.

Primary Responsibilities

· Process all new and renewal memberships, entering the information into our QuickBooks database

· Prepare Membership-related batch reports for the Director and Finance Committee

· Process all necessary membership benefit information including the generation of membership cards

· In coordination with the Director, generate monthly renewal notices including electronic and paper mailings


· Work closely with Director to process contributions, basic correspondence, and receipts in a timely manner

· Help manage mail and multiple email inboxes

· Assist with paper and virtual mailings as needed

· Update website as needed for membership and events

· Coordinate scheduling and other tasks to support the activity of the Rocky Neck Cultural Center


In keeping with the supportive, all-volunteer organization that is RNAC, we are looking for someone who presents a professional, courteous, and friendly manner.

· 1+ years of professional administrative experience, preferably in a non-profit environment supporting a senior-level manager

· Strong organizational, time management, oral, and written communication skills

· Ability to multitask and communicate well in person and in writing

· Proficiency in Google Suites, MS Office Applications, QuickBooks, Sign-Up Genius and Eventbrite

· Familiarity with Rocky Neck Art Colony, the arts in general and Gloucester a big plus

How To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to:

Attn: Administrative Assistant Application

Rocky Neck Art Colony

P.O. Box 1451

Gloucester, MA 01931

Apply by:
April 30, 2021
$5,000 - $5,000
About this Organization:

The Rocky Neck Art Colony was founded in the mid-19th century and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in 1973. With the creation of the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck in 2012, the Art Colony programs are reaching a wider demographic as our visual arts focus is expanding to include more diverse cultural and educational offerings. 

Programs include: Offerings at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck which include art exhibitions, music and spoken word performances, as well as community celebrations, weddings, and other private events. The Goetemann Artist Residency:  one of the few visual artist live-work residencies in Eastern Massachusetts. Gallery 53 (formerly Rocky Neck Gallery): A coop gallery of over 30 artists that is open each year from May - October. The Rocky Neck Historic Art Trail, self-guided and docent tours to 15 locations where renowned American artists of the 19th and 20th century lived and worked.