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The American Craft Council is building a dynamic and collaborative work environment that values people and their professional development, offering medical and dental plans, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) with match.

ACC is a community that believes in the value of things made by hand, the people who create them, and the meaning that creativity brings to everyday life. ACC champions craft through American Craft magazine, national marketplace events, a specialized research library, achievement awards, and educational workshops and seminars. Take this opportunity to work with a team that is dedicated to convening the craft community and its supporters and providing new opportunities for artists and makers.

ACC is an equal-opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We value diversity, inclusiveness, and equity and welcome candidates from all walks of life. Read more about ACC’s commitment in inclusion and equity.

Jobs ( 2 )

Title: Administrative Assistant, American Craft Council
Classification: Part-time temporary. February–September 30, 2021, with possibility of renewal. 20–25 hours per week with opportunity for additional hours from April through July.
Reports to: Executive Director and Executive Assistant

Position Summary:
The American Craft Council (ACC) is seeking applicants for a part-time, temporary Administrative Assistant position. ACC is at a pivotal point in its growth and development and requires the support of an administrative professional to help ensure that its operations continue to run smoothly.

The administrative assistant will be responsible for administrative support for the executive office and development departments. The successful candidate will be a person who is highly organized, has strong communication skills, is competent using Google Workspace, has a sharp eye for detail and the ability to work well with a range of people, including staff, trustees, members, and donors, as well as the general public. They will need to be comfortable completing tasks and projects for the general office, the Executive Director, and the development and membership department. This is a temporary position with the possibility of extension after September 30.

Accepting applications through January 18, 2021, or until the position is filled.
Full job description, responsibilities, and qualifications can be found here:

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How to Apply:
Inquiries and applications, including resume and cover letter, should be sent to: [email protected]

 


 

Title: Development Director, American Craft Council
Classification: Full-time
Reports to: Executive Director

Position Summary:
The American Craft Council (ACC) is seeking a Development Director at an exciting and pivotal moment to help lead and grow this national organization dedicated to championing and supporting the diversity of American craft and its makers. A member of the organization’s senior leadership team, the Development Director is a key partner to the Executive Director and Board of Trustees in fostering relationships with supporters and growing contributed revenue for the organization.

Like many other cultural institutions, the pandemic has presented ACC with both new challenges and opportunities for growth and evolution over the next several years, and we are optimistic about our strategic vision for the future. The successful candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and be able to work across all development fronts: individual giving (annual fund and major gifts); government support; foundation and corporate giving; campaign initiatives and special project support; sponsorships; and legacy and planned giving. They will develop and execute a fundraising and sponsorship plan that will yield the most opportunity to drive financial stability for ACC with an annual total contributed revenue goal of $1 million.

The Development Director is an inspiring public voice and ambassador for ACC and will champion craft and community, understanding the conceptual and practical value of both, while leveraging an abundance of stories to reach donors and deepen interest in craft. They will develop a financially tiered, comprehensive donor program resulting in increased participation and will create and implement a strategy through which philanthropy, business development, partnerships, and sponsors invigorate all ACC experiences in an inventive, relational, and fiscally responsible way. With demonstrated fundraising success and strong written and verbal communication skills, the successful candidate will work effectively as part of a small, fun, and committed team of colleagues invested in the power of craft and creativity in this contemporary moment. This position oversees a Development Associate and Advertising Sales & Sponsorship Manager and supervises the work of freelance writers and designers on proposal development, as well as other vendors as needed.

Accepting applications through January 10, 2021, or until the position is filled.
Full job description, responsibilities, and qualifications can be found here:

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How to Apply:
Inquiries and applications, including resume and cover letter, should be sent to: [email protected]

 


 

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