Houston Center for Photography seeks a Membership and Gallery Assistant.
Job Description—Major Duties
Reports to: Director of Development
History and Mission
HCP is located in the heart of Houston’s museum district within walking distance of The Menil Collection and the Rothko Chapel. Our mission is to increase society’s understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education programs, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaborations. We create meaningful photography experiences.
Houston Center for Photography enjoys a long-standing reputation for presenting exhibitions and educational programs that are of the highest cultural and artistic merit. As one of the only organizations in Houston focusing on the presentation of contemporary photography, HCP fills a particular niche within the city’s vibrant and diverse visual arts landscape. Both local and national media outlets regularly review our exhibitions and we collaborate often with many local organizations. HCP is dedicated to exhibiting important work that is not being shown elsewhere in Houston.
The Membership and Gallery Assistant will provide part-time support to HCP’s small, energetic staff. Successful candidates will possess a strong customer service background, an attention to detail and the ability to problem solve with tact and maturity. Ideal candidates will be passionate about promoting the art of photography.
This position will work closely with the Director of Development on administrative aspects of the organization’s contributed income, with a focus on maintaining the organization’s robust Membership offerings.
Wages and Schedule:
This position is part-time, four days each week with two days Monday – Thursday from 2-9 p.m. and split weekend days (Saturday and Sunday) from 10:30am – 2:30pm and 2:30pm-7-pm. Average number of hours is approximately 25 per week. Salary is paid at a competitive hourly rate.
To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references as a single pdf to email@example.com. Subject Line: Membership and Gallery Assistant Application.
Founded in 1981, HCP is an organization dedicated to the art and practice of photography. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs and community collaboration. HCP is home to a learning center and digital photography lab, an extensive reference library, three galleries, and an award-winning photographic magazine.
Houston Center for Photography is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace. HCP does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, ancestry, disability, marital or partnership status, or veteran status.
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