Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

Currently Hiring:

Membership Coordinator | Bistro Server  |  Teaching Artists

Membership Coordinator

As the Membership Coordinator, this position is responsible for increasing the number of people who support the Museum as members, at all levels. The position will be working closely with the Development Department and Marketing Department. The position will provide Development support and grant administration.

Overall Direction and Coordination of the Membership Growth:

  • Sets the annual benchmark goals for membership strategy based on the budget provided by the Associate Director of Development & Development Director.
  • Manage the annual Membership budget, including revenue goal setting and quarterly review of both income and expenses with Department leads.
  • Responsible for up-to-date maintenance of Museum’s database (ETapestry/Salesforce) including input of records, processing gifts, list pulls and creating reports, and staff training, etc. (working closely with CRM Manager).
  • Coordinate membership initiatives with all departments.
  • Establishes the overall strategy and the annual calendar of membership events and programs.
  • Establishes the strategy and timeline for all membership mailings and email communications including acquisitions, renewals, upgrades, invitations, general communications and annual fund appeals.
  • Tracks grants and ensures all reporting, deadlines and grant requirements are met on a timely basis.
  • Works closely with Development Director and Executive Director to coordinate, administer and document donor relations and activities.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating and implementing an internal direct mail and online package appeal for membership acquisition and upgrades, and annual Membership Drive.
  • Administer systems for maintaining and building the individual membership programs, including membership levels, acquisition, renewal, upgrade, and Membership Drive appeals.
  • Draft all membership materials for approval, including thank you letters, renewals, web content, emails, appeals and special marketing materials as needed.
  • Responsible for coordination with Communications Manager regarding Museum’s internet publications, membership materials for events and any other marketing needs.
  • Coordinate the Museum’s efforts to promote and increase membership on site at the Museum, as well as through community outreach and special events.
  • Plan and coordinate logistics on a wide range of fundraising and engagement strategies for members and donors, including Members on the Move, Member Orientation’s, Member & VIP Parties (March, June, October), Circle travel programs, luncheons, artist and collector cultivation events, and other special events.
  • Processing all incoming donations, including matching gifts, donation box, special event donations and payments, memberships by following established departmental procedures and best practices.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Proven membership development/fundraising track record in the non-profit field including:
  • Two or more years of direct experience in building and maintaining a membership program preferred.
  • Proficiency in Salesforce or similar database management system preferred.
  • Proven ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously, strong project management skills, and an attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated literacy in MS Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Strong writing, editing and communications skills.
  • Vision, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit, combined with strong project management, organizational and communication skills are important in this position.

Hours: 30 hrs/week

Compensation: $15-$18/DOE

Deadline: June 28, 2019

How to Apply: Please email your letter of interest and resume to alexandra@biartmuseum.org. In your letter, tell us how you meet or exceed the minimum requirements and why you should be a part of our team. 

Bistro Server

The BIMA Bistro is looking for a multi-talented individual to join our team. Do you enjoy preparing food as much as you love interacting with customers? The server position is ideal for hard-working, creative, flexible multi-taskers who do everything from assisting customers to serving drinks and our made-from-scratch recipes. You should be fast while consistent and detail-oriented, friendly and knowledgeable when acting as cashier, caring and considerate as part of a small team.


  • Previous kitchen experience
  • Great customer service experience
  • Current food handler’s card and class 12 mixologist permit (may be obtained at time of hire)
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Neat and organized; show positive attitude even during a busy rush
  • Demonstrate initiative and require little supervision

Job Type: Approximately 20 hours/week (including a Saturday or Sunday), with opportunities to pick up extra hours covering for staff on vacation/ill or for special events. Preference will be given to those candidates with some flexibility in their schedules to pick up extra shifts.

Compensation: Hourly rate & free shift meal.

Deadline: Ongoing

How to Apply: Please email your resume to stephanie@biartmuseum.org. In your email, tell us how you meet or exceed the minimum requirements and why you should be a part of our team.


2019 Teaching Artists

BIMA is building a roster of part-time teaching artists for 2018/2019. Do you have experience facilitating visual arts or integrated arts projects in classrooms or museum settings? Do you have a flexible schedule that would allow you to develop quality programs and deliver them to a range of grades within Kitsap and Jefferson counties? This roster may be for you.

BIMA strives to offer equitable access to excellent arts education in partnership with public schools through our ArtsGrowth Initiative, which supports in-school projects through our Field Trip and ArtPartners Programs.

We are seeking candidates that are exceptional creative role models with strong youth development skills and a commitment to social justice. BIMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity. Teaching artists of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing

How to apply: Please email the below information and materials requested to kristin@biartmuseum.org and include “TEACHING ARTIST APPLICATION” in the subject line.

Include the following information in your email:

  • Name
  • Phone
  • Email
  • URL (website)
  • Mediums you teach
  • Communities you have worked in

Attach the following to your email:

  • Teaching resume
  • Personal teaching artist mission statement
  • 3-5 images of your work and/or student work
  • Sample curriculum or lesson plan
  • References who can speak to your teaching artistry