Opportunities at First City Art Center offer the chance to become an integral part of our organization, dedicated to community-minded visual arts and culture.
FCAC currently has opportunities available for the following:
*** Ceramics Supply Manager ***
Are you interested in becoming part of a fast-paced, exciting, and growing non-profit arts organization? This is a full-time, year-round salaried position that oversees existing ceramics supply distributorships and is responsible for the growth of our retail business. This position requires a B.F.A in ceramics or comparable professional training, retail experience, outstanding planning, time management, and organizational skills. Reliability, responsibility, and the ability to multi-task is critical. Applicants must have a strong overall knowledge of clay bodies, glazes, ceramic supplies and raw materials, and their proper uses and chemical properties and must be capable of lifting 50 lbs. repeatedly and on a regular basis. The successful candidate will have a positive attitude and exceptional customer service skills. The ability to work successfully in a team environment and build effective working relationships inside and outside the staff is essential. This includes building relationships with new and repeat customers and growing the retail business.
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*** Bookkeeper ***
This is a part-time (10 hrs weekly) position, responsible for company accounting; handles accounts receivable, accounts payable, sales, purchases, and payroll. Includes entering data into Quickbooks, keeping accurate records, preparing monthly and quarterly financial reports, preparing checks for director’s approval, paying bills and invoices as needed with director’s approval. Preparing and submitting deposits, processing payroll, filing and paying monthly sales tax returns. We need someone who is self-motivated, with a proven history of high performance. Superior attention to detail, a high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information is necessary.
The Ceramics internship is a 6-month position that provides emerging clay artists with professional experience in an active, public-access studio. Working under the supervision of the Ceramics Studio Manager and Ceramics Instructors, the intern gains an in-depth understanding of maintenance and operation of a variety of ceramics equipment, assisting in recycling clay, mixing glazes, firing kilns and working with clay artists of all levels. Interns will work 15- 20 hours per week and should expect to lift up to 50 pounds in their regular duties. A monthly stipend and studio access are provided. Internship terms run from February 1-July 31, August 1-January 30th.
Post-BFA Glass Internship – NEXT POSITION AVAILABLE to begin on August 1st, 2019
The Glass internship is a 6-month position that provides emerging glass artists with professional experience in an active, public-access studio. Working under the supervision of the Glass Studio Manager and Glass Arts Fellow, the intern gains an in-depth understanding of maintenance and operation of a variety of glass-working equipment, assisting in programming and working with glass makers of all levels. Interns will work 15- 20 hours per week and should expect to lift up to 50 pounds in their regular duties. A monthly stipend and studio access are provided. Internship terms run from February 1-July 31, August 1-January 30th.
Ceramics Mentorship Program
First City Art Center is proud to offer FREE comprehensive ceramics instruction to six high school students 9th – 11th grade in Escambia and Santa Rosa County. This is an introductory course in Throwing on the Potter’s Wheel, a 6-Week program in the Fall.