Jobs & Internships






Duties Include:

The Registrar is the front line person in dealing with the public and must be conversant with the entire Spring & Summer & Fall program and inner workings of Castle Hill.

ª Inputting and updating database on a regular basis
ª Answering phones and relaying messages
ª Registering students, which includes:

- explaining registration policy, collecting outstanding fees before start of class, communicating all class changes to director, mailing material lists and other pertinent information, preparing and delivering accurate class lists to teachers

ª Responsible for keeping accurate attendance records
ª Organizing and sending out contracts to faculty, keeping all records and follow up
ª Running the office store and keeping precise sales records and inventory
ª Preparing year-end inventory for auditor
ª Maintaining office files and faculty portfolios / resumes
ª Keeping the office clean and well supplied
ª Assisting with special events as needed
ª Assisting with outreach programs
ª Assisting director with preparation of catalogue, assisting with workshop needs, studio space and equipment (especially in print shop)
ª Acknowledging membership via preparing and disseminating letters, vouchers, cards, and gifts, etc.
ª Inputting and updating database on a regular basis
ª Helping president with board correspondence
ª Recruiting volunteers & Interns

Bachelors degree preferred, strong organizational skills, computer literate, team player

40 hours + health benefits, salary range: $17.00 - 19.00 per hour, year round full time.

Salary range:
$35,000 - $39,500 based on experience

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume, for receipt by March 15, 2015.

  • By regular mail:

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill | PO Box 756 | Truro, MA 02666   
Attn: Cherie Mittenthal, Executive Director

Date: 2/27/15

Director of Development


Founded in 1971, Castle Hill is a well-respected and vibrant arts community in rural Cape Cod that is expanding its facilities and programs beginning in 2015, made possible through a capital campaign and related five year strategic planning process adopted in November 2014. Castle Hill seeks an experienced and successful fundraising professional to formalize its development activities by leading and building a development office that will help to sustain its fiscally solvent financial position during and long after this period of expansion. The position is unusual in giving an experienced and highly skilled development professional the opportunity to plan, prioritize and build a development office over time, based upon the capital campaign and strategic plans recently adopted by the Board on November 29, 2014.

Working under the Executive Director, the Director of Development will:

  • - Assist the Capital Campaign Planning Committee, other campaign leadership, and campaign counsel in implementing and concluding a successful capital campaign (to be formally launched in March 2015) and to assume increasing responsibility for this campaign before its conclusion in late 2016.
  • - Lead and if needed, re-organize, the existing fundraising initiatives in Major Gifts, Annual Fund solicitations and Memberships
  • - Develop and implement a coordinated, exciting and well-planned Events calendar, in conjunction with the Marketing Coordinator
  • - Oversee and expand Castle Hill’s Grants Program by identifying and soliciting new and ongoing grants support and by working with Castle Hill’s grants writing consultant to deliver and expand this source of support over time
  • - Develop and implement a Planned Giving program
  • - Manage a donor recognition program for all capital campaign, major gifts, and planned giving donors, including preparation as directed of related communications on behalf of Castle Hill leadership

Other Duties Include:

  • - Preparing a multi-year plan to implement the above referenced tasks, to be updated annually as needed and directed
  • - Oversee the implementation and integration of professional fundraising database tracking and record-keeping software
  • - Prepare proposals, collaterals, and communications materials related to the above as they are implemented.
  • - Support and assist Castle Hill leadership and staff in executing other fundraising activities, becoming familiar with and interfacing with entire donor base

Qualifications:  Candidates should have at least a Bachelors Degree, preferably in the arts or non-profit management with 7 to 10 years of professional experience in fundraising, including no less than 3 years in senior development positions.  Previous experience in all major facets of fundraising cited above with a demonstrable track record of fundraising accomplishments. Additional specific qualifications include:

    • - Experience with fundraising in arts and culture institutions
  • History of researching, soliciting, securing and stewarding multi-year individual gifts at and above the $25,000/year level.
  • - Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills
  • - Able to motivate and collaborate with staff, donors, prospects, board members, and committee members
  • - Able to set and adhere to individual goals, while also being a team player
  • - Good problem-solving, project management and training skills
  • - Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe applications and in one or more donor database systems

Salary: Commensurate with experience
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume, including salary history, for receipt by February 20, 2015.

  • By regular mail:

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill | PO Box 756 | Truro, MA 02666   
Attn: Cherie Mittenthal, Executive Director

  • By email:

  • No phone inquiries please.


Date: 12/21/14




Internship Applications: Click on the link below

College Student

High School Student

Work Study



The intern is responsible for the smooth, safe and efficient running of workshops and for daily maintenance of studio and grounds. Studios require quick breakdowns and set ups between classes with attention to the detailed requirements of each class including the number of students. Classes change every week and studio managers must anticipate new requirements and understand how all equipment works. Studios open at 8:45 a.m. and close at 5:00, staff ideally work on staggering 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (times will vary depending on evening workshops)


Duties Include:

- Preparing the studios and grounds in anticipation of the summer season, making necessary repairs, gardening, painting...
- Work with Operations Manager regarding supplies
- Preparing studios for each workshop, cleaning up after use, closing down at the end of the day
- Assisting the faculty, checking attendance, and generally monitoring each class
- Maintaining equipment and supervising its use
- Enforcing universal and safety precautions as described by director- Keeping grounds in order and all public spaces, i.e. bathrooms, gallery, landscaping, parking
- Assisting with Open House and other events as planned
- Cleaning, inventory and closing the studios at the end of the season

- Associates Degree in arts or related field, strong people skills, organized and a team player
- Must have an interest in the arts and a strong background in at least one of the following areas: ceramics (experience in firing kilns), printmaking, working with children, handyman / light carpentry / maintenance / landscaping

Salary range:
Unpaid for trade for workshops and work experience

Please submit resume and cover letter anytime to: Cherie Mittenthal, Castle Hill, PO Box 756, Truro, MA 02666