Employment & Internships

The Arts Club of Chicago’s mission to act as a forum for conversation between arts lovers and art workers extends to its staff, an enthusiastic community of professionals with diverse backgrounds and interests. Please click the links below to explore opportunities for internships and employment at The Arts Club.

Employment

Since 1916, The Arts Club of Chicago has been a preeminent exhibitor of international art, a forum for established and emerging artists, and a celebrated venue for performers from around the world. For over 95 years, The Arts Club has opened its membership to artists and patrons of the arts, and its exhibitions to the public. At its inaugural meeting, the mission of the Club was defined as: “to encourage higher standards of art, maintain galleries for that purpose, and to promote the mutual acquaintance of art lovers and art workers.” Our dedicated staff is crucial to fulfilling our mission.

Bookkeeper/ Accountant

Job Description:

The Arts Club of Chicago seeks a bookkeeper/accountant to be in charge of our financial administration. The position requires the ability to prioritize tasks and move between areas of operation. We are simultaneously a cultural institution, a membership organization, and a hospitality venue. Candidate will be in charge of daily recording of a/r, a/p, payroll, budgeting and reporting, and responding to member queries. The right candidate will be attentive to detail, able to juggle multiple requests, technology-friendly, organized, and have good customer service skills. The office is interactive and collaborative, so an ability to work among others is also necessary. We are looking for a proactive worker who has a mind for financials and are willing to train the right candidate on specific skills.

If you are an experienced finance professional with interest in working at an arts non-profit, please email information@artsclubchicago.org with a Résumé and Cover Letter and two professional references. A full job description is available upon request.

Preparator

If you are a preparator and would like to keep your résumé on file for the future exhibitions, please send it, along with two professional references to:

Exhibitions
The Arts Club of Chicago
201 E. Ontario Street
Chicago, IL 60611
information@artsclubchicago.org

Internships

Internships at The Arts Club offer current students and recent graduates the opportunity to work in a context imbued with a rich history of engagement with the arts on a local, national, and international level. Interns are assigned to projects that match their specific skill sets and career interests, from graphic design and marketing to research and programming. In addition to their individual projects, interns have the opportunity to attend lectures, discussions, and performances hosted by The Arts Club, usually open only to members and their guests.

The Arts Club accepts applicants for full-time and part-time internships on an as-needed basis. Check back soon for opportunities, or submit a resumé and cover letter for us to keep on file.

Materials may be emailed to information@artsclubchicago.org or mailed to The Arts Club office care of:

Internships
The Arts Club of Chicago
201 East Ontario Street
Chicago, IL, 60611