Now Hiring: Marketing Coordinator

The Arts Center of the Capital Region, with new leadership and planning staff, is entering into a new phase of dynamic growth.  The marketing coordinator is a new full time hire, designed to coordinate all aspects of a marketing program.  The marketing coordinator will integrate promotions with Troy’s growing civic events, manage e-newsletters and social media content and delivery, and manage existing publications.


  • Manage annual budget and marketing plan.
  • Produce communications pieces such as quarterly catalogue, fliers and brochures, with assistance from outside designers as needed.
  • Oversee social media outlets and create methods to maximize their effectiveness.
  • Manage the Center’s web site.
  • Secure and plan participation in events such as the Farmer’s Market, Troy Night Out and Riverfest
  • Manage ad buys and placements
  • Supervise and coordinate event staffing and volunteers

Public Relations

  • Originate and manage press materials
  • Cultivate and inform media, leading to strategic earned media placements


  • Manage the Center’s volunteer program
  • Plan and oversee the annual craft fair

How to apply:

The position requires 2-4 years previous experience, preferably in a non-profit, arts based environment.  Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, ability to multitask, and some knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, Word Press, and or Constant Contact.  Workweek is Monday-Friday 9-5 with evening and weekend work on an as-needed basis.  Position reports to CEO and is an excellent opportunity to work with artists, retailers, civic leaders and the general public. Benefits include health insurance, generous PTO, and free classes at the Center.

Please send cover letter stating why you would like to work at the Arts Center, resume and salary requirements to Elizabeth Reiss, CEO,  No phone calls, please.  ACCR is an equal opportunity employer.

Teaching Opportunities at The Arts Center

If you are interested in teaching opportunities at The Arts Center or have an idea for a class that you’d like to teach, please click here to submit a class proposal form.

We are interested in experienced, imaginative and collaborative Teaching Artist’s who want to become a part of our diverse and talented artistic family. Dedication to the craft, a desire for excellence, a generosity of spirit, and a love of sharing what you know with others are traits that define our most successful Teaching Artists. Must be willing to partner with us, creating a buzz in your medium’s network,  in order to build a strong student base.

Interested applicants must submit a completed class proposal, a current resume, a list of at least two professional references, and a portfolio (or link to website) or creative/professional work, if applicable. Please send/upload all requested materials via the online form. Once all documents are received they will be reviewed by the Director of Education, and you will be contacted for an interview if your services and proposal fit our current needs. Please understand that we can not accept or use all proposals, as much as we would like to. If the need for your specific discipline or area of expertise is not asked for below, it is highly suggested that you review our current offerings, and propose something that fills a niche we do not serve at the moment.

We are currently looking for part-time instructors for the following discipline areas, but if you do not see your discipline and have a great idea, send it in! All CRAFT teaching positions require an MFA or 5+ years of dedicated experience in the medium.


  • Jewelry / Metalworking
  • Stained Glass
  • Wood carving- daytime/evening
  • Woodworking / furniture making


  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe CC In Design
  • Digital Music
  • Tech Art / Electronic Arts
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Any specific focus of one of the programs offered)
  • Film making


  • Chef’s who specialize in any specific ethnic cuisine
  • Chocolate Making
  • Meat/Fish curing
  • Cider, Beer or Wine making


  • Fashion Design
  • Artisan Quilt making


  • Abstract
  • Acrylics

Figure Drawing Models Wanted

The Arts Center of The Capital Region is hiring male and female models for drawing/painting classes.  People of all ages and sizes are encouraged to apply. Models are expected to be able to hold poses from 30 seconds to as long as 45 minutes. While athletic ability is not required, body awareness and the ability to twist, turn, bend and accentuate the 3-dimensional qualities of the figure in poses is highly desirable. The work is performed under supervision of the class instructor during class hours and models must be able to work collegially with instructors, be punctual, and record hours after each working session. Must be comfortable posing clothed or nude. Work is part-time and requires a flexible schedule. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Compensation: This is a paid position. Compensation varies dependent on experience. 

For More information or to apply please contact, Joseph Mastroianni or by calling (518)273-0552 x233.

Open Studio Assistants Wanted

This volunteer position provides direct services to students in studio, provides assistance for students concerning equipment, and assists in organization of the studio space, clean-up, and closing of the studio.

Qualified Studio Assistants are needed for the following areas:

-Digital Arts

Compensation:  Once you are approved to be a Studio Assistant you will receive an equal amount of hours in studio time for your assistance. 

Please Note: Studio Assistants must provide their own materials.

To volunteer as an open studio assistant, contact Joseph Mastroianni or by calling (518)273-0552 x233.