Current Employment & Volunteer Opportunities
Weekend Studio Manager
We are seeking an experienced manager to provide customer service to our clients; both drop-in painters and those scheduled for birthday parties and special events. This person will greet customers, instruct painters in the Simply Jane technique, manage the studio floor, handle weekend office duties and staff schedules. This person will open the studio in the morning and close it in the evening. Hours are 10-6 on Saturdays and 12-6 on Sundays. It is expected that some days will go later or require an earlier start.
The ideal candidate for this position is a professional with at least three years of managerial experience. This person has a positive, upbeat attitude, excellent customer service skills, can be assertive and command attention in a crowd, and is a great multitasker who performs well in fast-paced, busy situations. Potential candidates must be comfortable managing staff and working with people of all ages and abilities; independent, reliable, caring and hospitable. Some office work will be required.
Experience in painting or other artistic medium is not required. The person hired will be trained in how to use our materials and in instructing others to paint in the Simply Jane style.
The person we are seeking:
Is highly responsible, flexible, organized and confident with the public.
Is comfortable and experienced working with a range of learning styles and differently-abled clients and staff.
Can easily multi-task.
Can instruct painters in the Simply Jane technique.
Is confident to lead, schedule and facilitate parties and events.
Can easily manage varying staff schedules and personalities.
This positive people-person will be an enthusiastic promoter of our studio. This person will maintain our studio throughout the day, handle phone calls, cash register, book parties and attend to customer needs in our busy weekend studio. Must be available to work 10:00-6:00 on Saturdays and 12-6:00 on Sundays and occasional weekday evenings.
This is a great opportunity for anyone looking to enter into the field of arts management and non-profits.
Please be prepared to provide three professional references.
$25.00 per hour. Open until filled. Benefits include discounts on parties and classes and use of studio space for special events.
Please contact us with any questions or email your cover letter, your 1-2 page resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Simply Jane/ArtAble is always seeking volunteers in our studio. We are a sensory-sensitive studio, supporting the needs of some of our clients for natural light, soft piano music and a quiet room.
Maybe you would like to assist with one of our Pizza Paint Parties as a Pizza Paint Buddy, working alongside painters with physical or developmental disabilities. Or maybe you enjoy participating in fundraisers and see the value of supporting a community non-profit. We have multiple opportunities throughout the year. Please contact us to see how you can be a part of our Simply Jane/ArtAble community which promotes peace and love and where everyone is a fabulous artist!