Position: The Membership & Marketing Manager oversees membership services, marketing initiatives, and Artist Survival Kit programs for the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition (OVAC) and is a key team member of the staff. This position is full-time and year-round, located at the OVAC office in Oklahoma City. The work day is 9am to 5pm with flexible hours, and regular evening and weekend activities. Some in-state travel is required. The Membership & Marketing Manager reports to the Executive Director.


Duties and Expectations: Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage all aspects of membership processing and services with an acute attention to detail

  • Serve as the main contact point for member relations, representing OVAC with top level

  • customer service

  • Organize and coordinate the Annual Members’ Meeting each year

  • Plan and coordinate the Annual Member Directory and Resource Guide each year

  • Maintain and manage the database regarding OVAC Membership ensuring thorough

  • membership records

  • Plan, promote, and execute membership drives (aka Membership May)

  • Website maintenance of OVAC’s website and management of Artist Gallery and Marketplace

  • website pages

  • Manage all aspects of social media, marketing, and web presence, including creating social media

  • graphics, writing and sending press releases, coordinating media stories and interviews,

  • and maintaining a marketing plan and calendar

  • Manage and plan all aspects of the Artist Survival Kit program including selecting speakers,

  • creating Facebook/Zoom/Eventbrite events, and hosting the events

  • Serve as office manager to coordinate bulk mailings, manage office equipment, and

  • order office supplies

  • Program assistance as needed


Required Skills:

  • Collaborative disposition skilled in working as part of productive teams

  • Acute detail orientation and excellent organizational skills

  • Performs superiority customer service with high expectations for quality

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, think creatively, and problem-solve

  • Excellent verbal and written communications including public speaking

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Ability to take the lead on assigned programs and projects and work independently

  • Aptitude in learning new technology quickly

  • Proficiency in desktop publishing, word processing, email, social media and database programs

  • Love for the arts


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 30 lbs regularly

  • Ability to sit at a desk and work on a computer for long periods of time

  • Ability to drive with reliable transportation


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, art history, nonprofit administration, or related degree

  • 1-2 years of experience in arts administration or a similar working environment

  • Arts education experience or interest

  • Fluent in Spanish



Salary is $35,000 to $40,000, dependent on experience. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, matching retirement program, and health insurance. Employee will receive training as needed. Employees are encouraged to seek outside professional development.


To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and references to: employment@ovac-ok.org

All applicants will be notified, but we cannot provide status updates. We will begin reviewing applications March 1, 2022.

Marketing & Membership Manager

Application review will begin March 1, 2022.