Job Openings

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to


This new position serves as the primary administrative support staff in the Guild Office and is responsible for monitoring and ordering office supplies, coordinating routine office systems, cleaning and resetting rooms, and assisting Program Managers with the development, marketing, and completion of events. The Programs & Operations Associate also builds relationships with volunteers, staff, and members and is responsible for supporting the development and execution of other special projects as assigned by the Executive Director.

The duties and responsibilities listed below are meant to give a general overview of the primary task areas this role fulfills in the organization. However, as is the nature of working in a small non-profit with limited resources, all roles are expected to be flexible and assist when necessary with operations outside of their normal scope of work.

Programs & Operations Logistics
• Maintain and update room and building calendars
• Assist with general marketing of Guild programming
• Facilitate and manage office and building logistics, including ordering supplies, contacting contractors for building needs, liaison with EPIC cleaning crew
• Provide Pay Vouchers to teachers, artists, and theater personnel
• Create and update promotional material and website content
• Monitor, assist, and manage general administrative projects

Member and Donor Engagement
• Send monthly renewal notices, recruitment, and acknowledgement letters
• Maintain current Database and become the point person on database duties
• Manage and/or assist with all membership and donor mailings, campaigns, and drives

Event Management
• Assist with the development and implementation of all Guild events
• Assist with volunteer management for events and general Guild involvement
• Assist with development and dissemination of marketing and communication

Other administration
• Submit monthly reports to Executive Director as requested
• Attend regular staff meetings, members meetings, and other meetings as necessary
• Attend regular staff meetings, members meetings, and other meetings as necessary


EDUCATION: Desirable: Associate’s Degree

EXPERIENCE: Desirable: Proven success in project management and customer service with 3+ years of work history.

Knowledge, skills, abilities:
• A flexible and friendly communication style
• Customer service mentality
• Willingness to integrate into, and serve the Northfield community
• Ability to prioritize tasks and complete assignments on time
• Action oriented team player
• Broad appreciation of the arts
• Web and database experience
• Proficiency in Microsoft and Google Drive

Working conditions

COMPENSATION: Part Time (12 – 16 hours/week)
Times: Monday – Thursday
$ 18.00 / hour

The majority of the work hours will take place at the Guild’s 304 Division Street location. This job is primarily a desk job, but will require occasional manual labor as needed for event and office management.

To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to


Interested in teaching a class at the Northfield Arts Guild? If you are an experienced art educator and are interested in offering classes or workshops at the Guild, we’d love to hear from you. Our classes are grouped around fall semester, winter/spring semester and summer terms. Classes can range from one-day workshops to full term-long classes.

Class proposals accepted on a rolling basis. Our semesters are Fall (Sept. 1-Dec. 31), Winter/Spring (Jan. 1-May 31) and Summer (June 1-Aug. 31).

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The Guild hosts two work study students a year in arts administration and gallery installation.  We work with St. Olaf and Carleton College work study programs. We also work with the Piper Center for select internships.