Associate Marketing Manager

Gallery One is looking for an Associate Marketing Manager to join their team. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a career in marketing and communications who loves art, is an excellent communicator, has positive team-building energy and can independently manage projects.  This is a new and exciting position for Gallery One. The successful candidate will be a cohesive member of the management team reporting to the Executive Director.  


Duties & Responsibilities 

Provide administrative and project management support to the Executive Director Responsibilities will include developing staff schedules, coordinating volunteers, scheduling meetings, creating presentation documents for meetings and ensuring they run smoothly.  A key responsibility is preparing the marketing timeline in conjunction with the Executive Director and monitoring adherence to it.


Act as a cohesive team player. Seek the input and feedback of the group to develop programs, plans and materials. Resourcefully bring the best information into play and determine the best method of execution.  Reflect this in the communication of all touchpoints: website; social media; newsletter; press releases; events; etc.


Develop marketing and communication materials. Develop and incorporate high quality marketing content (visual and messaging) into the communications of Gallery One to help us meet our goals.  Oversee all mailings (including bulk mailings of printed material).  Generate monthly e-newsletter and develop promotional material and press releases.  The marketing content should consistently be reflected in all products above as well as in the following web-based products below.


Manage web presence and ensure information provided (on exhibitions, events, sponsors, music, etc.) is current and accurate and keeps pace with other similar websites.  Monitor online activity and maintain regular and consistent posts on social media.


Maintain accurate records, databases, and the daily tally of visitors entering the gallery.  Update strategic dashboard, track and report constituent demographics. 


Demonstrate proficiency in the technology required to develop marketing plans and programs.  Determine the best forms of technology and media to effectively deliver our messages.


Advocate the power of art to create community.  Act as a goodwill ambassador for Gallery One and foster its goals in all public aspects from the front desk and customer sales to customer support, donor recognition and customer recordkeeping.   Act as a liaison in the community with Ellensburg Downtown Association; Chamber of Commerce and other key partners and community members in developing special events



A college degree or equivalent experience. 


Skill Set 

Experience in developing marketing communications, administrative support, customer management and satisfaction practices, event planning, fundraising and overall project and business management. 

Proficiency in business technology:   Creative Suite; Microsoft Office products; WordPress or other web design; video editing, and social media platform management.


Physical Requirements
Must be able to lift and carry or otherwise move 25 pounds occasionally. Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as copy machine, and computer printer as well as basic carpentry tools such as drills, hammer, ladders.



  • 32-hours/week (must be available weekends and some evenings) 
  • Non-exempt position 
  • Option for some work at home and flex hours 
  • Compensation: $18-22/hr  
  • PTO, health, and retirement stipend after 6 months 
  • Discounts on Gallery One classes and merchandise 
  • Regular performance and wage review 
  • Opportunity for advancement

To Apply 

Submit a letter of interest explaining why you believe you are a great candidate for this position with resume of experience including references, when you can begin  on one document, and if available, samples of design materials to with [YOUR NAME]: Associate Marketing Manager in subject line. Position open until filled. 


About Gallery One
Gallery One Visual Arts Center is dedicated to the creation, exhibition, and appreciation of visual arts in central Washington State. The gallery and our offices are located in the beautiful historical Stewart building in downtown Ellensburg.  It is a charming location in an area full of shops and restaurants.  Gallery One takes pride in fostering community cohesion and arts appreciation. It is the focal point for artists, art patrons, students, community members, and tourists to interact with the visual arts in central Washington.  The gallery has enjoyed strong and steady growth in our content, offerings, patronage and community support.  We expect this to increase and believe adding marketing talent will ensure it.  More about Gallery One can be found on our website:


Gallery One is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.