Hillsborough Arts Council Staff & Openings

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Mollie Thomas

Executive Director

Ivana Beveridge

Marketing Director & Acting
Program Coordinator

Gail Greene


Coming Soon!
Gallery & Gift Shop Manager

Gallery & Gift Shop Manager!


The Gallery & Gift Shop Manager is responsible for the efficient operation of the Hillsborough Arts Council’s (HAC) Gallery & Gift Shop (G&GS), which currently serves as HAC’s physical presence in downtown Hillsborough. Responsibilities are performed with considerable independence & reviewed monthly by the Executive Director. The G&GS Manager serves as the primary point of contact point for consignment artists, G&GS volunteers, and walk-in customers/visitors. The G&GS Manager curates and merchandises artwork for sale to the community & directs the activities of the G&GS volunteers and part-time staff. 

*Local candidates only. This position requires work on-site in Hillsborough, North Carolina.



  • 2+ years applicable experience managing an art gallery, gift shop, retail store or working in another relevant industry 

  • Experience managing a team and volunteers or staff members, including schedule management

  • Demonstrated ability to work with artists, the public, & a diverse volunteer/staff is a plus

  • Familiarity with Point of Sale (POS) systems, tablets/computers, and other technology.

  • Inventory management and financial sales reporting experience is preferred.

  • Marketing and social media management experience is a plus.

  • College degree in an applicable/relevant field-of-study is a plus.




  • Knowledge of merchandising techniques, store display, & sales tactics 

  • Good oral & written communication skills 

  • Problem-solving, customer service, and creative skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to adapt, collaborate, and work independently

  • Familiarity with local and regional area, including customer & audience interests


  • Hourly position: 30 hours/week at $17/hour 

  • Flexible time off opportunities

  • Paid holidays 

  • Team building experiences, opportunities to engage with the local community, fun and creative working environment

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Hillsborough Arts Council is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. The Hillsborough Arts Council makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.