Project Management Assistant

Walla Walla Foundry

Walla Walla, WA

The Walla Walla Foundry is seeking a Project Management Assistant to join our team. The position
offers the opportunity to engage project management skills as well as develop an in-depth
understanding of contemporary art production methods. Additional information about the Foundry is
available at wallawallafoundry.com.


Core Responsibilities

 Support project management operations through documentation and database administration.
Oversee preparation and coordination of art installations.
 Coordinate travel, equipment and logistics for domestic and international installations.
 Assist Shipping Coordinator with shipping documentation.
 Observe fabrication and installation strategies with the ability to digest and create clear process
records for use in production or for clientele.
 Create installation manuals and project information sheets for use in production or by clientele.
Produce manuals and sheets based on recorded project information and conversations with
colleagues and clientele.
 Assist shops in tracking and documentation of production processes, including weights,
dimensions, materials, etc. for both historical record and execution of subsequent editions of the
work.
 Assist or direct staff photographer in capturing specific images required for installation manuals,
project fabrication, and informational project sheets.
 Ability to process RAW images to aid in image turnaround.
 Accurately perform end-processing of projects in Foundry databases.
 Accurately maintain storage inventory database and records.
 Prepare reports for internal and external use.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience

 Proficiency in digital photography, including Photoshop, Camera RAW and Adobe InDesign.
 Excellent attention to detail and accuracy, a holistic understanding of various Foundry processes
and materials, and a sensitivity to the artistic and aesthetic goals of each work. Must be highly organized, with the ability to set priorities and manage time independently to meet
deadlines for concurrent projects.
 Excellent communication, collaboration, research, and administrative skills. Ability to digest and
synthesize complicated information and convey back in a succinct and timely manner.
 High level of dedication and a willingness to place a high priority on the job.
 Passion for contemporary art processes and a desire to work in an agile, fast-paced, deadline
driven environment.
 1-3 years of related experience in an artist studio, fabrication facility, arts administration or Registrar
position preferred.

Education

B.A. or master’s degree in art/design related field a plus.


How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to nora@wallawallafoundry.com no later than August 17, 2018.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

The Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a generous benefits package, including
employer paid health insurance.

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